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2015-05-10 12:51:20

Tatsoft announced FactoryStudio Release 3 HMI/SCADA software with 5,000 additional vector symbols and flexible ways to link Assets and Tags with dynamic graphical representation. FactoryStudio is a development platform built in the Microsoft .NET Framework, delivering solutions to run on Windows PCs, Web browsers, tablets, virtual machines and mobile devices.

2015-05-09 15:17:38

B-Scada, Inc. has announced the release of the latest version of their popular SCADA application, Status Enterprise. This latest version includes significant upgrades to the exclusive Status Enterprise Web Gateway. Several new features were announced, as well as several enhancements to usability.

2015-05-09 14:48:26

The templates library "DevLib" is created to provide common templates and related functions for custom access to wide range of devices' data with simple protocol to implement into User Protocol module, present complex protocols (ModBus, OPC_UA, HTTP) or direct at internal language and also for some integration the devices data.

2015-05-09 14:14:12

Tatsoft announced FactoryStudio Release 3 HMI/SCADA software with 5,000 additional vector symbols and flexible ways to link Assets and Tags with dynamic graphical representation. FactoryStudio is a development platform built in the Microsoft .NET Framework, delivering solutions to run on Windows PCs, Web browsers, tablets, virtual machines and mobile devices.

2014-03-14 13:54:43

The newest version of SCADA Nexus Cloud Server was announced. This version upgrade is required to support the latest versions of the SCADA Nexus Gateways, adds support for “Real-Time Trending” of any displayed point value on a dashboard, adds enhancements to the Alarm/Alert features and a host of other combined upgrades for response times.

2014-03-06 17:55:26

Schneider Electric has announced that it has completed its acquisition of Invensys plc, a global automation player with a large installed base and a strong software presence.

2014-03-01 15:19:17

The new Build 1104 is on official release with consequent new DVD availability. This latest update is oriented towards implementing a series of minor bug fixes, enhancing performances further and introducing new improvements for product use improvement:

- a new window has been added to allow users to use IL logic independently from the object or resource currently selected.

2014-02-06 16:56:10

Main news: Bugfixes and optimalizations for Web Panels, New method Pm.StringOper, Bugfixes and optimalizations in objects PmAlarmEvent, TrendsView, PmTable ...

2013-06-21 11:52:11

TeslaModbusSCADA makes possible to access production and process data through smart phones and other Android devices using Modbus TCP. The software package allows the monitoring and control of automated processes using an ordinary mobile device, smart phone or tablet PC without extra development environment. It takes a user familiar with SCADA systems just a few minutes to set up.

2013-06-06 13:50:47

With concepts such as "setting parameters instead of programming" and the smooth integration of zenon with existing automation and IT infrastructures, Copa-Data have been pursuing the ergonomic ideal since zenon was first developed. zenon 7.10 takes this concept one step further, placing the user even more firmly at its heart.

2013-04-18 16:06:37

Ignition SCADA v7.6 includes a new, completely revamped alarming system with powerful new features. Inductive automation developed many of the new features in Ignition v7.6 in response to feedback from the Ignition user community. Inductive automation added frequently requested features to make alarming more intuitive, more flexible and more easily customizable to your specific needs.

2013-01-22 11:30:54

Version 7.2 of the SCADA system SIMATIC WinCC with extended system frameworks and further improvements with regard to handling and usability. This innovative step is completed with two new options for archiving and reporting functions.

2013-01-15 10:43:28

Security researcher Andrew Brooks have reported a vulnerability that may occur when a specially crafted HTML document is opened with ActiveX enabled browser (Internet Explorer). Successful exploitation may crash the browser. This attack has no impact on IntegraXor SCADA server itself.

2013-01-15 10:11:52

With zenon 7.10 you can rely on future-proof technology for full performance and individual control concepts – keeping you right on the pulse. Automation projects are becoming more and more extensive and hardware and software must be able to handle a continually increasing influx of data.

2012-09-17 12:01:30

Inductive Automation release a new module specifically to empower Ignition software to better interface with instruments. This module add seamless interfacing capabilities for instruments to collect data and make that information available to your entire Ignition HMI, SCADA or MES system.

2012-07-27 08:58:57

GE Intelligent Platforms announced July 11, 2012 the availability of mobile extensions to its visualization applications, Proficy HMI/SCADA iFIX and Cimplicity, on the Apple iPad.

