What is DataXchange?

Recent Software Updates

Scytec DataXchange will be receiving an update during the week of April 27th.  This release is mostly a maintenance release to update the version of some of the components used by DataXchange.  However, we were able to get in a few features and correct a few bugs.  For new functionality DataXchange can now enter historical planned and unplanned downtimes with expressions as well as pause the live expression logging window. We added a new report,
The DataXchange Spring update is a maintenance release to add a few small features and to correct a few defects.  We’ve increase the size of the data that can be collected with custom variables, extended the OPC UA functionality to work with additional OPC UA servers, and modified ODI to work with additional certification checks when the ODI does not have full Internet access.  The full list of changes can be found in the DataXchange
With this update we’ve added a new Source into DataXchange.  DataXchange can now read directly from the Haas NGC controls over a wired or wireless Ethernet connection, without any additional hardware.  Data items include running or not running, feed rate and spindle overrides, alarm information, the program number, and part counters.   Other changes in this release include adding some additional fields to the shop floor layout RTV View, the ability to display Part Per Hour
A highlight of the changes include a new RTV View showing alarm information which can be used for MTConnect, Fanuc FOCAS and OPC-UA based machines. The Equipment Status Summary can now be run in weekly increments, and permissions have been expanded to provide more granular control.  
Scytec DataXchange Fall Update include key features like more flexible and powerful expression assignments, a few new reports, along with a variety of other enhancements and modifications. As always we continue to streamline and fine tune the functionality and appearance of DataXchange to maximize customer benefits.
The spring update for DataXchange brings some new features for our larger customers, such as the ability to use an external SMTP server, ability to enforce strong password and password reset rules, along with LDAP and Active Directory integration.  A few new reports were added, connectivity monitoring was enhanced, the work order number was added to the RTV dashboard, and the Target Utilization reports and charts received some additional options.