The Unlimited Platform for SCADA and So Much More

Ignition is unlimited, so for the low cost of one server license you can seamlessly connect all your data, design any kind of industrial application with ease, and instantly web-deploy unlimited industrial and mobile clients to anyone, anywhere — all from one universal platform for industrial automation.

Ignition is server software that acts as the hub for everything on your plant floor for total system integration. No matter what brand, model, or platform, it talks to your plant-floor equipment just as naturally as it talks to SQL databases, seamlessly bridging the gap between production and IT.

Ignition 8.1 adds amazing new features to Ignition Perspective to help you
see and control your plant-floor processes more powerfully than ever before.

With new super-tools like the Power Chart, refinements to the Ignition Designer, and
support of Docker Hub deployments, Ignition 8.1 is making development faster and
easier than ever before.


For Everyone
The all new
Long-Term Support (LTS) release introduces powerful new features

to the Ignition Platform to help you develop and use projects
more effectively.

SCADA – IIoT – MES – HMI – Alarming – Reporting – Edge Computing – Enterprise – Mobile
Unlimited Licensing Model

Add unlimited clients, screens, tags, connections & devices.

Server-Centric Web-Deployment

Easily deploy at one or more sites
or in the cloud.

Modular Configurability

Use integrated modules to build the exact industrial application you need.

Cross-Platform Compatibility

Ignition works with any major operating system, even iOS and Android.

Run Web-Clients on Desktop or Mobile

Launch runtime clients in any web browser with no plugin required.

Based on Open Technology Standards

Built on HTML5, SQL, Python, MQTT

Instant Installs and Updates

Install on a server in just 3 minutes, push updates to clients
everywhere, instantly.

One Universal Platform

Build SCADA, MES, IIoT, alarming, reporting applications and more.


Add fault tolerance for mission-critical
systems by adding redundant servers.

Powerful New Dynamic and Data-Driven Symbols

In 8.1, we’re adding powerful new dynamic symbols to the Perspective Module called Perspective Symbols. These symbols all have dynamic data models, so binding them to process values is a simple matter of drag-and-drop. They also have built-in animations so they will automatically change based on your data. With Perspective Symbols, creating beautiful HMIs is quicker and easier than ever.

Add Powerful Ad Hoc Charts to Your Projects Instantly

The Power Chart component for Perspective allows you to quickly and easily create runtime-configurable time series charts from Tag Historian data. Now you can easily generate “ad hoc” charts within a Perspective session. Power Chart is also mobile-optimized so it adapts itself automatically for small screens.

Ignition Perspective Module

The biggest new feature of Ignition 8 is the new Ignition Perspective Module.
Ignition Perspective is the next-generation visualization system for industrial applications, optimized specifically for mobile devices.

The Ignition Perspective Module puts the power of your plant floor in
the palm of your hand by empowering you to create beautiful,
mobile-responsive industrial applications that run natively on any
mobile device and web browser.

With Perspective, you can create beautiful, mobile-responsive industrial applications that run natively on any mobile device and web browser. Now, with the new Perspective Workstation, you can instantly web-deploy native applications to any HMI, desktop, workstation, and multi-monitor configuration without the need for a third-party web browser.

Run in Any Web Browser With HTML5

Ignition Perspective clients are fully HTML5 and CSS3
compliant and can run natively on any device with a
web browser — no plugins required.

Use Any Major OS — Even iOS and Android

Ignition Perspective clients can run on any major OS
and runs natively on iOS and Android with the
Ignition Perspective App.

Use Any Major OS — Even iOS and Android

Ignition Perspective clients can run on any major OS
and runs natively on iOS and Android with the
Ignition Perspective App.

Ignition Perspective Responds to You

Ignition Perspective is totally mobile-responsive, so it automatically adapts to fit screens of any size, giving you a personalized view into your unique processes that is optimized for whatever device you’re on.

Add the Magic of Mobile To Your Applications

Ignition Perspective empowers you to harness the full power of your mobile device’s touch inputs, GPS, cameras, and other sensors to create the next generation of smart industrial applications.

Real Control, With a Swipe

Ignition Perspective doesn’t just give you a mobile view of your operations, it gives you full control. With Ignition Perspective, you can build full SCADA, HMI, alarming systems, and other applications that put you fully in control of your processes, right from your phone.

No Web Coding Required

With the new tools Perspective adds to the Ignition
Designer, you can easily build beautiful mobile-responsive
web applications using simple drag-and-drop.

Easily Transform Your Data

With the new Transform tool, you can easily take tag
data and transform it to the output of your choice, such
as mapping, scripting, expression, formats and more.

Source-Control Friendly

Full compatibility with industry-standard source-control
tools makes it easy to restore previous versions, resolve
code conflicts, and track changes to your codebase.

Ignition 8 – Vision Module

In Ignition 8, the Vision Module gets its biggest updates since it was first
released in 2010, allowing you to make your HMIs and plant-floor
dashboards easier to deploy, and more beautiful than ever

For the new Vision Module, Inductive Automation have created new native Vision client
launchers for Windows, Mac, and Linux, so you can easily launch Vision clients
on any major operating system without needing to install and update Java.

Ignition Vision is perfect for dedicated plant-floor displays and HMIs, while Ignition Perspective is
perfect for mobile-first industrial applications. You can use them on their own or together to
form the industry’s most powerful, cutting-edge visualization system

In Ignition Perspective, you can use powerful and flexible CSS3 styles
to change the appearance and position of anything in your application.
By combining styles into themes, you can apply and edit styles
across multiple applications in an instant.

Vision client screens will look even better in
Ignition 8, thanks to a new design and new
support for high resolution displays.

Fonts have also been improved with more choices
and better rendering so your screens look
sharper and more stylish than ever.

After more than 10 years of plant-floor use and countless installations, the Vision Module is trusted by industrial
organizations everywhere.

Specs and Requirements
Supported Operating Systems Supported Databases Requirements  
Windows Server 2016/2019
Windows 10
macOS (10.14+)
Linux (Support for popular distributions,
tested with Ubuntu 18.04)
Microsoft® SQL Server
Any database with a JDBC driver
Dual-core processor
10 GB free HD space
(Requirements vary by usage)

Built for Designers and Teams

Whether you’re a one-man integration shop or part of a large team of control system engineers, Ignition 8 has the tools you need to work smarter and faster than ever.

Design for Any Size of Screens

With the new responsive components in Ignition Perspective, you can easily design complex layout structures that scales effortlessly to different screen sizes, all in one design environment: the Ignition Designer

Collaborative Concurrent Development

Ignition 8 has an improved concurrent editing system which allows multiple people to work on the same project at the same time without locking each other out of resources. This can help your team work faster and more collaboratively than ever.