Apps for Engineers: Control methods

CFE Media's Apps for Engineers is an interactive directory of engineering-related applications for Apple iOS and Android operating systems from various companies. We've categorized apps by category, company, and type. These control methods apps are in the app as of September 2015.

08/27/2015


Apps for Engineers from CFE Media is an interactive directory of engineering-related applications for Apple iOS and Android operating systems from various companies. Mobile apps are categorized apps by category, company, and type. This month, see these control methods tools including an app that can remotely connect to human-machine interfaces (HMIs), an app for visualization and control, and PC-based configuration software. Click on the Apps for Engineers logo on the right to link to where you can download the CFE Media Apps for Engineers mobile application from Google Play and the iOS App Store.

EZ-RMC allows users to remotely connect to selected EZAutomation human-machine interfaces (HMIs) and view/operate the currently displayed screen on the remote HMI. Courtesy: EZAutomationEZ-RMC

iOS 6.0 +, Android 4.0.3 +

Cost: $25.99

Company: EZAutomation

EZ-RMC allows users to remotely connect to selected EZAutomation human-machine interfaces (HMIs) and view/operate the currently displayed screen on the remote HMI.

Currently supported HMIs:

  • SoftHMI ver i.12.4 or later
  • EZWindowsHMI ver i.12.4 or later
  • EZ-CE HMI ver i.12.15 or later

ISWvis Mobile is a fully graphical software for visualization and control, or supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA/HMI), for Simatic S7 (S7-1200, S7-300, and S7-400) and the Siemens logo controls for Android. Courtesy: ISWISWvis Mobile

Android 2.3.3+

Cost: Free

Company: ISW

ISWvis Mobile is a fully graphical software for visualization and control, or supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA/HMI), for Simatic S7 (S7-1200, S7-300, and S7-400) and the Siemens logo controls for Android.

Use the PC Editor for creating and transmitting visualizations on an Android smartphone or tablet to ISWvis Mobile. Easy visualization and operation of control(s) over wireless local area network (WLAN) and virtual private network (VPN).

“Jumpflex-ToGo” brings the power of PC-based configuration software to a mobile device and allows the user to configure input and output parameters via a smart phone or tablet PC on an Android basis via a finger swipe for the 857 Series transducers. CourtJUMPFLEX-ToGo

Android 2.2+

Cost: Free

Company: Wago

The free app "Jumpflex-ToGo" brings the power of PC-based configuration software to a mobile device. Configure input and output parameters via a smart phone or tablet PC on an Android basis via a finger swipe for the 857 Series transducers. Likewise, you can easily view the configuration data and the actual measured value. The Wago 750-921 Bluetooth adapter will communicate between a smart phone and transducer.

Control lights, shades, temperature, keypads, and more in the comfort of your home or from anywhere in the world—the office, the airport, the beach. Courtesy: LutronLutron Home

Varies with device

Cost: $19.99

Company: Lutron

Control lights, shades, temperature, keypads, and more in the comfort of your home or from anywhere in the world—the office, the airport, the beach. Set your home to a comfortable temperature when returning from a trip, ensure lights aren't left on, and shades aren't left open while you're away. Additionally manage multiple RadioRA 2, HomeWorks QS, and HomeWorks Illumination systems in the same app.

- Edited by Eric R. Eissler, editor-in-chief, Oil & Gas Engineering, eeissler@cfemedia.com.



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