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termLabelstermAbbrsFPMI
gloTermFactoryPMI

FactoryPMI is a legacy software product by Inductive Automation - a forerunner to Ignition. A . It is now encapsulated in the Vision module for Ignition. It is a sophisticated HMI/SCADA package that uses any SQL database as the primary data store. Runtime and Design environments are web-launched, rather than being installed by hand on each workstation. PMI stands for Plant Management Interface stands for PMI.

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gloTermFactoryPMI Designer

The part of FactoryPMI that designs applications. This is what Integrators mostly use as they design their project.

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gloTermFactoryPMI Gateway

The service/server portion of FactoryPMI. This is a webserver that is used to both launch the Designer and the Runtime, and to service requests from those two applications.

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gloTermFactoryPMI Runtime

The runtime is the application that runs a FactoryPMI project. This is what end users (equipment operators, factory managers, and so on) useFactoryPMI had a similar Gateway, Designer, and Runtime (client) to what Ignition has now.

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termLabelstermAbbrsFSQL
gloTermFactorySQL

A FactorySQL is a legacy software product by Inductive Automation, . It is now encapsulated in the SQLBridge module for Ignition. It is a sophisticated communication bridge that synchronizes and/or logs data between PLCs and SQL Databases.