Automation Studio 4 has automated functions, true-to-life architecture modeling, version control, support for shared projects and simple object-oriented programming. Individual projects can split into manageable pieces for developers to work simultaneously. Integrated version control system ensures stability and consistency. Interfaced EPLAN Electric P8 allows synchronization with ECAD projects and hardware configuration in software. Communication through OPC Unified Architecture provides compatibility with numerous systems. Direct support simplifies development of visualization, process monitoring and remote diagnostic applications. Programmed with C++, the smart editor uses function libraries and sections of code to provide context-sensitive suggestions.
B&R Industrial Automation Corp.
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