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Movicon 11.5 Release Now Available For Download

OPC UA Client & Server Technology Available With Movicon 11.5 Movicon 11, a leader within SCDA/HMI products, has been updated with the latest release. The new Movicon 11.5 release is now available in the download area on the website. With the 11.5 version update comes the introduction of OPC UA Client and Server technology, which…

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Movicon 11 Ensures Millimeter Precision In The MOSE Project

The MOSE (MOdulo Sperimentale Elettromeccanico, or Experimental Electromechanical Module in English) is a work of civil engineering designed to protect Venice and its lagoons from high tides and floods in extreme weather conditions by using mobile floodgates that temporarily separate the lagoon area from the sea. The caissons used in the MOSE project for housing…

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New Rockwell I/O Driver for Movicon11 Supports Direct Importing

Progea has released an updated I/O Driver that provides direct communication between Movicon 11 SCADA/HMI software and Rockwell Automation ControlLogix, CompactLogix, MicroLogix and FlexLogix controllers. This updated I/O driver is proven to save engineering time and cost for new projects and field changes. Benefits of this new I/O driver includes: Direct import of tags, including…

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Movicon.NExT and Windows IoT technology: Experimental application with Raspberry PI

Internet of things is a concept that has been around for several years with the idea to make ‘things’ communicate with each other so that they become more intelligent and functional.  Many companies have begun to transform their components in such a way that makes them capable of sharing information with other components.  They are…

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Movicon used in MSC Cruise Ship Overhaul Project

The Armonia and Sinfonia are the first of four MSC Cruise ships that have been redesigned by a project known as the Renaissance project. Imagine a Floating palace that can accommodate over 2,000 passengers, is 54 meters in height, 251 meters in length and 28 meters in width weighing in at 60,000 tons. The ships…

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Siemens TIA Portal Data Importer for PLC S7-1200 and PLC S7-1500

Progea’s Movicon 11TM supports communications with the latest generation of PLCs from the Siemens S7-1200 and 1500 family thanks to Siemens TIA Portal data importer. The Siemens S7 TCP driver in the Movicon 11 version 11.4.1.6 Build 268 (current release) permits PLC Siemens SIMATIC S7-1200 and S7-1500 variables to be imported directly from projects created…

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Movicon Services The Alpine Skiing Automation Industry

The Interalpin 2015 fair, which took place earlier this year in Innsbruck, Austria, is the international reference point for the alpine industry. Progea was at the fair to exhibit the latest supervision functionalities that were launched in the Snow Visual application. In this exciting sector, alpine automation technology plays an important role that is not…

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New Yaskawa Driver for Movicon 11.4

After Yaskawa acquired the majority shares of VIPA in 2013, VIPA, an OEM Progea partner, started to introduce the Yaskawa devices in its new range of products by offering a complete PLC, I/O remote, HMI, Drive and Motion package. Thereafter, Progea got to work developing a native driver for the Yaskawa devices to permit highly efficient…

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BYOD Supports Anytime Plant Access

In recent years, more and more companies are creating policies that allow employees to use their personal devices at work (commonly known as BYOD).  With the increase of automation in manufacturing, the ability for employees to monitor and respond via their personal mobile device is an added convenience which can increase productivity and response time. …

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Windows 10: Compatibility Tested With Movicon 11 and Automation Platform.NExT

At the end of July Microsoft released the new Windows 10 Operating System in response to user demands. Users were looking for a familiar operating system that is easy to use with a solid base and modern interface with live tiles that are a step up from Windows 8. Progea has run tests to verify…

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