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GE’s Proficy I/O Drivers available from iOpen

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Proficy I/O drivers from GE Intelligent Platforms are a powerful range of full featured connectivity solutions that are robust, reliable as well as easy-to-use and deliver results.  

Device connections using Proficy I/O drivers will be reliable and fast thanks to the rigorous quality-testing in GE labs, with partners and in the field.    

Proficy I/O drivers enable powerful data connections to various devices for control, data acquisitions and visualisation, fuelling innovative software solutions for a sustainable competitive advantage.  

GE Proficy I/O drivers offer two main components: 

  • Industrial Gateway Server (IGS) OPC server
  • HMI/SCADA drivers
Proficy Industrial Gateway Server (IGS) 
  • Provides OPC-based connectivity for the Proficy software suite
  • Standalone connectivity package includes a base set of 100 drivers based on industry standard protocols
  • Provides stable, reliable connections to thousands of mixed vendor devices and instruments for any of the Proficy software packages
  • Can be shared with third party applications
  • Optional ‘Premium’ driver package can be added to extend connectivity further 

Proficy HMI/SCADA Drivers

  • Provides direct and/or standalone single driver OPC connections into the Proficy HMI/SCADA iFIX and CIMPLICITY packages
  • Based on industry-standard and proprietary protocols
  • Specifically designed for Proficy HMI/SCADA iFIX and/ or CIMPLICITY
  • Delivers integrated and/ or OPC standalone single driver options
  • Offers the choice of enabling within iFIX or CIMPLICITY systems, or operating independently as separate OPC server-based instances
  • Each OPC instance of these drivers connects to a single device type, enabling high-performance dedicated channels for control and visualisation

Proficy I/O Drivers are available from iOpen , a provider of plant business and process automation solutions.

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