The Unlimited Platform for SCADA and So Much More

Connect, Design, Deploy Without Limits!

Ignition is unlimited, so for the low cost of one server license you can seamlessly connect all your data, design any kind of industrial application with ease, and instantly web-deploy unlimited industrial and mobile clients to anyone, anywhere — all from one universal platform for industrial automation.

With the powerful tools, web technologies, and next-generation visualization system in Ignition 8, you can build dynamic industrial applications that automatically respond to your own unique perspective. Ignition 8 gives you a powerful new view of your industrial processes that is more mobile, customizable, scalable, and secure than ever before.

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Ignition 8

Ignition 8 is everything you love about Ignition, only better!

SCADA - IIoT - MES - HMI - Alarming - Reporting - Edge Computing - Enterprise - Mobile

Unlimited Licensing Model
Add unlimited clients, screens, tags, connections & devices.

Server-Centric Web-Deployment
Easily deploy at one or more sites
or in the cloud.

Modular Configurability
Use integrated modules to build the exact industrial application you need.

Cross-Platform Compatibility
Ignition works witha any major operating system, even iOS and Android.

Run Web-Clients on Desktop or Mobile
Launch runtime clients in any web
browser with no plugin required.

Based on Open Technology Standards
Built on HTML5, SQL, Python, MQTT

Instant Installs and Updates
Install on a server in just 3 minutes, push updates to clients
everywhere, instantly.

One Universal Platform
Build SCADA, MES, IIoT, alarming, reporting applications and more.

Add fault tolerance for mission-critical
systems by adding redundant servers.


Built for Enterprises of all Sizes

Whether you’re a system architect rolling out Ignition enterprise-wide to
multiple facilities, an IT specialist securing your company's data, or an efficiency
officer looking to improve productivity, Ignition 8 is being built for you.

Easily Manage Large Multi-Site Projects
Ignition 8 has a new project system that makes it easy to define overarching corporate projects that share resources like windows, scripts, and themes that can be inherited by the local sites. Changes at the top can cascade down to all projects or be overridden and customized at each local site.

Handle Huge Amounts of Data
The tag system in Ignition 8 looks familiar, but it's been newly optimized with speed and performance in mind. Ignition 8 lets you handle larger amounts of data more easily and quickly than ever before.

Ignition Perspective Module

Built for Mobile, Ready for the Field

The biggest new feature of Ignition 8 is the new Ignition Perspective Module.
Ignition Perspective is the next-generation visualization system for industrial applications, optimized specifically for mobile devices.


The Plant Floor in Your Pocket

The Ignition Perspective Module puts the power of your plant floor in
the palm of your hand by empowering you to create beautiful,
mobile-responsive industrial applications that run natively on any
mobile device and web browser.


Ignition Perspective Responds to You

Ignition Perspective is totally mobile-responsive, so it automatically adapts to fit screens of any size, giving you a personalized view into your unique processes that is optimized for whatever device you're on.


Add the Magic of Mobile To Your Applications

Ignition Perspective empowers you to harness the full power of your mobile device's touch inputs, GPS, cameras, and other sensors to create the next generation of smart industrial applications.


Real Control, With a Swipe

Ignition Perspective doesn't just give you a mobile view of your operations, it gives you full control. With Ignition Perspective, you can build full SCADA, HMI, alarming systems, and other applications that put you fully in control of your processes, right from your phone.




 Run in Any Web Browser With HTML5
Ignition Perspective clients are fully HTML5 and CSS3
compliant and can run natively on any device with a
web browser — no plugins required.

 Use Any Major OS — Even iOS and Android
Ignition Perspective clients can run on any major OS
and runs natively on iOS and Android with the
Ignition Perspective App.

Built on the Power of Ignition
Ignition Perspective is built on the power of the Ignition
platform. That means it works together with other
Ignition modules, including the Vision Module 




Built for Designers and Teams
Whether you’re a one-man integration shop or part of a
large team of control system engineers, Ignition 8 has
the tools you need to work smarter and faster than ever.

 Design for Any Size of Screens
With the new responsive components in Ignition Perspective, you can easily design complex layout structures that scales effortlessly to different screen sizes, all in one design environment: the Ignition Designer.

Collaborative Concurrent Development
Ignition 8 has an improved concurrent editing system which allows multiple people to work on the same project at the same time without locking each other out of resources. This can help your team work faster and more collaboratively than ever.


Design With Style, Edit With Speed

In Ignition Perspective, you can use powerful and flexible CSS3 styles
to change the appearance and position of anything in your application.
By combining styles into themes, you can apply and edit styles
across multiple applications in an instant.





No Web Coding Required
With the new tools Perspective adds to the Ignition
Designer, you can easily build beautiful mobile-responsive
web applications using simple drag-and-drop.

Easily Transform Your Data
With the new Transform tool, you can easily take tag
data and transform it to the output of your choice, such
as mapping, scripting, expression, formats and more.

Source-Control Friendly
Full compatibility with industry-standard source-control
tools makes it easy to restore previous versions, resolve
code conflicts, and track changes to your codebase.


Ignition 8 - Vision Module


A Whole New Vision for the Future

In Ignition 8, the Vision Module gets its biggest updates since it was first
released in 2010, allowing you to make your HMIs and plant-floor
dashboards easier to deploy, and more beautiful than ever

Launch Vision Clients Without Installing Java

For the new Vision Module, Inductive Automation have created new native Vision client
launchers for Windows, Mac, and Linux, so you can easily launch Vision clients
on any major operating system without needing to install and update Java.

Use Vision and Perspective Together

Ignition Vision is perfect for dedicated plant-floor displays and HMIs, while Ignition Perspective is
perfect for mobile-first industrial applications. You can use them on their own or together to
form the industry’s most powerful, cutting-edge visualization system

High-Resolution Display Support
Vision client screens will look even better in
Ignition 8, thanks to a new design and new
support for high resolution displays.

Better Font Rendering
Fonts have also been improved with more choices
and better rendering so your screens look
sharper and more stylish than ever.

Plant-Floor Proven
After more than 10 years of plant-floor use and countless installations, the Vision Module is trusted by industrial
organizations everywhere.

Platform Specs and Requirements
Supported Operating Systems Supported Databases Requirements  
Windows Server 2008/2012/2016
Windows 7, 8 and 10
Ubuntu Linux (Supported by most
popular distributions, tested with
Ubuntu 12.4 or later)
Microsoft® SQL Server
Any database with a JDBC driver
Dual-core processor
10 GB free HD space
(Requirements vary by usage)

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