2012-07-27 08:57:11

The EPLAN Data Portal 2.1 has added data, manufacturers and functions.

2012-06-13 10:11:16

DataHub WebView merges Microsoft Silverlight technology with the Cogent DataHub's real-time data integration platform to create a high-performance, user-friendly, web-based HMI. Solving the problems of speed, graphics quality, and high-priced client connections, DataHub WebView rivals traditional desktop HMI applications, without their limitations.

2012-03-13 15:07:14

COPA-DATA introduces the zenon 7 product family, comprised of individual, fully-integrated software products, including zenon Analyzer, zenon Supervisor, zenon Operator zenon Logic, and a Pharma Edition.

2012-03-13 14:53:21

GENESIS64 is an advanced HMI /SCADA product suite that provides a centralized deployment platform that integrates plant and business data into a high performance, real-time, distributed platform.

2012-03-12 11:39:35

Addressing the industrial network vulnerabilities brought to light by the StuxNet virus, a Norwegian network and data security company has extended its proven forensic malware tools into a supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) protection product.

2012-02-20 09:52:54

Object-oriented SCADA speeds development and increases maintainability since screen objects can be derived from templates. If changes are made to the template, those changes propagate down to each derived object so objects don't need to be dealt with individually. That could save a ton of work and rework. This is on the visual layer. Parallel to this is the data layer.

2011-12-20 23:08:11

GE Intelligent Platforms announced Proficy Historian 4.5. This Enterprise Historian solution collects, aggregates and organizes the massive amount of data that exists across organizations enabling effective decision-making and tight governance.

2011-12-20 22:42:56

This service pack has been published for download via website for CitectSCADA and Vijeo Citect. The NEW V7.20 Service Pack 3 includes improvements for quality, stability, performance and functionality of the product. New features and enhancements: new scheduler, equipment templates.

2011-10-05 08:45:42

Network Redundancy - feature added network/communication reliability without needing any additional programming work. All user needs to do is to configure the alternative communication path/link, and IntegraXor will take care of the rest, especially on tags handling. The concept is truly designed based on the array of devices.

2011-10-04 23:23:11

The latest version, Pulse V1.50 is packed with new features that enhance operator productivity and situational awareness. It offers important security features and streamlines the process of configuring the system. In addition, a wide variety of new templates were added to facilitate the development of new screens, exposing system designers to readily available functionalities.

2011-08-20 20:43:52

Invensys Operations Management signed two contracts with TNK-BP, the third largest oil company in Russia and among the top 10 private oil companies in the world by production volumes. Under the terms of the agreements, Invensys will provide comprehensive automation solutions and services to help drive control, environment and safety excellence at TNK-BP’s Saratov oil refinery in western Russia.

2011-08-20 20:28:31

Invensys Operations Management released its Wonderware Well Field Application, which manages well-field operations in the areas of SCADA, reporting, configuration and system health. The Well Field Application allows users to see, at a glance, how the entire field is producing, as well as drill down for intimate knowledge about any individual well.

2011-08-20 20:26:53

CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, is one of the largest scientific research centers in the world. The particle accelerator and detector instruments used in its laboratory study the physics of the universe in order to understand its makeup.

2011-08-20 13:02:17

ICONICS announced the release of Mobile HMI version 10.6 with support for Windows Phone 7 and the Silverlight development platforms. MobileHMI is the next generation HMI/SCADA mobile applications for industrial, manufacturing and building automation using the Windows Phone technology. MobileHMI is an application developed to allow access to operational information from anywhere and at anytime.

2011-08-20 12:57:21

ICONICS announced the release of GENESIS64 Version 10.6 designed at the core to take advantage of the 64-Bit multi-processing, multi-threading and hardware. Customers continuously seek to stay informed, driven by the need to act immediately in order to maintain or improve efficiency. Many companies must achieve these continuously stretching goals with a shrinking and often mobile workforce.

2011-08-16 16:47:02

COPA-DATA is known for having quick release cycles for its HMI/SCADA software, zenon. We regularly invite our customers to include their expectations in our innovation processes, in order to be able to provide products that are most-suited to the market. This input is currently flowing into the development of zenon 7, which is scheduled to appear in spring 2012.

2011-08-16 16:42:58

Telemetry and Remote SCADA Solutions, a division of Schneider Electric, is announced the release of ClearSCADA 2010 R2. In addition to the new look and feel of Schneider Electric, this release offers the following product enhancements.

