Alarms and Events:
Alert operators to critical conditions using the alarm feature:
- Organize by groups and priority
- Save alarm data to disk (including Compact Flash)
- Alarm format can be customized
- Keep track of total numbers of alarms and unacknowledged alarms
- Send emails about alarms
Take command over graphics in a user friendly and intuitive interface. Paste images, and even rotate dynamically using custom rotation points. Fill bar graphs with color or adjust the scale of objects with easy-to-use configuration.
Other animations include ‘command’ (for touch, keyboard and mouse interaction), hyperlink, text data link, color, resize, transparency, and position.
Versatile bar graphs can be customized to display meaningful data such as tank levels. Bar graphs can use color, and can move up, down, left, or right. You may also configure an ellipse or rectangle as a bar graph.
Transform raw data into meaningful information. Design custom dashboards in minutes with the Aveva Edge (formerly InduSoft Web Studio).
Connect to any SQL database (Microsoft SQL, MySQL, Sybase, Oracle), or Microsoft Access or Excel, and ERP/MES systems (including SAP), even from Windows Embedded Compact Edition. The flexible built-in interface doesn’t require knowledge of SQL. A patented solution allows for communication with SQL and relational databases running on any supported platform.
Use over 250 native communication drivers for PLCs, temperature controllers, motion controllers, bar code/2D/RFID readers, and many others such as MQTT (with Sparkplug B) and robots. Use native drivers, connect to an OPC server, or use AVEVA driver toolkits even to build your own drivers. Save time with comprehensive tag integration.
Send email (with attachments) or text messages that can be accessed from mobile devices. Get real-time information on alarms, process values, and other events. Full runtime supports SSL encryption.
Ensure traceability for operator-initiated actions or internal system activities. Log events such as security system changes (user logon or off), screen open/close, recipe/report operations, system warnings, and any tag value changes, including custom messages.
Take advantage of built-in functionality to create 21 CFR part 11 compliant projects with traceability and e-signatures. These features are often used for pharmaceutical and food applications but can be used for any application where traceability is a requirement.
Automatically upload or download files during runtime to/from remote storage locations using the FTP protocol and flexible scripting functions. Configure FTP via scripting or the included interface.
Graphics and design tools:
Create screens to meet any application requirement using the tools in our graphic editors. Combine, animate objects to create any functionality required. Use the hundreds of symbols included Industrial Graphics libraries, and easily make projects across a product line share a consistent “look and feel”.
The trend history is optimized, featuring data decimation designed to load millions of values from SQL Relational Databases. Easy to use tools provide quick access to Statistical
Process Control (SPC) values without any need for programming. InduSoft Web Studio offers add-on integration with the AVEVA™ Historian and support for AVEVA™ Insight.
Convert whole applications from FactoryTalk™ ME/SE, PanelMate™, or PanelBuilder™32. Save time in conversion from a previously designed application to an Aveva Edge (formerly InduSoft Web Studio) application. Additional license required.
Intellectual property protection:
Protect your intellectual property with just a few mouse clicks. Screens, documents, scripts and worksheets can be individually password protected. This prevents unauthorized viewing or editing of your project or application.
A multiple document interface for this thin client allows you to access your graphical interface from any device with a browser that supports HTML5, such as iPads, iPhones, Android devices, Windows devices, and others. Aveva Edge includes support for Industrial Graphics and all native objects and allows you to integrate 3rd party web-based controls.
Develop your application in one of many development languages, including English, Portuguese, German, French, Russian, Chinese Traditional and Simplified, Japanese and Spanish, or use translation tools to switch the runtime to any language. Aveva Edge offers automatic font replacement based on the language selected.
Develop applications for touch screen devices. Aveva Edge’s multi-touch interface allows development for any touch-screen enabled device. Use familiar, modern interface gestures, like pinch zooming and panning. Scroll through alarms using swiping gestures; inertia in the multi-touch interface offers a comfortable user experience. Rotate graphics, dock screens, and take advantage of features like dual-touch command. Swipe gestures to change screens or other commands.
.NET and ActiveX:
Use 3rd party controls to enhance your project. Aveva Edge is a container for ActiveX and .NET controls, allowing you to add functionality such as browsers, media players, charting, live streaming from cameras, and other ActiveX or .NET controls.
Aveva Edge can be customized for OEMs who want to offer pre-installed HMI or SCADA software on their hardware, or for OEMs who want to add value to their machines by offering remote monitoring, maintenance, or customizable applications.
