Control Engineering, part of CFE Media, awarded products in 27 categories of control, instrumentation, and automation products introduced in 2015, as chosen by print and online subscribers. This is the 29th year of product recognition for the publication, highlighted in the February 2016 monthly edition, in several newsletters and at www.controleng.com/EngineersChoice.
“As Control Engineering subscribers examined more than 100 Engineers’ Choice finalists,” said according to Mark T. Hoske, Control Engineering Content Manager, “they’re asked to consider technological advancement, service to the industry, and market impact. With the ability of ICONICS KPIWorX software to help users create, save and load self-service dashboards, the product promises needed information in convenient form to any tablet or smartphone. Congratulations.”
“ICONICS is honored to have won the 2016 Control Engineering Engineers’ Choice Award for KPIWorX,” said Russ Agrusa, President and CEO of ICONICS, ”as well as an honourable mention for AssetWorX. These recognitions, in addition to last year’s win for MobileHMI™, exemplify ICONICS’ commitment to providing cutting edge software solutions to customers’ real-world needs.”
KPIWorX allows for the creation, saving and loading of self-service dashboards, providing a user-friendly interface. Users can drag and drop data, configure widgets, split screens to add new widgets and save dashboards into a Favourites locations. Several preconfigured widgets are included, such as gauges, process points, trends, alarms and grids. KPIWorX displays automatically adjust for various data sources as well as smaller fonts, smaller margins and keyboard handling. It is especially useful for on-the-spot display creation for visualising data as it is needed. KPIWorX displays can also be transferred to desktop mode for sharing.
More than 100 product nominations from 60 companies were entered for consideration in the 2016 Engineers’ Choice Awards. Control Engineering subscribers voted to identify the products they felt were the most exceptional based on technological advancement, service to the industry, and market impact. Engineers’ Choice Award winners and honourable mentions were named in 27 categories. Awards will be presented as part of the 2016 Engineering Awards in Manufacturing event held on March 21, 2016 in Chicago