User requests improve control design software

By Control Engineering Staff March 1, 2000

Marion, Ind. -VIA Development has incorporated a wide array of user-requested features in Version 6.0 of its Electrical Controls Design software. User productivity improvements include:

Device locator zooms directly to a device tag;

Change module addressing allows ‘recycling’ modules from earlier drawings;

Setup wizard speeds project configuration efforts using simple question and answer format;

Module builder helps maintain consistency by allowing users to modify existing or create new I/O modules;

Coil/contact cross-referencing report provides error-checking of assigned parts; and

ODBC connectivity between databases.

VIA Development Corp.