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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 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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