X-CHANGE is a software development tool for easy deployment of X-TRACK to different types of equipment with differing SECS/GEM functionalities.
X-CHANGE will open X-TRACK’s XML-based project file and display the data in a table form that is easier to edit and less prone to error. Another useful feature in X-CHANGE is the Import/Export function which allow large amount of tabulated equipment data ( stored in CSV or equivalent format ) to be transferred in/out of the software and therefore eliminating the need for data re-entry.
X-CHANGE can also be used to validate the equipment SECS/GEM configuration, which will subsequently be a basis for generating the necessary SECS/GEM documentation automatically.
X-CHANGE adheres to specifications for data-items and communication-protocol-parameters in the following standards: