InduSoft, an independent HMI/SCADA provider, announces its InduSoft Web Studio v7.0 + SP1 has received the Engineers' Choice 2012 award for HMI software. This award is determined each year by the readers of Control Engineering magazine who vote for the best products in automation, control and instrumentation based on technological advancement, service to the industry and market impact.
According to Mark Hoske, Editor/content manager for COntrol Engineering: "While intuitive and attractive displays are important for human-machine interface/SCADA software, users also appreciate next-version compatibility to preserve existing investments. The ability to quickly and easily interconnect with existing data and analyze it, along with easy scalability across machines and InduSot Web Studio v7.0 HMI/SCADA software for these and other attributes."
Marcia Gadbois, vice president of business development for InduSoft speaks for the whole company when she says, "We are truly honored to receive the Engineers' Choice award because it is a vote from our customers and our peer. Each day, we strive to provide our customers with the most flexible, reliable and affordable SCADA solutions. We owe our success to them."
A truly independent SCADA software package, InduSoft Web Studio v7.0 provides 240 built-in drivers that facilitate communication with virtually every magor automation component including PACs, PLCs, PID cotnrollers, motion cotnrollers and barcode/2D/RFID readers. It also offers client support for OPC UA, OPC.NET 3.0 and OPC XML.
A comprehensive package, InduSoft Web Studio v7.0 + SPI includes reports, trending, database connectivity, and drivers as well as solutions for Windows CE and Windows embedded machines. It also supports Unicode fonts for international and multi-language support.
User-friendly configuration tools for web thin clients enable InuSoft Web Studio v7.0 to offerremote access from any PC without the need to install software. Web server capabilities provide browser access from laptops, smart phones and other devices.
InduSoft Web Studio v7.0 + SPI offer new features, including:
- An intuitive ribbon interface that provides logical tool/object grouping, and the ability to open multiple documents simultaneously
- Native support for distributed security systems, and ful integration with Microsoft Active Directory via LDAP
- Support for dynamic rotation for externally imported pictures
- Configuration interfaces for FTP adn SMTP email
- A reduced footprint full-featured version designed for Windows Embedded operating system deployments
- Intellectual property proctection features
A highly scalable solution, InduSoft Web Studio v7.0 + SP1 is fully compatible with earlier versions to make upgrades painless