Ignition Perspective

Ignition Perspective® Module

Build Mobile-Responsive HTML Applications
That Run Natively on Any Screen

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The Plant Floor in Your Pocket

Easily build full-fledged, industrial applications in HTML5 for the monitoring and control of your process directly from your mobile device, desktop, and touch panel. Whether for SCADA, HMI, or another purpose, the applications you build in Perspective will look beautiful, and run natively on your device or in any major browser.

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Plant-Floor Ready

With the Perspective Workstation, you can instantly web-deploy rich runtime clients natively to any HMI, desktop, workstation, and multi-monitor configuration without the need for a third-party web browser.

Built for Mobile,
Ready for the Field

Perspective Mobile puts the power of your plant floor in the palm of your hand. By empowering you to create beautiful, mobile-responsive industrial applications that run natively on any mobile device, Perspective Mobile lets you see and control your processes from anywhere.

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Alex Marcy

“The Perspective Module opens up the power of the web and finally gets industrial automation systems up to the level of the rest of the world. Whereas before, everyone was fighting just to get into 2009, Perspective finally takes industrial automation to today's technology and sets it up for growth from there.”

– Alex Marcy

Corso Systems

Major Features

Add the Magic of Mobile to Your Applications

Perspective unlocks the power of your mobile device to open up a new world of possibilities for your industrial applications. Harness the full power of your mobile device’s GPS, accelerometer, camera, barcode scanner, touch gestures, and other sensors to create the next generation of smart industrial applications.


Real Control at Your Fingertips

See your whole system at a glance, and control your processes with intuitive touch commands including pinch and zoom.


Easily Scan Barcodes and More

With Perspective, you can turn your mobile device into a scanner that can easily scan any barcode, including QR codes, into your SCADA system.


Take Advantage of Geolocation

In Perspective, you can use your mobile device’s GPS to provide geolocation data to enhance your application out in the field.


Connect to Bluetooth-Enabled Devices

Perspective lets you leverage your mobile device’s capabilities to instantly connect to Bluetooth-enabled devices.


Use Your Mobile Device’s Accelerometer

Take full advantage of your mobile device’s accelerometer to add a new level of interaction with your application.

Haley Brown

“Ignition’s mobile capabilities allow Streamline engineers to more quickly and accurately diagnose problems in the field, all without opening up their computer.”

– Haley Brown

Streamline Innovations

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Ignition Perspective
Responds to You

Ignition Perspective is totally responsive. It automatically adapts to fit screens of any size, giving you a personalized view into your unique processes, optimized for whatever device you’re using.


Design for Screens of Any Size

Streamline your development process with robust design components and features that enable you to design for mobile, desktop, and display and touch-panel screens all at the same time. With new responsive-optimized container types, you can easily customize the user experience in the Ignition Designer with a simple selection

Run in Kiosk Mode

Run in Kiosk Mode

With Perspective Workstation, you can run your clients in full-screen kiosk mode, which eliminates any distractions from the underlying OS and keeps operators focused on what’s important.

Unlimited Accessibility

Unlimited Accessibility

Ignition Perspective runs on any device, including phones, tablets, laptops, desktops, and TV screens. Deployment has never been easier — you can deploy an unlimited number of Ignition Perspective clients from any location with a single click. You can even send secure web links to your application that anyone can view in a web browser. Perspective is compatible with Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Microsoft Edge, fully HTML5 and CSS3 compliant, and does not require Java installation or plug-ins.

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Secure Systems with Cutting-Edge Protocols

Ignition Perspective was built from the ground up with modern cybersecurity protocols at the forefront of development. It supports industry-leading encryption protocols, and is compatible with today’s federated identity infrastructure. Its permissions model enables role-based security for complete system protection.

Easily configure components with message handling

Easily Configure Components with Message Handling

Build robust systems with ease by leveraging message handling, a system that allows components to receive messages directly from one another. This makes it easier than ever to create strong, flexible, and complex connections between components, and requires less code.

Carl Gould, Inductive Automation

“Smartphones have overtaken traditional computers as the dominant type of computing device in the world. To keep up, industrial applications of the future must be mobile, and Perspective makes it easy to build mobile-responsive industrial applications today.”

– Carl Gould

Chief Technology Officer, Inductive Automation

More Features

Do Even More with the Ignition Perspective Module

css3 styling
Leverage CSS3 for Cross-Project Styling

Use strong and flexible CSS3 styles to change the appearance or position of anything in your application, and enable changes throughout the entire system. With Perspective, creating consistent styles across large projects is simple and fast.

Native Client Launchers
Native Client Launchers

With native client launchers for Windows, Mac, and Linux, you can easily launch clients to any major operating system without needing plugins.

IIOT Solutions
Instantly Update Your Applications

Data is delivered directly to a Perspective application over a persistent communications channel so that any visualization or tag changes show up instantly in your application.

Easy to use
Easy to Learn

Built for optimal effectiveness and easy adoption, Perspective’s design environment is intuitive and easy to use. Buttons, charts, displays, and graphics take on current SCADA sensibilities with additional mobile capabilities enabled right in the design environment.

Use Any Major OS — Even iOS and Android

Ignition Perspective clients can run on any major OS and run natively on iOS and Android with the Ignition Perspective App.

One Universal Platform

Perspective runs on Ignition’s universal platform and works seamlessly with all Ignition modules including Vision, Alarming, Reporting, and more. You can easily build any kind of industrial application and deploy it anywhere, all with one platform.

Transform your data
Transform Your Data With More Powerful Data Binding

The powerful Transform feature makes property bindings more flexible by allowing users to transform an input value as a different type of output value; improving data binding for a variety of situations such as mapping, scripting, expressions, formatting and more.

Unlimited clients
Unlimited Clients

With Perspective, you can launch an unlimited number of rich runtime clients natively to as many mobile devices, HMIs, industrial panels, PCs, and laptops as you need.

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