  • Significant improvements to server performance
  • Max database size increased to 900,000 objects.

2011-08-09 11:35:12

Cogent Real-Time Systems now offers unlimited data and client connections to DataHub WebView, which merges Microsoft Silverlight technology with the Cogent DataHub's real-time data integration platform to create a high-performance, user-friendly, web-based HMI.

2011-06-18 21:08:03

Products4Automation, UK distributor for Progea Movicon SCADA, is highlighting the relevance of its SCADA product to ecological issues following a recent application regarding alternative fuels in Italy. Fox Petroli, the Italian leader in the bio-diesel, has optimised and expanded the production process at its Vasta Plant by investing in Progea Movicon SCADA.

2011-06-18 20:20:44

Advantech WebAccess - terminal client, has gone mobile. Available on the App Store, Advantech WebAccess Mobile can be used on any Apple device running IOS 3.2 or greater, meaning that operators can check the status of their equipment wherever they are.

2011-05-19 10:33:58

Now you can view your process data from anywhere. Just open your web browser and log on to design, publish, and view HMI screens with professional, interactive graphics. Cogent’s DataHub WebView lets you connect to virtually any system—OPC-enabled hardware and processes, Excel spreadsheets, SQL databases, text files, custom programs, Linux systems, embedded platforms, and even other web pages.

2011-05-19 09:39:33

Proficy Troubleshooter and Proficy Cause+ Version 5.0 is designed to enable an intelligent form of causal analysis, proactive alarming and decision support so users can react faster and/or correct issues before a problem occurs.

2011-05-09 20:07:59

Italian bio-diesel company Fox Petroli has optimised and expanded the production process at its Vasta Plant by investing in Progea Movicon SCADA. The company chose the SCADA because it was quick to develop, offered great flexibility and had a proven track record of reliability.

2011-05-09 18:05:02

Mobiform Software released version 4.0 of the Status Vision Designer. Security has been a big concern with HMI/SCADA applications and Mobiform addresses this concern by implementing security in all projects. Status Vision Designer supports Microsoft Active Directory using the LDAP protocol to control who has access to different parts of the window project.

2011-05-09 17:33:12

ISaGRAF released ISaGRAF version 6.0.1.

2011-05-09 16:26:10

ICONICS, a provider of Web-enabled, industrial visualization software for Microsoft Windows operating systems, announced plans for a Wind SCADA Pack for Renewable Energy software solution. In realtime, users can monitor and control remote operations, such as those involving turbines and other remote generation sites.

2011-03-01 23:40:36

Products4Automation (P4A) has released an updated version of its Movicon Scada software, which offers production process information flow in real time on an enterprise-wide basis. Movicon 11.2 now runs on Windows CE to Windows 7 and introduces a series of new features in the areas of graphics and alarm management and editor, tag, licence and network management.

2011-03-01 09:39:22

The new release of the Open Automation Software's platform provides full support for 32 and 64 bit Windows operating systems exponentially expanding the amount of real-time data supported from each server to 1,000,000 tags. The OPC Systems.

2011-02-28 21:48:06

Mobile smartphones and tablets (iPhone, iPad, Android) may access HMI / SCADA client screens created with Ignition by Inductive Automation via the Ignition Mobile Module. The Mobile Module allows unlimited users, unlimited screens, and unlimited data usage on mobile devices per server license.

2011-02-27 18:42:19

General Motors has augmented its GE Intelligent Platforms Proficy software solution to control the lights and other big energy consuming equipment in its assembly plants. This is saving the automobile manufacturer energy costs and reducing its carbon footprint.

2011-02-27 18:32:57

Open Systems International has been awarded a contract by East Kentucky Power Cooperative (EKPC) to replace and upgrade its legacy SCADA/EMS system with OSI’s monarch (Multi-platform Open Network ARCHitecture) technology.

2011-02-20 18:18:03

Web Studio is the most powerful SCADA / HMI software which has also very effective and easy-to-use Web integration. User can create stand-alone SCADA and Web applications using the same development environment for applications running on Windows NT/2000/XP/7 and 2003/2008 Server and Windows CE/CE.NET/XPEmbedded (PC, touch screens and mobile). FF-Automation has also Win CE/XPE touch screen (5.

