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Version 2022.11.09
  • Added the ability to create Saved Charts in Data Display. Please note, newly created charts in the DataXchange Client will only be viewable via the RTV Saved Charts view. More Information
  • Added the ability to manage Company-Assigned Saved Charts in Data Display. More Information
  • Added a right-click menu to Saved Chart icons in Data Display.
  • Added the ability to reset your password from the Data Display login page. More Information
  • Added the ability to exclude specific Planned and Unplanned Downtimes from the Utilization calculation. More Information
  • Added additional columns and filters to Data Display Real Time List and Equipment View. More Information: Real Time List and Equipment View.
  • Updated DataXchange Service Installer. More Information
  • Added Downtime By Shift Excel Export to Data Display.
  • Added buttons to show password text on the Data Display login page.
  • Added IFS ERP integration to DataXchange.
  • Increased ODI Modify Previous Unknown Downtime maximum timeframe.
  • Renamed the built-in All Employees user group to All DataXchange Users.
  • Improved collection using [Focas.axis_feed_rate].
  • Improved responsiveness of the Start Date/Time field on the Data Display Equipment View.
  • Improved filtering of Equipment based on logged in user in Data Display.
  • Improved equipment sorting within Reporting Groups in Data Display.
  • Improved printing and exporting images of Data Display charts.
  • Removed time selection in Data Display when a shift is selected.
  • Removed Current Shift Quick Select option from charts except for Equipment Status Summary.
  • Updated DataXchange Windows Application to use Data Display when viewing Saved Charts.
  • Updated DataXchange logo in Data Display, mobile app icons, and DataXchange Windows Application.
  • Updated column name wording in the Data Display Real Time List.
  • Updated order of options on the Metric Definitions screen.
  • Updated back-end technologies for charting, Data Display, and ODI.
  • Updated ODI to end any active Equipment Status when End Current Status is clicked while an Equipment Status tab is selected.
  • Moved OPC UA error logs to machine-specific log folders.
  • Corrected an error when creating a new DataXchange Service in the DataXchange client.
  • Corrected an issue with the Trend chart when filtering out some general statuses.
  • Corrected an issue where the Data Display Timeline Charts would not display on smaller screens.
  • Corrected an issue with zooming in on the Data Display Timeline Charts when using a touch screen.
  • Corrected an issue with incorrect days of the week displayed on the Data Display Timeline Per Period Chart.
  • Corrected a rare issue with loading the Data Display Equipment View.
  • Corrected an issue with inconsistent ordering of statuses in Data Display Summary and Summary Per Period charts.
  • Corrected an issue where Data Display Status Summary bar labels could overlap and be unreadable.
  • Corrected an issue that may prevent logging into Data Display.
  • Corrected an issue in Data Display where data overlapping the next day for selected shifts would be truncated.
  • Corrected an issue with saved Downtime Summary report settings missing the downtime filter.
  • Corrected an issue where Display Grouping options would appear in saved report settings for reports which did not use these settings.
  • Corrected an issue with differentiating between shift groups with the same name in different plants.
  • Corrected an issue with validation on the Manage ā†’ Authentication screen.
  • Corrected an issue where incorrect MTConnect mappings could stop collection from the machine.
  • Corrected an error when saving MTConnect mappings.
  • Corrected an issue when saving Communication settings for an SRC while modifying SRC settings offline.
  • Corrected an issue with the RTV OEE views when displaying the current shift.
  • Corrected an issue with RTV views not saving the “Dynamically Add New Equipment in Groups” checkbox.
  • Corrected an issue with Custom Variable values on the RTV Equipment Status Grid would ignore the Font Size setting.
  • Corrected an issue with the Data Display Equipment View displaying a Current Values color other than the one selected.
  • Corrected an issue with adding a new OPC UA source when disconnected from the DX Service.
  • Corrected an issue where expressions with errors would break collection.
  • Corrected some display issues in the DataXchange client.
  • Corrected an issue with timestamps on scheduled email reports.
  • Corrected an issue with the Work Order Operation export displaying previous and current values after modifying confirmed part counts.
  • Corrected an issue when connecting to a Focas source.
  • Corrected an issue with displaying the active user on the RTV.
  • Corrected an issue with displaying the OEE grid on the RTV.
  • Corrected an issue that could cause the ODI to crash when running overnight.
  • Corrected an issue on the ODI where clicking a machine would not refresh the list of available equipment statuses.
  • Corrected an issue with displaying part counts on ODI small equipment cards.
  • Corrected an issue where the ODI Scrap Part Enter and [-] buttons could overlap at certain screen sizes.
  • Corrected an issue where it was possible to pinch to zoom on the iOS ODI app.
  • Corrected an issue with RTV API calls.
  • General improvements to security, performance, and stability.
Version 2022.06.13
  • Added new Equipment Status Detail Excel Export. More Information
  • Added new Efficiency to Date Excel Export in Data Display. More Information
  • Added new Work Order User Status Excel Export in Data Display. More Information
  • Added full screen option for Data Display Equipment View, when only the Current Values section is selected. More Information
  • Added Efficiency % to Metric Targets. More Information
  • Added Display Grouping by User and User Group to Data Display Part Counts and Part Counts per Period charts.
  • Added an option to select the font size on the Data Display Equipment View.
  • Added autofill for Focas viewer IP information when going to that screen while a machine with a Focas source is selected.
  • Added a Focas variable to detect when a machine is in a paused state.
  • Added options to DX Service installer, including account information and port number.
  • Added filter grouping options to Data Display Part Counts per Period chart.
  • Improved performance loading Work Order Templates screen.
  • Improved equipment sorting on the ODI. This option now sorts by status with Unknown Downtime at the top.
  • Improved spacing between equipment cards on the Data Display Equipment View.
  • Corrected an issue with disconnecting from the Focas viewer.
  • Corrected an issue with reading Focas data from machines with multiple paths.
  • Corrected a rare case where program data could not be retrieved from Focas.
  • Corrected an issue with mapping Haas NGC values in nodes other than “Controller”.
  • Corrected an issue with expression parsing when using a variable containing parameters multiple times in an expression.
  • Corrected an issue with erroneous ping failures using the Focas Tester on the Connectivity tab.
  • Corrected an issue with saving SRCE settings.
  • Corrected an issue with Part data on the Operation Time Report.
  • Corrected an issue with displaying date ranges in Saved Charts viewed within Data Display.
  • Corrected an issue with saving equipment lists on the RTV.
  • Corrected an issue with displaying Saved Target Utilization Charts in Data Display.
  • Corrected an issue with sorting equipment by Utilization % on the Data Display Target Utilization chart.
  • Corrected an issue where some Data Display charts would appear to load forever instead of displaying “No Data.”
  • Corrected an issue with saving selected shifts in filter settings.
  • Corrected issues with displaying Actual Setup and Ideal Setup times on the RTV Equipment Status Grid.
  • Corrected an issue where RTV Equipment Status Grid PPH Plan values would not observe the Reset Interval.
  • Corrected an issue where RTV Equipment Status Grid PPH Plan may display negative values.
  • Corrected an issue where Timeline Per Period charts using the date presets This Week or Last Week would not load.
  • Corrected an issue with Operation Time Charts and Reports using data that had been deleted using Modify Data.
  • Corrected an issue where the status start time on the small equipment card was not formatted properly.
  • Corrected an issue where the small equipment cards on the ODI would not start flashing.
  • Corrected an issue on the ODI where multiple machines in the Selected list could be highlighted.
  • Corrected an issue with entering a 5-digit port number on the ODI when using a host name.
  • Corrected an issue with displaying previous unknown downtimes on the ODI.
  • Corrected an issue with equipment sorting on the ODI when equipment was assigned to devices or users and sorted from the Manage tab.
  • Corrected an issue where the ODI large equipment card would shrink when selecting a work order to enter data for a specific day.
  • Corrected an issue where the ODI configuration screen can open by default even if equipment is assigned to the device or logged in user.
  • Corrected an issue with removing individual machines from the ODI on mobile devices.
  • Corrected an issue where Work Order API calls would not return user data.
  • General improvements to security, performance, and stability.
Version 2022.03.23
  • Added the ability to assign Equipment Groups to ODI Devices. More Information
  • Added the ability to read multiple paths on Focas machines. More Information
  • Added a new Data Listener variable to measure time since data was last received. More Information
  • Added chart display options to Data Display Summary and Summary per Period Charts. More Information
  • Added the ability to sync Active Directory and LDAP groups with groups in DataXchange. More Information
  • Added Occurrences column to Downtime Summary report.
  • Added mandatory Equipment CNC Control Model field to equipment configuration.
  • Added validation to Equipment configuration to require Equipment Make and Equipment Model fields to be filled in.
  • Added DCI Port configuration option to DX Service configuration on the DataXchange tab.
  • Added default port of 8193 when configuring Fanuc Focas communication.
  • Added a confirmation message to the ODI when a Custom Command is submitted.
  • Added default expressions for HAAS CHC.
  • Updated Modbus TCP logo.
  • Updated default expressions and expression groups for new installations.
  • Changed default value of new custom variables on Data Display Real Time views. They will now be disabled by default for existing view configurations.
  • Improved reading of Fanuc Focas program names.
  • Improved the automatic reconnection to the Cloud after an error occurs.
  • Improved responsiveness of selecting equipment on the ODI.
  • Improved handling of Work Order Ideal Times on the ODI.
  • Improved labeling of dates and equipment on the Data Display Summary per Period Chart.
  • Improved the RTV Refresh functionality.
  • Improved Utilization by Shift Per Hour in Data Display Equipment view.
  • Improved handling of variables containing non-numeric data for Data Display Custom Variable Plot Chart.
  • Removed erroneous Cells option for Specific Status Charts on the Data Display Equipment View.
  • Corrected an error when creating a new DataXchange Service.
  • Corrected an issue with displaying saved timeline charts in Data Display.
  • Corrected an issue with values displayed on the Data Display Operation Time Chart.
  • Corrected an issue with Utilization Trend Chart targets when multiple machines are selected.
  • Corrected an issue with work order filtering on Equipment Status Reports.
  • Corrected an issue when using the setting Do Not Reset with Part Change on the RTV Equipment Status Grid.
  • Corrected an issue with saving certain values of Ideal Cycle Times.
  • Corrected an issue with Data Display equipment ordering in the Filter settings.
  • Corrected an issue with charts displayed by equipment groups when only some machines in the group were selected.
  • Corrected an issue where Display By: User or User Group options would appear in Data Display charts that do not use those options.
  • Corrected an issue where the Data Display Part Counts Per Period chart type option would not save correctly.
  • Corrected an issue with Timeline per Period charts displayed by Equipment Group.
  • Corrected an issue where the currently active work order would not appear on the ODI Work Order Modify Data for a Specific Data screen.
  • Corrected an issue where ODI equipment cards may display a layout other than the one assigned.
