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AdAstrA Beijing Representative Now Open

AdAstrA Beijing OfficeOn 24 April, 2006 AdAstrA Research Group has opened the Beijing Representative office. The new company office will serve to reinforce AdAstrA's commitment in support of the Chinese users of TRACE MODE SCADA software.  

The AdAstrA Beijing Representative will focus first of all on technical support. For that purpose AdAstrA has set up a team of certified TRACE MODE engineers, who will provide regular technical support to Chinese users through phone, e-mail and also through the technical support online forum at

A Chinese version of Adastra corporate web site is also available at, providing customers with direct and up-to-date information about software releases, new features and major TRACE MODE SCADA implementations in China. At the site the free-of-charge SCADA TRACE MODE development system is available for downloads. The TRACE MODE development system contents free drivers for 2812 PLC's and I/O cards widely used in China. Among them there are PLCs by Siemens, Omron, Mitsubishi, Advantech, ICP/DAS etc. AdAstra is willing SCADA TRACE MODE Support in Chinato increase the number of supported devices, adding support for the Chinese PLCs. For that purpose AdAstrA engages to write drivers for all local PLCs and I/O devices free of charge and welcomes the appropriate requests. 

Another important goal of the AdAstrA Beijing Representative office consists in building of the China wide national partner network of the Authorized system integrators, dealers and OEM partners. AdAstrA offers a special bonus and marketing support program for Chinese partners that helps quickly succed in business.

Special attention will be given to the close OEM co-operation with Chinese instrumentation companies. Because TRACE MODE software offers not only SCADA/HMI, but also full PLC AdAstrA Representative for Chinaprogramming features. Which allows DCS-like control system development suitable in large scale projects in power, oil and gas, chemistry, nuclear and other industries. AdAstrA already has already positive experience of OEM co-operation with Chongqing based Silian Corporation and welcomes new partners.

The Chief AdAstrA Representative for China is nominated Mr. Meng Zhen Yu. Mr. Meng Zhen Yu has master degree in engineering and 2 years experience of successful work in Moscow AdAstrA headquarters.

"AdAstrA provides over 70% of software sales through the network of authorized partners" - says Mr. Meng Zhen Yu - "In China we still have few Authorized partners and our goal is to explain to Chinese system integrators the benefits of the Authorized status". "Now we have to work hard to bring to fruition the full potential of TRACE MODE SCADA technology on the Chinese market". - he adds - "We must ensure that Chinese customers get the first class product and service form our company". 

Contact the AdAstrA Beijing Representative office


The New TRACE MODE SCADA/HMI Release 6.10.2 Available For Download


AdAstra Research Group, Ltd (Moscow, Russia) has announced a new release of integrated SCADA- and SOFTLOGIC- system TRACE MODE 6.10.2.

The release is now available for all registered users of TRACE MODE 6 SCADA/HMI for free (it is free for download  from the  User's Personal Account).

In accordance to increased security requirements of unauthorized access and user authentification in the process control software, new means of user rights management have been introduced. In the 6.10.2 some new features added, bugs detected fixed.

The new release 6.10.2 offers new software products and some improved features ......

Training Video: Connecting Mitsubishi FX3U PLC to TRACE MODE SCADA/HMI via Melsec Protocol

Melsec FX3U and SCADA/HMI TRACE MODELearn how to connect a Mitsubishi Melsec FX3U PLC to TRACE MODE SCADA/HMI through built-in driver with our new free online video training.

To run the film just ....


SCADA For GSM/GPRS-based Remote Control Now Released


AdAstrA Research Group (Moscow, Russia) has launched a new SCADA/HMI class software product - TRACE MODE GSM RTM+ for GSM/GPRS-based remote control and alarming.

Utility, transportation, hi-tech house, water, gaz, fire-safety and agriculture remote control – the all-new SCADA/HMI software is designed for a range of applications that seek to receive real-time process data and communicate them to the mobile teams in a fast and reliable way. 

