The heart of a DIAMES «in cloud» infrastructure is a multi-tenant server environment that is operated by certified business partners for the benefit of registered DIAMES users.
Dedicated Machine Interface (MI) components are used for data-acquisition purposes. With inte-grated sensors are special Web-enabled components including counter inputs, digital IO's and serial ports this components communicate directly with the related DIAMES Server in the Cloud. OPC- or SQL-Server based machine controllers of intelligent machines communicate over DIAMES specific Windows software components also directly with the cloud-based DIAMES Server.
Operators and office staff are using PCs, Smart Phones or Tablets with DIAMES specific web appli-cations as dedicated human Interface (HI) component of a cloud-based DIAMES environment.
DIAMES system users utilize DIAMES Shop Floor Tool web apps or the Internet browser on their respective PC to visualize collected and provided production data. DIAMES data access is subject to the defined individual user access rights.
The DIAMES Message Distribution Service (MDS) uses SMS or e-mail messages issued directly from the cloud and the company's service provider to notify responsible persons of events that DIAMES has recognized as mission-critical deviations.