  • Corrected issues using Data Display without SSL.
  • Corrected an issue with equipment name display on the Data Display Timeline per Period chart.
  • General improvements to security, performance, and stability.
Version 2022.01.10
  • Added Modbus TCP source. More Information
  • Added Modbus TCP viewer. More Information
  • Added new OPC UA variable [OPCUA.alarms]. More Information
  • Added ability to collect from OPC UA custom data types.
  • Added automatic connection for SRCE Viewer when an equipment with the SRCE Source is selected on the DataXchange tab.
  • Increased number of decimal places for ideal time values in expressions.
  • Improved collection from newer versions of Haas NGC software.
  • Improved collection of active tool data from Focas-based equipment.
  • Improved scrolling on the ODI equipment list.
  • Increased size of text on the ODI Equipment Overlay when a large number of machines are shown.
  • Added validation preventing Shift Breaks from having the same start and stop time.
  • Added a message indicating too many rows were generated for an Excel export and the results were truncated.
  • Corrected an error when an Excel export generated too many rows.
  • Corrected an issue with DX Service settings where the HTTP Service Port value could default to 0.
  • Corrected an issue when saving data to a custom variable with the same name as another custom variable of a different type.
  • Corrected issues with searching for rows on ODI Device and User Equipment Assignment screens.
  • Corrected an issue on the ODI when a Work Order was active with an invalid Part Number.
  • Corrected an issue where the ODI would load the Activate a Work Order by default when clicking the Work Order button while a work order was active.
  • Corrected an issue with automatic user start and automatic user end when logging into or out of the ODI.
  • Corrected an issue with the time picker on the ODI.
  • Corrected an issue where User Name and Work Order Number information would temporarily disappear from the Data Display Real Time List.
  • Corrected an issue where collection would stop if an unmapped variable was used in an expression assigned to a Haas NGC machine.
  • Corrected an issue where collection would stop when using SRCE connection time expressions.
  • Corrected an issue where removing the last operation from an existing work order could cause the work order to disappear.
  • Corrected an issue with scheduling planned downtime where downtimes newly added to the system would not be available.
  • Corrected an issue with saving Equipment and Part Defaults affecting previously configured Ideal Times.
  • Corrected an issue where updates to Ideal Times would not sync to currently active parts or work orders on the ODI.
  • Corrected an issue where the API key would revert to its initial value on update.
Version 2021.12.13
  • Added the ability to send messages to Microsoft Teams. More Information
  • Added Data Display charts to DataXchange Charts Tab. More Information
    • Updated charting interface to match web-based charts.
    • Added temporary option to revert to the old charts under User Tab ā†’ Reporting.
  • Added Data Display exported reports to DataXchange Reports Tab, Excel Exports section.
  • Added Focas variable to read current block line number when line numbers are defined in the program. More Information
  • Added Select All and Unselect All options to current values selection on Data Display Real-Time views.
  • Added period option of weeks to Data Display Timeline per Period chart.
  • Added on-screen notification when the Data Display Timeline charts are zoomed in to the maximum possible level.
  • Added Per Hour option to Part Counts per Period Chart.
  • Added the ability to track the Piece Length Reached stop code on Dornier Looms as a Downtime.
  • Added validation preventing shift hours from overlapping with the next day’s shift.
  • Added validation to prevent machines from being in multiple shifts.
  • Added DX Service identifier field.
  • Added SRCE constant value [SRCE.LATCHHIGH].
  • Added alphabetical sorting to the ODI User Name list.
  • Updated ODI core foundation.
  • Updated Haas NGC communication mapping setup.
  • Improved visual display of Data Display Custom Variable Histogram Chart.
  • Improved response time of RTV Equipment Status Grid, RTV Alarm Grid, Data Display Equipment View, and Data Display Real Time List.
  • Improved processing of equipment status changes.
  • Improved detection of part numbers in comments on Focas based systems.
  • Corrected an issue where the ODI part number list would not update with new part numbers until the ODI was closed and reloaded.
  • Corrected an issue where the ODI custom command list would not update with new custom commands until the ODI was closed and reloaded.
  • Corrected an issue with syncing custom command notes between two instances of the ODI.
  • Corrected an issue with displaying PPH Plan calculations for work orders on the ODI.
  • Corrected issues with displaying Work Order Projected Finish on the ODI.
  • Corrected an issue where starting a part number in place of a work order may not start the part number correctly.
  • Corrected an issue on the RTV Shop Floor Layout where custom variable values would disappear.
  • Corrected an issue where the assigned data listener would not appear to save when creating a new expression.
  • Corrected an issue when selecting a large number of downtimes as setup times.
  • Corrected an issue where shift breaks may not be recognized if a shift extends overnight to a day with no hours in the shift group.
  • Corrected an error when viewing the Most Recent Login history report.
  • Corrected an issue where the Operation Time Report stop time was labeled as start time.
  • Corrected an issue retrieving Custom Variable values in Expressions.
  • Corrected an issue where searching for part numbers in Focas comments would stop at blank lines.
  • Corrected an issue with Data Display Real Time views where the data refresh rate would slow down after reconnecting to the server after losing the server connection.
  • Corrected an issue on the Data Display Equipment View where specific status charts may display data from an incorrect timeframe when equipment in multiple shifts was selected.
  • Corrected an issue with Equipment Status displaying on the Data Display Real Time List.
  • Corrected an issue with displaying saved charts from a URL when connected to a server that does not use SSL.
  • Corrected an issue with modifying ideal times and metric targets when Windows is set to a region using commas as the decimal separator.
  • Corrected an issue displaying multiple alarms with different descriptions and the same alarm code on the Alarm Grid.
  • Corrected an issue with alarm quantities displayed on the Alarm Grid.
  • Corrected an issue with active alarms initially displaying as no longer active on the Alarm Grid.
  • Corrected an issue with active alarm duration on the Alarm Grid when the system is not in Mountain Time.
  • Corrected an issue with Time Zone display on Data Display Timeline charts.
  • General improvements to security, performance, and stability.
Version 2021.09.30
  • Corrected an issue with scrolling on the Data Display Part Counts per Period chart.
  • Corrected an issue with “Exclude Greater Than” and “Exclude Less Than” filters on the Data Display Alarm Detail chart.
  • Corrected an issue with the rendering accuracy value on the Data Display Timeline Chart when multiple timelines are displayed.
Version 2021.09.27
  • Added ethernet-based SRC source (SRCE). More Information
  • Added SRCE constants and variables for expressions. More Information
  • Added SRCE viewer. More Information
  • Added Saved Charts to Data Display. More Information
  • Added direct URL links to Saved Charts. More Information
  • Added additional bars to the Data Display Timeline chart and the option to show or hide each. More Information
    • The connectivity bar is now part of the Timeline chart. The separate Timeline with Connectivity chart has been removed.
  • Added Duration display options to applicable Data Display charts. More Information
  • Added Spindle Load Meter Percent variable to Fanuc Focas source. More Information
  • Added a new Focas Target variable: [Focas.send_macro_variable] More Information
  • Added PMC address and bit parameters to [Focas.send_on_bit] and [Focas.send_off_bit]. More Information
  • Added video tutorials to DX Help. More Information
  • Added default expressions for the SRCE.
  • Added a variable to hold the previous TCP data value from a Data Listener.
  • Added the ability to read part numbers from comments for programs running from Fanuc Data Server.
  • Added Launch Pad icon to Data Display to return to the home page with one click.
  • Added the ability to select and delete multiple work orders at a time using the Shift and Ctrl keys.
  • Added validation to prevent work order and operation numbers from starting or ending with spaces.
  • Increased maximum Equipment Cards per row on the Data Display Equipment View to 20.
  • Improved DX Service error message when attempting to start a new Work Order and no Part Number is active.
  • Improved PPH calculation for work orders on RTV and ODI.
  • Improved the Focas Target to automatically determine the model of control.
  • Updated help documentation links in new user emails.
  • Corrected an error which may cause communication settings to not save.
  • Corrected an issue where the Default Application Translation setting would always display as English when loading the screen.
  • Corrected an issue where Custom Variable names could contain spaces at the beginning or the end of the name.
  • Corrected an issue reading comments from MTConnect that were not contained within parentheses.
  • Corrected an issue where Focas comment-based variables could pull comments that are not in the header.
  • Corrected an issue with Data Display Alarm Pareto treating alarms with the same code but different descriptions as separate alarms.
  • Corrected an issue where PPH and PPH % values may not match between different real time displays.
  • Corrected an issue with Equipment Status Notes disappearing from the RTV.
  • Corrected an issue where Saved Charts on the RTV would not replace previously assigned views.
  • Corrected spelling of Haas in the Haas NGC tester on the Connectivity tab.
  • Corrected an issue loading some menus when commas are used as the decimal separator.
  • General improvements to security, performance, and stability.
Version 2021.07.16
  • Corrected an issue with zooming on Data Display Timeline Charts.
  • Corrected an issue with connecting to OPC UA using a username and password.
  • Corrected an issue with OPC UA backwards compatibility.
  • Corrected an issue with returning part counts in the WorkOrderOperationTimeline API call.
  • Updated Column names in Work Order Operation Excel Export.
  • General improvements to security, performance, and stability.
Version 2021.06.30
  • Added new charts to Data Display. More Information
    • Alarm Detail
    • Custom Variable Plot
    • Custom Variable Histogram
    • Equipment OEE Summary
    • Part Counts
    • Part Counts Per Period
    • Operation Time Chart
  • Streamlined navigation in data display. More Information
  • Added equipment status colors to bars on the Data Display Downtime Pareto chart.
  • Added a setting to limit the number of alarms on the Data Display Alarm Pareto chart.
  • Added name of selected shift(s) to web based Data Display charts.
  • Added the option to not display cycle time on the Data Display Target Utilization Trend chart.
  • Added the option to view Utilization by shift in a bar chart per hour format on Data Display Equipment Cards.
  • Added option with confirmation to remove email addresses and users with email addresses assigned to email templates.
  • Added license icons to Equipment on the Assign Expressions screen.
  • Added validation that an email template was not in use before deletion.
  • Added the ability to read specific custom variables and constants with scripts.
  • Adjusted maximum width of data display pareto chart bars when there are fewer bars on the screen.
  • Updated wording for Data Display Utilization Chart options.
  • Improved ability of web-based real time views to refresh after reconnecting to the server.
  • Improved printing functionality of browser-based Data Display Charts.
  • Removed non-applicable Display Options from Saved Equipment Status Timeline Per Period chart settings.
  • Removed chart Options button from the top of the Data Display Equipment Cards page.
  • Updated Data Display Equipment Cards to use Custom Variable display names.
  • Corrected an issue with Custom Variable data on Equipment Cards when a custom variable of the same name was previously deleted.
  • Corrected an issue with last number of hours selection on Data Display equipment view.
