Why Ignition is The Ultimate Platform for SCADA

Released in January 2010, Ignition is an integrated software platform for SCADA systems. It is based on SQL Database-centric architecture and deployed through Java Web Start technology. Ignition has several independent modules that provide separate functionalities in all of the platform's components. Among these features, there are examples such as Data Acquisition, Scripting, Scheduling, Real-Time Status [...]

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) 101 – What Is It and How It Will Affect Manufacturing

It is a well-known fact that the internet has changed the world beyond recognition. There are over 4 billion internet users worldwide with even more being expected to join the digital world in the future. Over time, this development has given birth to a phenomenon known as the Internet of Things (IoT). In short, IoT can [...]

Labjack Driver

A local architecture and engineering firm set out to test different building cladding and insulation approaches for their buildings; however, collecting test data turned out to be a large roadblock.  How could they record data from multiple sensors at a high rate and consolidate this data without a lot of manual steps?  Finding a platform that [...]