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The One and Only Universal Industrial Application Platform

Ignition is the world’s first truly universal industrial application platform because it empowers you to connect all of the data across your entire enterprise, rapidly develop any type of industrial automation system, and scale your system in any way, without limits. Here are the amazing features that make Ignition the first and only universal Industrial Application Platform:

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Unlimited
Licensing Model

Add unlimited clients, screens, tags, connections, and devices at no additional cost

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Server-Centric Web-Deployment

Easily deploy clients from a central server at one site, multiple sites, or in the cloud

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Modular
Configurability

Use integrated software modules to build any kind of industrial application to fit your processes

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Cross-Platform Compatibility

Installs on any major operating system including mobile OSes like iOS and Android

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View on Any Device

View clients on any device including desktops, industrial displays, and mobile devices

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Built on Open Standard Technologies

Based on easy-to-support IT standards like SQL, Python, MQTT, and OPC UA

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Connects to Anything

Connects to any major database and PLC, bridging the gap between IT and OT

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Universal Designer

One integrated development environment to build applications for HMI, SCADA, MES, and more

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Rapid Development and Deployment

Get all your tools in one place so you can build and deploy applications quickly and easily

Open Platform for SCADA, IIoT, MES, and More

Ignition’s modular architecture makes it easy to customize your system by building the exact industrial automation applications you need. Its server-centric web-deployment model is flexible enough for any architecture and scalable enough for companies of any size. Ignition’s power and flexibility make it perfect for SCADA, IIoT and MES systems that work together seamlessly on one platform.

Ignition's robust toolset for data acquisition, real-time status and process controls, optimized HMIs, and analytics make it the ideal SCADA platform. Ignition’s affordability, scalability, and capabilities make it the world’s best.

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Ignition SCADA

Ignition is the ideal platform for IIoT because it’s the only platform on the market that has the three core elements needed to make IIoT work: open connectivity, unlimited storage, and agile applications.

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Ignition IIoT

Ignition’s ability to connect to both plant-floor and enterprise systems on one platform makes it an extremely powerful MES platform that can connect your SCADA and ERP systems.

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Ignition MES
Ignition installs in minutes

One Quick, Easy Install

The Ignition platform is designed specifically for industrial applications so it's stable, secure, and streamlined. Getting started with Ignition only takes one simple, 3-minute installation. Install it once, in one place on the server, and then instantly deploy client screens to any device from one central location.

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For the Plant Floor
and Your Phone

With the Ignition Vision Module, you can easily create and web-deploy rich clients that are perfect for dedicated plant-floor displays and HMIs. With the Ignition Perspective Module, you can also have the tools to build first-class, mobile-responsive industrial applications that run natively in HTML5 on any device with a web browser.

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Ignition software runs on anything

Cross-Platform Clients

Ignition clients are totally cross-platform: They run on Windows, macOS, and Linux, and with the Ignition Perspective Module, clients can also run on iOS and Android. Whether on a laptop or mobile device, Ignition can go anywhere you need, to get the data you want.

Ignition Onboard

The Ignition platform is flexible enough to work on just about any device, it can even be embedded on devices on the edge of the network. That’s why a number of companies are pre-installing Ignition Edge onboard their products.

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One Open Platform: Total System Integration

Ignition is the complete system integration tool, it’s totally cross-platform, and built upon trusted information technologies like SQL and Python, as well as open process technologies like OPC UA and MQTT. The Ignition platform’s open API and its ability to easily connect to any database, PLC, field device and line-of-business application makes it the ideal bridge to seamlessly integrate operational and enterprise systems together.


“It’s a canvas that you can paint your business processes on … It’s a platform, and we can build anything we want to build on it.”

– Mark Daugherty

Overbridge Technology


Creating tag tools in Ignition for porting from other SCADA platforms for Continental Cement

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