  • Corrected an issue with averaging targets on the Data Display Target Utilization Chart when displaying by Equipment Group.
  • Corrected issues with printing and exporting Data Display Timeline Charts.
  • Corrected a display issue when printing the Data Display Target Utilization Trend chart.
  • Corrected an issue where navigation buttons would disappear when refreshing the browser on the Data Display Equipment Cards page.
  • Corrected an issue with time zone display on Data Display equipment view.
  • Corrected a DX Service sync issue when too many work orders are open.
  • Corrected an issue with the DX Service stopping when certain Focas calls were not supported by the control.
  • Corrected an issue with the ODI connecting on later versions of Android.
  • Corrected an issue with starting work orders from program comments.
  • General improvements to security, performance, and stability.
Version 2021.04.21
  • Added Login Attempts history list report. More Information
  • Added Plant Identifier field. More Information
  • Added PCSDB Variables for Current Work Order Operation and Previous Work Order Operation. More Information
  • Added customizable layouts to Equipment Cards on the ODI. More Information
  • Added new charts to Data Display. More Information
    • Equipment Status Trend
    • Downtime Summary
    • Downtime Detail
    • Utilization
    • Utilization Per Period
    • Utilization Trend
  • Added Time Zone selection to Data Display charts and reports. More Information
  • Added display grouping options to Data Display Downtime Pareto chart. More Information
  • Added Custom Variables to the Current Values sections of the Data Display Equipment View. More Information
  • Modified creating a new service or plant to automatically add the service or plant to all user groups.
  • Extended possible date range for web-based charts, except the timeline chart.
  • Improved real-time updates on Data Display Equipment View.
  • Improved responsiveness of Custom Variable data on the RTV.
  • Updated ODI to retry connection to the DX Service on initial load.
  • Disallowed use of the pipe character “|” in the equipment description field.
  • Removed SRC Serial communication Source.
  • Added ability to export DX Service Snapshot details.
  • Added default custom variable “previous_downtime” for use with expressions to start previous downtimes after breaks.
  • Improved UI for Translation Assignment form.
  • Improved Data Display browser app when using Windows 10 dark mode.
  • Improved display of cumulative lines on web-based pareto charts.
  • Improved error handling when importing an Excel file.
  • Improved DataXchange Service update process.
  • Updated custom SMTP settings to use TLS 1.2.
  • Updated DX Service to use TLS 1.2.
  • Corrected an issue with processing expressions based on Focas comments when no program is loaded on the CNC.
  • Corrected an issue with using the Focas viewer when no program is loaded on the CNC or the program does not contain comments.
  • Corrected an issue with reading PMC bit values from the Focas viewer.
  • Corrected an issue with time zone conversion on the Login History report.
  • Corrected an issue with OEE per period values on reports with different date ranges.
  • Corrected an issue with reading part numbers from comments with MTConnect.
  • Corrected an issue with shift hours syncing to the DX Service.
  • Corrected an issue with automatic login using LDAP credentials.
  • Corrected an issue with certain icons not displaying in Data Display mobile apps.
  • Corrected an issue with saving settings per user in browser based Data Display.
  • Corrected an issue where Data Display shift filters would show deactivated shifts.
  • Corrected an issue where Data Display Timeline charts would not honor user-selected equipment ordering.
  • Corrected an issue with zooming in on Data Display Timeline charts running in a mobile app.
  • Corrected an issue on Data Display Equipment Cards where the general status duration would reset incorrectly.
  • Corrected a display issue with axis labels on Data Display Timeline per Period charts.
  • Corrected an issue with Connectivity Timeline chart when shifts were selected.
  • Corrected an issue with Scrap Pareto charts when filtering by work order.
  • Corrected an issue where charts displayed by user group may generate a blank chart.
  • Corrected an issue with displaying active users on equipment in real time views.
  • Corrected a display issue with connectivity monitoring on the Equipment View.
  • Corrected a display issue with program numbers on the Equipment View.
  • Corrected a display issue on the Equipment View when some machine names are longer than others.
  • Corrected an issue with Automatic Cards Per Row on the Equipment View when screen sizes are wider than 8 cards.
  • Corrected an issue with starting users via a TCP/IP Data Listener.
  • General improvements to security, performance, and stability.
Version 2021.02.01
  • Added Real Time Equipment Cards View to Data Display. More Information
  • Added the Dornier communication source. More Information
  • Added the ability to pull more information from comments on Fanuc Focas machines. More Information
  • Added Login History list report. More Information
  • Improved responsiveness of Real-Time browser views.
  • Improved Browser Data Display UI at different screen sizes.
  • Updated the default Part Count reset time for newly created RTV Equipment Status Grid views.
  • Updated web-based Equipment Filter Grouping to collapse groups by default when User groups or Company Groups are selected.
  • Changed the order of web based summary charts set to Horizontal orientation. Now the leftmost chart in Vertical orientation is displayed at the top in Horizontal orientation.
  • Corrected an issue with web charts displaying data by equipment groups if multiple groups contained the same machine.
  • Corrected an issue with saving chart filters when display grouping is the only change.
  • Corrected an issue with bars changing size on data display summary charts when show labels is enabled or disabled.
  • Corrected an issue with displaying timeline per period charts by shift where the first day in the range did not contain a selected shift.
  • Corrected an issue with active part numbers with work orders on the ODI.
  • Removed disabled equipment from Browser Data Display equipment filters.
  • General improvements to security, performance, and stability.
Version 2021.01.04
  • Added Email Template Assignments, allowing a single template to be assigned multiple groups of users. More Information
  • Added the ability to read Focas part numbers regardless of where the machine is in the program. More Information
  • Added the ability to read P Code macro variables from Focas systems. More Information
  • Added the ability to use Unknown Downtime as Unplanned Downtime when calculating OEE. More Information
  • Added Pareto charts to browser-based data display. More Information
    • Downtime Pareto
    • Scrap Pareto
    • Alarm Pareto
  • Added Excel Exports to browser-based data display. More Information
    • Equipment Status
    • Program Numbers
    • Part Numbers
    • Part Counts
    • User Events
    • Work Order Operation
    • Connectivity Health
    • Custom Variables
    • Alarm Status
  • Added Part Number and Work Order filters to web-based Summary Per Period chart.
  • Added support for Basic256Sha256 encryption for OPC UA connections.
  • Updated filters and UI for web based charts.
  • Updated filters and UI for DataXchange Charts mobile app.
  • Improved response time of RTV Equipment Status Grid when filtering by status.
  • Improved UI when modifying Part Counts and other data.
  • Improved UI when creating a custom variable.
  • Improved UI for adding or modifying shared and isolated scripts.
  • Improved built-in help messages when modifying custom commands.
  • Improved readability of tooltips for web based charts.
  • Increased the size of the variables sub-window when creating expressions.
  • Removed temporary password popup when creating a user based on LDAP authentication.
  • Corrected an issue with automatic DX user creation when LDAP authentication was enabled.
  • Corrected an issue where two communication sources with variables of the same name could evaluate incorrectly.
  • Corrected an issue with closing work orders from the Modify Work Order Status form affecting active Part Numbers.
  • Corrected an issue with status durations displaying incorrectly on the Shop Floor Layout.
  • Corrected an issue with displaying data in the Utilization by Shift Excel export.
  • Corrected a rare data discrepancy between Equipment Status Summary and Status Summary Per Period charts.
  • Corrected an issue with error messages when running an empty custom variable report.
  • Corrected an issue where web based per period charts would apply saved time filters from other charts.
  • Corrected an issue with shift display on web based charts.
  • Corrected an issue where web based summary chart bars would resize when bar labels were turned off.
  • Corrected a text display issue when first using the browser Data Display application.
  • Corrected an issue where Data Listeners could not be unassigned from expressions.
  • General improvements to security, performance, and stability.
Version 2020.11.30
  • Added the ability to replace historical statuses from the ODI. More Information
  • Corrected an issue with changed part numbers not displaying on the RTV.
  • Corrected a reporting issue regarding part numbers.
  • Corrected an issue with saved report equipment filtering.
Version 2020.10.06
  • Added PCSDB variables to identify if a Work Order, Part Number, or User are active for a machine. More Information
  • Added a PCSDB variable to return the current timestamp in the format “MM/DD/YYYY HH:MM:SS.mmmmmmm”. More Information
  • Added the ability to view current values from Fanuc Focas systems. More Information
  • Added custom mappings for Haas NGC systems.
  • Added the ability to manually enter mappings for MTConnect, Haas NGC, and OPC UA.
  • Added validation to the expression editor name field.
  • Added validation to communication poll rates.
  • Added the ability to automatically import files via the Integration Service.
  • Added the ability to view users assigned to an email template before editing the template.
  • Improved the Real Time Viewer Equipment Status Grid and Shop Floor Layout to update equipment status fields in real time.
  • Improved usability of the Modify Confirmed Part Counts for Work Orders form.
  • Improved accuracy of connectivity logging.
  • Improved system response time when detecting disconnection from the SRC.
  • Corrected an issue with unknown downtime hours in downtime reports.
  • Corrected a display issue with Target Utilization charts when a single equipment is selected.
  • Corrected an issue where default email templates were not always saved in DX Snapshots.
  • Corrected an issue where default mappings were not applied to new MTConnect and Haas NGC communication sources.
  • Corrected an issue where the equipment groups edit button could be clicked without anything selected.
  • Corrected an issue where the ODI “Equipment Overlay as the Initial Screen” option might load the ODI Configuration screen instead.
  • Corrected an issue with placeholder characters appearing when using the Spanish translation.
  • Corrected an issue with expression assignment filtering and unfiltering.
  • Corrected an issue where the Account page was not usable after a failed login.
  • Corrected an issue with automatic DX user creation when LDAP authentication was enabled.
  • Corrected issues with the custom script UI.
  • Corrected an issue with custom script communication.
  • Corrected an issue where the Summary and Timeline RTV Views could briefly display incorrect data.
  • Corrected a reporting issue with Operator Notes Report hour counts.
  • Corrected a reporting issue when displaying by shifts.
  • Corrected an issue with expressions reading Fanuc Focas part numbers.
  • Corrected a display issue with the Timeline with Connectivity chart when the client and server were in different time zones.
  • Corrected an issue where the ODI previous unknown downtime timeframe default was used regardless of configuration.
  • Corrected an issue where some reports and charts would not run when information was grouped by user.
  • Corrected an issue with Web-based Charts when Windows is set to French language and region.
  • General improvements to security, performance, and stability.
Version 2020.08.10
  • Corrected an issue where Shift Breaks could not be created for a time period overlapping a shift break on a different day.
  • Corrected an issue with DX Commands and DX Service Logging when Auto-Refresh was enabled.
  • Improved performance when running charts.
