Apps for Engineers: Real-time control and data

CFE Media's Apps for Engineers is an interactive directory of engineering-related applications for Android and iOS operating systems, created by various companies. We've organized apps by category, company, and type. This month, see these real-time control and data apps.

08/14/2014


SmartGlance is an app that provides On-demand and Real-time access to continually changing corporate data, reports and KPIs via mobile smart phones. Courtesy: InvensysSmartGlance

Android: 2.0+ iOS: 3.1.0+

Cost: free

Company: Invensys

SmartGlance is an app that provides On-demand and Real-time access to continually changing corporate data, reports and KPIs via mobile smart phones. The powerful SmartGlance custom reporting and analytical tools help users see their own data in rich graphical format, allowing them to interact with their data and take action — all from their mobile device.

The Smart-Sense Room Control application is a tool which allows the user to control temperature, fan speed, lighting, and blinds according to preference. Courtesy: DistechSmart-Sense Room Control

Android 2.2+ iOS: 2.0.1

Cost: Free

Company: Distech Controls

The Smart-Sense Room Control application is a tool which allows the user to control temperature, fan speed, lighting, and blinds according to preference. This app also promotes energy conservation by indicating energy consumption with a graph.

Modbus gem is an interface for accessing and monitoring variables and memory of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs). Courtesy: SweetWilliam, S.L.Modbus Gem

iOS: 6.0+

Cost: 29.99

Company: SweetWilliam, S.L.

Modbus gem is an interface for accessing and monitoring variables and memory of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs). Plant engineers, PLC software developers, Maintenance people, and in general anyone dealing with PLC based systems will be able to connect to them at any time, from everywhere.

The Lutron Home Control+ application allows you to control your RadioRA 2 or Homeworks QS lighting control system over a Wi-Fi network with the convenience of the Android. Courtesy: LutronLutron Home Control+

Android: 1.6+ iOS 5.0+

Cost: $19.99

Company: Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.

The Lutron Home Control+ application allows you to control your RadioRA 2 or Homeworks QS lighting control system over a Wi-Fi network with the convenience of the Android.

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