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Turn Your FactoryTalk Historian Data into Up-to-Date Actionable Information

4/4/23  |  Marcia Pohl, Process Development Manager

Stop Making Decisions on Old Data

Putting the right tools in the right hands will allow for greater efficiency within your manufacturing facility. This blog post explores the benefits of FactoryTalk® Historian Vision and how you can use it to streamline your production.

What is FactoryTalk Historian Vision?

FactoryTalk Historian Vision is an add-on to FactoryTalk Historian that will allow your users to make information-driven decisions. It provides an easy-to-use, rapidly deployed, and scalable solution that will allow users from the operator to the CEO to see dynamic, relevant data on the plant floor, their laptops, or mobile devices.

FactoryTalk Historian Vision allows you to analyze data on the fly so you can easily display the latest information such as Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE). It is critical to measure your OEE on actual data so that you can start to understand the 3 components of OEE: availability, performance, and quality. FactoryTalk Historian Vision can provide displays where you view the OEE percentage and drill down to get a complete picture of how your equipment is running.

Improved Quality, Capacity, and Savings

The ability to do effective root cause analysis of your production interruptions allows for faster and more economical fixes. FactoryTalk Historian Vision will let the users create displays and ad-hoc trending with multiple time contexts that provide playback of your process to give them a pictorial view of exactly what happened during an event.  This will not only lead to faster fixes, reduced scrap, and reduced downtime, but can also improve quality and manufacturing capacity. 

A Focus on Scalability

Imagine not having to copy and change all the display references every time a device is added? FactoryTalk Historian Vision displays can automatically update as assets are added to the system providing for rapid deployment and reducing the total number of displays that must be managed.

Administrators of the Vision system will be provided relevant information concerning display usage. This will give them the insight they need to provide the best content for their users.


Are you currently a ProcessBook user? No problem – FactoryTalk Historian Vision supports the migration of ProcessBook content!

Our experts are standing by to answer your questions and help you acquire, install, and use FactoryTalk Historian Vision. Contact us today!