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Todays production and process environments share one important trait they are only as effective as the quality of the data they are built upon. Inorder to truly understand and control your operations, you must be able totrust that your data is fully accurate, relevant and up to date. Furthermore,you must be able to share that information with users across your enterprise.As part of GE Fanuc Automations Proficy family of software and solutions,
Proficy HMI/SCADA CIMPLICITY gives you that power. With an open systemdesign approach, a true client/server architecture, and the latest web tech-nologies, CIMPLICITY allows you to realize the benefits of digitization for thecollection, monitoring, supervisory control and sharing of critical processand production data throughout your operations.
Plant-wide data collection, monitoring and control
GE Fanuc Automation
Powerful Data CollectionCIMPLICITYs open communications strategyenables you to connect to hundreds of othersystems and devices. Through native driversand standard communication interfaces suchas OPC, you are capable of collecting data fromvirtually any third party device. The productstrue client/server architecture provides for thisdata collection, as well as the seamless sharingof the information out to multiple users or otherplant systems.
CIMPLICITY WorkbenchPatterned after the Microsoft Windows Explorer, the CIMPLICITY Workbench provides an integrateddevelopment environment and gives users a new perspective on the application configuration,offering power and flexibility.
CIMPLICITY ToolsEach CIMPLICITY system includes a complete set of tools that give you the functionality youneed to construct and integrate your mostdemanding applications.
CimEdit the development environment for visualization screens that accurately depictthe production process
CimView the runtime visualization environ-ment that displays process information in bothtext and graphic formats
Symbols and Objects Library an extensivelibrary of symbols, along with the powerfulSmartObjects feature, that allow for an easyapplication creation and maintenance. WithSmartObjects, you can create your own customobjects and easily drag-and-drop them into the screens.
Alarms and Alarm Management extremelyflexible alarm routing, sorting, filtering and blocking capabilities
Basic Control Engine script and programapplications with a Visual Basic style language
Point Control Panel allows you to verify the data collection and alarm configuration of your system without configuring a singlegraphics screen
Alarm Viewer an ActiveX object that can be embedded into screens to create a single,seamless interface for your process
Advanced Visualization CIMPLICITY provides several visualization optionswhich give you a great deal of flexibility and control over how and where you view your data.
Proficy HMI/SCADA CIMPLICITY ViewerThe Proficy HMI/SCADA CIMPLICITY Viewer is thestandard CIMPLICITY client. It serves as a traditional PC-based client in that it is installed on the hard disk and accesses data from a localor remote server. Applications that can be run on CIMPLICITY Viewer include real-time graphics,trending, alarming and reporting. A CIMPLICITYDevelopment Viewer option is available thatallows users to perform development on lineincluding building graphics and adding points to local or distributed servers.
Proficy HMI/SCADA CIMPLICITY TerminalServer ViewerThe Proficy HMI/SCADA CIMPLICITY TerminalServer Viewer is a thin client and web solutionthat makes use of the Microsoft Terminal Servertechnology and provides the capabilities of astandard CIMPLICITY Viewer. From any CIMPLICITYTerminal Server Viewer station, users have complete access to their screens and the CIMPLICITY Server making full use of CIMPLICITYViewer technology, ActiveX controls and thirdparty content.
With Proficy HMI/SCADA CIMPLICITY users can create powerful interactive screensthat allow users to review and control process operations.
Proficy HMI/SCADA CIMPLICITY Features
Proficy HMI/SCADA CIMPLICITY WebViewProficy HMI/SCADA CIMPLICITY WebView is an additional thin CIMPLICITY client solution for distributing information to many users. CIMPLICITY WebView is a fast, easy and cost-effective way to send CIMPLICITY information to users over the Internet or Intranet.
Master Objects Master objects are template objects that canbe created and used identically on multiplescreens. In addition, scripts can be linked to the master object that will be automaticallyreplicated as well.
Database LoggerCIMPLICITY provides you with the ability tochoose how and where you want to store yourcritical and valuable production and processinformation. CIMPLICITY supports logging tothe Proficy Historian, Proficy SQL (MicrosoftSQL), and Oracle. You can choose to log to one, or all of these data repositories if you choose.
