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WinCC Flexible 2004 – one HMI Software for all machine-oriented applications

Supplier: Siemens Ltd.

SIMATIC WinCC Flexible is an innovative HMI software family for all machine- and process-oriented applications in plant, machine and series machine engineering. WinCC Flexible enables the universal configuration of all Windows based SIMATIC HMI operator devices ranging from the smallest Micro Panel up PC based solutions.


Existing ProTool projects can be converted to WinCC Flexible, which guarantees investment protection. WinCC Flexible Runtime offers - at an attractive price- HMI functions including alarm and report systems and can be expanded via options if required.

WinCC Flexible combines the openness and flexibility of WinCC, the simplicity and ruggedness of ProTool together with new innovative technologies.

WinCC Flexible represents the consequent and continuous advancement of the software families ProTool and WinCC and will unite them in stages in the medium term:

  • Stage 1: Development of the functionality of the ProTool family
  • Stage 2: Expansion of the function scope of WinCC with additional innovations

The ProTool family will, of course, stay in our current product line-up and be maintained.

SIMATIC WinCC Flexible 2004 includes:

  • Engineering software of varying functionality for all operator devices (Windows CE Panels) and PC-based systems
  • WinCC Flexible Micro
  • WinCC Flexible Compact
  • WinCC Flexible Standard
  • WinCC Flexible Advanced
  • Runtime software WinCC Flexible Runtime for PC-based (single-user) systems

Highlights of WinCC Flexible 2004 – one HMI Software for all machine-oriented applications:

Flexible in application

  • Machine-oriented and process-oriented
  • On Panels and PCs (using one engineering software)
  • Can be connected to different automation solutions
  • Worldwide use (multilingual)

Highest configuration efficiency

  • Comfortable user interface
  • Intelligent tools
  • Reusable faceplates
  • Multilingual configurations

Innovative HMI concepts

  • System-wide access to tags and screens
  • Distributed operator stations
  • Local control room solutions
  • Connection to the office world

Web-enabled Service and Diagnostics

  • Automatic e-mail dispatch
  • Remote operation of HMI devices
  • Remote diagnostics and download

Part of Totally Integrated Automation

  • Can be integrated into SIMATIC STEP 7, SIMATIC iMap and SIMOTION Scout

Protection of investment and ready for future needs

  • Conversion of ProTool configuration data

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