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Dream Report

Powerful reporting to help improve performance and meet operational goals


The reports you need—anytime, anywhere

Built on modern technologies by Ocean Data Systems, Dream Report from GE Digital is a real-time report generator with an easy, configurable user interface. Dream Report offers direct connectivity to GE Digital's software, so you can leverage your automation data to generate the reports you need to make the best operational decisions.


This powerful reporting software accesses open and proprietary archives and databases to generate professional reports by schedule, on event, or manually—then publishes and distributes the reports. The solution delivers Web-based reports management over the Internet via an integrated Web portal, enabling you to access generated reports, create new reports, and build Web-based interactive dynamic dashboards in minutes.

Benefits of Dream Report

Easy, fast reporting

An intuitive and easy interface enables fast project development and project maintenance with low engineering costs. You can develop reports without a single line of code. A secure-by-design Web portal enables access to important information for anyone at any place and any time.

Data extraction and analysis, and report design

Dream Report provides a user-friendly object library and it extracts statistics and analysis, providing the information you need quickly and easily. It can display data in multiple formats, such as tables, bars, pies, and charts, so that you can tailor the view. Dream Report also has an intuitive graphical editor, and you can create and save best-in-class reports as templates.

Report generation and distribution

With Dream Report, you can generate reports manually and automatically. In automatic mode, it can execute on event and on schedule, depending on your needs. Furthermore, you can automatically print, email, store, and publish reports over the Web.

Reports at your fingertips

Dream Report generates the following: Alarm reports • Audit trail reports • Batch reports • Compliance reports • Efficiency reports • Energy audits Electronic flow measurement • Federal regulatory reports • Laboratory information systems • Manufacturing execution system (MES) reports • Production reports • Quality reports • And more

Make better, faster decisions with Dream Report

Automated reports and dashboards

Real-time operational intelligence

  • Improve performance, efficiency, and maintenance reporting to support your business goals
  • Generate reports on a schedule, by event, or manually
  • Create richer reports more easily and cost effectively—without programming or IT skills
  • Gain valuable insights with drill-down reporting functionality and data analysis
  • Enable faster compliance reporting with flexible report generation and distribution

Features of Dream Report

New with 4.8 and 4.81

  • Improved icons and color schemes, remote and concurrent development, alarms and events filtering enhancements (ISA 18.2), donut widget, batch report performance improvements, CSV exports and imports, and difference statistical function
  • Leading, real-time report generator that’s designed for industrial applications
  • Configurable, multi-language end user interface
  • Directly connect to GE Digital applications: iFIX, CIMPLICITY, Historian, and SmartSignal Classic
  • Web portal for viewing and interacting with reports
  • Secure-by-design technology, encrypted and protected
  • Easily export data to Microsoft Excel
  • Superior industry standards support: OPC DA, OPC AE, OPC HAD, ODBC, OLE-DB, Modbus, SNMP, BACnet, and more

Dream Report requirements

Hardware requirements

  • CPU: Dual Core 2.4 GHz+
  • RAM: 8 Gb+
  • HDD: 1GB (for installation) minimum, 7,200 rpm or higher (or SSD)
  • Video adapter: Minimum memory 128 Mb

Software requirements

OS support includes:


  • Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista
  • Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008 Database support includes:
  • MS SQL Server 2016
  • MS SQL Server 2005 Express, 2008 Express, 2012 Express (using ODBC SQL Native Client 11), 2014 Express (using ODBC SQL Native Client 11), 2016 Express (using ODBC SQL Native Client 11)
  • MS Access 2000, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016
  • MS SQL Server 2005, 2008
  • MS SQL Server 2016, 2014, 2012 over ODBC SQL Native Client 11
  • MySQL 4.x and 5.x versions over ODBC driver 3.51, 5.1
  • Oracle 11, 12 over Oracle XE ODBC driver Web browsers: Internet Explorer 9 and higher (IE 11 recommended), Edge, Chrome, Mozilla, Opera Mobile operating systems: Android, iOS (both iPad and iPhone) and Windows Phone 8.1

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