Apps for Engineers: Mobile apps for control method applications

Motors and drives 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 August 2016.

09/03/2016


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 energy apps include an energy calculator app, an app with world energy data, and an app that provides energy advice. 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 Data Dashboard for LabView app lets users create a custom dashboard on the iPad that can remotely control and monitor running NI LabView applications. Courtesy: National InstrumentsData Dashboard for LabView

iOS 8.0+

Cost: Free

Company: National Instruments

The Data Dashboard for LabView app lets users create a custom dashboard on the iPad that can remotely control and monitor running NI LabView applications. This is done by networking deployed LabView shared variables or LabView Web Services with visual objects like graphs, meters, and switches among many other available controls and indicators.

This mobile app gives real-time access to over 20 security tasks including the ability to manage and create access cards with the ability to take a picture from a device camera and add it to the access card created. Courtesy: Tyco Security ProductsKantech Helm

iOS 4.3+, Android 2.2+

Cost: Free

Company: Tyco Security Products 

Kantech Helm puts users in control of security. It enables user to interact with the EntraPass security system from anywhere at any time. This mobile app gives real-time access to over 20 security tasks including the ability to manage and create access cards with the ability to take a picture from a device camera and add it to the access card created. Kantech Helms also gives users the ability to create and assign Access Levels, list the events occurring in your system and much more.

The KoolCode app offers a fast and easy access to codes for status, alarms and settings for Danfoss electronic refrigeration controls. Courtesy: DanfossKoolCode

iOS 7.0+, Android 2.2+

Cost: Free

Company: Danfoss A/S 

The KoolCode app offers a fast and easy access to codes for status, alarms and settings for Danfoss electronic refrigeration controls. KoolCode provides service technicians, refrigeration engineers, in-store technicians, and others with on-the-spot access to alarm status and parameter descriptions for a large range of Danfoss refrigeration controllers with a three digit display. The service technician saves time and increase productivity with the Danfoss KoolCode App for "on-the-spot" ADAP-KOOL controller information.

Users can view real-time and historical TrendWorX64 trends, acknowledge, and monitor AlarmWorX64 alarms, navigate and drill-down to AssetWorX assets, or control operations via GraphWorX64 displays. Courtesy: IconicsMobileHMI

iOS 7.0+, Android 4.0+

Cost: Free

Company: Iconics 

Access and control enterprise industrial automation applications from anywhere using Iconics MobileHMI. By viewing GENESIS64-based operational HMI displays, application assets, alarms, and trends MobileHMI allows users to remain informed from anywhere. For increased efficiency existing automation customers of Iconics can access data, alerts, and graphics through MobileHMI to remotely control and view operational conditions in real-time. Users can view real-time and historical TrendWorX64 trends, acknowledge, and monitor AlarmWorX64 alarms, navigate and drill-down to AssetWorX assets, or control operations via GraphWorX64 displays.

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

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