TrendingTrending allows you to analyze data collectedby the CIMPLICITY system or by other third-party software packages. This includes thecomparison of current trends with historicaltrends to quickly identify and correct processmalfunctions.
ScriptingScripting is provided to extend the CIMPLICITYcapabilities for tailoring individual applicationsaccording to specific needs. Scripts can beexecuted based on process events, such aschanging the value of a point, a specific alarmstate or can be based on time of day.
System PointsCIMPLICITY provides many predefined SystemPoints on a wide variety of topics, such asproject and computer information, date andtime, and alarms.
Dynamic Measurement SystemsCIMPLICITY projects can be developed to let youdynamically switch between different measure-ment systems with a simple point and click.
Dynamic Screen LocalizationThe Dynamic Screen Localization enables a CIMPLICITY application to be adapted to accommodate multiple users who speak different languages.
CIMPLICITY OptionsCIMPLICITY also offers a number of optional features that can further enhance the value of the software for your particular environment.
Action CalendarThe Action Calendar gives you the power to cre-ate, maintain and execute a calendar scheduleof manufacturing events and correspondingactions. This allows controlling lights, heat andequipment based on a pre-defined schedule.
CIMPLICITY HMI for CNC CIMPLICITY HMI for CNC provides the link of theHMI/SCADA system to GE Fanucs Open CNCproducts. It offers operator interfaces, produc-tion monitoring and reporting, data acquisitionand cell control for a comprehensive integrationof CNC into the overall application. More infor-mation is available from www.gefanuc.com.
Integrators ToolkitThe Integrator Toolkit includes four powerfulapplication programming interfaces (APIs) thatenable users to develop custom applications,which integrate with CIMPLICITY seamlessly.These include: Device Communications Toolkit Point Management API Login API Alarm Management APIs
Proficy HMI/SCADA CIMPLICITY can be enhanced with powerful option modules such as SPC that are fully integrated.Your operations can be monitored continuously and any SPC related alarms are handled with the same commonalarm viewer.
OLE for Process Control (OPC) OPC allows you to integrate CIMPLICITY with othersystems for seamless data exchange. There aretwo OPC components available within CIMPLICITY:
OPC Client capabilities are built into HMIServers and allow for an easy integration ofthird-party device communications drivers
OPC Server is a product option that providescapabilities to offer an open systems approachto integrating CIMPLICITY with other softwareapplications.
RecipesRecipes allow you to create, maintain, upload and download recipes (a group of setpoints) to the production process. In addition, they allowfor maintenance of device-independent recipes,sending a set of parameter values to the speci-fied equipment.
RedundancyRedundancy provides for the failover from a pri-mary computer to a secondary computer shouldthe primary computer fail. CIMPLICITY supportsredundancy at several levels to minimize theeffect of any failure. These include backup CIM-PLICITY Servers and network redundancy.
Statistical Process Control (SPC) Statistical Process Control provides tools neededfor data measurement and analysis, as well asprocess improvements and quality control.
System SentrySystem Sentry helps the user to keep the systemrunning by constantly providing real-time infor-mation about the health of computers and theCIMPLICITY application within a network. It imme-diately alerts you to problem conditions andprovides tools to pinpoint the cause.
Proficy HMI/SCADA CIMPLICITY provides a powerful solution to your discrete manufacturing needs. With plant widealarm management capabilities you can quickly isolate problems, improve quality, and reduce scrap.
CIMPLICITY and the Proficy Family of Software
PortalGE Fanucs Portal product provides the ability to perform analysis on the data that yourHMI/SCADA systems generate. Enhancementshave been made that now allow you to hostPortal screens within your CIMPLICITY screens, orCIMPLICITY screens within your Portal screens.
View - Machine EditionCIMPLICITY can easily integrate with View nodesto exchange points and alarms. An enhance-ment was added to 7.0 to allow View arraypoints to be mapped to CIMPLICITY array points.
To learn more about this powerful product, orabout our complete line of Proficy softwareproducts and solutions, visit www.gefanuc.com.
CIMPLICITY provides superior HMI and SCADAfunctionality and establishes a solid foundationfo