About APPLICOM Communications

The APPLICOM Communications enabler uses APPLICOM Communication Server hardware and software to communicate with a variety of devices from different vendors using appropriate protocols.

Using this enabler, CIMPLICITY software can:

Poll points at a user-defined scan rate, on demand, or once at startup

  • Read and write single points
  • Read arrays
  • Perform Engineering Unit conversion for meaningful point value displays
  • Issue alarms to users when a device goes down
  • Access the APPLICOM interface database

This enabler can support up to 8 APPLICOM interface cards in one computer.

This enabler supports the following CIMPLICITY features:

  • Polled read at user defined rates
  • Poll after setpoint
  • Triggered reads
  • Analog deadband
  • Alarm on communications failure
  • Server redundancy configuration

This enabler supports the following data types:

  • Signed 8, 16, and 32 bit integers
  • Unsigned 8, 16, and 32 bit integers
  • Floating point
  • Text
  • Arrays