SCADA are used to collect, monitor, maintenance and control industrial processes, Building management systems, water systems, and also other processes.
Advantages of SCADA
- Monitor from a remote location 24/7
- Reduce costs - normally associated with man-power
- Having a reliable automated system working 24/7
- Logging of data
- If well designed, a user friendly interface
- Visualize whole process of factory or machine which makes easy for operators.
- Log Data Events
- Log Alarms
- Visualize and Log Trends of analog/Digitals signals.
- Communications with third party software
- Click-click/Touch operations of start/stop of machines.
- Easy to see /change variables of machines/process.