Version 2020.08.03
  • Added the ability to configure Fanuc Focas Part Number syntax in expressions. More Information
  • Added the ability to modify collected Part Number Status data. More Information
  • Added the ability to modify Work Order Operation data. More Information
  • Added a new browser based platform containing the following charts. More Information
    • Equipment Status Summary
    • Equipment Status Summary Per Period
    • Equipment Status Timeline
    • Equipment Status Timeline Per Period
    • Equipment Status Timeline with Connectivity
    • Real Time List More Information
  • Added Note History to the ODI. More Information
  • Added the ability to assign ODI equipment based on the physical device or logged in DataXchange user. More Information
  • Added Part Number, Work Order, and Scrap Code filters to the Scrap Pareto Chart.
  • Added an option to hide the header for the Web Browser RTV view.
  • Added an option to disable auto-refresh of equipment when connecting to a DX Service.
  • Removed specific status rows from the Equipment Status per Period report when the duration is zero.
  • Modified the Equipment Status Per Period report to sort by specific status after sorting by general status.
  • Rearranged list of ODI permissions to better represent the ODI.
  • Updated the User Interface of the Shared Script form.
  • Updated the built-in web browser, resolving an issue where the windows key would not pull up the start menu when the embedded browser was in focus.
  • Added validation to prevent the same port from being assigned to multiple TCP Data Listeners.
  • Added the ability to import Work Order Operations where multiple equipment is assigned to a single operation.
  • Moved the help to a new platform.
  • Updated the Android reporting application.
  • Optimized saving and loading of email templates when taking a DX Service snapshot.
  • Corrected an issue where string placeholders would appear in scheduled email reports.
  • Corrected an issue where the RTV could crash due to invalid data.
  • Corrected a formatting issue in the Application Permissions list.
  • Corrected an issue that prevented a snapshot restore from occurring when there were duplicate expressions in the system.
  • Corrected an issue with the Metric Targets page where calculated OEE may not show if all Metric Target values are not entered at once.
  • Corrected an issue where expressions with duplicate names could be created within the same Expression Group as long as the expression data was different.
  • Corrected an issue that prevented emails from being sent under certain circumstances.
  • Corrected an issue where clicking though user groups in the Application security section could cause an error.
  • Corrected an issue where custom variables could not be saved due to invalid data.
  • Corrected a display issue with Timeline Per Period reports pulled for a shift.
  • Corrected an issue with performing ideal time imports through the API.
  • Corrected an issue with the Manage Work Order screen when a large number of Work Order Operations are present.
  • Corrected extra brackets in default HAAS NGC cycle end expressions.
  • General improvements to security, performance, and stability.
Version 2020.04.29
  • Added additional viewing functionality to the DX Service Logging window. More Information
  • Added Utilization Percentage to the Shop Floor Layout View in the RTV. More Information
  • Added percent averages to Equipment Status Summary Report. More Information
  • Added PCSDB Variables for Historical Downtimes. More Information
  • Added a shift name column to Export Custom Variable Report. More Information
  • Added a new report for Equipment Status Per Period for Specific Statuses. More Information
  • Added the ability to run Equipment Status Detail and Summary Reports on a quarterly basis. More Information
  • Added an Unknown Downtime Start Variable. More Information
  • Added the ability to backfill unknown downtime from the ODI. More Information
  • Added quarterly to the frequency options for scheduled emails.
  • Added Snapshot and Restore functionality for Email Templates.
  • Added Equipment, User, and Shift group validation when deleting a Plant.
  • Added End Point validation for OPC UA settings.
  • Added permissions for future charts.
  • Updated Data Entry to ODI and Status Relay Controller to SRC in Expression groups.
  • Updated Data Entry Expressions to ODI.
  • Updated the report and chart engine to a new version.
  • Update the behavior on the Shift Hour and Shift Break forms where clicking twice was required to change the checked state.
  • Updated the list of Custom Variables so they are sorted in the Excel Custom Variable Report.
  • Updated the built in email templates so they can be translated the same way as other labels and messages.
  • Optimized the start time of the DX Service.
  • Corrected an issue where upon restart an error would appear halting the program.
  • Corrected an issue where some exports did not produce a [No Data] message when no data was available.
  • Corrected an issue where after the last update the ODI tab may have been unavailable.
  • Corrected an issue where the Equipment Status In Cycle was going active and then inactive after a restart reflecting the wrong status duration.
  • Corrected an issue where some Export reports were not opening in a consistent manner.
  • Corrected an issue where expression groups where duplicating upon restore of a previous snapshot.
  • Corrected some inconsistencies with how buttons behave on some forms.
  • Corrected an issue when using the greater than filter in Target Utilization was not displaying correctly.
  • Corrected an issue when adding the new connectivity column to the RTV Grid and Shop Floor Layout.
  • Corrected a problem when assigning equipment to a Shift Group.
  • Corrected a problem to no longer allow duplicate names for individual and group RTV screens.
Version 2020.03.25
  • Increased the length of the data that can be collected using custom variables.
  • Modified ODI to not error on certain certificate checks when Internet access is blocked.
  • Extended the OPC UA capability to work with servers that do not have a server certificate.
  • Corrected an issue where plant permissions were not being honored.
  • Corrected an issue where the mobile application was displaying NO DATA for the current equipment status.
  • Corrected an issue when running charts for machines outside of a selected shift group caused errors.
  • Corrected an issue where MTConnect was unable to Map Custom Variables.
  • Corrected an issue where the Poll Rate settings for OPC UA was not being sync’d correctly.
  • Corrected an issue where the Target window in the expression builder form was incorrectly re-sizing.
  • Corrected an issue when defining the Operation Time(PPH) the value did not display correctly.
Version 2020.02.10
  • Added the HAAS NGC Communication Source. More Information
  • Added Ideal Time and Actual Setup Time to the Equipment Status Grid. More Information
  • Added the ability to display and calculate Ideal Time in Parts Per Minute. More Information
  • Added new parameters to the Shop Floor Layout view for the RTV. More Information
  • Created a new FOCAS variable to strip characters when data starts with an ‘N’. More Information
  • Added an MTConnect part number variable with customizable syntax to capture data from a comment. More Information
  • Modifed the FOCAS current block variable so it will no longer strip the line number.
  • Modified the DX Service Commands on an Extended SRC so they stop if the scaling is missing.
  • Enhanced the Alarm Grid to show alarms when not active.
  • Updated the Part Number and Ideal Time Import document to initially open to the first column in the worksheet.
  • Updated the cell formatting on Excel documents to display lengthy part numbers as text instead of as scientific notation.
  • Corrected an issue where the Equipment Status Summary was calculating duration by shift incorrectly.
  • Corrected an issue where Utilization was incorrect when defining by shift, and display grouping.
  • Corrected an issue where the Equipment Status Time line was calculating by shift incorrectly.
  • Corrected an issue where selecting multiple machines and shift from the picker, the data returned is applying the shift date range to all equipment.
  • Corrected an issue where running the Equipment Status Event report applied the incorrect name.
  • Corrected an issue where adjusting permissions for the Previous Modify Time Stamp button was not being honored.
  • Corrected an issue where running report by quarters produced an incorrect layout.
  • Corrected an issue where the RTV view, Target Utilization was not filtering equipment correctly.
  • Corrected an issue where Dynamically Adding Plants was not working as expected.
  • Corrected an issue where defining an overlapping shift between a plant, and equipment not assigned to specific shift group caused an error.
Version 2020.01.09
  • Added Unknown Downtime as a filter option in the Equipment Status Downtime Pareto Chart. More Information
  • Added an Alarm grid to the RTV Views. More Information
  • Added the ability to run Equipment Status Summary in weekly increments. More Information
  • Added the ability to modify permissions on each menu item rather than just the sections. More Information
  • Added the ability to track OPCUA alarms independent of downtimes. More Information
  • Updated messaging for the API management screen to reflect active integration. More Information
  • Added scroll bars to Equipment Status, Email Templates, Modify Part Counts, and Modify Work Orders screens when being displayed on on lower resolution screen.
  • Modified the list of View Types when assigning a View in the RTV to be sorted in ascending order by name.
  • Modified the User Group window in the Manage Application permissions form to accommodate larger group names.
  • Modified the FOCAS Current Block variable to strip leading line number if they start with ā€˜Nā€™.
  • Modified the process for loading work orders and associated operations.
  • Removed the DxService variable Focus.part.number_active.  
  • Extended the address space that DataXchange can read for the FOCAS PMC.
  • Updated the behavior of the check boxes and highlighting to be consistent.
  • Updated messaging for the API management screen to reflect active integration.
  • Updated the Android ODI application to an new API level.
  • Updated the icon for Alarm Pareto in the RTV Views.
  • Optimized the synching process when connecting to the DX Tab to improve performance.
  • Enhanced the Assign Expression form to improve the user experience.
  • Standardized window sizes for the expression builder, expression creator, and equipment detail screen.
  • Corrected an issue with the Data Listener not listening to requests when copying communication data from another machine.
  • Corrected an issue where spaces in a parameter resulted in incorrect values for the identifier.
  • Corrected an issue where the Equipment Downtime Summary was not grouping correctly.
  • Corrected the message that was displayed when connecting an SRC after being in an offline mode.
  • Corrected an issue where the [PCSDB.Equipment] data in the body of an email was missing.
  • Corrected an issue where the Time Stamp for the Excel export for Work Order Operations was not displaying correctly.
  • Corrected an issue when the client was generated an error accessing Work Order Templates.
  • Corrected an issue where the welcome email template had additional forward slashes in the link.
  • Corrected an issue when an error occurred when assigning expressions.
  • Corrected an issue with the extended SRC where scaling was not working properly.
  • Corrected an issue when running the OEE Summary by Company Group was not calculating correctly.
  • Corrected an issue where expressions with the same name could not be modified.
  • Corrected an issue where the count by occurrence for the Equipment Status Downtime Pareto was incorrect.
  • Corrected an issue where the Excel Export report for PPH was generating incorrect results.
  • Corrected an issue where the RTV Equipment Status Grid was displaying a part number when there is no part active.
  • Corrected an issue where custom mappings for MTConnect variables were not saving correctly.
  • Corrected an issue where the tree control for permissions was not honoring partial permissions.
Version 2019.10.21
  • Added new PCSDB variables and the ability to track program numbers. More Information
  • Added a new report to the History List for the most recent login for every user. More Information
  • Added a new Excel export data report for Work Order Operation. More Information
  • Added the ability for default communication to be automatically assigned to new equipment. More Information
  • Added a new Expression Group section. More information
  • Added an Offline button for the SRC allowing properties to be accessed in an offline mode. More Information
  • Changed the layout of the ribbon bar when disconnected from DX Service. More Information
  • Changed the name of the Backup button on the ribbon bar to Snap Shot. More Information
  • Enhanced the equipment tree flag functionality. More Information
  • Enhanced the Creating Expressions page. More Information
  • Enhanced the Assigning Expressions page. More Information
  • Added the option for Display Group by Equipment or Equipment Group to Charts for Target Utilization.
