New BACstac V.6.8

by Svetlana Lyons May 12, 2016

New BACstac V.6.8

Cimetrics is excited to announce a new version of our industry-leading BACnet protocol stack: BACstac 6.8. The Cimetrics BACstac saves man-years of development when your company needs to create a BACnet solution !

Our software team has created a set of BACnet libraries which greatly simplify the task of interfacing to BACnet. Even the largest companies in the HVAC industry use our code because it is a very complex and time consuming task keeping up with the ongoing changes that are taking place in the BACnet committees. For example, many hundreds of protocol modifications, requirements, and enhancements have taken place in just the past year. By purchasing the Cimetrics BACstac solution, we do the compatibility coding and testing. This typically saves man-years of software developer time EVERY YEAR !

What is new in V6.8:

  • This release supports BACnet revision 15 without Network Security (Addendum 2008g) and lighting related functionality (Addendum 135-2010aa, 135-2010i). 

    Seven new BACnet addenda are now supported: Addendum 135-2010ad, 135-2010ae, 135-2010ao, 135-2010ak, 135-2012ar,  135-2012av, 135-2012ax.

Cimetrics is a leader in providing BACnet communication products to OEMs since 1996. BACstac software was the first third-party BACnet implementation in the industry and is now the leading third-party BACnet protocol stack used by many major brands in the HVAC and lighting controls industries world wide.

BACstac Products:

  • B1050 BACstac for Projects (32-bit libraries): Low-cost Microsoft Windows version of the BACstac designed for low-volume applications. Requires purchase of hardware dongle from Cimetrics for each installation. Includes Windows DLLs. Also available: B1055 BACstac for Projects (64-bit libraries).)
  • B1060 BACstac/Win (32-bit libraries): Supports Microsoft Windows. Designed for the development of BACnet client and server applications and BACnet gateways. Includes static libraries for Microsoft Visual C++. Also available: B1065 BACstac/Win (64-bit libraries)
  • B1091 BACstac/Win with source code (32/64): Supports Microsoft Windows. Designed for the development of sophisticated BACnet clients, servers, and gateways. Includes BACnet routing functionality. Includes complete source code. Libraries for native 32- and 64-bit applications
  • B1140 BACstac/32: Source code version designed for porting to 32-bit embedded platforms with limited resources. Monolithic build (application and BACstac code are compiled together). GNU/Linux is supported. Written in C.

DOCUMENTATION 

Installation Guide, User Guide, Programmers Reference 

BACstac SPECIFICATIONS

  • BACnet services supported: All BACstac Standard 2010 application services : Alarm and Event Services, File Access Services, Object Access Services, Remote Device Management Services, Virtual Terminal Services.
  • BACnet object types supported: Accumulator Object, Analog Input Object, Analog Output Object, Analog Value Object, Averaging Object, Binary Input Object, Binary Output Object, Binary Value Object, Calendar Object, Command Object, Device Object, Event Enrollment Object, File Object, Group Object, Life Safety Point Object, Life Safety Zone Object, Loop Object, Multi-state Input Object, Multi-state Output Object, Multi-state Value Object, Notification Class Object, Program Object, Pulse Converter Object, Schedule Object, Trend Log Object, Access Door Object, Event Log Object, Load Control Object, Structured View Object, Trend Log Multiple Object, Access Point Object, Access Zone Object, Access User Object, Access Rights Object, Access Credential Object, Credential Data Input Object, CharacterString Value Object, DateTime Value Object, Large Analog Value Object, BitString Value Object, OctetString Value Object, Time Value Object, Integer Value Object, Positive Integer Value Object, Date Value Object, DateTime Pattern Value Object, Time Pattern Value Object, Date Pattern Value Object, Global Group Object, Notification Forwarder Object, Alert Enrollment Object.
  • Supports BBMD, Foreign Device, Segmentation, Routing (some BACstac products), and many other features.

 




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