Schneider Electric Releases Vijeo Look™, Small Machine SCADA Solution
PALATINE, Ill. Oct. 13, 2004 Schneider Electric has released a low-cost, low-tech alternative to SCADA software for small and stand-alone machines. One of the most affordable SCADA products on the market, Vijeo Look v2.5 software is designed for customers who want an easy-to-use solution for a stand-alone HMI system. Based on open, standardized technology, this intuitive software saves development and maintenance costs over the life of a control system.Vijeo Look 2.5 combines the ease of use of a web-browser with all the functionality of traditional HMI software. With user-friendly, high-color applications, interoperable functions and advanced communication, customers will find it simple to roll out or update projects.Available in both Build Time/Run Time and Run Time only versions, Vijeo Look makes HMI solutions more affordable, yet assures the flexibility to meet fast-changing customer requirements. A stand-alone, software-based product, Vijeo Look needs no accompanying software to operate. Powerful graphics tools, including a Java Beans library, PID loops, conveyors and mouse-over animation enhance graphical manipulation. Wizards and eye-driven controls make it easy to customize applications, while historical and real-time trending is made easy with Active X controls. User-friendly database management tools support tasks such as database size limitation, age limitation, purging and archiving capabilities, as well as alarm and log printing. Vijeo Look features multi-lingual support (English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Chinese) and is compatible with Windows 2000 or XP operating systems. Communication is simplified with easy configuration with OPC Factory Server. In the past year, Schneider Electric has greatly expanded its HMI hardware and software offering under its Telemecanique® brand, all built to simplify the design and operation of operator interface applications and to reduce costs for original equipment builders and industrial users. In addition to Vijeo Look 2.5, the latest additions to Schneider Electrics HMI product portfolio include: Magelis® XBT-G touch screen terminals, Magelis XBT-N text displays, Magelis iPC industrial computers and Monitor Pro v7.2 SCADA software. These new products have given Schneider Electric the most comprehensive HMI product line in the industry. For more information on HMI solutions and other Telemecanique automation and control products from Schneider Electric, visit www.us.telemecanique.com or call 1-800-392-8781. Headquartered in Palatine, Ill., the North American Operating Division of Schneider Electric had sales of $2.5 billion in 2003. The North American Operating Division is one of four geographic divisions of Schneider Electric, headquartered in Paris, France, and markets the Square D, Telemecanique and Merlin Gerin brand products to customers in the United States, Canada and Mexico. In the United States, Schneider Electric is best known by its flagship Square D brand, with Telemecanique becoming increasingly known in the industrial control and automation markets and supported by many Square D distributors. For 100 years, Square D has been a market-leading brand of electrical distribution and industrial control products, systems and services. Schneider Electric is a global electrical industry leader with 2003 sales of approximately $9.9 billion. Visit Schneider Electric at www.us.SquareD.com, www.us.telemecanique.com or www.us.schneider-electric.com.
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