  • Added Grouping filter to make the Work Order Status Export and Work Order Summary consistent.
  • Added a new Excel export data report for Program Numbers events.
  • Added a column to the RTV Equipment Status Grid for Program Numbers.
  • Added a drop down for the data listener in the create expression form.
  • Added the ability for user names to include spaces for LDAP compatibility.
  • Added the API Setting message for Integration API based on the license level.
  • Added additional integration functionality.
  • Moved the Average Operation Time and Operation Time into menu items.
  • Updated the embedded browser.
  • Optimized reporting and charting for Alarm Statuses.
  • Optimized the Work Order form.
  • Changed the label in Application Security from Parts to Parts and Equipment.
  • Removed the DB Poll Rate setting from the DXService under the manage tab.
  • Renamed the Parts section to Parts and Work Orders.
  • Corrected parameters for add/subtract scrap parts.
  • Corrected an issue where Equipment Status Detail was generating an error when shift and work order were selected.
  • Corrected an issue where the password no longer auto fills on the DX Service Settings page on the initial connection.
  • Corrected an issue on new accounts where the ODI permissions were not set correctly.
  • Corrected an issue where an error was produced when moving Part Number Groups.
  • Corrected an issue where reports were producing an error when there was no data.
  • Corrected an issue where permission were added to ODI groups when Data Entry labels were changed to ODI.
  • Corrected an issue where the Target Utilization chart was not respecting metric definitions.
  • Corrected an issue where the password field shifted when the reveal password button was used.
  • Corrected an issue when exporting and no data was available an error was produced.
  • Corrected an issue when Target Utilization per Period was run by shift.
  • Corrected an issue where SRC’s were reporting connectivity events incorrectly.
  • Corrected an issue where the ODI was displaying a certificate error.
  • Corrected an issue where downtimes were not correctly displayed in the ODI.
  • Corrected an issue where modifying the part count was not updating in the ODI.
  • Corrected an issue when modifying equipment with an active part number the part number would become inactive in the RTV Grid.
  • Corrected an issue where Part Counts Per Day Per Shift was not sorting correctly.
  • Corrected an issue where the work order management screen was not rendering correctly.
Version 2019.04.17
  • Added an Operator Note report for Scrap. More Information
  • Added an Operator Note report for custom command notes. More Information
  • Added strong passwords. More Information
  • Added the option to authenticate through LDAP. More Information
  • Added the ability to use an external SMTP server. More Information
  • Added additional connectivity monitoring variables and source expressions. More Information
  • Added the ability to assign two different operations for the same piece of equipment. More Information
  • Added the ability to enter ideal times per operation rather than just per equipment and part.
  • Added an Application Settings section to the Manage tab which consolidated the API and ODI settings, and two new features into Application Settings.
  • Added a button to unmask the password.
  • Added an additional label on the ODI settings, Modify Previous Time Stamp Settings.
  • Added the current Work Order Number to the RTV Grid View.
  • Updated the Email Templates to validate the email body is not empty.
  • Optimized the Equipment Status report to improve performance.
  • Enhanced the DataXchange Service for additional inter nationalization options.
  • Enhanced Default Cycle Status for Actual Run Time within Metrics Definitions to allow selection of more than one cycle status.
  • Enhanced the filter for Equipment Target Utilization Trend to allow for selection of more than one cycle status.
  • Changed licensing level of the connectivity variables to Bronze.
  • Renamed the Communication Role target from Data Entry to ODI.
  • Renamed the application permission tree from Data Entry to ODI.
  • Renamed the Data Entry notes report to Operator notes.
  • Removed the TCP Socket from the DX Service communications options.
  • Corrected an issue with the Alarm capture that prevent some alarms with special characters from being recorded.
  • Corrected an issue where a user would receive an error message when accessing the Scheduled Downtime form.
  • Corrected an issue where ODI Flashing expression was not working properly.
  • Corrected an issue where disabled shifts or shift groups were still using shift hours in the RTV.
  • Corrected an issue where the PPH Plan was not resetting after reactivating a work order.
  • Corrected an issue where Equipment Groups instead of equipment names in OEE charts/reports and RTV.
  • Corrected an issue where utilization was not calculating correctly for Per Period report.
  • Corrected an issue where utilization percentages are different if equipment included that is not a member of a shift group when the other machines are a member of the shift group.
  • Corrected an issue where the OEE Per Period report produced an error when no shift was selected.
  • Corrected an issue with the built in Administrator User Group not having full access to resources.
  • Corrected an issue receiving unexpected errors when running the Utilization chart in the RTV.
  • Corrected an issue where Target Utilization charts were not displaying some of the most current data.
  • Corrected an issue with the Custom Variable report was not producing a report when data was present if a part number was not active.
  • Corrected an issue with the user history report was showing duplicate data.
  • Corrected an issue where part number formatting was not applied without a service restart.
Version 2019.01.16
  • Added the ability to import Work Orders, combining with the Data Import functionality. More Information
  • Added the ability through expressions for users to log in using a bar code scanner. More Information
  • Added the ability to create PCSDB Constants. More Information
  • Added the Schedule Planned Downtime feature. More Information
  • Moved the Service Status flag and Restart Button to the DX Service Section. More Information
  • Updated customizable color identifier groupings for scrap and equipment statuses. More Information
  • Updated the MTConnect viewer to dynamically select the Device.
  • Updated MTConnect variables MTC.connect_time and MTC.prev_connect_time to look for the availability of the Adapter, not just the MTConnect Agent.
  • Updated saved charts and reports to display user-provided title when running the report or chart.
  • Updated part numbers, part number format, work order format, and work orders to accept a maximum of 50 characters.
  • Updated the new user welcome email template.
  • Updated target utilization to hide target when not set.
  • Added target label to the Utilization legend when viewing equipment with No Target on the RTV screen.
  • Added the Modify Data for Work Order feature.
  • Added report and chart filter options for work orders.
  • Corrected an issue where the system was not honoring user resource permissions for saved charts, Reports, and RTV screens.
  • Corrected an issue where a connectivity test for Focas would fail for some IP addresses.
  • Corrected an issue when updating equipment names, the new name was not automatically refreshing on the RTV PPH chart.
  • Corrected an issue when running an Excel export for User Events.
  • Corrected an issue with labels not showing the name of equipment in the Downtime Pareto Chart.
  • Corrected an issue honoring translation name permission for new users.
  • Corrected an issue with Saved Charts not returning data for certain time zones.
  • Corrected target utilization legend color for On Target to be light green.
  • Corrected an issue where the PPH% on the RTV Equipment Timeline was not calculating scrap parts correctly.
  • Corrected an issue where the OEE was not calculating availability independently.
Version 2018.10.30
  • Added variables to flash the ODI screen by using expressions. More Information
  • Added the Operator Data Interface Screen. More Information
  • Added Work Orders to Manage tab. More Information
  • Added Work Orders to the Operator Data Interface. More Information
  • Added an Equipment Overlay View to the Operator Data Interface. More Information
  • Added an Excel report for Work Order showing all of the work order event activity. More Information
  • Changed the license level for FOCAS and MTConnect program number variables from Gold to Bronze.
  • Changed the license level for Connectivity Monitoring from Gold to Silver.
  • Updated the Welcome email message when new users are created.
  • Corrected saved charts in the RTV not automatically refreshing settings that had changed.
Version 2018.08.30
  • Added connectivity health monitoring for the Equipment, Command, and the Cloud. More Information
  • Added an Export to Excel for Parts Numbers. More Information
  • Added an Export to Excel for User Events. More Information
  • Added an Export to Excel for Alarm Statuses. More Information
  • Added an Export to Excel for Connectivity Health. More Information
  • Added new logging filters to the DataXchange Service live log view. More Information
  • Updated the way the DX Service logs are organized. More Information
  • Added the ability to display historical saved charts within the RTV. More Information
  • Added the ability to force a notes into Data Entry. More Information
  • Added additional Features to the connectivity tester. More Information
  • Added the Alarm Detail Report. More Information
  • Added Target Utilization Trend to Saved Charts.
  • Added the ability to save wildcards with the proxy settings.
  • Added additional Shift Break name validation for duplicate names.
  • Updated the automatic sizing for the Target Utilization and Parts Per Hour Charts within the RTV.
  • Added an average bar to the Target Utilization Per Period Chart when ran as an Equipment Group.
  • Hid the Data Entry Users from the User Group Screen so that it is not longer possible to modify or delete it.
  • Corrected an issue with underscores being stripped out of a user group name in certain forms.
  • Corrected an issue with the specific downtime statuses not displaying properly when using the Equipment Status Downtime Summary within the RTV.
  • Corrected an issue with the Equipment Downtime Summary Chart not matching the same chart if ran from a Saved Chart.
  • Corrected an issue with the Utilization Per Period Chart not matching the Utilization Chart if ran with the same data set across different time zones.
  • Corrected an issue that prevented shift hours to be modified.
  • Corrected an issue with a Focas alarm causing DataXchange to error out.
  • Corrected an issue with the Dynamically adding new equipment check box not working as expected.
  • Corrected an issue with the MTConnect connection variables not always mapping properly based on the version of MTConnect.
  • Corrected an issue that caused users to not be able to login to DataXchange if the system information could not be detected from the PC.
  • Corrected an issue that caused the application to flash every minute.
  • Corrected an issue with the Utilization Chart Per period not showing targets when displaying by machine group.
  • Corrected an issue when using the Data Entry screen for the first time when a new user logs in.
  • Corrected an issue with the Parts Per Hour Report not selecting the correct stop time.
Version 2018.06.19
  • Added a Parts Per Hour Export Report. More Information
  • Added new filters to the equipment detail report. More Information
  • Added multiple filters and sorting options to the RTV Equipment Status Grid view. More Information
  • Added additional filtering to the Target Utilization Chart, the Target Utilization Saved Chart and the Target Utilization RTV View. More Information
  • Added additional filter and sorting options to the Equipment Status Summary Report. More Information
  • Added a collapsible tree to the list of equipment when selecting from a company or user group.
  • Added sorting to the RTV Share a Screen form by user and user group.
  • Added Equipment Make, Equipment Model and notes to the Equipment form.
  • Added a notification in the ribbon bar the version of the .NET Framework is lower than the version required to run DataXchange in an upcoming release.
  • Updated the RTV Equipment Status Grid to size the columns based on the width of the potential data for the column.
  • Updated the action when DataXchange is unable to connect to the Cloud when checking for an update. The message is now logged rather than being displayed as an error.
  • Updated the notes from the Data Entry to not reset the current status timer when only updating notes and not the equipment status.
  • Optimized the DataXchange Client update process.
  • Optimized the RTV data refresh rate for accounts with large volumes of data.
  • Optimized the loading time of the Ideal Time form when loading a large amount of parts and equipment.
