The 5 Trend Features You Must Have

Mar 16, 2017 8:26:00 AM / by Jeff Knepper posted in Trending Software

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For over 30 years Canary has specialized in providing fast and easy to use trending tools.  Below are five features that continually receive praise from Canary users.
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Monitor Your Process and Make Informed Decisions from Anywhere

Jul 18, 2016 2:04:00 PM / by Jeff Knepper posted in Products, Trending Software

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 Every day you use mobile technology, sometimes to book a flight, arrange for a cab ride, or check your bank account. How often do you use it to monitor your process and ensure operations are running smoothly? If you can’t currently use your smartphone or tablet to quickly and easily view your process data, you should consider Canary’s Axiom solution.

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Smart SCADA Software: Logic Meets Process Data

Jul 7, 2016 3:37:00 PM / by Jeff Knepper posted in Products, Trending Software

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Too many operators and engineers rely on their SCADA and HMI displays for process feedback.  While these outlets may be suitable for live, "in the moment" process management, they are not useful for process review, especially if you have access to a process historian.  Just like game film is crucial to the success of an NFL quarterback, a solid data historian with strong trending solutions and process data analytics are a must-have if you hope to better your industrial process.
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Data Historians and Their Necessity

Jun 24, 2016 4:11:00 PM / by Jeff Knepper posted in Data Historian, Products, Trending Software

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Many companies do not realize the advantages that historical process data can offer, helping them to save both time and money. Ed Stern, Vice President of Canary Labs, discusses his experience in the matter:

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Canary Software: a Comprehensive Overview

Jun 7, 2016 8:20:00 AM / by Jeff Knepper posted in Data Historian, Products, Trending Software

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Since 1985, Canary Labs has been focused on reliably and quickly recording time series data into it's process data historian.  Named after the canaries that were carried into coal mines by miners to detect toxic gases, Canary software assists engineers and control operators in finding conditions that are not easily detected; providing early warning and alarms that will help prevent minor issues from becoming major disasters.

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Data Historian and Trending Software that Meets User's Requirements

Jun 3, 2016 11:37:00 AM / by Jeff Knepper posted in Data Historian, Products, Trending Software, Life

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I recently received an email from a potential system integrator customer that wanted to see how the Canary data historian and trending software would meet their client's needs.  After addressing all concerns, I thought it would be worthwhile to share as it demonstrates how well the Canary system works in comparison to other products like Pi, GE, or Rockwell software.

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Case Study: Practical Use in the Field

May 31, 2016 10:34:00 AM / by Jeff Knepper posted in Case Studies, Data Historian, Products, Trending Software

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Time and time again, companies who make an investment in the Canary data historian and trending software solutions see great returns on their investment. An independent oil and natural gas company made a $22,500 investment in the Canary data historian and Axiom trending and analytic software and saved over $250,000 through monitoring and improving the efficiency of their equipment.

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Case Study: Fracking Data Vans

May 18, 2016 10:50:00 AM / by Jeff Knepper posted in Case Studies, Data Historian, Products, Trending Software

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Fabricated Oil Company (FOC), anonymity requested, uses Canary's process historian and trending analysis software solutions to collect, store, and monitor time series process data in fourteen of their data vans throughout various oil plays in the United States.

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Empowering Water Utilities with Historical Data

May 14, 2016 10:29:00 PM / by Jeff Knepper posted in Data Historian, News, Products, Trending Software

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Water Utilities need historical and real-time data to be empowered to make a difference to their customers.  Analysis needs to take place in near real-time and in minutes instead of hours or days. If an employee has to go to their IT people or some programming guru to ask for data, it is not going to happen or be effective. By the time the data is retrieved, the thought process has been lost or the original question of investigation is probably not there anymore. Cost effective analytics can only occur if this basic concept is applied. Get the right information to the right people at the right time!
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Axiom: Calculated Trending

May 12, 2016 5:21:00 PM / by Jeff Knepper posted in Products, Trending Software

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Canary's trend analysis software AxiomTrend not only allows you to visualize the process data from your data historian, but also to create calculated trends.  Running calculated trends is extremely quick and easy.
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