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27 May 2020


Faced with the necessity of offering adaptable solutions to a big number of applications, PickData presents eManager, the new product range of programmable modular controllers for IoT projects.

eManager is an OEM industrial controller which is equipped with a high-performance control unit with a Linux Yocto embedded and Node-RED software integrated. The device includes RS-232/485 serial communications, an Ethernet 10/100 port and Wi-Fi communications. Two versions, eManager and eManager Pro, with different options of CPU clock, flash storage or RAM memory. Both models can be expanded with a large list of expansion modules.

Below you will see the features of each version:


Features eManager eManager Pro

 ARM Cortex A7

 700 MHz  800 MHz

 DDR3 Memory

 256 MB

512 MB

 Flash Memory

 512 MB NAND  8 GB eMMC


 802.11 b/g/n  802.11 b/g/n

 Temperature range

 Industrial  Industrial

 Operative system

 Linux Yocto (other on demand)  Linux Yocto (other on demand)


 Yes  Yes


Hardware efficiency

Nowadays, most of the solutions require more than one device to tackle all the application’s needs. For example, it is commonly seen to have a digital input/output hub, a PLC with Modbus RTU/TCP communications, a Raspberry Pi running the app and storing data, and a router with mobile communications to send data to the cloud. Nevertheless, eManager allows you to simplify all these needs in a single device and application.

eManager is not only equipped with great processing capacity, data storage and industrial communications. eManager has a big expansion modules' catalogue that can maximize your device performance, but these modules are not designed to be mounted out of the factory. We will always deliver finished products, so it is an option of the device definition to include or not this expansion modules as a part of your eManager.

Below you will find the expansion modules list:

  • GSM/GPRS communications
  • 10 Digital inputs
  • 8 Signal relays NO/NC
  • 7 Analogue inputs and 2 Power relays
  • Three phase energy meter
  • 5 Digital inputs and 2 Power relays
  • 12 Analogue inputs
  • Supercapacitor
  • 9-36 DC Power supply
  • LoRa communications (on development)

Software designed to make things easy

If we take a closer look to the software, eManager is equipped with a software platform designed for easily developing industrial and edge computing applications.

With eManager you can smoothly develop your application with our multilanguage API which include the most popular programming language for IoT applications (C, C++, Python, Go, Java...).

In addition, eManager fully integrates Node-RED which includes protocols such as Modbus, BACNET, MQTT, OPC-UA, together with easy communication with platforms like Amazon WBS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud and more.

An industrial, simple and strong solution that will allow you to stop adapting to existing solutions and move forward to having the product that you really need.

eManager Industrial IoT OEM Modular Controller by eMOD product range

Customization and end-to-end service

We provide an end-to-end service, so we will manufacture your device model, together with your expansion modules, your software application embedded and your brand. You will receive your own certified industrial IoT device ready to be sold to your customers.

If you are searching for an OEM modular controller, this is your product. 

IoT Manager Industrial OEM Modular Controller by eMOD product range

eManager is a device created with eMOD technology. If you want to know more about how to build your eMOD you can visit our How it works section, or if you prefer it, you could contact our commercial department to receive personalized attention and a product quotation.


Documentation and other information

    eMOD Concept

    How it works

    Node-RED, the visual programming tool for Internet of Things


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