Archived News

A selection of news that happened at SyTech.

Date
September
2005
Use Microsoft Excel as a report writer
An article published in control engineering.
Read the Magazine Article
September
2005
Axeda partners with SyTech to release WizReport XL
Axeda partners with SyTech to OEM XLReporter as WizReport XL Professional.
Read the Press Release
January
2004
SyTech chooses Profimill to represent products in Finland
Profimill, an automation software providers, has standardized on SyTech reporting software for the Finnish marketplace.
September
2003
SyTech releases XLReporter V5.0
This version takes reporting beyond simply getting values into an Excel worksheet. With the Analysis functionality, raw data can be easily, and automatically, turned into meaningful information to make reports come alive. Report formatting, color coding “out of bounds”, filters, sorts are all included. More complex functions such as covariance, correlation, moving average and frequency distribution are provided.
November
2002
SyTech introduces XWeb Director
XWeb Director automates web based publishing and navigation without custom web development. With several web styles to choose from, a configurable set of user menus and flexible directory displays, automation engineers can easily meet the needs of their customers.
March
2002
SyTech presented with the Control Engineering Choice Award
XLReporter Version 2 wins the Control Engineering Award in late 2001 in the category of Human-Machine Interface. Other recipients were GE Fanuc Automation (GE Fanuc); Cimplicity Plant Edition and Wonderware (Invensys); DT Analyst module. Contestants were judged on technological advancement, service to the industry, and impact on the control market.
Read the Magazine Article
March
2002
SyTech chooses Fortétion to represent products in the UK marketplace
Fortétion Limited, one of the UK’s leading automation software providers, has standardized on SyTech reporting software for the UK marketplace.
January
2002
SyTech and Wimmer Systems to Collaborate on Reporting Solution for FDA-Regulated Industries
A cost-effective, easy-to-use Excel based reporting solution for companies concerned about 21CFRpart11 compliance issues.
November
2001
Rockwell Automation selects XLReporter for the Encompass Program
XLReporter is the "Preferred Third-Party Solution for RSView® and RSLinx® Automated Reporting."
Read the Press Release
July
2001
SyTech introduces XLViewer, the best way to view Excel files
Viewing Excel Workbook information in a structured operator environment has never been possible. XLViewer is the product that makes it possible.
July
2001
Microsoft Comments on XLReporter Version 2.0
Significant new features include support for Advanced Historians, greater flexibility in formatting and calculations, and tools for Power Users.
Read Microsoft's comments on XLReporter
May
2001
CB chooses SyTech Products for Canadian Marketplace
CB Automation and CB Engineering, Canada’s largest automation software products channel has standardized on SyTech reporting software for the Canadian marketplace.
May
2001
SyTech becomes part of OMAC
May
2001
SyTech names Roy Kok as Vice President of Sales and Marketing
SyTech's growth spurs the need for greater focus on OEM and corporate level marketing and sales.
April
2001
SyTech acquires www.TheReportCompany.com
March
2001
SyTech joins the OPC Foundation
As part of the foundation opens the widespread use of Report Manager and XLReporter with virtually any OPC Server enabled product.
Article on SyTech and the OPC Foundation
Februaury
2001
SyTech adds Ci Technologies, Citect and National Instruments, Lookout interfaces
These interfaces are now included in the standard production test environments. SyTech already tests Report Manager and XLReporter with Intellution, Wonderware, General Electric, Fisher Rosemount, Mitsubishi and Eurotherm.
January
2001
XLReporter supports advanced history access and batch functions
XLReporter offers the ability to access data from Intellution’s FIX and iFIX historian files for inclusion in XLReporter automated reports. Additional batch functions enable the automatic batch identification and triggered history collections prior to report finalization.
October
2000
SyTech provides interfaces to Rockwell Automation’s RSLinx® and RSView32®
This new capability include full tag browsing via their direct access interface. Both Report Manager and XLReporter support RSLinx® and RSView®32 product lines.
July
2000
SyTech introduces eMailer
Emailer is the simplest way to disseminate completed reports to your organization via email. eMailer offers the ability to send reports to individuals or groups of individuals based on time of day or any other combination of process events.
June
2000
SyTech releases Real Vision
Real Vision is a powerful interface and diagnostic tool for viewing the operation of an Intellution iFIX/FIX process databases. Both end users and power users (OEMs and System Integrators) will enjoy a significant improvement in their ability to verify or diagnose database operations.
June
2000
SyTech releases OPC (OLE for Process Control) support
SyTech releases OPC (OLE for Process Control) support for both Report Manager and XLReporter. The addition of the OPC extends SyTech product applicability to virtually any product containing an OPC server.
April
2000
SyTech launches XLReporter, the worlds most powerful automated reporting solution
By encapsulating the Microsoft Workbook Engine in XLReporter, users can now enjoy new levels of automatic report generation including “Report as you Run”, the ability to see automated report progress at any time. Other unique features of XLReporter include the ability to integrate manual entries with full and automatic recalculation, and the ability to automatically generate new Worksheet templates. XLReporter is targeted to the traditional SyTech successes such as Water, Waste Water, Pharmaceutical, BioTech, Petrochemical and adds a number of discrete applications such as stamping, machining, printing and a host of CNC applications.