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August 2009

Index:

• Editor's Notes
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Company News
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Events
• Product Highlight
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Article/Success Story
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Third Party Products
•
Tips of the day


Editor's Notes

August has come and gone, so we are falling behind on the release of this quarterly newsletter. While summer was hitting in Europe, Asia seemed to get busy and it looks like good business prospects are beginning to really materialize for the coming quarter.

July saw PcVue (Malaysia) participate in the Industrial Automation 2009 Show in Kuala Lumpur, and we thank all our visitors for their support. On September 15 don’t forget the Web Training  or Webinar you can register directly on our Website : http://www.pcvue-sea.com/webinars.htm .

Company News

PcVue Version 9 is getting ready to be shipped, as the official release is scheduled to be early October 2009. One of the major add-on for this version will be the native BACnet driver support.

Our brand new corporate website is online since August, please visit the link : www.pcvuesolutions.com and give us your feedback.

Register for the future Webinars and propose new topics for other dates http://www.pcvue-sea.com/webinars.htm

Download PlantVue Personal edition the first FREE HMI software for up to 40 OPC tags http://www.pcvue-sea.com/tech_downloads.htm

Questions about this Newsletter or anything email seasales@arcinfo.com

 

Malaysia Office
PcVue (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd
Unit 1007, Block E,
Phileo Damansara 1
46350 Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
Tel: +603 7957 5187
Fax: +603 7958 8760

Singapore Office
PcVue SEA Pte. Ltd.
371 Beach Road,
#02-12 Keypoint
199597 Singapore
Tel : +65 6396 9186
Fax : +65 6296 0943

 

China Office
PcVue (China)
369 Jiangsu Road,
ZhaoFeng Building 17-A
2000050 Shanghai, P R China
Tel : +86 21 5240 0280
Fax : +86 21 5240 0082

Events



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AUGUST 2009
Indonesian Packaging Exhibition,
Jakarta.

PcVue SEA will participate in the Indonesian Packaging Exhibition 2009, Jakarta from 12th to 15th August 2009 at the Jakarta International Expo (JIExpo).

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Product Highlight

WINDOWS ACTIVE DIRECTORY SUPPORT IN PCVUE

•       Support for Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008

•       A tool for implementing the user management strategy and rights within the organisation

•       Active Directory comply with the LDAP protocol
(Lightweight Directory Access Protocol)

In distributed PcVue applications, use of a domain controller is often offered by the IT service.

 

In practice: On the PcVue side :

•       Set up the profiles

•       Link the profiles to groups of users in the domain

•       The users are not referenced in PcVue

•       The changes are effective without being configured in PcVue

–     Add — Delete — Disable users

–     Change the allocation of users to groups

When a user logs in to PcVue, Windows authentication is invoked, If there is a domain controller, PcVue retrieves the associated group and decides which profile to activate. If there is no matching account in the Active Directory, PcVue’s built-in user management is invoked.

Article/Success Story

SI KOREA DATA – END USER : HYUNDAI MOTORS

Purpose : Weld Bead Inspection System using PcVue for Electronic Beam Welding Machine

PcVue is used on 8 simultaneous lines to check the welding quality and defects. The system is connected to Omron electronic beam sensors via Melsec Q series Mitsubishi PLCs and it is able to record and display trends for 20 variables every 20ms. The system is able to check the following parameters :     Weld Bead Inspection, Position of Weld Bead, Height of weld beads, Judgement of Welding quality, detection of spatter etc…

 

Detection of Spatter

Judgement Basis Settings

 

Third Party Products : IntraVue

MONITORING DIAGNOSTIC AND MAINTENANCE OF INDUSTRIAL IP DEVICES – SNMP PROTOCOLS

 

Today industrial automated application use more and more IP devices. Hence the need to have a tool to manage and troubleshoot your IP devices on your TCP/IP networks. A tool simple enough to be used by non network experts (Automation SI are not necessarily network experts) but powerful enough to diagnose and troubleshoot most networking issues. In that sense IntraVue is the only product of its kind on the market.

Using IntraVue you will be able to do : Auto-discovery, Auto-mapping, Event-logging, Backup utility, Import/export network configuration , Web links, Custom SNMP, Ring view, Individual threshold, HMI integration, Advanced search, Remote viewing…

 

 

 

 

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Web server architecture_EN

For full specifications refer to www.pcvue-sea.com

Tips of the day

Object
Display time stamped and quality of a variable using a standard animation

Solution
Applies to:

PcVue version >= 8.0

 

Purpose:

 

To display the time stamp of a variable you need to use a simple Display register animation and add the extension “.#_T” to the variable.

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The format need to be selected as custom and select the receive unit as DATE

 

 

 

To display the quality of a variable you need to use a simple Display register animation and add the extension “.#_Q” to the variable.

 

The format is auto.

 

It displaysthe quality as OPC quality ie 192 is good quality.

 

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