11 March 2017

Next licensing policy

The Movicon.NExT license policies

The new Automation Platform.NExT licensing model is flexible and modular to accommodate your every need

Movicon.NExT offers a client-server license model based on TAG size, giving users maximum flexibility in choosing the most suitable license based on their needs in the most cost effective way.


I/O Tags From 50 to 100.000 From 50 to 100.000 Max 2.000
Server Application  √  √
Client Application   √  √  √
HMI Screens WPF/XAML  √  √ Max 99 Screens
XAML Symbols libraries and Toolbox  √  √  √
Power Templates  √  √  √
3D Graphic animation Option Option Option
Geo Scada Option Option
Alarm Server Manager  √  √ Max 2.000 Alarms
Alarm Viewers  √  √  √
Historical Log Manager  √  √  √
Historical Log Viewers  √  √  √
Keyboard Manager  √  √  √
Menu Manager  √  √  √
TouchScreen – Multitouch  √  √  √
Text Manager – Multi-language  √  √  √
Scripts VB.NET Multithreading  √  √  √
.NET Assembly Support  √  √  √
IP camera  √  √  √
Kinect Gestures + Speech Recognition  √  √  √
Scheduler Server  √  √  √
Reports Manager + Data Analisys (Client)  √ Option Option
Recipes Manager  √  √  √
Child Projects  √  √  √
User & Password Management  √  √  √
Historian & Data Logging  √ Option Option
I/O Drivers  √ 1 1
I/O Multi-Drivers (Max 32)  √ Option
Alarms Statistical (Downtime Analyzer) Option Option
OPC UA Client  √  √  √
OPC UA Server Option Option
Redundancy Option Option
Alarm Dispatcher (SMS/Voice/Email) Option Option
Web Client HTML 5 and APP (Users) Option: from 1 to 100 Option: from 1 to 100

Download Movicon.NExT licenses datasheet!


Editor (Design Environment)

The design license (Editor) allows you to create any type of Movicon.NExT project and entitles you to access to the first level technical support.


Runtime, I/O Bytes dimensions

The runtime license size count is based on the number of “TAGs” declared in the project and exchanged with the field.
TAG means any variable “connected to the field” in bit, byte, word, float and double/long 64bit, even when defined as an array or structure member. Single bits of the byte, word and other variable types can be pointed to.

Note:  each member in Structure and Array variable types count as one Tag.
Nota: Internal Tags are not counted (those not connected to the field

Runtime Licenses Type

In order to help you decide, Run-Time licenses are offered in Server, Client, and Client/Server version, PRO and LT type.

  1. SCADA Pro: I/O Server, PLC Driver, Alarm Manager, local Client HMI, Historian
  2. SCADA LT: I/O Server, PLC Driver, Alarm Manager, local Client HMI
  3. Server Only: I/O Server, PLC Driver, Alarm Manager, Historian
  4. Client Only: HMI Client (connected to a I/O Server or other OPC UA Servers
  5. Web Client Option: option on server for HTML5 Web Client access

NET Licenses and Terminal Server Licenses

All licenses are also available on “floating” network licenses, which is a single license installed on a local network that enables the number of desired workstation. Also when using Terminal Server, you use the network licence NET.

USB Dongle or Softkey?

All licenses are available as “hardware”, on a USB stick, or “software” with an activation code. Unless otherwise specified, the license is provided in software version.

Demo Mode

When Movicon starts, if there is no license detected, tit will run in “Demo mode”, alerting the user. In this way , the Editor is fully functional and runtime execution lasts  at least two hours.