Fernhill SCADA Version 3.11

Fernhill SCADA Version 3.11 is now available for download.

New features and changes in this release include:

  1. Changes to the Graphic Editor:
    • A double click on an item will now invoke a default edit action on the item.  For example when a user double clicks on an embedded graphic item, the variable bindings editor will automatically open.
    • Added a new Distribute Command.  The distribute command will space three or more selected items evenly in either the vertical or horizontal direction.
    • Added two new Keyboard Shortcuts to increase and decrease the size of text.
  2. Changes to the Alarm List:
    • Multiple selection is now supported to allow multiple alarms to be acknowledged at once.
    • Simpler and clearer errors are now reported when an alarm acknowledge request fails.
    • The contents of the alarm list can now be copied to the clipboard.
  3. Support copy to clipboard in the List Page.
  4. Improved the Configuration Tool Tag Window to provide a more detailed breakdown of what will be deleted when deleting a folder.
  5. Added print support to the Operator Interface.
  6. In the Configuration Tool added print support to:
    • The Graphic Editor.
    • The Trend Window.
    • The Data Log Window.
    • Program and Calculation Editors.
    • The alarm list.
    • The SQL data list.
  7. Various bug fixes.

The latest version can be downloaded from:

http://www.fernhillsoftware.com/Download.php

For full details of what has changed you can view the release notes at:

http://www.fernhillsoftware.com/help/release-notes.html

Fernhill SCADA Version 3.11 was last modified: June 29th, 2017 by rbradford

Fernhill SCADA Version 3.10

Fernhill SCADA Version 3.10 is now available for download.

New features and changes in this release include:

  1. Added a new Modbus Slave Driver to serve data to other Modbus Drivers.
  2. Added a Show in Tag Window option to trends and the alarm list.
  3. Various bug fixes.

The latest version can be downloaded from:

http://www.fernhillsoftware.com/Download.php

For full details of what has changed you can view the release notes at:

http://www.fernhillsoftware.com/help/release-notes.html

Fernhill SCADA Version 3.10 was last modified: June 5th, 2017 by rbradford

Fernhill SCADA Version 3.9

Fernhill SCADA Version 3.9 is now available for download.

New features and changes in this release include:

  1. Added a new Find References tool to quickly find which tags refer to another tag.
  2. Support Data Exchange Format (DXF) in the graphics editor.
  3. Added vertical alignment options to text items on graphic pages.
  4. Various bug fixes.

The latest version can be downloaded from:

http://www.fernhillsoftware.com/Download.php

For full details of what has changed you can view the release notes at:

http://www.fernhillsoftware.com/help/release-notes.html

Fernhill SCADA Version 3.9 was last modified: May 12th, 2017 by rbradford

Fernhill SCADA Version 3.8

Fernhill SCADA Version 3.8 is now available for download.

New features and changes in this release include:

  1. Extended the Allen Bradley driver to support DF1 Half Duplex.,
  2. Added a new Double Word tag to the Siemens S7 driver to provide a simpler solution to mapping 32 bit unsigned integer values in the PLC.
  3. Added a Siemens S7 MPI autodetect wizard to detect PLCs connected via MPI adapters.
  4. Improved Allen Bradley, Idec Micro, Omron, and Siemens S7 autodetect wizards to create tags more closely aligned with the detected hardware.
  5. Added a new graphics tutorial describing how to create a simple On/Off Button.

The latest version can be downloaded from:

http://www.fernhillsoftware.com/Download.php

For full details of what has changed you can view the release notes at:

http://www.fernhillsoftware.com/help/release-notes.html

Fernhill SCADA Version 3.8 was last modified: April 21st, 2017 by rbradford

Fernhill SCADA Version 3.7

Fernhill SCADA Version 3.7 is now available for download.

New features and changes in this release include:

  1. Support for Allen Bradley PLCs connected via Ethernet,
  2. Changed the context sensitive help to use Microsoft’s Html Help instead of linking to pages on this website.  The benefits of this change are:
    • The help will be stored locally on the PC and be available even with no Internet connection.
    • The help viewer provides a contents tree that shows the relative position of each topic.
    • There is a keyword search facility.

