Codecs used in TopView VOIP notifications

As of TopView 6.30, VOIP configurations allow the specification of call codecs. This article explains what codecs are and why you might want to use a codec that is different from the defaults used by TopView. What is a “codec”? From Wikipedia’s definition of Audio Codec: An audio codec is a codec (a device or computer program capable of Read More

Topview for Wonderware Overview Video

TopView with SCADA Connect provides a robust alarm notification solution for Wonderware InTouch and System Platform users.
Watch this 4-minute video for a quick overview.

New TopView data source release: TopView for SQL Events

TopView for SQL Events release Almost every running system generates some type of event log to record information, warning, error, alarm, and failure messages. Many of these systems record their events in a relational or SQL-based database. When an error or disruption occurs you can usually find event records in the database with details of Read More

Send TopView messages via WhatsApp Desktop

WhatsApp is a popular messaging platform owned by Facebook. We’ve received a number of requests to allow TopView to send messages via WhatsApp. WhatsApp does not provide an API for sending messages, so it is not possible to have TopView send messages to groups from WhatsApp, but it is possible to send a message from Read More

Use VOIP with analog phones lines (and replace TAPI)

Install an inexpensive IP-PBX and make TopView Voice Notification calls using VOIP and analog phone lines.
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Keeping TopView Healthy

Ensuring that TopView is running without interruption is essential for our customers. Although we work hard to make sure TopView is as bulletproof as possible, there are some circumstances that can affect TopView Engine processes. Whether those circumstances are inside or outside of TopView’s control, there are ways to detect and mitigate problems.
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TopView VOIP Providers

A list of tested VOIP Providers for TopView VOIP call-out Notification.
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Genentech discusses TopView® at PI UC 2015

At the South San Francisco campus, the Genentech Facilities Data Technologies (FDT) need to address issues of aging facilities, better alarm management, site-wide energy management and other sustainability initiatives.
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TopView VOIP Call-out Alarm Notification

With VOIP call-out support, TopView can deliver spoken alarm messages to phones over an Ethernet network. Calls are sent via data packets over the network instead of the traditional phone network. From the TopView computer, no copper phone lines or additional physical devices/modems are required.
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Using TopView OPC with GE Proficy Historian

With the 6.20 release of TopView Alarm Management and Alarm Notification Software, TopView can monitor current tag data in the GE Proficy Historian. This allows GE Proficy customers to benefit from the numerous features of TopView including:
Detection and logging of abnormal events (with optional SQL Server event logging)
Alarm logic and scripting
Alarm notification: Audible alarms, Email, SMS/text, Voice callout, and SNMP Traps with alarm acknowlege through Email, SMS, and Voice call-out
Desktop and Web-based alarm HMI’s
Scheduled and ad-hoc alarm reporting
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TopView Mobile Web App

The easiest way to view live process data and alarms on a mobile device: The TopView Mobile Web App is available for all TopView versions (full, evaluation, and FREE) including TopView OPC/SCADA, TopView PI, TopView SQL (OLEDB/ODBC) and TopView PerfMon. Learn more about TopView and downloads here