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Efficient and uniform handling of operator control and monitoring tasks

24.11.2010
The new Simatic WinCC V11 HMI software from the Siemens Industry Automation Division is suitable for everything from machine-level applications to process visualization.

Simatic WinCC V11 is based on the new central engineering framework Totally Integrated Automation Portal (TIA Portal) and is closely coordinated with the other engineering software products of the Simatic family, such as Simatic Step 7 V11 for Simatic controllers. This avoids multiple and incorrect entries in projects and guarantees consistent data at all times thanks to centralized data management in the TIA Portal. Simatic WinCC V11 offers users uniform engineering across all HMI device classes of the existing Basic Panels and new Comfort Panels, right up to Scada (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) process visualization.


Simatic WinCC V11 uses the operating philosophy of the TIA Portal and is characterized by intuitive and efficient HMI configuring (Human Machine Interface), even for complex tasks. The simple, uniform handling of different software products creates high efficiency, especially in conjunction with the Simatic Step 7 V11 engineering software for Simatic controllers. For all applications from panels to Scada, the same editors are used with identical representation of the functions. Data transfer between the individual operator panels is simple, using drag & drop, for example. The previously required synchronization is no longer necessary thanks to permanently consistent data management in the TIA Portal.

Simatic WinCC V11 is the logical further development of the HMI software from Siemens. In engineering, new functionalities include symbolic addressing on the Simatic S7-1200 controllers, an integrated library concept, and new library objects. The runtime functions have also been expanded. They now include F(x) Control for the new Comfort Panels and PC single-user systems, diverse communications drivers for third-party systems, and OPC UA (OPC Unified Architecture), as well as expansions in the case of recipes, such as loading data sets back into the engineering system.

The new Simatic WinCC V11 HMI software is available in different versions: WinCC Basic for the Simatic Basic Panels and WinCC Comfort for all Simatic Panels. WinCC Advanced in combination with WinCC Runtime Advanced additionally supports PC-based visualization at the machine level. The WinCC Professional version also offers extensive Scada functionality.

The Siemens Industry Sector (Erlangen, Germany) is the world's leading supplier of environmentally friendly production, transportation, building and lighting technologies. With integrated automation technologies and comprehensive industry-specific solutions, Siemens increases the productivity, efficiency and flexibility of its customers in the fields of industry and infrastructure. The Sector consists of six Divisions: Building Technologies, Drive Technologies, Industry Automation, Industry Solutions, Mobility and Osram. With around 207,000 employees worldwide Siemens Industry posted sales of about EUR35 billion in fiscal year 2009. http://www.siemens.com/industry

The Siemens Industry Automation Division (Nuremberg, Germany) is a global leader in the fields of automation systems, industrial controls and industrial software. Its portfolio ranges from standard products for the manufacturing and process industries to solutions for whole industrial sectors that encompass the automation of entire automobile production facilities and chemical plants. As a leading software supplier, Industry Automation optimizes the entire value added chain of manufacturers – from product design and development to production, sales and a wide range of maintenance services. With around 39,000 employees worldwide (September 30), Siemens Industry Automation achieved sales of €7.0 billion in fiscal year 2009. www.siemens.com/industryautomation

Reference Number: IIA2010112511e

Gerhard Stauss | Siemens Industry
Further information:
http://www.siemens.com/wincc

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