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Ignition Community Live: What to Expect at ICC X
This year’s Ignition Community Conference (ICC) is right around the corner! Join us for a behind-the-scenes look at ICC X that will help you to truly make the most of it, whether you plan to attend virtually or in person.
New Ignition Features In Action
Ignition 8.1 was released in late 2020, bringing many exciting new features like Perspective Workstation, Perspective Symbols, Power Chart, and plenty more. Ignition 8.2 will still be in the works for a while, but that doesn't mean that you have to wait long for new features and improvements. The Ignition software development team puts out “release train” updates nearly every month, and each one comes loaded with significant features that are based on user requests.
56 min video
Ignition Community Live: Behind the Scenes of IntegrateLive!
You already know Inductive Automation helps build great SCADA solutions and information platforms ... but did you know they have also helped build an incredible friendship resulting in a new community that is uniting industrial automation changemakers from around the world? Learn more about this exciting new project as we are joined by Allen Ray (head of the Ignition Cross-Industry Collective) and Jeff Knepper (Canary Labs) for what is sure to be an entertaining episode where we look behind the scenes at what it takes to build a service-oriented community.
58 min video
Ignition Community Live: OEE Accelerator Built with Ignition Perspective
Understanding how your manufacturing systems and assets are performing is one of the first steps to real-time operational insights, identifying opportunities for improvement, and intelligent Smart Manufacturing initiatives. Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) is the essential, industry-standard metric for capturing asset utilization and efficiency.
50 min video
When You Request An Ignition Demo
When you request an Ignition demo, you will receive a customized walkthrough of Ignition’s functionality, installation, and ease of use. All demo discussions are tailored to a person’s unique needs, positions, and experience with SCADA.
1 min video
In this session, we will discuss the new features and updates in Ignition 8.1.15 and 8.1.16. We will also discuss approaching offline forms in Ignition. Lastly, we will demo our new building automation vertical demo project that will be released very soon. As always, we'll have an open Q&A as part of the time, so please bring your questions.
Turn Any Panel PC Into an Ignition HMI
The traditional human-machine interface (HMI) is a hardware-and-software solution used to view and track data in all kinds of industrial settings. Lately, supply-chain problems have led to long wait times when ordering traditional HMIs. But don't worry: It’s easy to turn any panel PC into an Ignition HMI solution, and in this webinar we'll show you how!
55 min video
5 Mobile-Responsive Layout Strategies
In our smartphone-dominated world, developers need to make HMI screens and applications that will look great on small, medium, and large devices. Are you familiar with the mobile-responsive layout strategies that make this possible?
55 min video
Ignition Community Live: Practical Ways to Use Ignition to Achieve Digital Transformation
The phrase "Digital Transformation" is taking the world by storm — but is there substance behind the hype? In this presentation, executives from 4IR will describe current trends in manufacturing digital transformation and show how these initiatives deviate from technology adoption cycles of the past. We will close with a technical showcase of specific, practical examples of Ignition techniques you can use today in support of digital transformation initiatives.
35 min video