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Updated DNP3 Driver
Released in Ignition 8.1.36, the new DNP3 Driver increases functionality for class-based polling, sequence-of-event data, view scripting functions, and more.
3 min video
NERC CIP Best Practices with Inductive Automation and Ignition
This guide addresses best practices for using Ignition and working with software vendors in a CIP-compliant way, with recommendations based on specific CIP standards.
1 min read
Empower Innovation With Unlimited Licensing
Discover the pure magic of an unlimited licensing model in this webinar, with examples of real-world projects that benefited tremendously from having unlimited tags, clients, screens, devices, and more, for one single, astonishingly affordable price.
55 min video
Using Keycloak with Ignition
Keycloak is an open-source Identity and Access Management solution for adding authentication to applications or services. With Ignition, Keycloak functions as an Identity Provider to authenticate users and define roles to access client/session views.
10 min read
The conference is guaranteed to go out with a bang as the Build-a-Thon closes out ICC once again. Join us for the conclusion of the ultimate Ignition challenge, where the final two teams compete for the glory of developing the most elevated Ignition solutions and being crowned Build-a-Thon champions. Who will wear the orange winner’s blazer after the votes are all counted? There’s only one way to find out, so stick around to catch the competitive spirit and enjoy an unforgettable music performance from IA’s Department of Funk that you’ll be humming for weeks!
76 min video
Developing industry-defining software is no easy task, but someone has to do it. Join our Development team as they highlight recent improvements and upgrades, current developments, and a behind-the-scenes peek at the future of Ignition before answering questions directly from the Ignition community.
60 min video
From LinkedIn Connections to Community Leaders: The Automation Ladies Experience
What happens when two passionate ladies in industrial automation meet on LinkedIn and decide to create a podcast? Magic. And growth, lots of growth. Dive into the journey of the Automation Ladies podcast and how it has become an engine for both business growth and network expansion. Nikki and Ali will unpack how amplifying your voice online can have real-world business benefits. If you want to grow your customer base, attract top-tier suppliers, or strengthen your community, this talk should have some actionable takeaways on the power of creating an authentic personal brand by sharing your journey with the world.
46 min video
An Overview of Ignition’s MongoDB Connector Module
Earlier this year, we introduced a connector module that allows an Ignition Gateway to integrate with MongoDB. This session provides an overview of MongoDB, outlines the connector module's capabilities, and demonstrates how you can most effectively leverage it to elevate the functionality of your existing deployments.
42 min video
Hitting a Home Run with Ignition
Ignition is not limited to industrial applications alone; its powerful features extend to use cases of all kinds. From its intuitive design features to its robust scripting capabilities, you can harness the full potential of its flexible architecture and rich tool-set to create innovative solutions in non-industrial automation development. Witness this potential firsthand through a baseball scoring and statistics app developed entirely in Perspective, while providing examples of how tags, persistence, scripting, and views can be utilized in a non-industrial setting. Our goal is to inspire others to elevate their lives and hobbies in new creative ways with Ignition.
45 min video
The OG Perspective: 10+ Years of Ignition Wisdom and Beyond
In this session, we'll explore more than a decade of experience with Ignition, sharing valuable insights as a long-time member of the Ignition community. We'll take a practical look at how Ignition has evolved and its role in modern manufacturing, including topics like MES, OEE, AI, and more. It's an opportunity to gain practical knowledge and understand the journey from the early days to today's automation landscape.
42 min video
Rising to the Challenge - Adventures in System Conversion
The folks at Flexware are no strangers to a challenge. When the opportunity to convert a large system over to Ignition arose, they took it head on. Join them in this session where they'll talk about the project and share their lessons learned, talk about custom tools, and describe their thought process.
41 min video
Learning Ignition Fundamentals
Whether you're new to Ignition or just want a refresher, this session is made for all. The Inductive Automation Training team covers all the basic knowledge and fundamental features you need to get started with Ignition.
45 min video
Which new innovations will prove vital for future success and which flash-in-the-pan trends are destined to be forgotten by ICC 2024? During this panel discussion, some of the Ignition community's most successful integration professionals share how they are responding to emerging technologies and techniques that are driving the evolution of the automation landscape.
44 min video
Tyson’s Smart Factory Journey
This session provides an overview of how Tyson has standardized operations with Ignition as a SCADA platform, highlighting and detailing how consistent data and dashboards allow for faster implementations. The talk will also include best practices that Tyson has developed, and will identify some of the key integrations that have helped simplify and streamline data collection processes.
28 min video
Don’t Get Lost in the Cloud: Tips & Tricks for Successful Ignition Deployment and Management
With the release of Cloud Edition, it's never been easier to get Ignition running in the cloud. But are you ready for it? From security concerns to misconfigurations, there are plenty of pitfalls to stumble upon when managing applications in the cloud. But fear not, as help is on the way. Join the experts from 4IR in this session where they'll provide helpful tips and tricks for deploying and managing Ignition in the cloud.
45 min video
Elevate Your OT Data Securely to the Cloud
Ignition Cloud Edition! Awesome! But wait… How can I possibly connect my PLCs or I/O systems to the cloud? Won’t that jeopardize them? And require heavy IT involvement? What’s the payoff? In this session, we’ll discuss how to use Ignition Edge and Ignition Cloud Edition together to quickly create scalable, high-performance, cybersecure architectures for democratizing your OT system’s data. Whether in brownfield or greenfield environments, you’ll unlock the power of edge-to-cloud hybrid architectures that are cost-effective, easy to manage, cybersecure, and deliver more value to your organization.
45 min video