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Process visualization system enhanced with telecontrol for smaller installations

The Siemens Industry Automation Division has developed a telecontrol option for its process visualization system Simatic WinCC V7. Simatic WinCC TeleControl is ideally suited for smaller installations and complements the existing Siemens telecontrol portfolio.

In addition to Simatic PCS 7 TeleControl for process automation it also includes PVSS for hierarchical widely distributed system architectures. The Simatic WinCC TeleControl software option uses a WAN (Wide Area Network) to flexibly integrate remote terminal units equipped with Simatic automation components into the installation’s central process visualization system. Main applications are in the water and wastewater industries as well as oil and gas.

Simatic WinCC TeleControl supports the three main telecontrol protocols IEC 60870-5 101/104, DNP V3 (serial or TCP/IP) and Sinaut ST7 (serial or TCP/IP). The software can be customized for the requirements of a particular installation. A uniform user interface for local and remote processes minimizes the risk of errors. Employee training costs are reduced since the Simatic WinCC process visualization system is used both for telecontrol operations and for the actual process visualization. This results in considerably lower installation, start-up and maintenance costs.

The Siemens Industry Sector (Erlangen, Germany) is the worldwide 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 (September 30), Siemens Industry achieved in fiscal year 2009 total sales of approximately €35 billion.

The Siemens Industry Automation Division (Nuremberg, Germany) is a worldwide 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.

Reference Number: IIA2010092245e

Gerhard Stauss | Siemens Industry
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