  • Corrected an issue with alarm start time being displayed incorrectly when selected a shift while using the Alarm Detail Chart.
  • Corrected an error when using the Data Entry screen to modify a previous unknown downtime when there is a large amount of data returned.
  • Corrected an issue with the “Dynamically Add Equipment” check box showing up in historical reports.
  • Corrected an issue with the status colors being incorrect at times when generating some charts and reports.
  • Corrected an issue when pulling a large data set when running the Operation Time Chart.
  • Corrected an issue with the configuration file that would not allow a user to login.
  • Corrected an issue when modifying historical data and the change not showing automatically within the RTV Views.
  • Corrected an issue preventing equipment from being deleted.
  • Corrected an issue with the Equipment Detail Report returning an error when pulling data by all users.
  • Corrected an issue when running the Downtime Summary chart by User.
  • Corrected a connection issue when using the SRC over RS-232.
Version 2018.04.10
  • Added additional downtime filters for the Downtime summary and Pareto charts and reports. More Information
  • Added the ability to further filter equipment statuses on the Equipment status Trend and Operation Time charts. More Information
  • Added the ability to further filter equipment statuses on the Operation Time, Average Operation Time, and Excel Operation Time Reports.
  • Added the ability to display the Downtime Pareto by occurrence. More Information
  • Added Ideal Operation Time as a metric within DataXchange. More Information
  • Added Operation Time to the Ideal Time Import. More Information
  • Added the ability to overwrite Part Number descriptions when using the part number and ideal time import. More Information
  • Added the Target Utilization Trend Chart. More Information
  • Modified the Ideal Cycle time Report to generate data using the ideal operation time and updated the name of the report to Average Operation Time. More Information
  • Modified the amount of ideal times you can update at one time through the user interface to 25000 records. More Information
  • Added the ability to modify notes left with the Data Entry Screen. More Information
  • Added Custom Command notes to the Data Entry Notes Report. More Information
  • Added a new PCSDB variable for the current equipment group assigned to a machine. More Information
  • Added the ability to dynamically modify Ideal Setup time, Ideal Cycle Time, and Ideal Operation time using a data scanner and script. More Information
  • Added the ability to schedule and email Excel exports for Utilization by Shift, Part Count by Shift, and Equipment Status Per Day.
  • Added an audit trail when previous data is modified using the Data Entry screen.
  • Added hover over information when running target utilization of a machine and the chart returns no data because the machine has overlapping shifts defined.
  • Added the OEE per period report to My Reports and Group Reports.
  • Added a bypass proxy field to the accounts tab.
  • Improved the performance of the User form.
  • Improved performance of the user interface when selecting a lot of machines and part numbers on the Manage Ideal Times form.
  • Improved performance of the Data Entry Notes Report.
  • Updated the PPH RTV views to not include shift definitions for disabled shifts.
  • Updated the descriptions for the constant variables, Focas Jog, MDI Mode, Memory Mode, and Edit Mode.
  • Updated Data Entry to update when the current status or part count are modified through the modify data form.
  • Corrected an issue that allowed the modify data form to return more data than was requested.
  • Corrected an issue with the Equipment Status Summary RTV view not returning any data when displaying by User.
  • Corrected an issue with the RTV PPH view showing all machines when Dynamically Add New Equipment in Plants is checked and there are multiple plants selected.
  • Corrected an issue that caused DataXchange to record and error when there were parenthesis in an alarm description.
  • Corrected an issue when selecting a general status with Reports and Charts when no specifics have been defined for the associated general status.
  • Corrected an issue which prevented a shift group from being disabled.
  • Corrected an issue with Group Type not populating when creating a new user reporting group for a new account.
  • Corrected an issue where parts per hour could show negative in the RTV.
  • Corrected an issue with the Data Entry Screen not excluding statuses excluded from the PPH calculation.
  • Corrected an issue within the Data Entry screen that can cause the PPH plan number to fluctuate.
  • Corrected issue with Dynamically Add new Equipment check box showing up when it doesn’t apply.
  • Corrected an issue with the part count chart not displaying the correct amount of parts if the first record in the data set was a scrap part.
Version 2018.02.05
  • Optimized the new Parts Per Hour features.
  • Corrected an issue with an error popping on the client when it could not communicate with the update process.
  • Corrected an issue when setting up equipment groups for the first time.
Version 2017.12.27
  • Added the ability to share C# script across multiple machines. More Information
  • Added more customization as to how the RTV rotation can be configured. More Information
  • Added Data Entry Notes to the Excel Equipment Status Export. More Information
  • Added an OEE Per Period Report. More Information
  • Added a Parts Per Hour to the RTV Grid. More Information
  • Added a Parts Per Hour chart as a RTV view. More Information
  • Added the Extended SRC into DataXchange. More Information
  • Added the Part Count Per Day Per Shift Report. More Information
  • Added multi-select options when editing data using the Modify Collected Data screen. More Information
  • Updated the user interface for the Data Entry Screen to support Parts Per Hour.
  • Added an average line to the Operation Time Chart. More Information
  • Improved the default saving location for Excel exports. Now the files save to a folder on the users desktop called Scytec DataXchange Exports. More Information
  • Added email notes as a PCSDB Variable to allow the current equipment status to be included with the note.
  • Added Per Period charts to the summary, timeline, and target utilization saved charts.
  • Added a user filter to the Equipment Status Summary report.
  • Added an average line to the target utilization chart.
  • Added additional validation when using the Manage Data Entry Settings screen.
  • Status identifiers will automatically generate the next available identifier number when creating a new status.
  • Removed the ability to create a Machine Status that contains the characters ‘ or “.
  • Removed the ability to create user names that contain spaces.
  • Removed the pop up error notification when the client is checking for an update and the process times out due to network latency.
  • Updated the validation process when deleting a plant to verify that it doesn’t have any active shifts assigned to it.
  • Improved the RTV Equipment Status Grid to dynamically size the displayed custom variable indicator and value when being displayed.
  • Improved readability for the RTV Current Part Count Per Equipment Chart.
  • Improved the process when an processing error occurs when using the Part and Ideal Time Import.
  • Improved the permissions for scheduled reports.
  • Improved the alignment with some time line per period reports machine names being displayed off center.
  • Improved the information message when modifying part count data.
  • Improved sizing of the utilization RTV chart when there are only a few machines being displayed.
  • Improved the Part Count Chart to display fewer grid lines when a large range of data was displayed.
  • Modified functionality so that disabled equipment would not show in charts, reports, and RTV screens.
  • Modified functionality so that exporting a chart image will now also have the time in the name of the file to ensure the file name is unique.
  • Corrected an issue when using saved reports and not being able to save a report with all machines selected.
  • Corrected an issue with the Equipment Status Current and Current Part Count Per Equipment RTV screens causing a memory leak and causing DataXchange to shutdown.
  • Corrected an issue when modifying part count data not finding results for a selected timeframe beyond a certain point.
  • Corrected an issue with the Ideal Time Import. Under certain circumstances the imported times were being entered in as the default times.
  • Corrected an issue when copying and pasting TCP SRC communication setting to another machine.
  • Corrected an issue when user reset their password and auto login was enabled.
  • Corrected an issue with the user interface when using My Charts and selecting a shift.
  • Corrected an issue with the Data Entry Screen not displaying correct downtime statuses after a status is removed from a status group.
  • Corrected an issue with the mobile timeline reports using the incorrect time zone in certain scenarios.
Version 2017.10.12
  • Added notes to the custom command section of the Data Entry screen. More Information
  • Added application resource security to the custom commands notes within the Data Entry screen.
  • Added the ability to save notes to the database when using custom commands within the Data Entry Screen. More Information
  • Added the ability to email the notes that an operator entered into the Data Entry screen. More Information
  • Added Default email templates for machine status, scrap part, and custom command notes.
  • Added the ability to import part numbers and ideal times into DataXchange. More Information
  • Added the ability to dynamically add new equipment at the Plant level to RTV Views and Saved Charts.
  • Documented the Data Entry Notes Report. More Information
  • Improved the Fanuc FOCAS variable ‘[Focas.pmc_address_value]’ to now read a range of PMC addresses instead of one address. More Information
  • Improved the user interface when filtering reports and charts by user.
  • Removed the default owner when generating an Excel export through DataXchange.
  • Corrected an issue when filtering a chart or report by user and the unknown downtime was not showing up in the returned data.
  • Corrected an issue with the timeline report not displaying machine statues properly if the time wrapped around midnight.
  • Corrected an issue with certain reports not displaying specific cycle statues when results were filtered by user.
  • Corrected an issue with the equipment name variable not showing up within the email template creator.
  • Corrected an issue with the Average Cycle Time Report displaying inconsistent data under certain circumstances.
  • Corrected an issue when using the current shift filter and the downtime Pareto chart within the RTV.
  • Corrected an issue with the Equipment Status Report Per Day displaying incorrect data when machine status data wrapped over midnight.
  • Corrected an issue with some reports not including data if an equipment status had been deleted.
Version 2017.09.13
  • Added a new variable ‘Focas.current_block’ that displays what is currently being executed when using Fanuc FOCAS source. More Information 
  • Corrected an issue with Auto Login settings not being retained when exiting DataXchange a certain way.
  • Corrected an issue with Data Entry screens losing their machine list after a reboot.
Version 2017.08.17
  • Added the ability for Focas.pmc_address_value to read more than one byte from a PMC address. More Information
  • Improved the method of machine names updating automatically within the Data Entry screen after they were changed.
  • Improved functionality when using parenthesis in a target of certain expressions that would include the parenthesis with the data.
  • Corrected issue when creating a new user and the user permissions where not being applied to the Data Entry screen without a service restart.
  • Corrected an issue when using TCP-Listener Source and starting a machine status.
  • Corrected an issue with the Save Report, Custom variable export not generating because the user was unable to define a path to save the file.
  • Corrected an issue with the Data Entry settings being set to their default when a machine name was changed.
  • Corrected an issue when using the Modify Collected Data from the DataXchange tab that prevented the modifications from taking place.
  • Corrected an issue with the RTV Status Grid swapping the check boxes to display Scrap Part and Logged in User.
  • Corrected an issue with modifying part data under the DataXchange Tab when the part has been removed from the system.
  • Corrected an issue with the Data Entry equipment status list when removing all equipment statuses from an equipment status group.  
Version 2017.08.14
  • Added a new OPC UA data source to DataXchange.
  • Created a new Excel Export Equipment Status Per Day. More Information
  • Created a new Excel Export Part Count by shift. More Information
  • Added the ability to track users from the Data Entry Screen.
  • Added a Filter to display data by User for the  Equipment Status Summary and Downtime Summary Charts as well as the Equipment Status Detail Report.
  • Added ability to Modify previous unknown downtimes from the Data Entry screen. More Information
  • Added the ability to configure how much unknown downtime data a user can alter by machine.
