System updates go hand in hand with computers, even server computers. But some updates can change functionally, how machines communicate or interact with third party software.
Thin client terminals are more secure than PCs because they have no hard drives or CD/DVD drives that allow users to place data onto their systems. ThinManager-ready thin clients have their USB ports disabled by default which completely locks down our thin clients from users loading viruses, games or other malicious content.
ep23 The Plant » Gaining the Edge with Stratus Technologies
Longtime Rockwell Automation partner, Stratus Technologies’ own Frank Hill, joins Bryan and Tom to talk edge computing in industrial automation
ep22 The Plant » Training The Future Super Users of ThinManager, with Todd Garmon and Tom Jordan
Bryan Harned and Todd Garmon discuss challenges faced from the System Integrator down to the end-user when using and learning ThinManager.
ep21 The Plant » Application Container Technology Shines Bright in ThinManager 12.1 release, with Nick Neppach
Bryan Harned and Nick Neppach talk ThinManager 12.1, the expansion of integrated application container technology, and why it’s a real game changer.
ep20 The Plant » Talking ThinManager Install Successes, Stories and Top Features with Amy Carter
Bryan Harned and Amy Carter discuss some ThinManager stories and customer successes and why ThinManager’s robust feature set is needed for your automation install.
ep19 The Plant » ThinManager Version 12. The Latest and Greatest with Nick Putman
Bryan Harned and Nick Putman discussing the all new ThinManager Version 12
Danish Navy Sails into the Future with Thin Client Technology
After 15 years of active service, the Danish Navy needed to re-fit and modernize technology aboard the Absalon-class support ship. Logimatic and ThinManager make it happen.
ep16 The Plant » ThinManager 11.2, Version 12 and BEYOND with Nick Putman and Doug Coulter
Nick Putman and Doug Coulter from Rockwell Automation join Bryan to talk ThinManager.
New Bluetooth Proximity Beacon
Effective immediately, we will inventory and endorse a Bluetooth proximity beacon from a company called Radius Networks. Their ‘RadBeacon X4’ is a rugged, weatherproof (NEMA 4X), and temperature resistant beacon powered by four AA batteries (not included). Battery life has been extended to over 5 years. Both the transmit and interval levels are adjustable.
The RadBeacon X4 is a fully stand-alone Bluetooth Smart™ proximity beacon that supports iBeacon™, AltBeacon™, and Eddystone™ technology. The RadBeacon X4 is a rugged, weatherproof, and temperature-resistant proximity beacon powered by four AA batteries. It can be installed in any location, regardless of available power and provides proximity advertisements for mobile applications that are compatible with iBeacon, AltBeacon, and Eddystone standards, including xthe Physical Web™.
TECH|TIP » ThinManager Platform 9
April 25, 2016 marks the release of ThinManager Platform 9.
ThinManager is a software solution for automation networks that enable secure, centralized confi guration and deployment of applications and content to every PC, thin client, mobile device and user. ThinManager® increases safety and security through powerful visualization and authentication features allowing you to reduce your maintenance and downtime by simplifying the management of all devices and users.
You can also go mobile with ThinManager’s built-in mobility solution, Relevance®—the only location-based mobile management platform that allows applications and content to be securely delivered to specifi c locations within your facility and nowhere else.
Increase your productivity, visualization, mobility and security from one easy-to-use, centralized and scalable management platform.
New in ThinManager Platform 9
Support for 4k monitors
Support for new biometric hardware
Support for VNC connections
Firewall compatible TFTP
And much more!