Innovated illumination in the San Pietro Basilica controlled by Progea’s Movicon.NExT

After two years of hard planning and work, the Basilica di San Pietro in the Vatican City now has a completely new lighting system.  This system has brought about significant changes to the Basilica not to mention a 90% save on electricity and greatly enhances the special lighting effects to coincide in perfect harmony with the spiritual needs of worshipping. …

Connect data from the field to information technology

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Connectivity between the different automation systems, remote production sites, production and operation levels, IT levels, field and cloud systems, is a necessity that modern business organizations must have to increase their level of efficiency and competitiveness. Organizations need have real-time data to improve efficiency by means of analyzing data and machine 2 machine communication (M2M). There are various products that ...

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 …

Clean Energy with Movicon.NExT

TecnoQuadri has installed a supervision system that manages an impressive photovoltaic park in Azerbaigian.
Eight thousand solar panels, located in the Naxçıvan Automonomous Republic in Azerbaigian, for a photovoltaic park of twenty-two megawatts that produce 30 million KiloWatt-hours a year at full capacity with a CO2 emission savings of about 18,000 per year.

Supervision Projects: The importance of graphics

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For a technician the fact that project works as planned is without a doubt the most important result. The PLC functions and makes the factory function, data are stored, alarms are alerted and the screen provides all the information the operator needs and something else. However, let’s put ourselves in the shoes of those who have to use the supervision ...