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Using the BACNE and BACSL Drivers with InduSoft Web Studio

Building Automation and Controls Network (or BACnet) introduced in 1995 as a standard by the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE). The standard was designed to consolidate building automation, HVAC, fire, life safety, security, and a variety of other related functionality and communications into a single building-oriented or environmental-oriented protocol. The BACnet-1995 standard was within the Committee for European Standardization (CEN) in 2003 as CEN TC 247. It defines various levels or layers within building controls and automation as the Management Level, the Automation Level, and the Field Level. CEN TC 247 was finally used in the standard ISO 16484-5. Continue reading

Updated Drivers for InduSoft Web Studio

InduSoft has recently made some updates to some of our most popular communication protocol drivers. These updates bring advanced functionality to a few of the 250+ drivers available for InduSoft Web Studio.

Here are the drivers that have been updated for this release: Continue reading

InduSoft Driver Update: BACNE (BACnet Master) v3.6

InduSoft has updated the BACnet driver, most often used for building automation projects. The new version adds quite a few features that will make it easier than ever to communicate with PLCs and Controllers that utilize the BACnet protocol. Continue reading

Using BACnet Devices with InduSoft Web Studio

BACnet or Building Automation and Controls Network is a standard that was introduced in 1995 in order to consolidate building automation, HVAC, fire, life safety, security, and a variety of other related functionality and communications into a single protocol. The BACnet-1995 standard was later approved within CEN (Committee for European Standardization) in 2003 as CEN TC 247, defining various levels or layers regarding building controls and automation (i.e., the Management Level, the Automation Level, and the Field Level) and was finally used in the standard ISO 16484-5. Continue reading