TopView Data Sources
Each TopView Version is based on the source of the measurement data that is being monitored. TopView currently supports the following data sources:
Tag-based data sources
For PLCs, SCADA, Historians, Controls Systems. Support for OPC-DA/HDA.
Includes SCADA Connect to sync SCADA alarms to TopView.
- PI/PIAF/Rockwell FactoryTalk Historian
PI tag and AF attributes (from OSIsoft)
- SQL Lookup
ODBC and OLEDB databases, files, and spreadsheets
System Performance and Ping response time
- Custom Data Source
custom-written data source plug-in
Event-based data sources
- OPC A&E
Vendor-neutral alarm/event interface to Emerson DeltaV, ICONICS, GE iFIX, Yokogawa, Honeywell, and others
- SQL Events
ODBC databases containing SQL-based events logs
For sensor and IIOT devices
Regardless of the data source for the monitored data, TopView Software contains a common set of features. A single installation of TopView can be licensed for multiple data sources.