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Planning Your Next Building Automation Management System with InduSoft Web Studio

InduSoft Web Studio is an easy to use SCADA and HMI development software that has served dozens of industries. One industry that frequently uses InduSoft as their SCADA software development platform is that of building automation. Because InduSoft is designed to communicate with such a wide variety of devices, it’s an ideal solution for projects like building management systems, which may rely on hardware components from many different vendors. InduSoft interfaces with disparate systems, such as HVAC, lighting, security access controls, and electrical equipment. Continue reading

How to Get the Best SCADA Software Connectivity

One critical factor in deciding which SCADA software solution to use for a system upgrade or a new SCADA system is the ability of the software to connect easily with the machinery and hardware already in place. If you intend to update all, or part of your SCADA system, adding disparate machinery from different manufacturers, or upgrading some machines, and leaving some legacy hardware, then it’s important to fins a SCADA software solution that will easily connect with hardware from all major manufactures. Continue reading

Fun and Games with Easy-to-Use InduSoft Web Studio

One of the things that makes InduSoft Web Studio a great software solution for any operation is how easy it is to learn and use. This can not only save developers and plant owners time and man hours in training, but it’s also possible to have some fun with a SCADA software that is intuitive and gives users hundreds of tools. As a demonstration of the ease of use available in InduSoft Web Studio, you only have to look as far as this project made by an eight year old: Continue reading

DNP3 Protocol Enhances InduSoft Web Studio Use in Utilities, Clean Energy, and Transportation Industries

InduSoft Web Studio is an award winning SCADA software that communicates with every major brand of PLC and controller manufacturer. InduSoft is making available a driver for DNP3. Continue reading

InduSoft Web Studio SCADA Software Communicates with Many Protocols Simultaneously

InduSoft Web Studio is a powerful SCADA software that utilizes over 240 drivers to communicate with every major manufacturer of PLCs, DCSs, controllers, and even barcode and RFID scanners. The popular protocols supported by IWS allow users to share data between dissimilar networks without requiring any special downloads or additional software. The InduSoft Web Studio SCADA software acts as a gateway through which different devices can share and exchange data. Continue reading

What SCADA Software information do you want to see?

At InduSoft, we are always trying to involve our users in every aspect of what we do. The SCADA software users who have made InduSoft Web Studio one of the most popular SCADA HMI products on the market can also help us improve and better direct our content. So tell us; what kinds of information do you want to see in this blog? Continue reading

What do you get when you download the InduSoft Web Studio HMI SCADA Software?

InduSoft Web Studio is available through our SCADA software download page for free. Anyone can use the full version of IWS without a crack, code, or risky download. But what comes with the downloadable version of this powerful HMI SCADA software? Continue reading

InduSoft partners with MatrikonOPC for OPC connectivity

EDMONTON, AB XXXX, 2010 – MatrikonOPC™ today announced it is partnering with InduSoft Inc. to include MatrikonOPC‘s full range of OPC Servers into the industrial software developer’s InduSoft Web Studio (IWS) v7.0 platform. The partnership will allow a wide range of industrial customers – including manufacturing plants, electric utilities and building automation professionals – to more easily integrate their automation systems with InduSoft Web Studio by using MatrikonOPC’s secure and reliable OPC Servers. Continue reading

Communicating to a WAGO Controller In InduSoft Web Studio using the MOTCP driver

This video shows an example of how to connect to a PLC using InduSoft Web Studio HMI and SCADA sfotware. The PLC in this case is a WAGO 750-841 Programmable Fieldbus Controller using the MODBUS/TCP protocol.

It’s important to note that WAGO PLCs may differ slightly from other PLCs using the MODBUS/TCP protocol. Most MODBUS and MODBUS/TCP devices start their addressing at 4X:1, whereas the WAGO controller starts its holding register addressing at 4X:12289. Continue reading

Use sample applications to design a great SCADA software application!

Did you know that it’s possible to take a great SCADA application and pick it apart to find out what makes it tick? If you use InduSoft Web Studio, then you have plenty of tools at your disposal for making the perfect SCADA software application. What you may not have, however, is the familiarity with those tools to do everything from scratch. Continue reading