Tridium released the latest update to its core software, NiagaraAX Framework 3.7. This release includes built-in mobile support, updated graphics, enhanced security features, as well as new web access features.
The 3.7 release includes built-in mobile support for some of the more commonly used features like property sheets, scheduling, alarm management and charting. The addition of BajaScript is a major enhancement for developers, facilitating the development of additional mobile applications on Niagara.
Security enhancements include support for cryptography is expanded within NiagaraAX 3.7 and includes full support for PKI with certificate management tools similar to what is available in standard web browsers or web servers.
Encryption is now available for the core connection types used in all Niagara installations including HTTP connections, Fox connections, and Niagara platform connections.
“NiagaraAX Release 3.7, our highly anticipated release of the Niagara Framework, contains several new features including significant security enhancements, user interface improvements, and mobile application support,” said Tridium CTO, John Sublett. “Security is very important to our customers, so with this release Tridium has included Workbench tools for certificate management as well as expanded SSL/TLS capabilities.”
Additional security features within this release include enhanced password security supporting common practices like expiring passwords, password history, and forcing a password change on first logon.
In addition to the mobile and security features, NiagaraAX 3.7 includes an expanded photo-realistic graphics library, enhanced history reporting, and greater branding opportunities. Several mobile applications now come standard with the Framework.