Movicon as a manager of alarms and scheduled announcements at Gatwick Airport

Gatwick Airport, a fundamental crossroads of world air traffic with over 50 landings and departures per hour and 35-40 million passengers per year, has recently implemented the Movicon SCADA software, distributed in the UK by Products4Automation (P4A). The new system, in addition to filling the need for a rigorous and detailed management of the alarms, is currently used to provide …

SQL connectivity to communicate with MES/ERP

More and more frequently especially in the area of Industry 4.0, designers need to connect the SCADA/HMI system to the factory management system, very often sharing interchange data on database tables. Progea simplifies this type of need, working in the area of connectivity, just as if you were working with any type of PLC, offering an I/O communication driver to …

Connext goes beyond the OPC UA Server, even on Linux

Visit Connext website on the new domain https://connextopc.com/.  The Connext product is enjoying great interest on the global market, driven by the needs of Industry 4.0. The features of Connext make it different and much more interesting than the normal OPC UA servers of competitors. First, its ease of use, with the possibility of importing lists of data and connecting …

Pro.Lean gets an honorable mention at the 2019 Engineers' Choice Awards in the USA

 Control Engineering, the famous American magazine which  connects the global industrial engineering audience through coverage of and education about automation, control, and instrumentation technologies, has selected Movicon Pro.Lean as candidate in 2019 ENGINEERS’ CHOICE AWARDS. Now Progea is proud to communicate that Movicon Pro.Lean, Functional Software to Measure Overall Efficiency Values for optimizing production processes and increasing plant efficiency, has …

The Movicon.NExT Project Builder

Movicon.NExT projects are completely customizable and can also be created by using automated procedures.  For instance, wizards can be created autonomously to create or modify Movicon.NExT projects and its many components. This possibility allows expert users to speed up project development or repetitive procedures of project parts drastically by creating and using custom wizards to help them do so.  For …

Time Line Graphic

Thinking about supervisory type projects, where there is the need for analysis of historical data. How often does the user needs to visualize a graph to show a chronological status over time? Let’s look at the instance of analyzing a machine or line status on a time line. For example, we’d like to show the user a time bar for …

Like to download previous versions of Movicon?

A new section has been added to the Progea website to allow users to download old product versions.  The links are available from the ‘Support’ section and in the ‘Movicon.NExT Resources’ and ‘Movicon 11 Resources’ sections respectively.

Professional Isometric Screen graphics

An isometric screen is a HMI screen page which conveys isometric projection (or isometric perspective), where plant components are represented as three dimensional scenes that keep the proportions of the objects along all three axes of the space. This type of graphics create a three- dimensional effect by using two-dimensional graphics.  The result has a great visual impact on users …

SQL Server Communication Interface

The need of design engineers to connect the SCADA/HMI system to the plant managerial system is becoming increasingly greater.  This need is more prominent within the ambient of Industry 4.0 and other types of IT applications sharing data in database tables. Data sharing procedures and operations are feasible when programming script to manage the connectivity of the databases involved. However, …

SPS IPC Drives Nuremberg, 27-29 November 2018

SPS IPC Drives Nuremberg, the leading exhibition for industrial automation, represents for Progea a profitable opportunity to show its cutting-edge solutions to German and international visitors that attend the trade show to discover what’s new in smart and digital automation. During the 3-days exhibition, visitors will get the chance to have a hands-on experience with Movicon.NExT 3.4 and Movicon 11.6 …