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  • Intrinsically-secure PLC and RTU control
  • 10 or 20 channels of universal I/O
  • Free IEC 61131-3 engineering software
  • -40ºC to +80ºC temperature range
  • Rugged, all-metal case 5.4 in x 8.9 in x 2.3 in
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Advanced Automation

NEWS RELEASE: Oil & Gas Engineering Readers Select Bedrock OSA® Remote as a 2018 Best Product of the Year

January 11, 2019
Robert Bergman

SAN JOSE, CA., USA — January 11, 2018 — The readers of Oil & Gas Engineering magazine have voted Bedrock OSA® Remote as one of the best new products of 2018. The controller combines PLC, RTU, and edge control; intrinsic cybersecurity; and universal analog, discrete and digital I/O into a compact standalone module ideal for remote monitoring and control applications. The OSA Remote won a Gold award in the IIoT/Process Control category.
Oil & Gas Engineering, published by CFE Media, covers all aspects of oil and gas operation, design and distribution, with a specific focus on helping oil and gas operations managers operate safely and more efficiently. The annual Product of the Year awards recognize significant innovation and advancement in technologies and best practices.
“From its inception, Bedrock Automation has been dedicated to reimagining every aspect of the installed base of automation assets. The fact that Bedrock technology has won in its category for the second year in a row, indicates that they are delivering on a commitment to innovation in areas that our readers value,” said Kevin Parker, Oil & Gas Engineering Editor-in-Chief.
The OSA® Remote brings the full suite of Bedrock’s Open Secure Automation OSA® capability to remote applications. It provides 20 fully programmable I/0 and supports all mainstream industrial network and communications protocols. Adding to its value in remote area control is wide operating temperature range and a hardened metal enclosure. Pricing is below conventional mini PLCs or RTUs – including its deep built-in cyber security and cyber anomaly detection — and its IEC 611cost-effectively tools are free.
“Every oil and gas user we work with is very concerned about cyber security and want to achieve it as cost effectively and seamlessly as possible. Helping them do so is primary to our Open Secure Automation mission. We are honored that the Oil & Gas Engineering readers recognized us for our contributions in this area,” said Bedrock CEO Albert Rooyakkers.
About Bedrock Automation
Bedrock Automation, based in San Jose, California, is the maker of Bedrock, the world’s most powerful and cyber secure automation platform. This Silicon Valley company has assembled the latest technologies and talents from both the automation and semiconductor industries to build an unprecedented automation solution for industrial control based on three prime directives: simplicity, scalability and security. The result is a system with a revolutionary electromagnetic backplane architecture and deeply embedded ICS cyber security, which delivers the highest levels of system performance, industrial cyber security and reliability at the lowest cost of ownership.
For more information, contact Bedrock Automation at +1-781-821-0280, send email to or visit
Media Contacts:
John Nero – Tiziani Whitmyre,; 781-793-9380.
Robert Bergman – Bedrock Automation,; 626-824-0404.

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