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iFIX 5.8R2 is here!
iFIX 5.8R2 is here!
The latest release of iFIX offers new productivity tools, Web HMI functionality and model-based development

iFIX 5.8R2 opens up new ways of developing and deploying operational information. With the growing numbers and changing roles of operational data "consumers", HMI/SCADA is moving beyond visualisation to become a decision support system. The latest release from GE Digital delivers on a number of fronts:

  • More rapid development capability thanks to productivity tools for navigation, and screen interaction that reduce the need for scripting
  • Libraries of "efficient HMI" objects designed for views that aid understanding
  • Model-based development to speed the creation of "digital twins" for assets and processes
  • HTML5-based web-HMI delivery of SCADA screens
  • Alarm notification via SMS


Click through to learn more about iFIX 5.8R2 and how it works with the broader GE digital suite to help companies along their Industrial Internet journey.

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The new RX3i CPE400 - a key building block for Industrial Internet Control Systems
The new RX3i CPE400 - a key building block for Industrial Internet Control Systems
A secure, high-performance on-ramp to Industrial Internet applications
The promise of the Industrial Internet is huge - effectively tapping into asset data can be game-changing for asset owners, OEMs and field service organisations alike. To streamline the journey from traditional control to a world where cloud-delivered apps and analytics can be harmonised with individual assets control strategies, GE has released the PACSystemsTM RX3i CPE400. 

In a single compact footprint, you can deploy a familiar control engine, delivered alongside a secure, flexible data aggregation and integration toolkit - the Field Agent technology for GE's PredixTM platform. GE's Outcome Optimizing edge technology opens the door to allow the results of big data analytics to be incorporated into local apps and algorithms. So your process or asset can be that much "smarter" thanks to insight derived from similar assets or processes across your enterprise.

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to find out how Industrial Internet Control Systems have been applied - and how they may fit your operation, too.
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Product Spotlight - QuickPanel+
Product Spotlight - QuickPanel+
New certifications for tough environments, SNMP for easier management, and new secure remote access capabilities
Offering a unique mix of functionality - from control for small applications, and traditional HMI capability to data aggregation and Historian "edge" collection, the QuickPanel+ has versatility to spare. GE's latest investments give it greater reach into tougher and more hazardous environments. Take a look at the full product profile, and see how we can help you change your expectations of panels and HMIs.
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CSense 6 is here
CSense 6 is here
It's easier than ever to apply analytics to your asset and process data
GE's ongoing developments continue to emphasize usability and on making analytics accessible. CSense makes it easy to map disparate data sources into an analytical model, derive insights and then deliver outputs ranging from reporting, to signals that integrate with existing automation and systems. See how CSense makes analytics a practical tool for industrial operations.
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Brilliant Manufacturing Solutions delivering value for GE Aviation Cheltenham
"A business project - not an IT project" - underpins nearly 2% overall productivity gain
Industrial Internet Control Systems under the spotlight at Minds & Machines
A quick look at the range of control, Field Agent and related edge technology from GE
Going beyond data collection requires an end-to-end view of how to harmonise local asset or process control safely and securely. See how a range of GE Automation & Control technologies make this possible!
Blog
Investing in the Industrial Internet - wisdom from a trip to the school uniform shop
Amid a flood of competing claims that all sound alike, thinking about growing and adapting needs should inform how we look at different vendor offerings
Posted March 07, 2017 by Kerrco
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Don't forget the "edges" of your industrial big data picture
Getting the foundation right for industrial IoT takes different thinking than for consumer focused scenarios
Posted September 07, 2016 by Kerrco
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Quality - the clanging gauntlet part II
"Re-using" data in support of quality improvement efforts isn't impossible - with the right map and the right tools
Posted March 21, 2016 by Kerrco
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Quality – Word of many meanings… Root of many debates… (Part 1)
Time to throw down a gauntlet: We believe that most manufacturers over-emphasise final-product QA and testing programs. Why? Because it’s “easiest” to focus efforts on ensuring bad products aren’t shipped than it is to identify and engineer out causes of “quality issues”.
Posted January 20, 2016 by Kerrco
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Why Kerrco loves Birmingham...
The trade event calendar is back in full swing after a much needed lazy summer. Here's what we're up to...
Posted September 08, 2015 by Kerrco
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Events
Pump Centre Exhibition 2017
Pump Centre's annual showcase of innovative technology is on its way
Posted January 30, 2017 by Kerrco
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Industry 4.0 Summit
Save the dates - Join Kerrco, and GE Premier Solution Partner Astec in Manchester for the Industry 4.0 Summit
Posted January 25, 2017 by Kerrco
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News
2017 Training Schedule
Keep your skills sharp with training from Kerrco and GE
Posted September 12, 2016 by Kerrco
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Heliex Power to share their story at the Renewables Event
Sep 13-14, Birmingham NEC will provide a showcase of the most innovative work in energy systems.
Posted September 05, 2016 by Kerrco
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Last Time Buy Program In Effect for GENIUS IO
GENIUS IO to be discontinued from June 1, 2017
Posted July 11, 2016 by Kerrco
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Kerrco to distribute GEM80 Modernisation solution from GE Power Conversion
Kerrco Automation Limited is pleased to add the HPCi Controller on RXi to our portfolio of solutions.
Posted February 11, 2016 by Kerrco
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Kerrco Automation Limited was formed in November 2004, since then the business has flourished and developed to become a key partner for GE in the UK and Ireland.

Representing advanced solutions from GE Controls and Automation, and software ranging from visualisation, Industrial Internet-ready data platforms and analytics from GE Digital, Kerrco provides customers with support, advice and unparalleled customer service.