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XLReporter Interface to VTScada

SyTech Video Demonstrates XLReporter’s Custom Connection to VTScada

VTScada is able to share historical data from it’s built-in Historian with third-party information systems using ODBC, OPC, and Web Services. We are very pleased that SyTech, makers of XLReporter software, worked with our team to develop a custom interface to further simplify that process. This short video demonstrates how XLReporter connects to VTScada applications[…]

Xylem Easily Deploys an Intuitive Flood Control HMI to the Royal Irrigation Department of Thailand

A VTScada Application Profile The Royal Irrigation Department of Thailand The responsibilities of the Royal Irrigation Department of Thailand (RID) include developing the nation’s irrigation systems and managing its flood control infrastructure. In 2018, the RID contracted global water technology company Xylem Water Solutions to develop and deploy a new HMI/SCADA system for their BangKhanak[…]

The Right Tool for Any Client – VTScada Client Apps Explained

Each VTScada installation has the ability to become a server for clients looking to connect to the HMI (Human-Machine Interface)*. Since VTScada 11.2 there have been three different server addresses available to the client, each is optimized for a specific type of device or experience. Each of the three client connections is described below: VTScada Internet Client[…]

Copy Custom Tag Types to Other Applications

Having created a custom tag type, you may want to use it in another application. By far the best way to do this is through the use of application layers, where one application is built on another, thereby inheriting all of the custom features of the first (OEM) layer.  (See: Reusable Object Layers from the[…]