2011-02-03 15:42:57

i-View is an application that is designed to transform the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch platforms into mobile HMIs to enable real-time remote process control for engineers, plant-floor operators and maintenance technicians. With i-View, control engineers can remotely monitor and modify live data from programmable automation controllers on an EtherNet/IP or Modbus TCP/IP network.

2011-01-31 22:42:09

GE Intelligent Platforms announced Proficy for Sustainability Metrics, a software solution aimed at helping producers achieve more environmentally sustainable operations. Going beyond utility billings, or facility-level meters, it offers a starting point for measuring and analyzing energy and water consumption at the area, process or machine level within a facility.

2011-01-31 22:22:41

AFCON Software and Electronics announces MDN Italia as the new distributor for its SCADA/HMI software products in Italy. The appointment of a new distributor is part of AFCON's strategy to extend its global presence and promote its products broadly in Italy.

2011-01-31 22:22:41

SweetWilliam announces ScadaMobile ONE, a free version of its real time PLC based systems and processes monitoring software. ScadaMobile is a native Scada/HMI aplication for the iOS platform supporting main PLC brands in America and Japan, including Allen Bradley Logix and Micrologix, Schneider Electric, Automation Direct, Wago and Omron Controllers among others.

2011-01-31 21:07:52

Patara acquired 96 wells and three gas processing facilities, selected eLynx’s web based outsourced SCADA service to monitor and control. “The transition from the previous owner’s SCADA system to eLynx was smooth and seamless. eLynx was able to begin monitoring the new assets with no data outages, which was a huge benefit to Patara,” said Ed Seeman, Patara Vice President of Engineering.

2011-01-31 20:39:03

Proficy Real-Time Information Portal is a web-based solution for the visualisation of key performance indicators for businesses. Proficy Portal allows interactive, data-rich web pages to be created in a configurable, self-service environment. This allows executives to easily and interactively visualise, report and analyse data in a secure environment, from virtually any location.

2011-01-31 20:36:51

General Motors has augmented its Proficy software solution to control the lights and other big energy consuming equipment in its assembly plants. In a car factory, which has a few million square feet of floor space, turning lights off when that part of the plant is not in use, saves a lot of energy and money.

2011-01-31 11:17:21

Canary Mobile uses graphical web page applications specifically designed for viewing on smartphones, including the iPhone, BlackBerry and Droid. Displaying historical trend data and live updates, Canary Mobile allows customers to easily make decisions on the go, increasing production efficiency. Pages are customized for specific applications and can be rapidly developed, updated and deployed.

2011-01-30 15:07:06

Mobile smartphones and tablets such as an iPhone, iPad, Android, and more—may access HMI / SCADA client screens created with Ignition by Inductive Automation via the Ignition Mobile Module. The Mobile Module allows unlimited users, unlimited screens, and unlimited data usage on mobile devices per server license.

2011-01-04 00:49:05

Systems integrator ETDE has chosen PcVue 9.0 from ARC Informatique to monitor the electricity distribution and air conditioning systems for the entire range of installations at TelecityGroup's new Data Centre in the Paris region. The software's openness and the simple hierarchy used for the communication architecture were determining factors in this choice.

2011-01-03 21:18:16

CSWorks released version 1.4.4000.0 of its free HMI/SCADA software. This release of CSWorks introduces alarm notification features that gives managers, operators and supervisors the ability to:

  • get notified by email or SMS when some specific alarms in their HMI system becomes active
  • acknowledge these alarms via SMS.

2011-01-03 21:11:48

Cimentos Liz believes that producing quality goods that meet the expectations and needs of its customers is essential to ensure its competitiveness. Therefore, the company maintains strict quality control, from extraction of raw materials for cement until the last stage of production.

2010-11-28 21:10:20

Semaphore enhanced DNP3 protocol capabilities in the Kingfisher SCADA system RTU product line. The Kingfisher DNP3 protocol suite, which exceeds implementation level 3, now includes DNP3 master functionality, DNP3 Secure Authentication, and new function blocks in the Kingfisher RTU library.

2010-11-28 20:39:15

Schneider Electric announced Vijeo Citect V7.20 SCADA software, the latest version of its integrated industrial automation and control solution, increasing overall performance of control systems through improvements in operating systems technologies and native integration of real-time video to enhance security features.

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2010-11-28 20:17:38

Indusoft has released its Web Studio v7.0 HMI/Scada software, featuring a new user interface and improved graphics tools for creating HMI and Scada applications for industrial automation projects.

