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Rockwell Automation releases ThinManager version 11.0 software

Rockwell Automation releases ThinManager version 11.0 software

May 9, 2019 —The ThinManager version 11.0 software from Rockwell Automation includes support for 11 local languages in 12 countries, for global organizations to configure, deploy and manage thin client devices in their operations using their native language and character sets.

The software delivers production information from any FactoryTalk application to operators wherever they are in a facility. Operators can customize the way information is delivered to any device (fixed or mobile), user or location. 

The local-language support in the software allows workers to input data, such as passwords, using their native language and character sets. Version 11.0 adds support for non-English keyboards and the ability to configure the software’s on-screen keyboard in non-English languages. More localized support features will be added in future software releases.

In addition, with version 11.0, operators have more ways to customize and view information. For example, at fixed terminals, operators can now build an entire control room view using a single thin client with the ThinManager software’s expanded MultiMonitor feature. The feature supports up to seven monitors on a single terminal. This creates a way to expand control room visualization without purchasing, configuring and managing multiple thin client devices. It also includes support for the Allen-Bradley VersaView 5200 thin clients, which provide up to seven video outputs with 4K resolution. 

Operators can also now view multiple content sources on one mobile device screen. This can help them keep an eye on multiple aspects of production and maximize productivity while on the move. For instance, a supervisor could see alarm, camera and productivity applications all on one screen. And as they walk the plant floor, the ThinManager software’s Relevance feature can refresh the content based on their location. 

The FactoryTalk Activation licensing option allows an unlimited number of FactoryTalk View SE software sessions to be delivered to a terminal with one client license. Traditional master licensing will remain as an option. 

About Rockwell Automation
Rockwell Automation.is dedicated to industrial automation and information, making its customers more productive and the world more sustainable. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., Rockwell Automation employs approximately 23,000 people serving customers in more than 80 countries.

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