Software Toolkit turns PDAs into portable teach pendants.

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Providing users with portable version of proTern(TM) software, pockeTern(TM) enables plant technicians to commission, test, download data, and recalibrate alpha Ternary® actuators right at machine. It provides project-oriented environment, functioning as intelligent commissioning tool, diagnostic tool, and OEM application program manager. Utilizing Microsoft.net Framework, software also provides tools to upload or archive project revisions onto desktop PC.



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alpha Provides Portability with pockeTern(TM) Software Toolkit



Elk Grove Village, IL - alpha gear drives, Inc. has introduced its new pockeTern(TM) Software Toolkit, a portable version of its powerful proTern(TM) software. pockeTern turns a pocket PC or PDA into a portable teach pendant, enabling plant technicians to commission, test, download data, and recalibrate alpha Ternary® actuators right at the machine, right on the plant floor.

pockeTern offers a project-oriented environment for Ternary support, functioning as an intelligent commissioning tool, a comprehensive diagnostic tool, and an OEM application program manager. The easy-to-use interface graphically displays performance metrics enabling clear, precise readings and calibrations. pockeTern allows users to download Ternary project files easily to and from their portable PDA, and populate Ternary devices with all required data.

pockeTern provides the tools to upload or archive project revisions onto a desktop PC for accurate, organized file management. The software offers a quick, easy setup and runs under Pocket PC 2000/2002 or Windows Mobile software, and utilizes a Microsoft.net Framework.

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