2010-11-28 19:17:11

GE Intelligent Platforms released Proficy Process System 2.

2010-10-18 21:52:15

Your automation comes alive when you attain perfect interaction between man and machine. And perfect interaction is only possible through constant evolution of the system and enticing stimuli for the user. To this end, the latest zenon evolution is not just a technological advance; it also advances the user experience. Now you can experience improved usability with a more powerful system.

2010-09-12 17:58:55

Theta Oilfield Services and eLynx Technologies will integrate Theta’s rod pump optimization and SCADA software with eLynx’s SCADALynx web-based SCADA application. “Theta has a suite of highly-specialized diagnostic analysis tools, which many eLynx customers will use to optimize their rod pumps,” says John Powers, eLynx Technologies COO.

2010-09-12 17:32:44

Massachusetts-based integrator KC Enterprises is now using VTScada as the software component of the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems they develop for the agriculture industry. These systems help farmers to reduce costs by automating irrigation based on weather forecasts and sensor readings from the soil and air.

2010-08-27 10:22:48

Benefit from the added power and flexibility of InstantHMI 5.2 HMI / SCADA software without sacrificing any features and functionality that is important and useful in your existing PDA or PC projects. In most cases, the transition of screens and tag database will be automatic and seamless.

2010-08-26 14:46:05

Control Microsystems, a Schneider Electric company, announced the release of ClearSCADA 2010, the latest version of the powerful client-server enterprise software. This latest version provides improvements for remote control & telemetry, enhanced connectivity to modern databases, improved security, and enhanced alarm handling.

2010-08-26 14:38:53

Viklele Associates today announced release of their Black Diamond SCADA v1.0 for beta trials. Black Diamond is a highly configurable, scaleable and reliable SCADA solution. Black Diamond SCADA is packed with innovative features to simplify building a robust industrial process control and monitoring solution.

2010-08-26 13:01:41

This service pack has been published for download via the http://www.citect.com website for CitectSCADA and the Schneider Electric website for Vijeo products http://scadasupport.citect.com. Installers for the SCADA, Web Server, Web Client and Internet Display Client are available in various languages for each product version below (where applicable): CitectSCADA V7.10, CitectFacilities V7.

2010-08-26 11:40:44

DAQFactory is now integrated with the DAQConnect service allowing you to view your data, both real-time and historical, on screens you design, from a web browser anywhere in the world. All this while keeping your DAQFactory system securely behind a firewall, without having to deal with any IT issues and without any coding. The DAQConnect service works with any version of DAQFactory (release 5.

2010-08-26 11:23:25

Emerson Process Management has completed a WDPF-to-Ovation control system migration project at the Benxi Steel Company's No 5 Blast Furnace, located in Benxi city in Liaoning Province, China.

2010-08-25 15:23:09

Copa-Data has equipped its HMI/Scada tool with programmed driver and project simulation that can simulate automation projects covering entire facilities without the need for hardware to be connected. For the user, this means that equipment is put into operation more quickly and more safely, training can be more realistic and the analysis of live situations is more comprehensive.

2010-07-29 15:34:46

Schneider was back on the acquisition trail, announcing that it is to pay AU$200 million or about Euro140 million for New South Wales, Australia-based SCADAgroup. SCADAgroup is expected to generate revenues of more than AU$110 million or Euro75 million in the current year to June 2010 and employs some 500 staff in Australia, the U.K. and North America.

2010-07-29 14:18:38

SCADA systems in the electric power industry monitor and control transmission, substation, and distribution field devices using remote terminal units (RTUs) at geographically dispersed sites. The systems typically include master stations, application software, remote terminal units, and all associated communications equipment to interface with the devices.

2010-07-29 13:24:05

Control Microsystems released ClearSCADA 2010, the latest version of the powerful client-server enterprise software. This latest version provides improvements for remote control & telemetry, enhanced connectivity to modern databases, improved security and enhanced alarm handling.

2010-07-28 16:04:50

Siemens was notified about the malware program (Trojan) that is targeting the Siemens software Simatic WinCC and PCS 7 on July 14. The company immediately assembled a team of experts to evaluate the situation and is working with Microsoft and the distributors of virus scan programs, to analyze the likely consequences and the exact mode of operation of the virus.

