Mattec Corp. recently introduced its first Web-based production and process monitoring system, called ProHelp 8.
Mattec plans to release applications in phases. The first one, called Real-Time Display, lets authorized users quickly see the status of every machine in a plant, in actual time. Machines that are down or running out of specification are highlighted.
“Web browsers are a challenging platform to implement real-time programs like a monitoring system,” said Brian Thiel, Mattec's development manager. “We wanted to start with the most data-intensive application.”
Mattec is using as a platform Microsoft's SQL server and IIS —the Microsoft internet information server.
ProHelp 8 is the fifth generation of monitoring systems from Mattec, based in
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