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Concept Concept 5/14/2018
Products: AD v2, AD v1, Technician Tool for Android, Technician Tool for iOS
Functionalities: Basic Functionality
Product version: 1.7, 1.8, 1.9

Technician Tool and WebStation Differences

There are a number of differences in functionality between Technician Tool and WebStation.

Technician Tool and WebStation Differences

Function

WebStation

Technician Tool

Alarms

View alarms

X

X

Manage alarms

X

X a

Edit alarms

X b

-

BACnet

View priority array

X

-

Edit priority array

X

-

Graphics

View graphics

X

X

Trend Logs and Extended Trend Logs

View trend logs

X

X c

Edit trend logs

X d

-

Create trend logs

X e

-

View extended trend logs

X

-

Edit extended trend logs

X d

-

LonWorks

View Network Variables (NVs) and Configuration Parameters (CPs)

X

X f

Edit NVs and CPs

X

X f

Modbus

View values

X

X

Edit values

X

X

Point Values

View values

X

X

Edit values (for example, change a setpoint)

X

X

Reports

View reports

X

-

Edit reports

X g

-

Schedules and Calendars

View schedules and calendars

X

X

Edit schedules and calendars

X h

X h

Users and User Groups

Create and edit users

X i

-

Create and edit user group membership

X i

-

User Experience

View customized workspaces

X

-

Log on as Windows Active Directory user

X

-

Automatic guest account log on

X

-

Password management

X

-

Create and edit saved searches

-

X j

View saved searches

X

X k

Simple and advanced searches

X

X l

Kiosk mode

X

X m

Bookmarking to a particular web view

X

-

Support for localization

X

X

Support for translation

X

X

Ability to change language on the client side

X

-

Other

View and configure Watch pane

X n

-

View events

X

-

  1. Only supports alarm acknowledgement.
  2. Can edit alarm ranges, text, delay times, shunt variables, assignments, and deadband.
  3. View in list format.
  4. Can only change parameters, for example, interval time.
  5. Can only create interval trend log type.
  6. NVs and CPs are displayed only in SI units.
  7. Can edit some parameters per report, can save changes or make a copy of the report with changes.
  8. Can edit existing schedules and calendars only. Cannot create or edit recurring calendar events.
  9. Cannot assign permissions.
  10. Cannot edit saved searches.
  11. Technician Tool search queries are not linked to Building Operation, but stored locally on the mobile device. The search queries can be saved and reused as long as the same mobile device is used.
  12. Only supports simple search, including wildcard search.
  13. AD (Advanced Display) is delivered with the SmartXKiosk app, which enables you to run Technician Tool in Kiosk mode.
  14. Configuration changes cannot be saved.
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