Monday, February 29, 2016

InTouch Panel PC won the Control Engineering Engineers’ Choice Award

2016 Engineers' Choice Awards: InTouch Panel PC; Category: Hardware — HMI, Operator Interface, Thin-client 

Control Engineering, part of CFE Media, awarded products in 27 categories of control, instrumentation, and automation products, as chosen by print and online subscribers. This is the 29th year of product recognition for the publication, highlighted in the February 2016 monthly edition, in several newsletters and at

"Innovative solutions such as Wonderware InTouch Panel PC make manufacturing and other control engineering applications more efficient through smart applications of new technologies. Investments in the best products and software can help solve the most pressing challenges in automation, control, and instrumentation," according to Mark T. Hoske, Control Engineering content manager. I
nTouch Panel PC won the award in the following category: Hardware — HMI, Operator Interface, Thin-client.

Thursday, February 11, 2016

2014 R2 SP1 Release Announcement

New 2014 R2 SP1 Release:  System Platform, App Server, Historian, Historian Client, InTouch

We are very excited to announce that we have released the Wonderware 2014 R2 SP1with many enhancements to:  Application Server, IDE, Historian Server, Historian Client, InTouch, and InTouch Access Anywhere. The 20144 R2 SP1 is now available for download from the Global Customer Support (GCS) website.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Sneak preview at the System Platform 2014 R2 SP1 release

As we are about to make available the 2014 R2 SP1, I am sure everyone is wondering what is new in this release. Thanks to Gary Nelson’s work, below you can take a sneak preview at the list of  enhancements to: Wonderware  Application Server, IDE, Wonderare Historian Server, Wondeware Historian Client, and Wonderware InTouch.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Mobility Infographic-InTouch Access Anywhere

With all of the emerging technology transforming manufacturing, the Internet of Things, the great move to the cloud, big data, augmented reality, 3 D printing, virtual reality and more, another great movement at the core of a lot of these other transformative technologies is mobility.

The Rise of Mobility in Manufacturing
When it comes to mobility in manufacturing, the following insights can be learned from Pricewaterhouse Coopers 18th Global CEO Annual Survey:
  • 81% of CEOs see mobile technologies as being strategically important for their enterprises.
  • The top three technology priorities of industrial manufacturing CEOs are: 1. mobility (73%), 2.  cybersecurity (72%) and 3. data mining and analysis (70%).

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Infographic: Enhancing Remote HMI User Experience for casual users

In recent years, dramatic changes in the global manufacturing plant landscape have compelled organizations to respond to a new set of challenges, including:
  • An increasing number of casual users requiring secure, on-demand access to plant data;
  • Flexible and alternative working modalities;
  • Changes due to organizational restructuring (mergers and acquisitions, outsourcing);
  • The need to conduct business operations across time zones and continents.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Best of January 2016: What you may have missed last month

Our Most read blog articles of January 2016

From our top awards received last year to some awesome product news, these were the most popular blog posts during January 2016.
  1. 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.