Axeda ships Internet-based control and information application

Lyon, France - Axeda Systems Inc. announced September 12 immediate availability of Axeda Supervisor, which includes the new Microsoft Windows XP version of its Wizcon 8.2 supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system. Part of the Axeda DRM family, the product allows users to leverage the Internet to remotely monitor, manage, and service industrial automation devices.

By Control Engineering Staff September 20, 2002

Lyon, France – Axeda Systems Inc . announced September 12 immediate availability of Axeda Supervisor, which includes the new Microsoft Windows XP version of its Wizcon 8.2 supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system. Part of the Axeda DRM family, the product allows users to leverage the Internet to remotely monitor, manage, and service industrial automation devices.

Previously known as WizFactory, the new release adds a Web-enabled scheduler, alarm management, simplified application development, enhanced connectivity, and is also integrated intelligent agent of the Axeda Device Relationship Management System.

‘With 15 years of experience in real time information acquisition and controls, Axeda continues its commitment to deliver innovative solutions for our extensive industrial automation customer base,’ said Dale Calder, Axeda president and founder. ‘Management of real-time information about asset operation, health, performance, usage, and output is key to creating the new zero-latency enterprise. Our new Axeda Supervisor release builds on its already solid SCADA foundation and enables businesses to leverage the Internet to take advantage of real-time information to better optimize company operations.’

Web-enabled scheduler allows users to securely and intuitively plan tasks through any standard Web browser for one-time or repetitive execution for any number of devices on multiple SCADA stations. The company states that soon it will also apply to competitive SCADA solutions.

Enhanced alarm module offers new Web-enabled features such as alarm inhibition based on smart conditions, delayed alarms, deviation alarms, rate of change, and more. This includes additional customizable fields for better alarm database management, field filtering and sorting.

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