The latest version can be downloaded from:

http://www.fernhillsoftware.com/Download.php

For full details of what has changed you can view the release notes at:

http://www.fernhillsoftware.com/help/release-notes.html

Fernhill SCADA Version 3.7 was last modified: March 31st, 2017 by rbradford

Fernhill SCADA Mobile

Following on from the release of Version 3.6, we can now offer a full featured SCADA Operator Interface on your Android device.  The Fernhill SCADA Android App supports:

  • Graphic pages showing plant equipment states.
  • Trends (both ad-hoc and pre-configured).
  • Alarm list(s).
  • Event list.
  • Data lists.

At only 1MB, this App will not bloat your phone/tablet.

For more information check out the Fernhill SCADA app in Google Play store:

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.fernhillsoftware.fernhillscada

Fernhill SCADA Mobile was last modified: March 15th, 2017 by rbradford

Fernhill SCADA Version 3.6

Fernhill SCADA Version 3.6 is now available for download.

New features and changes in this release include:

  • Reduced the memory footprint, and improved the performance of the Operator Interface.
  • Improved the Graphic Editor to support drag and drop of bitmap images and/or text with other applications.
  • Improved trends to layout the key information vertically if the available screen space does not permit horizontal layout.
  • Add a new DisplayDigits configuration field to the Analog Tag to configure how many significant digits are used to display analog data.
  • Extended the SCADA Server to support the operator interface running on mobile devices and hand-held tablets.

The latest version can be downloaded from:

http://www.fernhillsoftware.com/Download.php

For full details of what has changed you can view the release notes at:

http://www.fernhillsoftware.com/help/release-notes.html

Fernhill SCADA Version 3.6 was last modified: March 8th, 2017 by rbradford

Fernhill SCADA Version 3.5

PLC Data Gateway is now Fernhill SCADA.  We are changing the name to be a more accurate reflection of the product and feature set.

So today we are releasing Fernhill SCADA Version 3.5.  New features and changes in this version include:

  • Changed the product name to Fernhill SCADA.
  • Improved the Random Digital Data Tag to generate a random initial value on start.  Previously the first value was always true and would then toggle between true and false at random intervals.
  • Added new data binding options when dragging tags onto the Graphic Editor:
    • Data tag timestamp
    • Channel statistics: Transmit bytes, Receive bytes, and Discarded bytes.
    • Configuration fields UserTag1 and UserTag2.
  • Fixed embedded images on embedded graphics to display correctly.
  • Fixed a potential crash in the Graphic Editor and/or Operator Interface if a graphic page was displayed that contained an embedded graphic, which in turn contained itself or the graphic page.

The latest version can be downloaded from:

http://www.fernhillsoftware.com/Download.php

For full details of what has changed you can view the release notes at:

http://www.fernhillsoftware.com/help/release-notes.html

Fernhill SCADA Version 3.5 was last modified: November 28th, 2016 by rbradford

PLC Data Gateway Version 3.2

Version 3.2 is now available. This is another maintenance release with minor improvements and fixes for a number of issues.

  • Improved the presentation and handling of alarms in both the operator interface and configuration tool.
  • When a new alarm is received by the operator interface, the alarm bell icon will now flash until clicked on.
  • Added tooltips to the tag window and tag browsers to provide additional information about the tag or property under the cursor.
  • In the Omron driver:
    • Added a FINS/UDP auto detect wizard.
    • Support the Auto (static) conversion mode for UDP/IP communication.
    • Support older style Ethernet modules, for example CJ1W-ETN11.
  • Windows Server 2016 is now a supported operating system.
  • The Free SCADA Runtime now supports installation on Server Core – a minimal installation of Windows Server with a much reduced attack surface.

The latest version can be downloaded from:

http://www.fernhillsoftware.com/Download.php

For full details of what has changed you can view the release notes at:

http://www.fernhillsoftware.com/help/release-notes.html

PLC Data Gateway Version 3.2 was last modified: November 9th, 2016 by rbradford

PLC Data Gateway Version 3.1

Version 3.1 is now available. This is a maintenance release containing minor improvements and fixes for a number of issues:

  • Improved list navigation.
  • Support copy/paste of images and text in the graphics editor.
  • Support Siemens S7-200 V-Memory address notation.
  • Support remote connections to OPC Servers in the OPC Client Driver.

The latest version can be downloaded from:

http://www.fernhillsoftware.com/Download.php

For full details of what has changed you can view the release notes at:

http://www.fernhillsoftware.com/help/release-notes.html

PLC Data Gateway Version 3.1 was last modified: October 26th, 2016 by rbradford