  • Added the ability to select a time zone when scheduling a report.
  • Added a column for the Logged in User to the RTV Equipment Status Grid.
  • Added more granular Application Security Permissions to the User Tab. More Information
  • Added additional compatibility with Focas Alarm descriptions.
  • Added a summation to the equipment status summary report by column.
  • Added automatic updating of DataXchange client while the application is running. More information
  • The legend for the Alarm Detail Chart is now hidden by default.
  • Improved the process of the RTV receiving screen modifications.
  • Improved the Alarm Summary Report to display more of the alarm description.
  • Improved and optimized the Database Syncing process.
  • Improved the Data Entry Screen layout by merging Status Color and Status Rows.
  • Improved the Data Entry Screen layout by adding an active user row within the RTV grid.
  • Improved the accuracy of the Equipment status time on the Data Entry screen when there is a time difference between the DX Service and the Data Entry PC.
  • Restricted the ability to create a custom variable that contains a space.
  • Restricted the ability to only be able to create a unique identifiers for equipment status and part identifiers.
  • Corrected an issue with Selected Timeline Specific Cycle Statuses in the RTV not being honored with the drop down.
  • Corrected an Issue with the utilization chart not displaying properly while using RTV screen.
  • Corrected an issue that wouldn’t allow a group screen to be assigned to a user group if there are not any users in that group.
  • Corrected an issue with running the per period report with certain shifts.
  • Corrected an issue with Manage Scheduled Reports not functioning properly.
  • Corrected an issue with Excel Part Count by Shift displaying a duplicate day.
  • Corrected an issue when modifying the machine startup type where an erroneous message would be displayed.
  • Corrected an issue when using the variable [PCSDB.current_part_number_time] within an expression.
  • Corrected an issue with the Utilization per period report displaying data by status instead of by name.
  • Corrected an issue when using certain international time zones and formats.
  • Corrected an issue with the DataXchange service not backup up configuration file correctly under certain circumstances.
  • Corrected an issue with Windows 10 Data Entry App not connecting to a local service.
  • Corrected an issue with the mobile App not displaying timeline data if the status wrapped around midnight.
  • Corrected an issue when printing the timeline chart in landscape mode.
  • Corrected an issue with machines not showing up in shift group assignment page when assigned to certain machine groups.
  • Corrected an issue with the Alarm Pareto not showing properly.
  • Corrected an issue with cycle statuses initially showing up in Data Entry screen even when removed by permissions.
  • Corrected an issue with data getting duplicated outside of the timeline per period report shift filter.
  • Corrected an issue with not being able to properly schedule a Group Report.
  • Corrected an issue with Custom Variable Excel export using the wrong part data.
Version 2017.05.30
  • Added option to select two month’s worth of data for saved charts and reports.
  • Created a Data Entry App for the Windows 10 store.
  • Updated Data Entry App for iOS and Android to handle new features.
  • Improved Handling of multiple plants across different time zones.
  • Enhanced compatibility with time and date international formats.
  • Corrected an issue when deleting a group RTV screen.
  • Corrected an issue with user groups not showing up when scheduling a group report.
  • Corrected an issue with SRC communication information getting stored in the Database twice and causing errors.
Version 2017.04.18
  • Improved existing features and functionality with the SRC. More Information
  • Add the Custom Variable Excel Report. More Information
  • Added additional advanced features and functionality to the SRC.
  • Enhanced the way notes are handled within the Data Entry Screen. More Information
  • Added Permissions to the Data Entry Notes field.
  • Added Ability to enter notes without changing the machine status.
  • Added Notes to the Scrap Data Entry Screen.
  • Updated the built in web browser. 
  • Extended the ability for web cameras to be viewed from within the RTV. More Information
  • Modified the way passwords are reset. More Information
  • Added a Utilization by Shift Excel Report. More Information
  • Improved performance when Modifying RTV Auto Settings.
  • Updated the report viewer fixing Windows Display Scaling issues when generating reports.
  • Modified the process of applying permissions to the Data Entry screen improving performance.
  • Corrected an issue with certain reports not filtering by shift properly.
  • Corrected an issue with local access Data Entry screen connecting to the cloud as well as the DX service.
  • Corrected an issue that caused plants not to show on the user form.
  • Corrected an issue that wouldn’t allow users to log in if they did not have a plant assigned.
  • Corrected an issue with Equipment Detail page stayed on screen after switching tabs.
  • Corrected an issue with service creating multiple backups when restarted.
  • Corrected an issue when pulling back large data sets using the Excel export reports.
Version 2017.02.21
  • Added the ability to save Reports. More Information
  • Added the ability to e-mail saved reports.
  • Added a report for email activity. More Information
  • Added ability for Custom Variables to store Previous Value. More Information
  • Modified the way Alarm Data is collected. More Information
  • Added an Alarm Data Summary Report. More Information
  • Added an Alarm Pareto Chart. More Information
  • Added an Alarm Detail Chart. More Information
  • Added ability to display Custom Variables values and colors in the RTV grid View.
  • Added Default RTV screens for new client installs. More Information
  • RTV Screens that are in use will now automatically refresh changes after two minutes if they have been modified elsewhere. More Information
  • Updated notification when validating a correctly formatted expression. More Information
  • Replaced Focas program_number variable with Focas main_program_number. More Information
  • Added new Focus Variable [Focas.program_number_executing] and [Focas.prev_program_number_executing]. More Information
  • If RTV has screens defined in Auto Settings they will now automatically display. More Information
  • Streamlined the Create Expressions form.
  • Modified the way custom variable values are handled when using the default {VARIABLE}. More Information
  • Modified the way DataXchange validates machine licenses.
  • Added Display Name to the Custom Variables Form.
  • Updated the RTV play button functionality to respond right after modifying RTV auto play screen selections.
  • Improved and optimized code behind the Data Entry notes.
  • Updated the Operation Time Chart filter to default to no equipment or parts selected rather than all being selected.
  • Updated Application security for saved reports and charts.
  • Added Plants and User Groups to the user grid display on the Manage tab.
  • Long expression names will now wrap when being displayed with the Expression Builder.
  • The custom configuration for the DataXchange service logs have been relocated to the DXservice.user.config so it is not overwritten during updates.
  • Added plant name to the drop down when filtering by Shift Group.
  • Added Data, OEE and Alarm Charts and reports to application security.
  • Updated the Part Count icon image.
  • When writing an expression you are now allowed to enter a space when the cursor is in the leading position.
  • Updated equipment startup settings to save in the cloud.
  • Corrected an issue with Data Entry screens not refreshing statuses of the machines unless they were selected.
  • Corrected an issue with some Application permissions for All Employees being overwritten during an update.
Version 2016.12.07
  • Added functionality when connecting to an MTConnect machine to auto map connections. More Information
  • Added functionality to an MTConnect machine to map to multiple types of data on Conditions.
  • Adjusted the alignment of where the machine name was located on the part count report.
  • Updated Average Cycle Report to indicate when no parts have been defined within the system.
  • Improved initial loading time when you press on the RTV tab.
  • Added functionality when selecting specific statuses on the Operation Time Chart.
  • Added a message on the Average Cycle and Operation Time reports when no parts were selected.
  • Added functionality to display OEE data in the RTV when using shifts.
  • Updated the MTConnect streaming tool to display multiple active conditions.
  • Modified the Saved Charts to display saved Style and Animation.
  • Modified colors on some charts addressing the scenario where chart labels where not visible when the color yellow was used.
  • Removed variable named DATA VALUE from the Focus and MTConnect variables.
  • Corrected an issue with part counts resetting within the Data Entry screen.
  • Corrected an issue when pulling data using a shift that overlap a day verses manually selecting the same time period.
  • Corrected an issue when moving shift assignments.
  • Corrected an issue with Data Entry notes not showing up in the RTV screen.
  • Corrected an issue with per period time line chart grouping displayed data when machines are in a reporting group.
  • Corrected an issue when selecting Specific Statues from the Equipment Summary chart.
  • Corrected an error when running the OEE Summary Chart.
  • Corrected an issue with OEE Summary Chart displaying “No Data”.
  • Corrected an issue when certain scenarios would generate a larger negative OEE Performance number.
  • Corrected an issue when two machine statuses had the same name only one would show up in a chart.
  • Corrected an issue when when adding parts would always work even when there was a part format in use.
  • Corrected an issue when copying an RTV screen to all employees and it doesn’t show.
  • Corrected an issue with OEE Quality number not calculating properly.
  • Corrected an issue with OEE Availability number not calculating properly under certain circumstances.
Version 2016.10.03
  • Added a new MTConnect Data Viewer. More Information
  • Added the ability to copy RTV screens to users or groups. More Information
  • Added the ability for Scytec support staff to remotely restart the DataXchange services.
  • Added a line to the Target Utilization per period chart that represents the average for each of the machines.
  • Added a user interface option to change whether the DataXchange service runs over HTTP or HTTPS.
  • Added the RTV OEE Equipment Summary. More Information
  • Added the RTV OEE Equipment Grid. More Information
  • Added the Operation Time Chart. More Information
  • Added a new Excel Export Report for Operation Time. More Information
  • Improved performance with forms accessing ideal time and ideal defaults.
  • Improved performance on the Equipment form.
  • Removed the ability to delete a plant when it has equipment assigned to it.
  • Corrected labels on the Metric Definitions page to properly reflect the calculations being used.
  • Corrected an issue when only equipment with numbers in the name were selected for the OEE chart the equipment didn’t show.
  • Corrected an issue causing expressions with the same name to disappear.
  • Corrected an issue with RTV missing the last Specific Cycle Status under certain circumstances.
  • Corrected an issue when sorting by equipment filter for some reports and charts.
  • Corrected an issue when unable to remove machines from the RTV.
  • Corrected an issue with saved utilization charts not returning any data.
  • Corrected an issue when managing user report group memberships.
  • Corrected an issue with Auto Login not working in iOS.
  • Updated the reporting group equipment selector.
Version 2016.08.04
  • Added a new Shop Floor Layout RTV View. More Information
  • Added a new per period chart for the Equipment Summary. More Information
  • Added a new per period chart for the Equipment Timeline. More Information
  • Added a new per period chart for Target Utilization. More Information
  • Added a feature to dynamically add machines by groups to the RTV. More Information
  • Added a feature to dynamically add machines by groups to the saved charts. More Information
  • Added new Definitions to the Manage Metrics Definitions for OEE. More Information
  • Added a new OEE Summary Chart. More Information
  • Added a new Part report, Average Cycle Time. More Information
  • Added a new Part Report, Operation Time. More information
  • Added the ability to mass clear values to the Manage Metric Targets page.
  • Added documentation to the help file on how to setup text alerts. More Information
  • Added documentation to show how to display MS Office documents in the RTV using Office Online. More Information
  • Added a sample application for use with DataXchange API calls.
  • Improved the Excel API Output Data sheet.
