Information is exchanged between mapp Cockpit and the automation project via the vendor-agnostic OPC UA communication protocol, and displayed in a web-based user interface. Diagnostics performed by mapp Cockpit and B&R automation system is flexible and compliant with an established standard.
Axes and axis groups, for example, can be controlled directly in the organized mapp Cockpit dash-board. The commands for the components – which are otherwise available as function blocks – are easily executed with the simple push of a button. The components react can then be observed in real-time on the watch window, where all relevant values are displayed in graphic form.