MatrikonOPC offers a new level of OPC connectivity and support for Fisher PROVOX Controllers


EDMONTON, AB. June 26, 2008

Matrikon is proud to announce the release of the MatrikonOPC Server for Fisher PROVOX Direct. This OPC compliant Server provides industrial strength data connectivity for the Fisher Rosemount PROVOX DCS systems.

Users of this OPC server will experience new levels of data connectivity to Fisher PROVOX devices thanks to new technological enhancements.  Major enhancements for the MatrikonOPC Server for PROVOX Controllers include: a built-in ability to perform data simulations, redundancy, and an embedded calculation engine.  >
Unlike other OPC Servers for Fisher PROVOX Controllers, the MatrikonOPC Server for Fisher PROVOX Direct is combined with unparalleled 24/7 technical support from a global MatrikonOPC Support team.  

Key features and benefits of the MatrikonOPC Server for Fisher PROVOX Direct are:

  • Does not require the CHIP interface
  • Multiple HDL or SIU redundancy
  • Advanced calculation engine
  • Tag Browse Capabilities
  • Offline Simulation mode (OPC server simulates data for an OPC client to read)
  • Easy Connection via HDL or SIU
  • Unsolicited communications – access to all operating parameters
        using report-by-exception
  • Connects to multiple interfaces
  • Real-time read and write
  • No additional software required
  • Robust polling rates of 500 milliseconds or report-by-exception

  • “This OPC Server was designed specifically with the ease of use in mind.  Ease of integration, the ability to monitor and control data points, and 24/7 technical support were all benchmarks when creating this product. Users need to feel confident in not only the product, but also in a company’s commitment to support the product after the sale. ” – Sean Leonard VP OPC, Matrikon.

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    About MatrikonOPC (a division of Matrikon Inc. [TSX:MTK])

    With a collection of more than 500 OPC products and over 100,000 installations worldwide, MatrikonOPC is the world's largest OPC company.

    Matrikon is a charter member of the OPC Foundation, and has demonstrated a commitment to developing OPC as the industrial connectivity standard.

    A wide range of global companies rely on MatrikonOPC products for their connectivity in industries such as: discrete manufacturing, process control, building automation, alternative energy production, commercial and military applications. With clients and installs throughout North America, Australia, Europe and the Middle East, the reach of MatrikonOPC Connectivity is truly global.

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    For more information, contact:
    Manny Mandrusiak
    MatrikonOPC Marketing Manager
    +1 780-448-1010 extension 4606