Software-centric industrial automation
EcoStruxure™ Automation Expert is the next-generation industrial automation system creating step-change improvements throughout the complete lifecycle. EcoStruxure™ Automation Expert reimagines automation by:
- Decoupling the automation application from the runtime hardware for unprecedented agility.
- Native IT/OT convergence to easily integrate advanced IT applications, tools, and technologies for industrial use.
- Asset-centric design with ready-to-use asset models to eliminate low value tasks and wrap and reuse portable automation objects.
Native object orientation
Representing real assets as ready-to- use software objects and libraries. Providing the building blocks for cyber-physical systems.
Flexibly deploy your automation project across controller resources via drag and drop. Automatically generated cross-communication.
Integrated development environment for all tasks of automation system engineering and management.
Abstracted hardware platform
Complete lifecycle and engineering independence between software and hardware platforms with full re-usability.
Scalable, user-friendly management of distributed architecture systems including 3rd party hardware integration.
Industry 4.0 ready
Native integration with IT systems with direct access to field data including at source time-stamping.