Alarm Management Challenge 3: Multiple Points of Configuration

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Many alarm systems in use today require an additional alarm server or require tags to be configured multiple times, adding to inefficiencies in engineering and hindering the process of creating a proper alarm management system. zenon’s alarm management solution 3: tags defined one time, object-oriented engineering With zenon, variables are only defined once. For example, […]

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Alarm Management Challenge 2: Managing a Diverse Infrastructure

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Only in very few cases, are plants and facilities built from the ground up with a single turnkey solution that provides both the controls as well as HMI/SCADA. In well-developed markets, many manufacturers have a diverse infrastructure of different PLCs, HMIs, and a general mixture of new and old technology. Each PLC program or HMI […]

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Alarm Management with zenon: Save Time and Money with an ergonomic System in place

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COPA-DATA has more than 100,000 zenon HMI/SCADA installations worldwide. The one zenon feature which is used in nearly every installation is the alarm concept. As a native part of the zenon Runtime, the core zenon alarm functionality is available for all users and all licenses. This article will explain how companies can improve productivity, efficiency, […]

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FAQs: zenon in the Cloud (Part 2/2)

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zenon supports manufacturing companies on the road to the Smart Factory. With the connection to Microsoft Azure, for example, companies can create a cost-effective and at the same time highly scalable infrastructure for analyses of data throughout sites. Last week I already published part 1 of FAQs: zenon in the Cloud. Here’s the second part. […]

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FAQs: zenon in the Cloud (Part 1/2)

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zenon supports manufacturing companies on the road to the Smart Factory. A significant contribution to this is provided by the newly-integrated IoT solutions, which use the most up-to-date Microsoft technology. With the connection to Microsoft Azure, for example, companies can thus create a cost-effective and at the same time highly scalable infrastructure for analyses of […]

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Updated code signing certificate

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A signature under a document typically provides some kind of authorization. At the same time, it also ensures a way to verify that the document was signed by the person who claims to have done so, by comparing the signature with a trusted source. Code signing of executable files allows similar verifications that can enhance […]

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Multi-Touch features in zenon 7.20

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The way we interact with computers has changed in recent years and since then most people are used to directly manipulating interfaces by using gestures. Also with zenon Multi-Touch features the user literally stays in touch with what is going on in the work process. In zenon 7.20 we equipped the operator with new Multi-Touch […]

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Video: Paper on Glass and Electronic Batch Reports

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‘Paper on Glass’ is a very simple concept, with one main aim – to replace paper batch records with a mobile device. Pharma production is getting more and more complex. Watch this video to see how mobile devices powered with zenon reduce post batch analysis time and increase Right First Time (RFT). The problem with […]

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Debugging zenon Control during Runtime

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To extend interface functionality of zenon for special projects it is necessary to develop modules or dll files which can take on special computation or visualize different interface controls. Two different methods exist for testing or debugging the dll that has been developed: either by attaching to the process or by starting the zenon Runtime […]

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Create a zenon Project template in Visual Studio

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In reference to IU-17,.Net Windows Form Controls in zenon, Page 26 for extending interface functionality of zenon, developers can develop controls by performing a special configuration in Visual Studio .Net. To simplify the development of a control by Visual Studio .Net a zenon project template can be created which is reusable. Furthermore, a zenon control […]

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