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COPA-DATA receives IEC 61850 Edition 2 certification
The automation software zenon from COPA-DATA has been certified in accordance with the international energy systems standard IEC 61850 Edition 2. zenon thus proves its conformity with the most recent additions to the standard. The certificate was issued by TÜV SÜD Product Service.
Three things you didn’t know about IIoT
The human brain is a wonderful thing that works tirelessly from the day we are born until the day we die, only stopping on special occasions, like when presenting in front of large audiences. We’ve been studying the brain for many centuries, but we still know relatively little about the trillions of connections that make it work. Creating a road map of the brain is a bit like trying to map out the IIoT.
Upgrade without hesitation
The current version of COPA-DATA's automation software, zenon 7.20, has successfully passed Microsoft’s Windows 10 compatibility test. The software runs reliably on the new operating system and supports all quality and security requirements.
Industrial automation trends for 2016
In 15 short years, rapid advancements in technology have changed the way we live. With each passing month, we’re introduced to new, innovative ways to play, eat, shop and communicate. But new technology isn’t just for consumers. In recent years, several waves of new technology have emerged and transformed the face of industrial automation. While traditionally, the manufacturing industry has been relatively slow on the uptake, a number...
COPA-DATA calls for more SMEs to work with charities
Industrial software experts COPA-DATA are encouraging small and medium-sized enterprises to give more support to local and national charities. COPA-DATA is collaborating with its chosen charity, Follow Your Dreams - a UK charity that supports children and young people with learning disabilities to be ambitious and follow their dreams.
COPA-DATA to get smart at SPS IPC Drives 2015
At this year's SPS IPC Drives (Nuremberg - November 24-26th), COPA-DATA is presenting consistent and robust solutions for the Smart Factory. Using zenon, companies can construct scalable value networks – be it on-premises, in hybrid environments or in the cloud. The software for HMI/SCADA and Dynamic Production Reporting offers solutions that excel in flexibility and expandability, are ergonomic and aim for resource efficiency.
How to make the most of ESOS & EAS
COPA-DATA is advising large enterprises in the UK and Ireland to act upon their Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) and Energy Auditing Scheme (EAS) findings in order to reduce energy consumption and bills. To prepare companies for ESOS and EAS energy audits, COPA-DATA has launched two online platforms containing energy tips, guides and white papers.
A look into the future of HMIs
In a trend study Fraunhofer IAO has identified and examined the most important areas to consider for successful HMI in production. The study provides insight into ergonomic HMI design and the integration of new technologies such as social media, interaction and recognition technology.
COPA-DATA and COSMO CONSULT collaborate
A close collaboration has begun between the automation solutions specialist COPA-DATA and COSMO CONSULT, the leading pan-European Microsoft Partner for the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution Microsoft Dynamics NAV. The goal of this partnership is to offer customers a simple and secure real-time connection of the process level with Microsoft Dynamics NAV, and thereby create a seamless information flow between the ERP level and the product...
COPA-DATA to showcase smart grid software at PAC World
At this year's PAC World conference, which takes place from 29th June to 2nd July at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, COPA-DATA will exhibit at booth 16. Here, the company will showcase industrial automation software for the energy sector, smart grids and a range of software solutions and training options to help companies comply with the IEC 61850, IEC 60870 and DNP3 standards.
COPA-DATA to hold an exclusive event on the future of automation
The industrial automation software specialist, COPA-DATA, is uniting members of its Partner Community with an exclusive event aimed at stimulating ideas for the future of automation. The Northern European Partner Academy 2015 is a two day event held at the luxurious function rooms of Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, on 9th and 10th June, 2015.
Whitepaper guides companies on reduced energy consumption
To help UK manufacturers cope with increasing energy prices and environmental regulations, COPA-DATA has published a white paper containing useful guidance for companies eager to reduce energy consumption. The roadmap to energy efficiency whitepaper can be downloaded below.
Smart factory solutions address rising demand
COPA-DATA will present Smart Factory solutions at the 2015 Hannover Messe, in Hall 7, Booth C48. With zenon, the HMI/SCADA and dynamic production reporting software, companies can construct flexible and scalable value networks on-premises, in hybrid environments or in the cloud. A significant part of these flexible value networks are Big Data analyses, carried out in order to uncover and utilise potential in a targeted manner.
IoT & Industry 4.0 on the table at Future of Manufacturing Event
COPA-DATA will speak at the Future of Manufacturing Event, organised by Mitsubishi Electric, at Sheffield University from 17th to 18th March 2015. During the seminar, COPA-DATA will explore the latest industry trends and their scope for energy efficiency. COPA-DATA's seminar will cover recent developments of Industry 4.0, the latest industrial technology trend sweeping the globe.
HMI & SCADA open control software achieves SIL-2
Copa Data has received the Safety Integrity Level 2 (SIL-2) certification, carried out by TÜV Süd rail, and thus now meets requirements in accordance with the international standard IEC 61508 for the reliability of the safety functions of operational facilities. Companies that use its zenon software offering can achieve SIL-2 for their systems and infrastructures this way.
Winners announced for zenon Challenge 2014
In April 2014 COPA-DATA launched its engineering, usability and creativity competition called zenon Challenge, inviting teams from all over the world to create tangible, functioning control and visualisation applications using the HMI/SCADA software zenon and LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 robots.
Industry 4.0 solutions take centre stage at Nuremberg show
Copa-Data will be focusing on Industry 4.0 solutions for industrial environments at the SPS IPC Drives exhibition in Nuremberg (Nov 25-27). The zenon Product Family establishes solutions for control, visualisation and data analysis which can be flexibly adapted and ergonomically operated. Thanks to the openness and platform independence zenon based applications can be simply integrated, horizontally as well as vertically, into existing or new inf...
LEGO MINDSTORMS automation challenge
Combining LEGO MINDSTORMS with the complexity of the automation industry, COPA-DATA launched the zenon Challenge 2014 in April. Closing on 16th October, there is still time for late comers to test their creative and engineering capabilities.
SCADA software to exhibit at InnoTrans
SCADA software for substations and tunnel infrastructures will be showcased by COPA-DATA at the 2014 International Trade Fair for Transport Technology (InnoTrans). At the event the company will demonstrate the advantages of its zenon SCADA software, which takes on the role of a control system and makes it possible to monitor and manage railway and tunnel systems in a modern way.