PCS 7 Process visualization on mobile devices (smartphone and tablet)
The process visualization is an essential part of a system. The larger and more complex a system is, the more information must be processed and visualized. Stationary operating stations are localized over Ethernet cables and are matched to the visualization of specific subsystems. The central control room together with its process operating stations is located far away from the sensors and actuators. To increase flexibility, there is a requirement to be able to move freely with a mobile operating device within the system and close to the process-proximate components.
The use of mobile devices suggests itself as a way of obtaining process-proximity to all information. Thanks to their handiness, weight and computing power, smartphones and tablets offer the best prerequisites for convenient and process-proximate operator control of the System.
The solution presented in this document offers you the following advantages:
- Selection assistance for a suitable remote app
- Configuration instructions for the initialization of remote access and operating tips
- Reduced planning and configuration work
Please ensure that certified mobile devices are used, if the example is applied in explosion hazard zones.
The "RealVNC" Enterprise Edition software from PCS 7 V8.0 is released for use for remote service access. The edition status of RealVNC that matches your PCS 7 version, regularly updated, can be found in entry ID 64847781 .
PCS 7 V8.2 - Process Visualization on Mobile Devices with RealVNC (1,1 MB)
PCS 7 V8.1 - Process Visualization on Mobile Devices with RealVNC (2,9 MB)
PCS 7 V8.1 Process Visualization on Mobile Devices with RDP (6,1 MB)
PCS 7 V7.1-V8.0 - Process Visualization on Mobile Devices with RDP (5,4 MB)
Documentation added for SIMATIC PCS 7 V8.2
Web Navigator, terminal server, mobile phone, Android, iOS