2010-07-06 12:05:06

The new release streamlines management and configuration of the low cost, high performance data display objects usable by personnel anywhere in a company to monitor key performance indicators (KPIs). The 3.1.1 version is a free upgrade for current license holders with active support agreements and may be downloaded from the Internet.

2010-07-06 12:02:03

Yokogawa Electric released version R9.03 of the FAST/TOOLS web-based SCADA system. This enhanced version enables a new and innovative approach to remote engineering and maintenance, deploying process applications and monitoring via web-based services.

2010-07-06 11:49:58

Designed from the ground up utilizing OPC Unified Architecture (OPC-UA) and 64-bit multi-core hardware platforms, the GENESIS64 suite includes several modular solutions that simplify connectivity from the plant floor to corporate business systems.

2010-07-06 11:48:31

This new release of GENESIS32 was 18 months in the making and has significant time saving features and many improvements formulated with ease-of-use and efficiency in mind.

“We are very pleased about the V9.2 release of GENESIS32. This major release has focused on fast operations, engineering productivity, safety and redundancy,” said Russ Agrusa, President and CEO of ICONICS.

2010-07-06 11:18:57

Ion Controls has introduced a complete Scada human-machine-interface (HMI) solution suitable for process engineers, building controls systems integrators and operators.

2010-07-06 11:17:31

Invensys Operations Management released Wonderware Information Server version 4.0 software. Information Server is easy-to-use software for web-based graphical visualization, reporting and analysis of real-time plant operations data, helping to drive productivity excellence across client organizations.

2010-07-06 11:05:11

Designed from the ground up utilizing OPC Unified Architecture (OPC-UA) and 64-bit multi-core hardware platforms, the GENESIS64 suite includes several modular solutions that simplify connectivity from the plant floor to corporate business systems.

2010-07-06 10:58:27

Your automation can do more; it has much more potential to reduce costs, increase productivity and to generate more profit. But just think of easier operation, which saves time and reduces errors and training costs. Think of really efficient engineering, which consistently reuses an object once it has been designed.

2010-07-06 10:48:44

In January 2010, COPA-DATA, the international automation expert based in Austria, officially begins selling the new version of its HMI/SCADA software, zenon. Amongst the many advancements in Generation 6.50 are a number of graphical enhancements; a customizable user interface; increased user-friendliness and sector-specific extras. The HMI SCADA software zenon 6.

2010-05-31 22:21:03

Invensys Operations Management has released its Well Field Application, a software suite that monitors, manages and enhances the performance of oil and gas well fields in real time. Built on the company's Wonderware System Platform and Intouch human-machine-interface solutions, the software provides reports, alarms, call outs, data storage and process data management on all well-field assets.

2010-05-31 22:19:57

Invensys Operations Management has strengthened its commitment to clients in Louisiana and the Gulf Coast region by expanding its Baton Rouge facility. Featuring a modernised staging area, additional meeting rooms and a new training centre, the 14,000ft2 office, located in Baton Rouge, will support local and global project deployment.

2010-05-31 22:15:22

GE Intelligent Platforms has announced the availability of Cimplicity version 8.1, the latest upgrade to its industry-standard Proficy software. Cimplicity is a visualisation and control solution used in variety of industries including oil and gas, discrete manufacturing, power generation, marine and energy industries.

2010-05-31 15:15:29

Kepware Technologies, the leader in Communications for Automation, announced today that SENSYS has finished their integration activities and is delivering KEPMAX as the device communications solution bringing data into their IntelliMAX integrated industrial automation system.

2010-05-31 15:11:54

Semaphore , a CSE Global company, has announced the first shipments of new, enhanced Kingfisher SCADA firmware. The firmware brings advanced capabilities to all Kingfisher SCADA system RTU products. Enhanced features of release 2285 include image capture in conjunction with an IP camera, network time protocol (NTP) client functionality, and support for more than 150,000 events.

2010-04-22 11:45:32

zenon Chameleon Technology brings skins, familiar from consumer entertainment devices, to the panels of automation equipment. By using them, projects from several suppliers can be united into an umbrella project with a common look and feel. Operators with red-green visual impairments can simply use colors that they can easily recognize.

2010-04-22 11:14:03

Invensys Operations Management has announced new customer-driven functionality with the release of its Wonderware System Platform 4.0 software. Wonderware System Platform 4.

2010-04-22 11:13:34

Schneider Electric announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire SCADAgroup, an Australia-based provider of telemetry products and solutions for the water and waste-water, oil & gas and electric power end-market segments.

