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ActiveX Controls

Automated Solutions ActiveX Control connectivity products allow your VB6, Visual C++ 6.0, VBA, and other ActiveX Control compatible containers to communicate with major PLC brands such as Allen-Bradley, GE-IP, Automation Direct, and Modbus compatible devices.

 

Key Benefits



  • No third party drivers required
  • Supports synchronous and asynchronous operation
  • Very easy to use, your app should be communicating within minutes
  • Extremely high performance
  • Built-in auto-polling feature
  • Includes extensive context-sensitive help system
  • Common user interface across all controls for code portability.
  • ActiveX controls multi-threaded for high data throughput
  • Example applications and VB6 source code included.
  • Easily connect to your factory floor systems.
  • Immediate Internet delivery and online license activation.
  • No runtime fees or keys for qualified applications.

License Types

Full Development License

Allows for application development on a single PC and runtime deployment to multiple PCs.

Projects built with a Full Development license generate an embedded runtime license which is embedded into your executing assembly. No licensing steps are required on runtime PCs.

Who should purchase

  • End users that require runtime-free deployment within their organization.
  • Equipment OEMs, machine builders, and system integrators building applications and/or systems that qualify for runtime-free distribution per license agreement
  • Developers building applications that qualify for runtime-free distribution per license agreement

Team Edition pricing is available for teams starting at two developers.

 

Team Edition License

Team Edition offers discounted Full Development licenses for development teams starting at two seats.

Team Edition accounts are managed by a single account administrator.

Projects built with a Team Edition license generate an embedded runtime license which is embedded into your executing assembly.

The embedded runtime license system eliminates the need for license activation steps on runtime PCs.

Who should purchase

  • Development teams that need to build deployable applications.
  • Development teams building applications for runtime-free deployment within their organization.
  • development teams within equipment builder and/or system integration companies building applications and/or systems that qualify for runtime-free distribution per license agreement
  • Development teams building applications that qualify for runtime-free distribution per license agreement

Quantity discounts available starting at five licenses.



Compatibility

Software

  • VB6
  • Visual C++ 6.0
  • VBA (32-bit Office Apps only)
  • Visual Studio 2013 (Windows Forms apps only, native .NET driver recommended)
  • Visual Studio 2012 (Windows Forms apps only, native .NET driver recommended)
  • Visual Studio 2010 (Windows Forms apps only, native .NET driver recommended)
  • Visual Studio 2008 (Windows Forms apps only, native .NET driver recommended)
  • Visual Studio 2005 (Windows Forms apps only, native .NET driver recommended)

Operating System

  • Supported Operating Systems
  • Windows 10
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows 8.x
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows Server 2008