Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Webinar: Enhancing Remote and Casual HMI User Experience

What’s New in ITAA 2014 R2 SP1?
Learn how Casual and Remote web HMI and Mobile SCADA users can now view and control real-time plant floor operations data using a secure web browser. Wonderware InTouch software, with its added Access Anywhere capability, helps improve real-time decisions, maximize the value of plant data, reduce maintenance costs and lower travel costs in a simple and secure way. 
This webinar is presented by: Wonderware By Schneider Electric Software team

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Operations Integration Offering, Foundation for Scalability, Throughput, Uptime, and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) Press Release

LAKE FOREST, Calif. – January 26,  2016 — Schneider Electric Software,  a global leader in industrial software and part of Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation,  announces the release of Wonderware Operations Integration (OI) Servers.  The new servers increase connectivity across the enterprise, from the data layer through the business and ERP layers, to support a cloud-ready communications strategy.

Monday, January 25, 2016

Siemens Direct Operations Integration Server for the S7-1500 platform

This video, developed by Alvaro Martinez covers the Operations Integration Server for the S7-1500 platform. Wonderware Siemens SIDirect Operations Integration Server supports the latest S7-1500 platform from Siemens with full Symbolic namespace support. 

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Two important Operations Integration Server announcements

We are very excited about the following two important Operations Integration Server announcements. The first one is related to the SIDirect OI Server availability that supports the latest S7-1500 platform from Siemens with full Symbolic namespace support and you guessed it the, Industrial Internet of Things is just a step away! The second announcement provides a glimpse at the drivers in the pipeline. You can find developments for

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

How manufacturing plants are integrating video to remotely monitor and troubelshoot operations

In this webcast organized by our distributor Wonderware NorCal, Greg Santos of Industrial Video & Control (IVC) demonstartes of how manufacturing plants can integrate a Video Solution with their SCADA/HMI systems to:

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Cyber Security Best Practices For Protecting Industrial Controls Systems

Cyber Security is a growing global threat to businesses and industries with estimated global losses of over $1 trillion USD. In this webinar organized by our distributor Wonderware NorCal, Tim Johnson, Schneider Electric’s Global Principal Cyber Security Consultant, answers questions related to protecting Industrial Control Systems.Watch to see: 
  • What is at risk?
  • What to protect?
  • What is critical?
  • What are the compliance requirements?
  • Remote access best practices

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Wonderware System Platform Video

Today, industrial companies need a more efficient and flexible way of developing, deploying and maintaining the software applications used to manage and improve operations. This video, developed by our distributor WonderwareCanada East, is about Wonderware System Platform - a distinctly unique, powerful and elegant solution that delivers what customers most need in their real-time industrial software systems.

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Top 4 awards for the Situational Awareness User Benefits of InTouch HMI in 2015 Electric Software is proud to have recently been recognized with a number of  awards  for the work completed in the area of Situational Awareness for HMI/SCADA. Below are the top 4 recent InTouch global recognitions for its Goal Oriented HMI design.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Charting Historian State Summary in ArchestrA graphics in InTouch 2014 R2
This video, developed by the Wonderware North American System Consultants, provides an example on how to  leverage the power of Wonderware Historian State Summary retrieval using an ArchestrA graphic in InTouch 2014R2 or later.

Monday, January 11, 2016

.NET Controls in Wonderware ArchestrA Graphic - an Example Using DataGridView
This video was developed by the Wonderware North American System Consultants and it covers integration of .NET controls in Wonderware ArchestrA Graphics using the DataGridView from the Windows Forms library ( as an example.

Sunday, January 10, 2016

9 Wonderware OEM Post Newsletters you may have missed blog covers 9 OEM focused email newsletters published in 2015. Thanks to all of our newsletter contributors, subscribers and to the partners who shared their expertise in some of the articles.
If you did not subscribed yet, please do it using the following link. Signup within the next 5 days and get a bonus infographic about Enhancing the Remote HMI User Experience.

Saturday, January 9, 2016

55 Wonderware HMI/SCADA Times Email Newsletters published in 2015'For anyone who’s interested in HMI/SCADA topics, here is a list with all my Wonderware HMI/SCADA Times Newsletters (e-news) published in 2015. There were 55 email newsletters that not only shows what was going on in Wonderware HMI and Supervisory for the last 12 months but they also provide a glimpse into what’s next.
Every week, we collect the best Wonderware HMI/SCADA related news from over 50 sources around the globe (trade magazines,,, our partners and distributors sites) .

Friday, January 8, 2016

ArchestrA Symbol with the Graphics API - Add Script Video by Code 192

This video was developed by one of our partners, Code 192, and explains how to add scripts to an ArchestrA Symbol with the Graphics API. The namespace CODE192.Shared.ArchestrAProxy.Script contain all classes to configure scripts.  Script instructions can be plain text or predefined classes like LogMessageScriptInstruction. Script instructions classes always end with ScriptInstruction (LogMessage, Comment, Foreach).  You can add symbol scripts using AddScript from ISymbol Interface. This video covers adding a script to a symbol;  it also illustrates the "On show", "While showing", "On hide" functions. 

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Dot Net Controls - Importing and Managing using Wonderware ArchestrA Graphics

This video, developed by the Wonderware North American System Consultantscovers suggestions around importing, organizing, exporting and managing .Net controls for use in Wonderware ArchestrA Graphics. The demonstration uses the Windows Forms library ( as an example.

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Machine Edition Pie Chart Sample Application

The Pie Chart Machine Edition Application below demonstrates how the Pie Chart and Legend symbols work. 

Download the Pie Chart Symbols used in the application here. 

To tun this application, follow the 3 simple steps below:

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

5 Wonderware HMI & SCADA Solutions you may have missed

Here are 5 recent digital assets (videos, success stories, white papers) that were part of an Automation World email newsletter that you may have missed. To view all articles, click here.
Schneider Electric

Monday, January 4, 2016

Machine Edition IP Change During Runtime

This demo allows the user to configure the main TCP/IP settings for a specific network adapter in the current station, during the runtime.

The default network adapter (Network Name) is Local Area Network. If the user wants to change the settings for a different network adapter, he must type the name of the network adapter that must be re-configured in “Network Name” field on the main screen.

Sunday, January 3, 2016

Machine Edition HMI script to Read & Write to an XML Recipe format File

This Machine Edition HMI Sample Application demonstrates the use of VBScript withXMLDOM to read and write XML files.The VBScript code is contained in the Screen Script for this display. The XML file(s) contain data values of the array val[0] - val[4]. 

The XML data is stored in XML format consistent with the format of IWS recipe files. 

Saturday, January 2, 2016

Top 2015 Wonderware HMI & SCADA Blog Posts

For anyone who’s new to our HMI/SCADA blog, here’s a quick recap of my 15 most read posts of 2015- just in case you really have nothing better to do over the weekend. Not only shows what was going on in Wonderware HMI and Supervisory for the last 12 months but they also provide a glimpse into what’s next.