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gloTermClient

A software program that is used to contact and obtain data from a Server software program either on the same computer or on another computer. A client makes a request and the server fulfills the request. An example of a client would be an e-mail program connecting to a mail server or an Internet browser client connecting to a web server.

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gloTermCirrus Link MQTT Distributor Module
termSynsDistributor Module

This is an Ignition module made by Cirrus Link. It acts as a hub (Server) for MQTT clients (systems or devices) to securely connect, publish, and subscribe to data. It supports up to 50 Edge of Network Gateways (each can support multiple PLCs).

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gloTermControl System

1- A control system is a device, or set of devices, that manages, commands, directs or regulates the behavior of other devices or systems. Industrial control systems are used in industrial production for controlling equipment or machines. -Wikipedia

2- Refers to a PLC, Process control system, all field sensing devices, motor and valve control devices, the wiring to the controller, the controller itself, software and anything else related to controlling a manufacturing process. Some antiquated control systems use straight electrical wiring or pneumatic control systems without the use of computers. The majority of control systems are computer-based though.

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A software program that is used to contact and obtain data from a Server software program either on the same computer or on another computer. A client makes a request and the server fulfills the request. In Ignition, a client is the runtime that operators use to interact with projects, and is launched from the Ignition Gateway webpage.

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gloTermControl System Specialist

Refers to a person with highly specialized knowledge of control systems. Such a person must have a working understanding of computers, computer programming, IT and networking, electrical systems, hydraulics, pneumatics, mechanical systems and often chemistry. Such a person may be degreed or not. When degreed they are usually electrical or mechanical engineers.

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