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  CIMPLICITY® HMI platform    

More flexible classes - 8.1 introduces enhancements that enable more flexible classes which speed up new product development and lower the total cost of maintaining large scale systems.

Data item fields can be configured through class attributes using expressions

Data items (points) can be optional in the object instance

Post Object Create script to do advanced programmatic configuration of objects as they are created

Flexible Historian tag naming to facilitate integration with systems using older historian collectors

Change Approval/eSignature - Achieve regulatory compliance, avoid regulatory penalties, and conform with good manufacturing practices by using the new change approval feature. This feature delivers an audit trail, approval before operating, multi-signature and commenting capabilities.

Alarm variable association - CIMPLICITY 8.1 creates a new ability to easily log up to six additional points when an alarm occurs or changes state. This information can be easily found in the A&E table and in the historical alarm viewer that enables instant analytics for quick operator resolution.
8.1 New technology support

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ARCNET to Ethernet Conversion


Microsoft Windows 7 & SQL Server 2008 support.

Proficy Historian 3.5 support

Existing support for Microsoft® Vista SP1, SQL 2005, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008 (32bit) and Windows Server 2003

Other 8.1 development enhancements include:

Alarm delays for analog points can be configured per alarm limit

DGR 2.1 can set it up to 100x and point attributes can now be available in playback mode

New button styles that can match the native OS button styles

Graphics enhancements such as rounded rectangles, new pipe shading styles, drop shadows or glow effects

Animated gif support with variable playback speed governed by expression

Built-in panning support using the mouse center wheel button

What's New in Version 8.0?

New User Interface - Introduces a new way for developers to interact with their HMI/SCADA application. With a new look and feel for the CIMEdit development environment, based on Microsoft®-fluent User Interface (UI) technology, users will instantly encounter time savings and reduced costs.

All new Graphics Engine - Introducing a new graphics-rendering engine for CIMPLICITY 8.0. This includes a larger development canvas functionality for runtime and development, transparency abilities, improved gradient shading, anti-aliasing, native picture support, and a pipe object tool.

Dynamic Time Handling - CIMPLICITY 8.0 features a server and client side dynamic time handling capability which enables changing time zones “on the fly”.

Digital Graphical Replay 2.0 - CIMPLICITY 8.0 introduces Digital Graphical Replay (DGR) 2.0. DGR 2.0 is a powerful add on option that provides the ability to replay trend data as well as all other data in your system—enabling more intelligent decision making and accelerated issue resolution.

Enhanced Security Protection - CIMPLICITY 8.0 only requires a Microsoft Windows® Vista® Server 2008 standard user account to develop and run your SCADA application. Leave the User Account Protection (UAP) security active and reduce your systems risk.

Proficy Historian Integration (100 Tags Included) - Forming a powerful combination with GE Intelligent Platforms’s Proficy Historian and now includes a Historian license.

CIMPLICITY 8.0 now supports Microsoft® Vista SP1 and Windows® Server 2008 as well as existing support for Windows XP and Windows Server 2003

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