TRACE MODE GSM RTM+ is easily programmed on IEC 6-1131/3 visual languages in SCADA/HMI TRACE MODE 6 integrated development environment.

TRACE MODE Data Center Provides Remote Web Based And Mobile Access to Control Systems

AdAstrA Research Group has released a new SCADA TRACE MODE runtime module, TRACE MODE Data Center, providing remote access to real-time control system information using web-browser via Internet/Intranet or wireless networks (GSM, GPRS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth).

The all-new product from AdAstra is tailored to meet the needs of the corporate users of TRACE MODE looking to consolidate information from the various control systems across the plant, and provide access to this information for mobile employees, such as engineers, chief engineers, and plant management.


New free of charge drivers for TOSHIBA TOSVERT Added in TRACE MODE SCADA/HMI

New free of charge drivers for TOSHIBA TOSVERT series frequency converters are added to the TRACE MODE SCADA/HMI software and published at the AdAstra Web site for download:

SCADA TRACE MODE 6.05 Now Avaiable

On January 30, 2007, a new release of the integrated SCADA-system TRACE MODE 6.05 has been made available, both in Professional and Standard editions.

The 6.05 release includes new features and patches for the development system and runtime modules. The new SCADA TRACE MODE and MES-EAM-HRM software from the T-FACTORY system is available for free download from the support section.


Adastra Releases TRACE MODE 6 RTM for Linux

RTM TRACE MODE 6 for LinuxAdAstra Company (Russia) announced the release of real-time monitor (LinRTM) for the operating system Linux.

TRACE MODE RTM is the main runtime module of the integrated TRACE MODE 6 SCADA/HMI software, designed to operate on operator workstations.

The new LinRTM provides ...

A New Free Driver for OMRON Sysmac PLC

omron plcAdAstra Research Group (Moscow, Russia) has released a new version of the free TRACE MODE SCADA/HMI driver for the OMRON programmable logical controller. The new driver is built in the TRACE MODE SCADA/HMI 6.09 release and above.

video tutorial demonstrating the technology of OMRON PLCs connecting over the network via UDP using the free built-in driver, is available.OMRON Logo

The new driver is much faster, easier and more functional than the previous ones. The new TRACE MODE OMRON PLC driver has the following important features...

TRACE MODE 6.07.7 SCADA/HMI Now Released

AdAstrA's Technical Support team announces a new SCADA TRACE MODE 6.07.7 release.

The 6.07.7 release makes TRACE MODE 6 fully compatible with 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows 7, while also introducing exciting new features...

AdAstrA Releases TRACE MODE 6.07

AdAstrA Support team announces a new SCADA TRACE MODE 6.07 release.

TRACE MODE 6.07  features new development tools for electricity metering systems and building automation.
Starting with 6.07 release, SCADA TRACE MODE offers an all-in-one driver that supports a variety of protocols used in different electricity meters.

Besides new TRACE MODE 6.07 releas includes new graphical elements for building automation amd electricity metering systems.

AdAstrA Reseases a New Milestone Release, SCADA TRACE MODE 6.06!

AdAstrA launched a new release of the integrated SOFTLOGIC-SCADA-MES-EAM-HRM system, TRACE MODE 6.06, available both in Professional and Base editions. The exciting new 6.06 release provides a host of new features and technologies to dramatically increase SCADA TRACE MODE performance and functionality.

New SCADA TRACE MODE updates are available free of charge at the Support section.

HART Driver for Micro TRACE MODE 6 to Connect HART Devices and WinCon 8000

AdAstrA Research Group, Ltd made available an external driver for Micro TRACE MODE 6 industrial controller programming system. This driver is designed to connect WinCon 8000 controller to sensors and flowmeters using a popular HART protocol.

The Kristall distillery in Moscow was one of the first factories to deploy the HART driver for WinCon 8000. Previously, Micro TRACE MODE 6 for WinCon 8000 was shipped only with the integrated drivers for Modbus RTU, Modbus TCP, DCS, etc.


Current TRACE MODE release 6.10.2. Upgrade now for free!