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Programming a PLC to be a Game Console

PLC Code This past week, I took on the challenge of turning one of our IO demo kits connected to a Siemens PLC into a working game system. I chose to program the classic games Bop It and Simon Says as they would be easy to understand while still p...


Integrating Mitsubishi GX Works3 with Ignition Using the Ignition Mitsubishi TCP Driver

Mitsubishi GX Works3 is a platform for programming Mitsubishi PLCs, and it is possible to directly integrate the PLC's tags into Ignition with the recent release of the Ignition Mitsubishi driver. Ignition offers native support for Mitsub...


Dynamically Creating Stations and Tags in Ignition

Some of the main benefits of using Ignition as a SCADA/HMI platform are its powerful scripting capabilities as well as its ability to allow users to create complex UDTs. By combining these features, users can almost instantaneously set up stations or...


Resolving “Connection Refused SSL” Error in Ignition

I recently restored a backup of an Ignition project onto my computer to make changes locally. I was able to open the gateway without issue but ran into problems when I tried to launch the Vision Designer.  No matter what I tried, I could not ...


Creating Dynamic Ignition Perspective Projects, Part 4: Parameters, Indirect Bindings, and Flex Repeaters

One of the fastest-growing SCADA/HMI platforms today is Inductive Automation's Ignition. In addition to the well-known Vision visualization module, Ignition contains Perspective, a web-friendly visualization module which works in a...


Creating Dynamic Ignition Perspective Projects, Part 3: Embedded Views and Flex Containers

One of the fastest growing SCADA/HMI platforms today is Inductive Automation's Ignition. In addition to the well-known Vision visualization module, Ignition contains Perspective, a web-friendly visualization module built from the ground up t...


Creating Dynamic Ignition Perspective Projects, Part 2: Button Event Actions

One of the fastest growing SCADA/HMI platforms today is Inductive Automation's Ignition. In addition to the well-known Vision visualization module, Ignition contains Perspective, a web-friendly visualization module built from the ground up t...


Creating Dynamic Ignition Perspective Projects, Part One: Bindings and Transforms

One of the fastest-growing SCADA/HMI platforms today is Inductive Automation's Ignition. In addition to the well-known Vision visualization module, Ignition also contains Perspective, a web-friendly visualization module that&n...