Schneider Electric released ClearSCADA 2017 with location services and integrated mapping functionalities.
The driving force behind this product upgrade was to enhance insight and control for users managing geographically dispersed infrastructure; particularly those within the upstream oil & gas, substation automation, mining, water and wastewater and power and utility sectors.
Industrie 4.0 adoption coupled with broader economic, political and environmental developments are rapidly redefining the world, driving a need to better standardize technology adoption, enhance security protocols and improve predictive analytic capabilities. These forces are having an impact on the management of remote assets, critical infrastructure and operations personnel spread over vast geographical areas.
ClearSCADA 2017 addresses these challenges with intuitive embedded location-based alarming and filtering, overlaid with real-time weather data and GPS mapping. This functionality provides insight into asset performance with sophisticated alarming and graphical interfaces consolidating and transforming real-time process data into business critical information.
Key features of ClearSCADA 2017 include:
• Location Support – Improves clarity of asset position and status via location-based alarming and filtering, with asset locations displayed on integrated maps
• Integrated Mapping – Facilitates selection of online map sources, ArcGIS map information, and/or Web Map Service (WMS) information, or other GIS, weather and other valuable real-time information
• Active Directory User Access – Centrally manage ClearSCADA users and permissions through Active Directory (AD) with new User Accounts created automatically on logon when using AD Authentication