August 28, 2012
Reliance 4 Smart Client is a thin client of the Reliance SCADA/HMI system intended for making visualization applications available to the user via Web pages. It is designed for use with touchscreen smartphones and tablets, which are very popular among users these days and their popularity is rapidly increasing. In addition to smartphones and tablets, the client can also be used for any device equipped with a Web browser (e.g., standard PC with a touchscreen).
Below are basic features of Reliance 4 Smart Client.
They are supported in the same way as with the Web client, i.e., generated by the data server as Web pages.
To quickly open a Web page, simply enter a valid address in your Web browser in the following format:
The same license policy applies to both Smart Client and other thin clients (Reliance 4 Web Client and Reliance 4 Mobile Client).
To develop an application, the Reliance 4 Design Enterprise development environment is required. An HTML5-based Web browser suffices at the client side (it is required that cookies be enabled in your browser). jQuery Mobile, on which the display of Smart Client is based, is supported on the platforms and Web browsers listed on this Web page. At the server side, Reliance's data server (Reliance Server or Reliance Control Server) with a license for the corresponding number of simultaneously connected clients is required.
The development of Reliance 4 Smart Client is proceeding continuously. In next versions of Reliance, the following features are expected to be implemented: