Apps for Engineers: Mobile apps for monitoring, control

Control methods mobile applications have potential to help engineers do their jobs better. CFE Media's Apps for Engineers is an interactive directory of engineering-related applications for Apple iOS and Android operating systems from various companies. Apps are organized by category, company, and type. These are listed in the app as of February 2016.
By CFE Media February 28, 2016

CFE Media’s Apps for Engineers is an interactive directory of engineering-related applications for Apple iOS and Android operating systems from various companies. Apps are organized by category, company, and type. These mobile monitoring and control apps include an app that provides compressed air information, an app that allows the user to gain access to automation systems, and an app that lets the user adjust programming and configuration. 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. 

The BOGE app allows the user to check the status on BOGE compressors and compressed air stations at any time. Courtesy: Cybob Communication GmbHBOGE

iOS 4.2+, Android 4.0+

Cost: Free

Company: Cybob Communication GmbH

The BOGE app allows the user to check the status on BOGE compressors and compressed air stations at any time. This app is designed to provide information on the component’s runtime, status, maintenance level and other important technical values.

The CTC qMon app is a tool allowing you to gain access to your automation systems, locally and remotely. Courtesy: Control Technology Corp.CTC qMon

iOS 5.1+

Cost: Free

Company: Control Technology Corp.

The CTC qMon app is a tool allowing the user to gain access to your automation systems, locally and remotely. With the app the user can monitor and configure CTC controllers and connect wirelessly to any CTC automation controller. The app can also write values to the controller and from there you can set outputs, numeric registers, and flags.

The Data Dashboard lets the user fabricate a custom rendition of your LabVIEW applications by showing values of network published shared variables and web services on charts, gauges, text indicators and LEDs. Courtesy: National InstrumentsData Dashboard for LabVIEW

iOS 8.0+, Android 5.0+

Cost: Free

Company: National Instruments

The Data Dashboard is designed to fabricate a custom rendition of LabVIEW applications by showing values of network published shared variables and web services on charts, gauges, text indicators and LEDs.

Energi Savr allows the user to adjust the programming and configuration of a Lutron Energi Savr Node (ESN) system over a Wi-Fi network with an iPhone or iPod Touch. Courtesy: Lutron ElectronicsEnergi Savr

iOS 6.0+

Cost: Free

Company: Lutron Electronics, Inc.

Energi Savr allows the user to adjust the programming and configuration of a Lutron Energi Savr Node (ESN) system over a Wi-Fi network with an iPhone or iPod Touch.

Edited by Erin Dunne, production coordinator, CFE Media, Control Engineering, 
edunne@cfemedia.com.

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