Version 12.1 – Mission Critical Features for Systems of Any Size
While VTScada was designed to run the largest systems in the world, it makes mission critical strategies practical for even the smallest applications. Version 12.1 continues to provide powerful new tools to help you seamlessly grow your systems while prioritizing process uptime.
VTScada 12 Features by Version
New Features in Version 12.1.06:
The BACnet driver now support message segmentation as well as Tag Import for most common objects with a Present Value property.
New Features in Version 12.1.05:
It is now possible to download CSV formatted files of alarm data from the alarm page when viewing with an Anywhere Client.
New Features in Version 12.1.04:
The link displayed in the VIC update dialog now downloads the new VIC installer directly.
The time at which an active alarm was acknowledged, and the time at which an unacked alarm cleared, is now displayed in the alarm details dialog, and can optionally be shown as separate columns in the alarm list.
New Features in Version 12.1.03:
When creating a tag widget, there are now options to exclude the Trend, Navigation and Tooltip options and/or exclude the Tag Icon Marker.
A History Statistics Value widget has been created that draws a single calculated historical tag value that is computed over a user-entered time range.
New Pie Chart and Bar Graph widgets have been added for showing multiple tag values.
VTScada now supports the Simplified Chinese language.
An optional Page Shuffle feature has been implemented in VTScada where an app may periodically change pages based upon Settings.Dynamic settings.
An “upon change” alarm option has been added to Discrete IO tags.
Certain alarm priorities can now be prevented from being acked by the Ack All button via a new option in the Alarm Priority tag. The Ack button for each individual alarm can now be disabled programmatically via a custom AlarmCellAckHook module.
New Features in Version 12.1.02:
Deprecated drivers/modes now have a warning not to use them in favor of the new Rockwell driver type. This includes the CIP Symbolic driver and several PLC types within the Allen Bradley Driver.
A new report, Overall Total report, was added to give a single, overall total for the given time range.
Two new options have been added to the History Statistics tag that represent the change in a value over time.
The context menu is now available to all non-tag alarms and objects in an alarm list.
Major Enhancements in Version 12.1:
Multiple PLC Ports
PLC Driver Deadbands
Alarm Annunciation over VoIP, no Modem or Internet
Improved Twilio Performance
Alarm Notification/Roster Enhancements
Clearer and Easier Configuration
Custom Callout Delays
Repeat Groups of Contacts
Increased Roster Capacity
New Security Privilege
Batch & Recipe Management
Multi-Monitor Internet Clients
Configure monitors on a per-realm basis.
VIC Only – While the Anywhere Thin Client works on any device with a browser, it does not currently support multi-monitors.
Easily switch between different keyboard layouts.
Configure default keyboards on a per-device basis.
New and Updated Drivers
Honeywell Mercury Driver
Updated Modbus Compatible Device Driver
Updated SNMP Agents
Tag Browser Enhancements
Tag Browser Enhancements
Operate PLC Control Tags Without Widgets
Filter on Tag Attributes
Tag Import from OPC Servers
Faster Third-Party Data Sharing
SQL View Tag
POST requests to the REST interface
Embedded Video Widget
Updated License Management
Integrated Function Library / Expression Editor
Enables the “usability” and “selection” of over 700 functions available in the Function Library.
Also included are pre-built complex expressions (e.g., strapping tables, American Petroleum Institute, volume correction calculations).
This includes the ability to create your own functions and have them added to the list.