General & Maintenance Software

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11/01/2001


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Acquisition software transforms laptops into analyzers


SignalAQ dynamic signal acquisition and analysis software transforms a laptop PC into an advanced analysis system. Designed for use with the AQ-204 four-channel data acquisition PC-card, it allows highly portable data analysis, advanced machine troubleshooting, and project management options. It is Windows 98 and ME compatible and enables simultaneous multiuser access over compatible networks. PREDICT/DLI, Vibration Div.; www.Predict-DLI.com

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CMMS works on PDAs

MPulse Mobile Works is an extension to Mpulse maintenance software that uses Palm OS compatible devices to promote a paper-free maintenance management environment. It provides effective work order flow, accurate capture of daily maintenance work data, and tracks incidental maintenance not covered by work orders. The synchronization process downloads and uploads work and inventory information in one step. MPulse Maintenance Software; www.mpulsecmms.com

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MS Office add-on manages resources

Resource Manager 2001 for MS Office is an Excel spreadsheet add-on for managing materials, workcenters, labor, planning, scheduling, maintenance tracking, and production in a familiar desktop environment. Program combines ease of use for small-to-medium sized firms with reporting and open integration for larger operations. A variety of report formats provide both graphic and tabular information. User Solutions, Inc.; www.usersolutions.com

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EAM offers web operation as a choice

iMaint EAM fully web-enabled enterprise asset management (EAM) system allows users to proactively plan, monitor, and control maintenance operations. The modular web component allows maintenance personnel to perform all their maintenance activities, including reporting and analysis, with any internet-enabled computer. The user can choose between web-based and resident operation. System supports an unlimited number of sites. DP Solutions, Inc.; www.dpsi-cmms.com

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CMMS/EAM supports Oracle

Synergen iSeries web-based CMMS/EAM software supports Oracle and includes asset management and maintenance, materials management, purchasing, inventory, contract management, operational accounting, reporting and analysis, project tracking, compliance tracking, and document management. It allows users to add custom menus to reference reports or to open customized modules. Application is installed on a web server; access is through any web browser. Synergen, Inc.; www.synergen.com

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PCI card converts PCs into thin clients

The Thin Adapter transforms existing obsolete PCs into dedicated thin clients. Installation involves removing the PC's disk drives, installing the adapter, then powering the PC on to operate as a thin client. The ThinManager software enables the converted PC to operate under Windows 2000 and Windows Terminal Server. Automation Control Products; www.acpthinclient.com

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CMMS supports multiple databases

ProTeus II is CMMS software with 2ndgeneration client/server technology. The CMMS combines CS2database optimization technology with SQL and Oracle database servers, allowing rapid completion of routine database management tasks such as adding new equipment, inventory, and preventive and demand (PM and DM) maintenance work orders. Eagle Technology; www.eaglecmms.com

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Software manages CAD and office documents

G5 document control software enables Lotus Domino.Doc users to manage CAD documents and their relationships to reference files, redline files, change orders, maintenance schedules, and similar files from within Domino.Doc. Users define business rules to govern the life cycles of both engineering and office documents. The software is web-based and uses ActiveX control. Green Pasture Software; www.greenpasture.com

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