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aedifion.io versioning.

1.2.0

Release date: 2021-04-22

  • Connectivity extended for:
    • Archibus
    • Comgy
    • Cumulocity
    • Discovergy
    • GeorgFischer Hycleen
    • Influx
    • Kafka
    • Kolibri
    • RDM DM
    • S3
    • Thing-it
    • ZennerIoT

For a short overview visit the Edge Device Integrations page. For a more detailed overview visit the Integrations page.

1.1.2

Release date: 2020-12-03

  • Frontend: Minor usability improvements
    • Datapoint selection is now kept when switching between lineplots and heatmaps.
    • Pin and attribute mapping area remains inactive until a new component is saved.

1.1.1

Release date: 2020-10-07

  • New feature: Manage analysis functions for your components on the frontend 🖥
    Our frontend now provides the option to select and deselect analysis functions for your components, thus it enables analysis management entirely via the frontend. Simply choose which analysis functions you want to run and remove the ones, you don't need.

1.1.0

Release date: 2020-09-30

  • New feature: Document database 🗄
    The document database provides a space to store anything from EDE files to maintenance reports directly in your aedifion.io company or project space. With your existing license, you receive a free-for-life quota of 200 MB (regular), 500 MB (medium), or 1 GB (premium) on our storage cluster hosted in Germany. Note that the document database's APIs are fully S3-compliant.

  • New service: Statuspage and Incident Management ✅
    Monitor uptime and latency of our services via our new Statuspage at https://status.aedifion.io. If you are a dedicated customer, find the individual status page for your deployment at https://status.#your-realm#.aedifion.io. The Statuspage also informs about any scheduled maintenance, incidents and service disruptions and is updated live as we treat them.

1.0.1

Release date: 2020-09-02

  • Frontend: Geographic position of projects 🗺
    Locate the geographic position of your projects by placing a marker on a map.
    • Update the address of your projects by just typing it into your project settings.
    • Use your local geographic position and assign it to your project.
  • Frontend: Component models ⚙️
    Component attributes are now editable.
    • Manage attribute values of components in your project.
    • Get support by automatic type-checking of your attribute values.

1.0.0

Release date: 2020-03-30

Edge device hardware

Topic Comment
Chassis Aluminum special profile
Dimensions (WxHxD) 150x52,27x105 mm
Weight 0,86 kg
Temperatures Operating temperature: PowerBox 100x: 0 °C to +45°C
Storage temperature: -40°C to +80°C
Relative humidity: 10% to 95%, non condensing
Processor Intel® Celeron® J1900 Quad Core 2,0 GHz
Network 2x Gigabit LAN RJ-45
HDD 64 GB
RAM 4 GB
Display port yes
Mounting Wall mount, opt. side board, VESA or DIN rail mounting kits

Multi logger software

  • Bridging function for non-internet-accessible IP networks
  • Routing via second network card
  • Communication
    • Unidirectional communication from customer network to platforms
    • Exclusive use of standard ports of the protocols HTTPS, MQTT, SSH and NTP
    • No firewall opening required for incoming communication
  • Vendor-neutral, local data-ingress of IP-based networks
    • BACnet (including plug-and-play BACnet auto-discovery)
    • Modbus (after transmission of corresponding register lists)
    • OPC UA / DA (after transmission of corresponding access data)
    • KNX
    • Locally hosted APIs of various vendors
  • Dynamic temporal resolution of BACnet data ingress
    • Different types supported, e.g. polling, subscription etc.
    • Depending on the response times of the BACnet devices, unrestricted functionality is ensured with optimum data resolution
    • Adjustable data resolution in case of ingress from further sources (limited by sources' communication capacities)
  • Data buffering in local time series databases (up to multiple months)
  • Data Egress via MQTT
    • To the aedifion.io platform
    • Other platforms
  • Data supplementation from local intermediate storage in the event of a loss of connectivity to the aedifion.io platform
  • Compatibility with the extensive writing functionality of aedifion.io
    • Support of the openly documented Simple Writing Operation Protocol (SWOP) according to aedifion's online documentation
    • Storage of received schedules and continued operation even in case of a loss of connectivity to the aedifion.io platform
  • Mounting options
    • Control cabinet / top hat rail mounting
    • Stand-Alone
  • Power supply
    • Power supply unit 230VAC included
    • Alternatively possible via DC
  • Security
    • Complete end-to-end encryption of network traffic to the aedifion.io platform
    • Specified minimum complexity of password protection
    • Remote maintenance and system maintenance by contractor
    • Updates by contractor
    • Completely unidirectional communication, no responsiveness from outside the firewall (commissioning and maintenance connectivity is established via reverse SSH by Edge-Device)
  • Loaned and fully managed operation by aedifion
  • Edge Device management via RESTful APIs
    • Customer access possible on request
    • Status, restart, publisher management and more available ...
  • aedifion Edge Device frontend
    • Status of device and automation protocol, datapoint scanning, etc.