Aveva Edge provides native OPC interfaces, such as OPC UA (Client/Server), OPC DA (Client/Server), OPC XML (Client), and OPC HDA (Server). OPC UA and OPC DA also offers native redundancy configuration and tag integration for OPC DA and OPC UA Servers.
Send Alarms, Reports, or any file to a production supervisor, quality manager, or maintenance staff using the included PDF writer.
Save time and maintain consistency by automating part parameters or production quantities with flexible recipe management tools. Options including loading directly to PLC or edit before committing to PLC.
For critical applications where data is vital, Aveva Edge supports web server, database and overall system redundancy to protect your information.
Create clear, concise reports in plain text, RTF, XML, PDF, HTML, and CSV or integrate with Microsoft Office programs such as Excel. Get the data you need, in the format you need it, to make informed decisions, fast. AVEVA has also partnered with Ocean Data Systems to offer further reporting capabilities through Dream Report *.
When ordering Aveva Edge, one runtime license is included with the development software. Additional runtime licenses are required for every Industrial PC.
- The development software is used to create projects that can be downloaded to a Maple Systems Panel PC.
- The runtime license allows a Aveva Edge project to run on a Maple Systems Industrial Panel or Box PC running a Windows Operating Systems.
Use the same development environment to design and deploy projects to a wide range of platforms, such as Linux, Windows Embedded Standard, Windows Embedded Compact, Windows 8., Windows 10, Server 2012, Server 2016 and Server 2019 editions.
Schedule application behavior triggered by tag changes, date/time, frequency, or any trigger. Use this for simulation, to trigger reports or other functionality at a particular time of day, or even to trigger driver worksheets to read/write at a scan rate you choose.
Three powerful scripting languages are supported; built-in AVEVA functions, Industrial Graphics Quick Script and standard VBScript. Take advantage of widely available resources for VBScript. The scripting languages can be used simultaneously to give you the functionality you need, even from thin clients. Script debugging tools for the native VBScript editor include breakpoints, and a variable watch list to improve scripting productivity.
Aveva Edge includes support for group and user accounts, e-signatures, and traceability. Integrate your project to the Active Directory (Users and Groups).
Use common standards to develop applications that are compatible with TCP/ IP, .NET, ActiveX, OPC (client and server), ADO/ODBC, COM/ DCOM, OLE, DDE, XML, SOAP, and HTML5.
The included libraries feature push buttons, pilot lights, tanks, sliders, meters, motors, pipes, valves and other common objects. Use the 1,000+ included symbols in your project, modify existing symbols to suit your needs, or create your own from scratch. Aveva Edge supports 3rd party symbol libraries and graphic tools.
Aveva Edge has several plug and play templates available including: Andon, OEE, and PackML.
Aveva Edge features an object-oriented database with boolean, integer, real, strings, arrays, classes (structures), indirect tags and included system tags. Built-in functions allow you to create, delete, or modify the tags database settings during the runtime. This feature increases the flexibility to design generic templates that can be easily customized to each project, even during the runtime. Aveva Edge also offers tag integration from a wide range of PLCs, including Schneider Electric.
Provides remote access to the application from other devices. Supports three types of remote application viewers: Secure Viewer, Microsoft Internet Explorer-based browser, and Studio Mobile Access (SMA) for smart phones and tablets.
Real-time and Historical trends, and SPC functionality are supported. Log data in binary format, or to any local or remote SQL database and optionally
to AVEVA Historian (additional licenses required). Color or fill trends with graphic elements to enhance clarity of data. Date/Time based or numeric (X/Y plot) trends give you the flexibility to display information
that best suits your application. Aveva Edge supports vertical and horizontal trending.
Quickly debug and verify a project using local and remote tools for troubleshooting, including status fields, HTML5 based Watch Window for IoT View, Watch Window and LogWin. Capture screen open and close times, see communications in real-time, messages related to OPC, recipes/reports, security, database errors and even custom messages. Finish your project quickly using these powerful tools.
XML screen toolkit:
Modify or create screens during the runtime or import screens that you have created. This feature is available as an add-on.
Interpret data using customized XY plots that plot one value against another
Aveva Edge provides a state-of-the-art web solution, the ability to view screens and monitor online history data from the Industrial Panel PC on any remote station (from PDAs to PCs) using Microsoft Internet Explorer.
- Send commands and set points to the Industrial Panel PC from the web thin client using optional security restrictions.
- Enable automatic emails from the Industrial Panel PC to a web thin client
- Supports Active X controls for easier interfacing with web thin clients