  • Added the ability to have two Data Listener sources at once.
  • Correct an issue when a shift is set to 24 hours.
  • Corrected a compatibility issue when the Data Entry screen on certain Windows touch screens and Windows 7 PCs.
  • Corrected an issue when reporting with shift groups using the Equipment status detail page.
  • Improved efficiency with part counts.
  • Improved functionality when assigning an multiple data listener expressions, you no longer have to chose a data listener for each expression.
  • Corrected an issue when devices where disconnected from the internet.
  • Corrected an issue with Timeline Chart labels causing a shift in the display range.
  • Corrected an issue with emails not being sent when triggered under certain circumstances.
  • Improved Alignment of the text the Create Expression form.
  • Improved the RTV update interval for equipment status on the Equipment Status Grid and Current Status Views.
Version 2016.04.14
  • Updated Metric options focused around ideal times. More Information
  • Equipment Groups and interface have been updated. More Information
  • Part groups have been added. More Information
  • Part Number formats can now automatically add parts to a part group when added through the Data Entry screen. More Information
  • Added the ability to exclude text from evaluations. More Information
  • Updated the ability when using == within an expression to also perform a calculation between two variables. More Information
  • Add the ability to exclude a string from being evaluated by the expressions.
  • It is no longer required to keep a Part Number format in DataXchange after one has been created.
  • Search filters modified to honor entered text in the search field after updating the data.
  • At times the Data Entry screen was not following the proper part number formats when creating a new part.
  • Updated and modified data limits through the API.
  • It is now required to specify a DX Service when adding or modifying equipment.
  • When creating a group chart you must now select what group it is apart of before saving.
  • Multiple plants with the same name can no longer be created.
  • Part numbers were syncing with the Data Entry Screen incorrectly under certain circumstances.
  • Viewing part numbers through the data entry screen (Desktop and mobile) now sort alphanumerically.
  • Utilization no longer showing above 100% even though there wasn’t any cycle time recorded.
  • Reports no longer contain percentages going above 100%.
  • Connectivity tester for MTConnect will now test correctly on all versions of MTConnect.
  • Scroll bar no longer disappears from the communication tab after navigating from the RTV to the Communication form.
  • Target utilization screen was not showing the correct labels and hover over labels under certain circumstances.
  • Improved compatibility with Windows 7 when using a touch screen.
  • Added more detail to the custom variable export to show the active part at the time the data was collected.
  • Fixed an issue when a reporting group is modified but changes did not reflect within the RTV.
  • Fixed an issue when a shift set to 24 hours caused part numbers not to show up in the Data Entry Screen.
  • Fixed issue where data any data listener could be assigned to an expression.
Version 2016.01.27
  • Improved performance of the Data Entry Screen.
  • Updated the Modify Timestamp interface on the Data Entry Screen.
  • SRC Standard Configuration abilities added. More Information
  • SRC X008 can now be customized using the configuration tool. More Information
  • Added utilization to static charts and saved charts. More Information
  • Added MTConnect device browsing. More Information
  • Added MTConnect Auto mapping to IP, port and device name.
  • RTV screens can now automatically add newly created machines to pre existing screens using the auto add feature. More Information
  • The RTV can now display equipment groups for selected Views. More Information
  • RTV status grid view now has the ability to sort equipment by status. More Information
  • Added Scrap count for RTV Status Grid view. More Information
  • Added Reset options for the RTV Status Grid view. More Information
  • Added a Scrap Pareto chart. More Information
  • Added a Plot Chart for Custom Variables. More Information
  • Added a Histogram Chart for Custom Variables. More Information
  • Added ability for Scytec employees to retrieve DataXchange Service logs remotely.
  • Added a Web Service Application Programming Interface (API).
  • Modified filtering to honor text entered after the form has been submitted.
  • Improved the DX Service update process.
  • Fixed an issue allowing the ability to have the addition of scrap automatically subtract good parts. More Information
  • Fixed an issue with the Data Entry screen when selecting a part from the list.
  • Fixed an issue where time line reporting was not showing correctly.
  • Fixed an issue with proxy settings not being retained.
Version 2015.11.23
  • Added Font size to Grid.
  • Added TCP Port modification for the DataXchange Service. More Information
  • Improved performance of the Data Entry Screen.
  • Updated the Modify Timestamp interface on the Data Entry Screen.
  • Improved the performance of the DataXchange Service.
  • Added Communication Testers. More Information
  • Added the Script Source. More Information
  • Added the Caron TMAC Data Source.
  • Added new Platinum licensing level. More Information
  • Backup and Restore of DX Service settings now contains user name and notes. More Information
Version 2015.10.07
  • Updated the version of the built in Browser to support Windows 10.
  • Updated the allowable length of the Report Group Name.
  • Updated the expression engine to allow for the “.” character to be in program names.
  • Modified the alignment on the Excel export from Reports.
  • Improved performance of the Data Entry Screen.
  • Fixed an issue that caused the DX Service to shutdown.
  • Fixed an issue where modified expression would not load without restarting the service.
  • Fixed an issue when running a saved chart.
  • Fixed an issue when running an Equipment Summary chart with Equipment Groups.
  • Fixed an issue where a DX Service with the same name as a deleted DX Service was not functioning correctly.
  • Fixed an issue where the RTV would shutdown when a Group Screen was removed from rotation when rotation was active.
Version 2015.07.09
  • Added Caron TMAC Status RTV View. More Information
  • Add Browser RTV View. More Information
  • Modified the copy paste functionality. More Information
  • Added the ability to copy expressions in the Expression Builder.
  • Added the ability to clear the Account Settings.
  • Updated the Data Entry Screen.
  • Added chart printing.
  • Added chart exporting.
  • Added report exporting.
  • Added Current Plant variable.
Version 2015.03.05
  • New improved Data Entry screen.
  • Added Custom Commands. More Information
  • Added Equipment Status Group Assignments. More Information
  • Added Custom Command Assignments. More Information
  • Added Part Numbers to the Data Entry Screen.
  • Added Good Parts to the Data Entry Screen.
  • Added Scrap Parts.
  • Added Scrap Reason Assignments.
Version 2014.12.30
  • Added Hour intervals to the Timeline Chart.
  • Updated the code signing certificate.
Version 2014.10.28
  • Added the Target Utilization RTV View. More Information
  • Improved the DX Service Backup capability.
  • Fixed an issue with the axis labels on the Pareto chart.
  • Increased the precision on time based PCSDB variables.
  • Improved the Value as Percent functionality on charts.
  • Fixed an issue when International date formats are used.
  • Fixed an issue requiring a manual restart of the DX Service after the initial install.
  • Fixed an issue when saving proxy settings.
Version 2014.07.07
  • Added Saved Chart templates. More Information
  • Added an SRC variable for the Alternating state. More Information
  • Added notifications for Source connection monitoring. More Information
  • Added the option for mutually exclusive cycle type statuses.
  • Improved performance on many charts and reports.
  • Improved performance on the DataXchange Service.
Version 2014.03.19
  • Added Send Part Start and Send Part End PCSDB variables.
  • Added Send Add Good Part and Send Subtract Good Part PCSDB variables.
  • Added multiple Part Number and Count Identifier PCSDB variables.
  • Added current part number and current part number time PCSDB variables.
  • Added math operators for use in expressions.
  • Added Focas Part Number and Part Count variables.
  • Added SRC Part Count variable.
  • Added group parameters to the current equipment status PCSDB variables.
  • Added part count charts and reports.
  • Added part count RTV view.
Version 2014.01.21
  • Improved the Trend chart.
  • Added DX Service restart from the DataXchange client application.
  • Added proxy detection and configuration options.
  • Added initial auto configuration of the Account Settings for the DX Service.
  • Extended Equipment Status Group functionality in expressions.
Version 2013.12.23
  • Improved the Trend chart.
  • Current Status on mobile devices will now show Specific colors.
  • Fixed a bug with Unknown Downtime on the Timeline Chart.
Version 2013.11.13
  • Added PCS custom variables.
  • Added Focas Mode Selection variable.
  • Added Focas Emergency Status variable.
  • Added Focas Rapid Override variable.
  • Added Focas Program Stop (M0) variable.
  • Added Focas Optional Stop (M1) variable.
  • Added Focas Macro Variable.
  • Added Focas Part Number variables.
  • Added Shift based reporting and charting.
  • Added specific colors to the row highlighting of the RTV Grid View.
  • Added the ability to name the individual RTV Views.
  • Added the display of the assigned licenses on the Manage Equipment form.
  • Added multiple select on the Shift Hours form for faster data entry.
  • Modified the Assign Expressions form.
Version 2013.09.19
  • Added the ability to define shifts.
  • Added the association of the active shift to the data collected.
  • Added the ability to define shift breaks.
  • Added the ability to modify collected data.
  • Added Focas alarm codes and description variables.
  • Added Focas Spindle Override variable.
  • Added Focas Feedrate Override variable.
  • Added Focas Active Tool variable.
  • Improved MTConnect variable display names.
  • Added PCS Current Time variable.
  • Added multiple PCS Shift variables.
  • Added the ability to automatically enter scheduled planned downtimes.
Version 2013.07.17
  • Added Excel exporting.
  • Added CSV exporting.
  • Added Email notifications.
  • Added a new Downtime Pareto chart.
  • Added a new Downtime Pareto chart to the RTV.
  • Improved scrolling in the historical charts.
  • Added scrolling on the RTV charts.
  • Added a new report for the Data Entry Notes.
  • Added a new column to the RTV Chart view to show the Data Entry Notes.
Version 2013.04.30
  • Added the Data Entry screen.
  • Added a new Downtime Summary report.
  • Added a new Downtime Summary chart.
  • Added a new Downtime Summary RTV View.
  • Modified the Create Expressions process.
  • Modified the Assign Expression process.
  • Updates for communication with the mobile apps.
Version 2013.02.25
  • Bug fix relating to the trend chart values.
  • Bug fix relating to the RTV Screen data.
  • Bug fix relating to the Company icons on the RTV ribbon bar.
  • Modified the shortcuts for the RTV screens on the ribbon bar.
  • Modified the change password procedure if a password is reset.
  • Updated the icon used by the application.
  • Updated when the saving process takes place on the RTV Screens.
  • Updated the restore process for the DX Service configuration.
  • Updated the Application Security to its own security group.
Version 2012.12.31
  • Released the Silver version.
  • Released the Real Time Viewer.
  • Added the ability to save and restore the DX configuration.
  • Added the notification of the connection status of the DX Services.
  • Many minor features.
Version 2012.09.28
  • Fixed a bug in the DX Service relating to the saving of the configuration file.
Version 2012.08.20
  • Bug fix related to adding new users without specifying all user information.
Version 2012.07.06
  • Bug fix relating to collecting data and reporting across time zones.
Version 2012.05.14
  • Released the Bronze version.
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