The KS2000 configuration software permits project design, commissioning and parameterisation of the Beckhoff Fieldbus Box modules and of the Beckhoff Bus Terminals.
With the TwinCAT Scope 2 Beckhoff offers a graphical tool for signal analysis and data collection.
The TwinCAT OPC server is a standardized data exchange interface. It supports the DataAccess (DA) and XML-DA specifications. DataAccess (DA) is based on the Microsoft COM technology and provides data for the client.
The TwinCAT XML Data Server permits direct access to an XML file from the PLC. The values of variables can be read by the PLC or written to the XML file. Access to structures in the PLC is also possible.