Why Choose OAS and the OAS Platform?
Experience and Philosophy
Thousands of customers worldwide trust Open Automation Software because over the last 20 years we have been at the forefront of OPC, HMI, SCADA, and IoT technology. OAS delivers the solutions and products they need.
Open Automation Software was founded on the premise that OPC, HMI, SCADA, and IoT software should be open, should reach beyond the control room, should be easy to implement and cost effective. With that in mind, OAS products have been created to empower anyone in the industrial automation and IoT space by liberating your data and not locking you into any one vendor.
With many features to choose from you only need to purchase what is relevant to your project.Connect to a variety of data sources such as Allen Bradley and Siemens controllers, Modbus devices and master clients, OPC and OPC UA Servers, OPC Clients, Databases, Excel, Web and .Net applications, cloud-based services like AWS and Azure, an remote APIs.
With OAS you can not only develop your HMI/SCADA solution with no coding required but you can create unlimited connections with drivers.
By running as a Windows Service utilizing Windows Communication Foundation data is secure and reliable with a resolution to 100 nanoseconds. Services can be deployed in many ways, combining central data aggregation with the power of Edge Computing.
The initial cost of OAS is far less than our competitors – but the savings don’t stop there. Easily and quickly develop world class OPC, HMI and SCADA systems using OAS and Visual Studio, or utilize any web application platform for web and mobile solutions.
Your Real Time Data from Anywhere to Anywhere
Open Automation Software provides fast, easy, and secure networking to move any data type from any location to any location.
Design time support for drag and drop development for Visual Studio and open platform systems. No coding is required to create stunning operator interface applications.
Open Real Time Data Access
Open Configuration Access
All configuration information can be accessed locally and remotely for programmatic interface through the free to use OPC Systems component which is demonstrated in the Example code installed with the software.
Smart Client Deployment
All networking is implemented over Windows Communication Foundation with Binary TCP. All packets are compressed and encrypted for a light weight, fast, and secure network transport.
The Internet can be used to share data to any smartphone, iPad, web browser, or Windows desktop application. Don’t have a dedicated Internet server? No worries. Utilize the free Live Data Cloud feature.
Security is included for free with any of the product features:
- Protect configuration information
- Restrict access to real-time data
- Limit which set points operators can write values to
- Restrict access to historical data
- Limit which alarms can be acknowledged
- Protect all aspects of the OPC Systems.NET real-time service