SnapVue - Contextual mobile HMI with proximity services

Discover our Contextual Mobility Services

The massive adoption of smart mobile devices in the ever connected world of the Internet of Things (IoT) or the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) raises new opportunities and also new challenges to adapt the SCADA Industry to new communication methods.
The PcVue Solutions mobility management infrastructure consists of geo-tags deployed in zones of control, the SnapVue application on phones or tablets, and a Mobility Server responsible for evaluating the appropriate contextual requirements.
SnapVue is a mobile application which allows the presentation of information and controls in the context of role and place. It is part of the mobility infrastructure specifically designed for a contextual awareness and “on the move” monitoring and control system.

A Saas maximizing device management

Using GPS coordinates, the SnapVue app. provides a dynamic HMI that changes as the worker moves through workplace areas automatically adjusting for job responsibility.  In a plant scenario, such a system is aware which floor a worker is on and automatically sends the status and controls of equipment in that worker’s proximity.
It is a very pro-active approach that is recognized to improve the efficiency of commissioning, operation and maintenance of automation systems.
Many benefits are realized with the mobility infrastructure and the SnapVue  app. These include benefits to all users and benefits specific to certain worker responsibilities. There is also benefit to the entire organization in safety, security, comfort and efficiency.

  • Indoor/Outdoor geolocation using IPS (Bluetooth Low Energy Beacons, QRCode, NFC, Wifi) and GPS allowing the management of mobile maintenance teams and devices.
  • Dedicated mobility server with an open connectivity Contextual Logic Engine (CLE)
  • Automatic contextual information & controls and proximity services
  • Graphical HMI (Human Machine Interface) on mobile devices
  • Real time values display & control
  • Alarms & events management to ensure the optimal productivity of your application
  • Trends visualization enabling visibility anytime anywhere
  • Access to arbitrary local or non-local resources: audio, video, user-manuals, documents in general etc.
  • Attach a text or voice message to a location.
  • Open a chat-channel with the control room or other mobile users.
  • Asset Tracking
  • Object-oriented & user friendly configuration interface to reduce deployment time
  • Mobile security with a solid amount of security measures regarding data protection

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