IBECS System

MD&A experts provide state-of-the-art integrated solutions for power plant monitoring through our proprietary IBECS system. The easy to configure HMI can be modified while online.


The following services are available with our IBECS system integrated solution;

Network Deployment

  • Multiple data servers across several workstations share data
  • Provides option for data server redundancy
  • Allows HMI updates to be made from any configuration

Full Data Server Capability

  • Internet Server Capability, monitor your process wherever you may be
  • Serve process data on MODBUS or OPC to third party devices

Historical Logging and Trending

  • Multiple pens available per trend for viewing complex events
    • Your most useful trend groups can be saved for routine use; can be used to review historical data or view live trends
  • Use historical data to compose reports using MS Excel® format templates or ASCII, CSV or MS Access® or output directly to the screen, printer or ODBC data source

VTS Language for Custom Elements

  • Custom tags, scripting, and screen elements can be programmed into a project at the source code level
    • A language reference is included in online help

Native Language Device Drivers: 
Talks to your control systems without the lag created by third-party communication protocols.

  • GE® Mark V Stagelink Over ARCNET
  • GE® Mark VI UDH Ethernet
  • Allen-Bradley® DF1 DH+ EthernetIP
  • Many more device drivers available upon request

Open Source Device Drivers:
Server/Client Communication Protocols

  • OPC (Open Platform Communications) formerly OLE for Process Control
  • DNP 3.0 Serial, Ethernet

Important functions:

  • Security
  • Native drivers & Open-source protocols
  • Additional Alarming and pattern recognition
  • Time synchronization
  • Redundancy & change replication
  • Sequence of events
  • High speed trending & Historian
  • Long- Term Data Historian
  • Remote access and monitoring

Check this case study out: 

MD&A IBECS® – The Integrated Solution to Power Plant Control and Monitoring

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