USDATA releases upgrade

Richardson, Tex. - USDATA Corp. announced the release of its manufacturing execution system (MES) software, Xfactory 2.0.


Richardson, Tex. - USDATA Corp. announced the release of its manufacturing execution system (MES) software, Xfactory 2.0.

'We are pleased to introduce Xfactory 2.0 as part of the USDATA family of software because it provides our customers with unprecedented knowledge and control of the products they produce and the processes they manage,' said Tim Davis, vice president of development and marketing, USDATA. 'With the release of Xfactory 2.0, USDATA continues its tradition of developing flexible state-of-the-art software and perpetuates USDATA's commitment to meeting market demands for the latest Internet technology.'

New features include:

  • Added new Role-based Clients including Automated, Shop Floor, Plant Information, Production Configuration, Process Control, and Process Configuration clients;


  • KPI Dashboard Module gives access to Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) that can be viewed in a variety of charts or as tabular data;

  • Bi-directional Genealogy Module work-in-process (WIP) analysis and reporting tool can access historical and real-time information about
    products as they move through the production process;

  • Web Reports contain a selection of pre-configured Key Performance Indicator (KPI) web accessible reports;

  • Data Warehouse Module allows data from the production database to be 'warehoused' or stored to an archive database that supports both Microsoft SQL 7.0 (or later) and Oracle 8I databases;

  • Real-time Production Module displays a variety of views of the current status of the manufacturing process in action;

  • Save and Restore utility is used primarily to save or restore Xfactory data.

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