Thureus HMIBuilder shareware supports industrial OPC/DDE servers and visualizes the real-time data on the graphic canvas. The canvas can be designed easily by field engineers with no programming skill. All that required is fill-in-the-blank ability. The real-time data can be from many industrial devices such as PLC, DCS. It also supports industrial networks such as Modbus TCP, FieldBus, Ethernet/IP, DNP 3.0 etc as long as the corresponding OPC server is available. Thureus HMIBuilder is supplied as many editions and the shareware edition is among them, expecting many customers can join the OPC technology and enjoy the benefit of adapting powerful standard technology to various of industrial fields.
Wizards of creating tag databases just one clicks or importing/exporting database from/to external file are among the extended features. Connecting external notification SMS devices and reporting Excel periodically, and alarm summary & filtering are also the other features. All the products use the standard OPC technology as the internal architecture, maximizing the modular expansions as much as possible. It also can be connected to OPC UA enterprise level HMI solutions with modern technology . It also supports HTML5 contents supporting mobile devices such as ios and android mobile devices as the demo page shows. What makes Thureus HMIBuilder more extensible is that it can be OPC DA,AE and HDA servers as well, which makes it possible to bridge from one OPC server to other OPC/DDE servers. What makes this product more unique is that customers with programming skills can add their own add-in modules and make them work together as true integrated product.
Unlike other commercial products, Thureus HMIBuilder shareware is truly the light weight program with small memory requirement and fast data acquisition speed. But it gives so much versitile graphic design features as well that splendid graphics can be designed easily. Even though the shareware edition works with no limitation, it can be upgraded easily to more powerful editions with extended features such as scripts, tag database and alarm/event handling as well as data archiving.