Backend

  • Data ingress
    • Connection of aedifion Edge Devices if commissioned
    • MQTT-API for customer stream-ingress
    • HTTP API for CSV upload of historical data
    • Integration of webbased APIs of other manufacturers
  • Data storage
    • Setup and use of high-performance time series databases
    • Redundant storage
    • At least weekly and full backups with external backup
  • Data egress
    • MQTT API for streaming egress
    • Restful HTTP API for accessing historical data
      • Raw data retrieval
      • Adjustable time periods, possibility of batchwise retrieval
      • Free resampling option for reducing the amount of data over longer periods of time with linear interpolation or step interpolation (zero order hold)
    • Excel plug-in for (multi-)data retrieval including interpolation options and direct plotting
    • Matlab code examples for data retrieval
    • Python client for data retrieval
    • Curl code examples for data retrieval
  • Application programming interface (Restful HTTP API)
    • Includes all platform functionality listed here
    • Comprehensive and publicly documented
    • Selected guides and tutorials
  • User and role management
    • Possibility to create multiple users
    • Individual user access
    • Role-based rights management and role aggregation
    • Possibility of assigning roles to users
  • Data management
    • Tags: Save/deposit additional information (meta data) on datapoints or devices
    • Favorites: Possibility to mark favorite data points
    • Renaming: Possibility to create multiple data point keys/plant identification keys. Use of a uniform addressing standards possible.
  • Write functionality
    • Location, terminal and platform independent
    • Openly documented and available write APIs
    • Writing of Setpoints
    • Simulating of BACnet data points of the type "Analog Input" and "Digital Input
    • Storage of schedules and management of stored schedules
    • Setting up writeable data points in aedifion.io
    • Defining the desired write limits (upper and lower limits) for each data point
  • Alarming
    • Possibility to realize alarms based on different alarm concepts on data points
    • Especially threshold and throughput alarms
  • IT security and privacy
    • Server environments according to current valid certificates.
    • Any access (physical, data-driven) at any time in compliance with the current EU general data protection regulation
  • Comprehensive online documentation
  • Virtual datapoints
    • Implementation and ongoing calculation of virtual data points
    • Output of results in time series
  • Timeseries classification
    • Supplementing time series with metadata on artificial intelligence (AI).
    • Use of neural networks
    • Use of a predefined class system
    • Deposit of AI meta data as data point tags
    • Periodic, at least monthly execution

Frontend

  • Human machine interface (HMI) between user and API
  • Application of DIN EN ISO 9241-11
  • Flat UX design, tablet compatibility
  • Runs on common browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Edge)
  • Search and filter functions for any data records
  • Line, multi-line and heatmap visualization
  • User and project management
  • Possibility of Setting Setpoints
  • Possibility of Setting Schedules
  • Analytics view*

* available if .analytics is licensed

Dashboard

  • Various visualization options (line graphs, histograms, gauges, heat maps, augmented pictures, and many more)
  • Freely adaptable and expandable
  • Sharing of dashboards
  • Deposit of slideshows (e.g. for promotion displays)
  • Customer self-administration

Alarm dashboard

  • High-level alarm management
  • Alarm categorization, tracking, prioritization, plotting, and forwarding capabilities
  • Customer self-administration

aedifion.io service level

Standard service included in aedifion.io small, medium and premium

  • Clarification and configuration of IP settings
  • Boxing and shipping of Edge Device
  • (Customer-sided installation of Edge Device)
  • Remote commissioning of multi logger software
  • Set up of platform features according to purchased package
  • Provision of set up documentation, including
    • List of integrated data points
    • User accounts
  • Set up of set point management (medium - up to 100 datapoints, premium - up to 500 datapoints)

Last update: 2021-04-23