IoT PLC Tag Browser

ASBrowse IoT

PLC Program and Tag Browsing Library For .NET 6.0, 5.0 and Core


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(Includes 30 Day Trial License for new users)

ASBrowse IoT

IoT PLC Tag Browser

This product does not use DCOM and therefore is not affected by Microsoft DCOM hardening patch mentioned in this article
KB5004442 Manage changes for Windows DCOM Server Security Feature Bypass (CVE-2021-26414)

Automated Solutions ASBrowse IoT is a fully-managed IoT PLC tag browser library for program and tag browsing on programmable logic controllers (PLC), programmable automation controllers (PAC), and instrumentation.

Use Visual Basic, C#, C++, and ASP.NET for tag browing in HMI, SCADA, data logging, and Industrial IoT applications targeting .NET 6.0, 5.0 and Core to run on Windows, Linux, macOS and Android.

Powerful pre-built example applications with VB and C# source code included in development package.

Runtime-free for qualified applications

Examples

IoT PLC tag Browser ASBrowse example application

Driver Availability

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Individual Drivers Available
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Key Benefits

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Non-commercial and Commercial licensing available

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Runs on Windows 10 IoT Core devices like Raspberry Pi

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Can be used to power your IoT edge devices

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100% managed code

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.NET 6.0 and .NET 5.0 compatible

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NET Core 2.0 and higher compatible

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Visual Studio.NET 2017, 2019 & 2022 Compatible

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Supported Project types include UWP, Web, Windows Desktop, WPF, console, and service apps.

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Licensing can be accomplished via Internet, telephone, or email

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Extensive documentation

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High quality .NET 6.0, .NET Core, .NET Framework example applications with C# and VB source code

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No Hardware Keys - software licensing mechanism is simple and intuitive

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Easily connect to your factory floor systems.

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Immediate Internet delivery and online license activation.

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No runtime fees or keys for qualified applications.

Potential Uses

  • View tag database without the need for RSLogix 5000 / Studio 5000
  • Download tag database
  • Quick and easy browsing and verification of programs and tags outside of programming software
  • Runtime tag selection in conjunction with third party applications or drivers
  • Generate tag documentation
  • Bulk edits for importing back into PLC/PAC programming software
  • Runtime tag selection in conjunction with other Automated Solutions products such as ASComm IoT communications driver

License Types

Non-Commercial Developer License

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

Runtime license is embedded into executable, so no licensing steps or files 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 that qualify for runtime-free distribution per license agreement.
  • Developers building applications that qualify for runtime-free distribution per license agreement.

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

Commercial developers, please contact our to inquire about commercial licensing.

Machine License

Allows for application development and runtime on a single PC.

Suitable for commercial and non-commercial use.

Cannot be used to build deployable applications (with embedded runtime license).

Cannot be used to build UWP applications on any platform.

Cannot be used to build applications that run on Windows 10 IoT Core, Xamarin, or Linux.

Who should purchase

  • Developers that will be developing and running their application on a single PC.
  • Developers building applications for customers where application source code is included.
  • Developers building applications that do not qualify for runtime-free distribution per license agreement.
  • Development houses that have multiple developers and a single 'build PC' with Developer License.

Quantity discounts available starting at five licenses.

Commercial Developer License

Details coming soon

Commercial software/system vendors, please contact our to inquire about commercial licensing.

Compatibility

Runtime Platforms

Developer & Team Edition

  • .NET 6.0 and 5.0
  • .NET Core 2.0 or higher
  • .NET Framework 4.7.2 or higher
  • Mono 5.4 or higher
  • Universal Windows Platform 10.0.16299 or higher
  • Xamarin.Android 8.0 or higher
  • Xamarin.iOS (coming soon) 10.14 or higher
  • Xamarin.Mac (coming soon) 3.8 or higher

Machine Edition

  • .NET 6.0 and 5.0
  • .NET Core 2.0 or higher
  • .NET Framework 4.7.2 or higher

Operating Systems

Developer & Team Edition

  • Windows 11
  • Windows 10
  • Windows 10 IoT Enterprise
  • Windows 10 IoT Core
  • Linux
  • Android
  • iOS (coming soon)
  • Mac (coming soon)

Machine Edition

  • Windows 11
  • Windows 10
  • Windows 10 IoT Enterprise

Development Platforms

  • Visual Studio 2022
  • Visual Studio 2019
  • Visual Studio 2017
  • Visual Studio for Mac not supported