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.
This blog is about the FDA 21 CFR Part 11 Regulations (what is it?, term definitions, why do we need it?), and resources available to comply with these requirements using the Wonderware Software.

This blog post is intended to provide customers in the manufacturing industry and solutions delivery partners looking to collaborate with other delivery partners with some guidelines on how to identify and select the right Partners to work with.

InTouch Machine Edition provides native drivers to more than 240 protocols for PLCs, temperature controllers, motion controllers, bar code/2D/RFID readers, and many other devices. You can use these built-in drivers, developed and maintained by Wonderware / Schneider Electric team or connect to an OPC server.

Schneider Electric Software LLC, the global specialist in energy management and the world leader in delivering industrial strength software solutions that simplify the complex in your operation has announced that its Wonderware InTouch won the 2015 UX Design award for Human Machine Interface Software. 

Packaging industry requires fast, accurate and reliable equipment to easily integrate into the operations and address the need of its growing demand. The purpose of this blog post is to review the benefits of the PackML standard  as it applies to OEMs.

Alarm management is the most important yet overlooked aspect of industrial operations. The article presents the top 5 focus areas you must pay attention to.

With the advent of Internet of Things and Industry 4.0, the number of embedded devices used for M2M (Machine to Machine) data exchange increase will increase. For machine builders, this means that demand for machine functionality will rise sharply among customers. Wonderware InTouch Machine Edition meet these demands with an all-in-one solution that will easily integrate these machines with cloud-ready SCADA solutions.

This blog posts will walk you through the steps on configuring InTouch Machine Edition to integrate with RSLogix 5000 to have a single tag database for ControlLogix or  CompactLogix PLCs.

The SCADA system is the brain of your automation system, so choosing the right one for your specific requirements is an important decision. The best SCADA system is the one that can easily communicate with all your RTUs and PLCs , meet your needs today and tomorrow and ensure your investment is protected.

Wonderware OEM products are a comprehensive set of industrial software solutions that assist you on your path to greater business success. All Wonderware software solutions are tightly integrated to help improve your business today, and expand your operations in the future.

With native connectivity to both your plant floor and business applications, Wonderware Office Bundle provides insight into the conditions, alarms, and events that tell you whether things are going right, or wrong.

This release has quite a few new features and improvements so we’re really excited to get this one out to you.  

Being the leader in Human Machine Interface (HMI) technology, Wonderware  offers the next step in industrial software design and management — Wonderware System Platform.

Wonderware InTouch human machine interface software has won the award "etoile du Design", by "Observeur du design 2016 ", an initiative of the A.P.C.I., the  French Agency for the Promotion of IndustrialCreativity that rewards the best and most innovative projects in the field of industrial design. 

This post was written by Phil Couling, Director, Wonderware Software Product Marketing, Schneider Electric and it was featured in the Pulse  magazine of Automation.com.

Visionaries just don’t create great products or companies; sometimes they end up creating a new market. Wonderware® founder, Dennis R. Morin, was one such visionary entrepreneur. He created a whole new market segment within the factory automation industry when he started Wonderware on April 1st 1987, a year after being laid off from Triconex®.