Advantech Corporation (Taiwan) has presented the Advantech eBuilding Automation System, the control system for its own office building in Beijing based on the Russian SCADA & Softlogic system TRACE MODE (AdAstrA Research Group, Ltd, Moscow) and PC-based PLC ADAM 5510/HC (Advantech, Taiwan).
The Advantech Smart Building includes security, access control, climate (HVAC) and power utilities control. The system has been developed according to the most advanced SoftDCS technology and based on PC-based PLC - ADAM 5510/HC controllers with Micro TRACE MODE , Ethernet network and Web-applications. Naturally, that as software tool the developers prefered TRACE MODE - a world leader in the SoftDCS technologies.
The SoftDCS technology suposes using the unifim software tool, both for operator PC and for controllers. Moreover the project is developed as the single process control system. Therefore, PC-based ADAM 5510/HC controllers with Micro TRACE MODE inside have been used for the building hardware control.
Advantech eBuilding Automation System allows to maintain the automatic climate control, perform automatic changeover of the "winter-summer" conditions, exercise operator control of the process from remote terminals, which can be implemented either manually or automatically.
The operator servers use industrial PCs "ADAM IPC"s under control of TRACE MODE RTM and Web-Activator. Web-Activator enables the company's engineers to get access to data from any computer connected to Internet. TRACE MODE Web-Activator security system provides the protection against unauthorised connections. Web-Activator version for 10 operator workstations is used in this project.
TRACE MODE is widely used in building automation systems. TRACE MODE based building control systems have been developed for such objects as Sheraton Hotel-Cervo (Italy), Central Bank of the Russian Federation, Moscow Mayoralty and a number of other objects.