What models support Sparkplug B, AWS, Mirosoft Azure, and Google Cloud versions of the MQTT feature?

These options are only available on the cMT and cMTX series products. HMIs do not support these options. It may still be possible to connect to a Sparkplug B  / AWS, Azure or Google Cloud MQTT broker  but it isn’t built into the HMI settings. For more information on Sparkplug B refer to the Sparkplug…

When I log into WebView / EasyWeb I see a scary warning telling me the connection is not secure because it is using a Self-signed certificate. Is it safe to proceed?

When first logging in to WebView or EasyWeb 2.0 you may get a message warning that the website’s certificate could not be verified. The exact wording and look of the message will depend on the browser you are using, but it will be something to the effect of: This is because the connection to the…

Define Smart Automation

A machine, or system, with integrated electronics or computer control that has some level of self-awareness and self-regulation.

Define Topic

A text string created by the MQTT network administrator to reference or address data. A topic may include a single data point or multiple related points. These topics are then subscribed to by the end user, or client.

What is cMT?

cMT solutions are IIoT-ready HMIs that enable easy monitoring of your industrial plant from a remote device. Install the free cMT Viewer software on your device to enable control and monitoring on any Windows® PC, Apple/Android phone or tablet. The cMT Series offers many different models with and without built-in screens to maximize your options…

Define Smart Factory

This is the interconnection of automated systems (operational technology) and information technology. A distributed network of devices generating, transmitting, and consuming data for status, analysis, or statistical purposes.

Define MySQL Database

MySQL is the world’s most popular open source database. With its proven performance, reliability, and ease-of-use, MySQL has become the leading database choice for web-based applications. Additionally, it is an extremely popular choice as embedded database, distributed by thousands of software vendor- and OEMs.

Define Smart Industry

This is the interconnection of automated systems (operational technology) and information technology. A distributed network of devices generating, transmitting, and consuming data for status, analysis, or statistical purposes.

What is MySQL?

MySQL is a powerful tool that can be used with our cMT HMI series to help collect and display data for easier monitoring and analytics. MySQL is a relational database management system that uses SQL, or Structured Query Language, as the query language to access data in the database. By connecting a Maple Systems cMT…

Why would I use a cMT-SVR without a display?

A Maple Systems cMT-SVR with no display is a great solution if you need a gateway between your control system and the supervisor’s office. Many MES (Manufacturing Execution Systems), ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning), SCM (Supply Chain Management), and MRP (Material Requirements Planning) software does not support the myriad of communication drivers used in industrial PLCs,…

Is JSON supported in MQTT / Ignition?

Yes, JSON Advanced setting has been added for MQTT Topic Publisher on cMT Series models. Aside from being compatible with the existing simple JSON format, this function allows users to define JSON format with more flexible structure tailored to the cloud device they use. With this function added, data transferred to the cloud can be…

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