Intelligent measurement with NextView

Nowadays in times of high competition pressure, it is more and more important to present meaningful results directly. System downtimes immediately produce high costs. Long-term monitoring of key parameters can help to recognize and diagnose problems in time.

Monitoring of production facilities is done by means of PC data acquisition systems these days. A measurement software is responsible for storage, analysis, and processing of the recorded data.

A decisive point is to get access to measurement data at any time during monitoring. Besides that, easy use of the software is important, because otherwise the program can only be operated by specialists.

NextView precisely fulfills these criteria. The professional software of the measurement manufacturer BMC Messsysteme GmbH (bmcm) for data acquisition and analysis features all functions to carry out a measurement task such as configuration, visualization, acquisition, analysis, and documentation. The user-friendly user-interface reduces the settling-in period to a minimum. Substantial results are achieved right away.

The "MultiScan" function provides an optimum solution for measurements over a long period of time dividing the whole measurement into consecutively numbered partial scans. NextView, for example, generates a measurement file every day and automatically starts the next partial scan. The advantages of this procedure are the following:

1. The partial file is available for processing even while the full measurement is still running. Analyzing back-to-back measurement files proves that NextView scans without any interruption which is decisive for quality control: There is absolutely no loss of data.
2. The periodical storage allows the direct comparison of scans recorded on different days in an easy way.
3. Analyses beyond file limits or over the complete measurement period are possible with the "FileTrain" function: By simply "hooking up" the partial files like a train, NextView creates a full measurement of the partial scans.

To demonstrate that this does not just sound easy, BMC Messsysteme GmbH provides a free, fully functional 30-day trial of NextView on the website

Source: BMC Messsysteme GmbH (bmcm)