ICONICS Products Certified for Windows 7

GENESIS64 HMI/SCADA Features Game Changing Technologies

Houston, TX — ISA ‘09 October 7, 2009 Today, ICONICS, a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner of the Year, and provider of Web-enabled, OPC-based, HMI/SCADA Visualization and Manufacturing Intelligence software for Microsoft Windows® operating systems, announced that ICONICS GENESIS64™ achieved full certification for Windows 7.

GENESIS64 is certified for Windows 7 is a game changing OPC-UA, HMI/SCADA visualization solution. Designed from the ground up for 64-Bit computing, GENESIS64 takes advantage of WPF, XAML, 3-D hardware acceleration, Windows Presentation Foundation, Multi-touch, Silverlight and more resulting in an increase in productivity and ease of use.

“Products that carry the Certified for Windows 7 logo have met explicit standards of reliability and quality, and have been tested and proven to deliver a superior experience with Windows 7,” said Robert Doi, Marketing Director, Windows 7 at Microsoft Corporation. “We are pleased that ICONICS’ automation solutions carry the Certified for Windows 7 logo and take advantage of the new technologies available in Windows 7.”

GENESIS64 is people-ready, allowing manufacturers and IT professionals to integrate real-time factory floor and business information into a common, OPC-UA-compliant, Web-enabled visualization GEO SCADA dashboard. Collaboration of plant information has never been easier. GENESIS64 is the first manufacturer software certified on Windows 7, Vista and Server 2008. GENESIS64 incorporates game changing GEO SCADA and Silverlight web technology providing HMI/SCADA Visualization for cross-browser, cross-platform applications.

“GENESIS64 takes advantage of the new Windows 7 Multi-touch ease of use capabilities allowing a more natural way to interact with the manufacturer operations,” stated Russ Agrusa, President and CEO of ICONICS, “Windows 7 is a game changing operating systems and we have designed GENESIS64 to fully maximize all the features Windows 7 offers to the marketplace.”

GENESIS64 certified for Windows 7 provides the following game changing technologies...

  • GEO SCADA Ease of Use
  • Cover Flow Navigation with Multi-touch
  • Hardware Accelerated Graphics for 3D Imaging
  • Enriched User Experience with Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
  • Universal Data Connectivity using Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
  • Integrated Windows Vista Search & Organize Technology
  • OPC-UA-to-the-core Technology
Factories and Building Automation taking advantage of these game changing technologies will see an increase in productivity with faster design, web-enabled, scalability and visualizing their operations for new operators and maintenance workers.

“ICONICS’ latest offerings that leverage Microsoft Windows 7 technology should be well poised to take advantage of the pent-up market demand for solutions that provide increased security and productivity”, according to Craig Resnick, Research Director at ARC Advisory Group. “End users and OEMs should be moving in the direction of Windows 7 based solutions, as those that are still using Microsoft XP and legacy Microsoft operating systems such as NT and 2000 need to at a minimum be upgraded to protect themselves from the vulnerabilities and security risks that Windows 7 is designed to address.”

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Founded in 1986, ICONICS is an award winning leader in the development of Web-enabled industrial automation and manufacturing intelligence software for Microsoft® Windows® operating systems. Our solutions are certified for Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista. ICONICS has successfully deployed more than 250,000 solutions in over 60 countries worldwide. Its solutions meet diverse customer needs in a variety of industries including Automotive, Building Management, Food & Beverage, Oil/Gas/Petrochemical, Machine Builders, Pharmaceutical/Biotech, Security, Water/Wastewater, Utilities, Government Infrastructures and more.

ICONICS’ corporate headquarters is located in Foxborough, Massachusetts (USA) near Boston. The company has offices throughout the United States, as well as in Australia, China, France, India, Italy, Germany, Netherlands and United Kingdom. ICONICS also has a joint software development and sales office in the Czech Republic.

© 2010 ICONICS, Inc. All rights reserved. Specifications are subject to change without notice. GENESIS64, GENESIS32, Pocket GENESIS, BizViz and their respective modules, OPC-To-The-Core, and Visualize Your Enterprise are trademarks of ICONICS Inc. Other product and company names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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