Watch product videos and highlights from the Ignition Community Conference.
Ignition 8: Perspective Module
The biggest new feature of Ignition 8 is the new Ignition Perspective Module. Ignition Perspective is the next-generation visualization system for industrial applications, optimized specifically for mobile devices.
2 min video
One thing that sets Ignition apart is its server-centric web-based deployment model; you can deploy it anywhere and use it everywhere. Discover unlimited expansion with our standard architecture. Get massive amounts of data under control with the scale-out architecture. Link multiple local and remote sites to the central Ignition Gateway with the Hub and Spoke architecture, and collect data from any field device with the IIoT Architecture. The possibilities for SCADA solutions are endless.
3 min video
Technology Panel: Open Technology's Impact on Industrial Automation
Industrial automation is changing faster than ever, and the adoption of open technologies is a big reason why. In this panel discussion, you'll hear from many of the innovators and thought leaders behind some of the open technologies that are impacting industry the most, such as MQTT, OPC UA, the Ignition platform, and more. In this fascinating session, our panel will also discuss the benefits and challenges associated with using open technologies as well as the potential role of these technologies in the continuing evolution of the industrial automation industry.
62 min video
Integrator Panel: Positioning Your Integration Business for Success
At this panel discussion, some of the leading system integrators in the Ignition community will talk about many aspects of success for integrators today, including the Integrator Program, strategies for business growth, technology trends, and how Ignition helps transform challenges into opportunities.
64 min video
What is Ignition?
Ignition seamlessly connects data from the plant floor to the top floor, and everywhere in between. We built Ignition from the ground up to improve the processes for every industrial professional in virtually every industry. Design any kind of industrial application with ease, and instantly web-deploy clients to anyone, anywhere. Discover the power of Ignition’s modularity, affordability, flexibility, and expandability.
2 min video
What is MQTT?
Arlen Nipper discusses the invention of MQTT and how it became the simple and lightweight publish/subscribe messaging protocol we know today. Arlen covers MQTT specifications, messaging standards, and where MQTT is being used.
6 min video
How MQTT Works
Arlen Nipper goes over the definitions and components you need to understand about MQTT architectures, including publish-and-subscribe, publishing on a topic, topic namespace, payload, MQTT brokers, and MQTT clients.
9 min video
MQTT Sparkplug Specification
Sparkplug is a specification that defines how to use MQTT in a mission-critical, real-time environment. Arlen Nipper walks through what Sparkplug can do for you in terms of operational data, advancing from legacy register/value information to a single source of truth at the edge. Arlen breaks down MQTT Sparkplug architecture, failover, redundancy, and scale.
8 min video
MQTT & Ignition
Arlen Nipper discusses Ignition in digital transformation, looking at using a different architecture for OT infrastructures and demonstrating a superior solution. Arlen goes over legacy approaches, poll/response protocols, MQTT modules, middleware, and Sparkplug benefits.
8 min video
MQTT Distributor Module
Travis Cox downloads, installs, and configures the MQTT Distributor Module for Ignition. The module enables MQTT clients and applications to securely connect, publish, and subscribe to data, supplying data to both operational and business applications throughout the enterprise.
3 min video
MQTT Transmission Module
Travis Cox installs and configures the MQTT Transmission Module for Ignition. This module allows you to publish any configured tag in Ignition such as OPC, memory, and more to an MQTT server so that applications can subscribe to that data.
6 min video
Using The MQTT Transmission Module to Publish Data
Travis Cox takes a deeper dive into the MQTT Transmission Module, covering the different ways you can publish data to a single MQTT server or to multiple MQTT servers in parallel. Travis also goes into how to configure service sets and transmitters inside a transmission to accomplish different tasks.
5 min video