SFx Asset Management includes two components: a cloud application, and a client application called the SFx Connector, which is installed on each asset’s computer. The SFx Connector monitors KPIs from all available compatible sources, including metrology software, the controller and sensors. The data is then encrypted and transmitted securely over the cloud, enabling designated users to access it remotely.
The following versions of PC-DMIS support advanced information such as controller error messages and additional operational statuses in addition to basic routine status information:
All PC-DMIS versions supported under current software maintenance agreements support basic routine status information.
DC and RC model controllers with firmware version FDC 14.02 and later – supports controller error messages, jog speed and system telemetry
H3C model controllers with firmware version H3C 14.02 or higher – supports jog speed and system telemetry
Version 3.0 and later (provided with SFx Connector)
|Web Client Browser||
Google Chrome 70 and later
Microsoft Edge 40.15063 and later
Apple Safari (Mac) 12.0 and later
|SFx Connector Client Requirements||
Operating System. SFx Connector operates under 64-bit Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, and Windows 7. No other operating systems are supported.
Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.1 for Windows. If you do not have Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.1, the installer will install it for you.
2 GB of RAM or higher
CPU. 1.5 GHZ or higher quad core processor.
Hard Drive. 0.5 GB of free hard drive space.
In order to send your device data to the cloud, SFx Connector must be able to access these domains: *.azure-devices.net, *.hexagonsfx.com, and *.hexagonsfx.io over ports 443 and 8883.