2010-04-22 11:00:50

GE Intelligent Platforms announced an upgrade to its Proficy software CIMPLICITY, version 8.1, a visualization and control solution used in variety of industries including Oil & Gas, Discrete Manufacturing, Power Generation, Marine and Energy industries.

2010-04-22 11:00:02

Control Microsystems released SCADAPack ProductionPLUS, a pad-wide optimization solution combining EFM and plunger lift for 30+ wells per pad. SCADAPack ProductionPLUS leverages the functionality and flexibility of Control Microsystems’ product suite to provide gas operators with an efficient wireless or wired Sensor to Enterprise application.

2010-04-13 13:45:05

GE Intelligent Platforms announced new visualization software empowers operators, manufacturing engineers and analysts to view, analyze and co-relate real time operational situations and historical intelligence. Proficy Pulse contextualizes data within a single application and lets it be shared with others via the web.

2010-04-13 10:44:58

Designed from the ground up using OPC Unified Architecture (OPC-UA) and 64-bit multi-core hardware platforms, the Genesis64 suite from Iconics includes several modular solutions that simplify connectivity from the plant floor to corporate business systems.

2010-04-13 10:44:29

Software Toolbox announces Gadget Wizards 1.1 for Wonderware InTouch HMI software, which delivers realistic plant floor control graphics to panels running InTouch Compact Edition 10.1 or higher. Gadget Wizards is a collection of buttons, lights, switches, sliders, meters, fills and other graphic objects that plug into Wonderware InTouch HMI software.

2010-03-26 15:38:47

LabVIEW programmers using Measurement Computing data acquisition devices will benefit from a new library of virtual instruments (VIs) and example programs for application development. The new ULx for LabVIEW offers easy-to-use support for LabVIEW versions 8.2.1 and later.

2010-03-24 11:49:17

Software Toolbox announced that its Symbol Factory.NET and Industrial Gadgets.NET graphics technologies have been integrated with new Pulse SCADA/HMI application software from AFCON Software and Electronics Ltd.

2010-03-24 11:02:36

GE Intelligent Platforms announced Proficy Pulse, which empowers operators, engineers and analysts to view, analyze and co-relate real time operational situations and historical intelligence. The new software delivers the power to contextualize data within a single application and the ability to share with others via the web.

2010-03-21 19:31:29

Previous versions of zenon 6.50 were certified for Windows Vista. So why not “Certified for” anymore? Microsoft has decided to abandon the previous distinction between “Certified for” and “Compatible with” and to now only use the “Compatible with” logo. In doing so, the intention is to simplify the test system and make it more transparent.

2010-03-19 14:19:36

Inductive Automation will be hosting a webinar on Wednesday, March 17 from 9-10am PDT. The event is free.
Ignition is based entirely on modern, cross-platform technology, which means IT personnel are already familiar with the computing languages used in the software. When most SCADA software is frowned upon by IT departments, Ignition gets a thumbs up.

2010-03-19 13:55:35

COPA-DATA, a leading European independent software vendor and automation expert, continues on its course of international expansion with a newly established subsidiary, COPA-DATA USA Corporation, located in Princeton, New Jersey.

2010-03-04 16:10:36

Control Microsystems announced the ability of the SCADA host platform, ClearSCADA, to provide video surveillance of remote processes and assets. Existing industrial networks can conveniently and cost-effectively transmit video images over the SCADA communication infrastructure.

2010-03-04 15:38:49

Oil and gas, water and wastewater, and other wireless supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) communications applications are expanding with greater ease, according to Curt Goldman, FreeWave Technologies business development executive.

2010-03-04 15:35:24

Inductive Automation announces a major update to its line of web-based and database-centric HMI, SCADA and MES solutions. Ignition by Inductive Automation software is easier to use, more cohesive, and more flexible because it is based on OPC-UA, the next-generation standard for industrial data communication.

2010-03-04 15:33:27

Wonderware Intelligence 1.0 is a new enterprise manufacturing intelligence (EMI) solution from Invensys Operations Management. It’s billed as an easy-to-use platform for companies wishing to contextualize, aggregate, and report historian and operational data via role-based dashboards.

2010-02-02 16:35:07

ICONICS FacilityWorX enables facility managers to intelligently reduce cost, increase security, improve alarm response time and achieve better energy efficiency. FacilityWorX provides an open standards software integration platform for existing building automation systems to achieve a complete operational view of an entire building or campus.

2010-01-26 16:32:10

Mobiform a provider of real time technology solutions built on the Microsoft .NET framework releases the next version of their HMI/SCADA solution “Status”.

2010-01-26 15:57:33

At the ISA show, ICONICS demonstrated its newest HMI/SCADA product, GENESIS64, which is the first manufacturing product recently certified with Windows 7. ICONICS, in conjunction with Microsoft and Beckhoff, is presenting GENESIS64 monitoring and controlling a balancing pendulum cell.

2010-01-26 15:16:36

iX is a software-based HMI concept that fills the gap between proprietary HMI terminals and costly SCADA licence solutions. It consists of a development environment and a runtime environment and is available in several versions, including a complete Lauer HMI concept that can run on a panel PC or desktop PC platform as well as a runtime version for PCs from other suppliers.

2010-01-26 15:15:30

Invensys Operations Management, a global provider of technology systems, software solutions and consulting services to the process and manufacturing industries, today unveiled its InFusion(TM) SCADA 2.

2010-01-26 15:12:36

The Industrial Automation Group of Advantech introduces a new release of WebAccess HMI & SCADA software, WebAccess version 7.0.

2010-01-26 15:06:56

MASS Group offers a full line of high performance wireless data acquisition products for industrial manufacturing applications. Our products offer the ability to quickly and cost effectively access SCADA/telemetry, Process Control and Industrial Automation I/O data while avoiding cable installation costs and delays.

2010-01-26 14:01:31

Protect Company deploys a TRACE MODE 6 SCADA/HMI based building management system across Intel's new office building. Covering all of Intel's high-tech office, this advanced automation system is in charge of the main and redundant power supply, uninterruptible power supply, sewerage, leakage control, fire retarding valves and smoke removal, climate.

2010-01-26 14:01:11

AdAstrA Research Group (Moscow, Russia) has launched a new SCADA/HMI class software product - TRACE MODE GSM RTM+ for GSM/GPRS-based remote control and alarming.

2010-01-26 13:48:58

The latest version of our flagship software continues to set the pace for the fundamental changes taking place in the world of monitoring & control systems. As public and private utilities face increasing pressure to provide reliable services for less, the price of telemetry hardware continues to drop.

2010-01-26 13:27:58

The official release of the long awaited Window 7 last October as the definite solution to the not so popular Windows Vista, which has never really been accepted, above all, in the industrial market, has been given a mission to perform an important role, putting the credibility of the Microsoft engineers to the test.

2010-01-26 12:54:57

In January 2010, COPA-DATA, the international automation expert based in Austria, officially begins selling the new version of its HMI/SCADA software, zenon. Amongst the many advancements in Generation 6.50 are a number of graphical enhancements; a customizable user interface; increased user-friendliness and sector-specific extras. zenon 6.

2010-01-25 17:13:45

In these new releases new functions are added: Web server (only Winlog Pro), SafeComServer Watchdog thread added, Project Manager. New project configuration functions to allow to Winlog: to run applications in window mode, to disable restore/maximixe, minimize, resize e move actions, to change taskbar appearence, to hide windows caption, Template Builder.

2009-12-25 15:51:26

The latest version of our flagship software continues to set the pace for the fundamental changes taking place in the world of monitoring & control systems.

As public and private utilities face increasing pressure to provide reliable services for less, the price of telemetry hardware continues to drop.

2009-09-22 11:30:22

Wonderware, a brand within the Invensys Operations Management Division, announces Wonderware DAServer Toolkit 3.0, which gives customers and partners the capability to create, test and deliver custom interfaces to equipment with unparalleled ease of use.

The DAS Server Toolkit 3.

2009-08-25 14:55:04

For over 22 years, Trihedral has been working with an ever growing number of integrators who install VTScada HMI software in a variety of industries across six continents. Since January 2009, nine more companies have joined the VTScada Affinity family which now includes over one hundred integrators.

New additions:

  • Champion Controls Inc.

2009-03-26 16:41:45

Broadwin Technology Inc. announces the release of the WebAccess client for Internet Explorer® 8.0. The WebAccess client supports tabbed browsing, the new look and security of IE 8.0. Broadwin WebAccess® is among the first HMI & SCADA software to support an Internet Explorer 8.0 compatible client.

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