Using AdvancedHMI’s PLC drivers with C#

AdvancedHmi is a free and “almost open-source” HMI framework written in VB.Net that offer some drivers for PLCs, and also offer free SCADA objects for winforms users. I say “almost open-source” because the code of the two main libraries is not provided (MfgControl.AdvancedHMI.Drivers.dll and MfgControl.AdvancedHMI.Controls.dll), but it’s provided how to ...

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PLC teleassistance and remote control

Teleassistance and remote control are becoming more and more popular, especially when the downtime cost is high, due to the need of specialistic help on how to solve failures that are not easy to find out. The capability to grant an immediate and specialistic assistance is a must-have for automatic ...

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Opc client with C#: an how to video

I made a video where i explain how to connect and read tags from and Opc server using OpcNetApi.dll library with C#. This post follows a serie of old article that you can read on my old blog. This code comes from Beckhoff OPC how-to section and if you run a ...

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Real-time Line charts with WPF and Dynamic Data Display

When logging datas from sensors it’s important to visualize them with a powerful real-time chart. In automation especially it’s common to analyze processes with the help of charts to predict and regulate the process. One of the most powerful charts (and for many the best) is Dynamic Data Display, an ...

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