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Sherwin Williams’ Perspective on HMI/SCADA Implementation
February 17, 2014

Sherwin Williams’ Perspective on HMI/SCADA Implementation

By Bill Lydon, Editor
Ted Krevis of Sherwin Williams gave an enthusiastic presentation about their HMI software implementation at Inductive Automation’s Ignition User Conference last fall. I had the opportunity to talk personally with Krevis and the Lead Software Developer about their experiences using Ignition software. Below is a synopsis of my interview.

September 24, 2013

Inductive Automation presents Ignition Firebrand Awards

Inductive Automation presented the first Ignition Firebrand Awards to eight innovative companies at the Ignition Community Conference in Folsom, Calif. on Sept. 18, 2013.

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The New Control System Integrator
February 17, 2013

The New Control System Integrator

Automation.com, November 2012
By Inductive Automation
White paper answers two critical questions: Which new technology has most changed the role of control system integrators in the industry today? What skill set will be the most valuable in the future for control system integrators?

October 17, 2011

Inductive Automation updates Ignition HMI/SCADA

Enhancements include Drawing Tools for making symbols, and the ability to import any image from Symbol Factory and SVG files.

March 20, 2011

Inductive Automation introduces OEE Software Module

The software module performs OEE calculations, downtime tracking, asset utilization analysis, production scheduling and work order management.

Inductive Automation announces Mobile HMI module
January 30, 2011

Inductive Automation announces Mobile HMI module

The Mobile Module allows unlimited users, unlimited screens, and unlimited data usage on smartphones and tablets—such as an iPhone, iPad and Android.

August 16, 2010

Inductive Automation offers free software development kit

The Ignition Module Software Development Kit (SDK) is now available for free via the Inductive Automation website.

May 18, 2010

Inductive Automation offers free Modbus OPC driver

The driver allows Ignition OPC-UA to connect to a broad variety of devices, such as solar cells, lights, generators, flow meters, and even bar code scanners and refrigeration skids.

January 27, 2010

Inductive Automation announces Ignition SCADA system

Ignition features unlimited tags, screens, and no-install clients deployed using Web-Launch technology.

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Software - HMI & SCADA
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HMI & Operator Interfaces, SCADA & RTU
March 10, 2008

Inductive Automation adds MatrikonOPC Tunneller to FactorySQL

OPC Tunneller allows users to easily overcome DCOM headaches to create efficient, seamlessly networked OPC solutions.

September 27, 2007

Inductive Automation adds SQLTags to SCADA products

FactoryPMI 3.0 and FactorySQL 4.0 have SQLTags, which turns any SQL database into an industrial tag database.

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Inductive Automation enhances FactoryPMI
April 02, 2007

Inductive Automation enhances FactoryPMI

Major improvements to FactoryPMI Reporting Plugin version 1.1 include the addition of two new components for in-HMI viewing of PDF documents, and two new reporting components for Line Graphs and Barcodes.

March 07, 2007

Inductive Automation updates FactoryPMI and FactorySQL

Enhancements in industrial data bridge server FactorySQL Version 3.0 and web-launched SCADA server FactoryPMI Version 2.0 include clustering and redundancy, which virtually eliminate SCADA system downtime, while enabling cost-effective scale-out.

November 10, 2006

Inductive Automation enhances web-based SCADA system to allow retargeting

FactoryPMI "Retargeting" allows users to seamlessly launch projects from any server on the network in any client. This paves the way for a global SCADA system. Authentication sessions are maintained during a retarget, allowing users to jump to any screen on any application that they have permission to access without needing to log in again.

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October 27, 2006

Inductive Automation adds PDF reports to SCADA software

FactoryPMI web-based SCADA system now has a plug-in that produces PDF based reports without the cost of individual client licenses or the need to physically install client software at each workstation.

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April 07, 2006

Inductive Automation Establishes New Forum, Promises Next Day Response

General technical questions about PLCs, operating systems, databases, networking, and other supporting industrial technologies are also welcome. The FactorySQL OPC to SQL data-bridge features point and click configurability to achieve bidirectional data flow with virtually any SQL database.

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March 13, 2006

Inductive Automation Offers Free Integrator Partner Program

At Inductive Automation, our integrator program is the core of our business. We believe that our integrators are doing us a service by promoting our software to their customers. We understand that it is only through your hard work and skillful implementation that the quality of our software shines through. Being born from a system integration company, these philosophies have guided Inductive Automation since its inception, and are most apparent in our integrator program.

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Inductive Automation Introduces SCADA Server with Zero Cost Deployment
February 15, 2006

Inductive Automation Introduces SCADA Server with Zero Cost Deployment

The FactoryPMI industrial SCADA server enables launching HMI clients without the cost of individual client licenses or the need to physically install client software at each workstation. Clients can be run as web-deployed applications or as applets inside a browser window.

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Inductive Automation Introduces OPC Client for SQL Databases
February 15, 2006

Inductive Automation Introduces OPC Client for SQL Databases

The FactorySQL OPC to SQL data-bridge features point and click configurability to achieve bi-directional data flow with virtually any SQL database. SQL database logging can now be accomplished in minutes. FactorySQL supports triggers, batch transfers, alarming, alerting, auditing, and other features.

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Software - Networks
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