GSM-Control ver. 3.0
2-way wireless systems with standard text messages
GSM-Control is a easy-to-configure package software be easily used also in OEM applications as wireless
to make a PC as text messages center and to integrate communication handling part in wider systems.
devices into PC environment via GSM-network's
standard SMS service. As a package software Communicating devices are connected into the
GSM-Control is fast to implement. system with low cost M20T GSM-modems -
Klinkmann has also developed SMS/modem handling
GSM-Control is based on standard text messages service PLC-programs for the major PLCs incl. Siemens,
(SMS transfer) - as package sending SMS is easy to Omron, Allen-Bradley and Schneider. M90
secure, the time responses are well managed and GSM-Controllers can be connected into the system
sendings are automatically repeated when necessary. with M90's standard instructions.
GSM-Control configures all the connected devices
and reports the transfers. The application fields of GSM-Control are various:
- measurings and SCADA type remote controls
GSM-Control has open interface (DDE and OPC) to - industrial and building automation
integrate the transferred data with other applications - fleet/vehicle management systems
like Excel and standard databases. The program can - info/order handling systems etc.
Klinkmann WAP Tool software is completing GSM-Control
and handling with WAP connections large data amounts
and creating 2-way interface into SQL database. In a typical
application GSM-Control is handling f.ex. fast alarms and
direct controls; WAP Tool is handling instructions, reports
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! GSM-Control Configuration Tool allows definition
of read, write and alarm functions incl. Variable
configuring in clear text and tree format. Variables
! Configuration Tool allows to configure operator
may be linked f.ex. with Excel (or any Windows
requested items as elements of MS SQL database
applicatition) or directly by device I/O servers to
tables. Both reading and writing from/to SQL
the field controllers.
database is supported.
! Configuration Tool allows
complete emulation of
cellular phone display to
develop user friendly
interface and operation.
Major phone types are ready
programmed. System users
are configured by name,
phone number and password.
GSM-Control may operate as a stand alone dialogue GSM-Control may easily be connected to other
system with GSM phones or it can be connected further Windows applications and programs. Besides controlling
to controllers and other devices to allow control directly applications, it may be used for 2-way GSM phone <->
to the field (machines, building control systems, elevators, PC dialogues in several other fields incl. information
water and energy handling systems etc.). systems, electronic commerce and banking.
GSM-Control's Graphical User Interface option includes GSM-Control is delivered in several licenses - max.
support for more than 700 I/O servers to communicate 3 user phone numbers, 4-50 numbers and over 50
with different controllers (Simatic, Omron, Allen-Bradley, numbers. Moreover, Klinkmann supplies the software
Profibus, Interbus etc.). Furthermore it allows easy creation on flexible low-cost OEM license basis.
of graphical displays as well as alarm, recipe and reporting
! GSM-Control reports all events and ! Klinkmann home page
communication traffic as well as GSM www.klinkmann.com offers
signal and other system information. downloadable 1-way traditional
modem based GSM-Control for using
and testing free of charge. On
Klinkmann home page you also find
the latest technical information,
continous customer support and you
may give response to Klinkmann
TECHNICAL DESCRIPTION for further GSM-Control development.
GSM-CONTROL is a Microsoft Windows software used started. The data prepared by GSMCFG is saved in
for 2- way remote control in automation applications GSM-Control configuration file - binary file used as an
or any other dialogue based applications using standard input file for GSMCTRL program. As many GSM-Control
GSM cellular phones and GSM network. Based on the configuration files as necessary can be created.
very standard GSM cellular phones (Nokia, Ericsson,
Motorola, Siemens etc.) and devices, GSM-Control offers The data exchange through GSM-Control can be
a low-cost and easy alternative to create remote dialogue initiated in two main ways:
based applications. Implementation of GSM network's
SMS (Short-Message-Sending) technology secures reliable 1. When phone operator sends Short Message (SM) to
transmission even in the most error-sensitive applications. GSM-Control to initiate the reading or writing of some
alues from/to PC operator interface application (e.g.
GSM-Control runs on a PC and accesses operator InTouch MMI software) or directly from/to field device
interface applications or directly field devices by using (through appropriate controller device I/O Server).
DDE (Dynamic Data Exchange) or OPC (OLE for Process
Control). The reading and writing from/to SQL databases 2. When alarm or event occurs in the PC operator
also is supported. The remote control is based on interface application or in the field device and the
GSM-to-GSM Short Messages (SM) two direction corresponding alarm or event condition is specified
communication, where the M20T GSM modem (M20 in GSM-Control; in this case the SM conversation is
Terminal) is connected to the computer's standard initiated by GSM-Control.
(RS-232) serial port and GSM cellular phone (remote
GSM phone) is used by remote operator(s). The GSM-Control also supports the possibility to send
text messages directly (one direction communication)
GSM-Control software includes two MS Windows 32-bit from GSM-Control Communication Program to remote
(NT, 2000 or 95) application programs: GSM-Control GSM phone, message sending is possible also via
Configuration Tool (GSMCFG) and GSM-Control standard modem using wire phone line. GSM-Control
Communication Program (GSMCTRL). The GSMCFG is may be accessed by any Microsoft Windows (NT, 2000
used to prepare the source information and GSMCTRL or 95) program working as a DDE or OPC server.
is used to perform the GSM communications and DDE, GSM-Control has extended functions and support to
OPC or SQL data exchange on the basis of information Wonderware InTouch (for MMI), I/O Servers (for field
prepared by GSMCFG. These two application programs interfacing) developed with Wonderware I/O Servers
are completely independent, i.e. both can work Development Toolkit and MS SQL databases.
separately and doesn't need another program to be
! The communication between computer and M20T GSM ! Within the GSM-Control Configuration Tool the
modem (M20 Terminal) is based on the standard V.24 configuration data is easy to create, edit and examine -
interface and AT Hayes + AT Cellular (GSM 07.05 and all information can be monitored and printed at any time.
07.07) command set.
! Configurable settings of computer serial port and
! The possible scenarios of conversation between baud rate used to communicate with M20T GSM modem.
GSM-Control and GSM remote operator directly
corresponds to the information (source data) made by ! The run-time monitoring of information exchanged
the GSM-Control Configuration Tool. through GSM-Control and logging of this information to
text file available.
! The GSM-Control Configuration Tool allows to create
and examine the following main data: users, phone ! The GSM-Control Communication Program uses the
numbers, passwords, DDE or OPC addresses, SQL CF_TEXT clipboard format for DDE data transfer when
information, read messages, write messages, running as a DDE client or DDE server.
alarm/event messages, default messages unique for
each user, text messages for one direction ! GSM-Control has built-in both OPC Server and
communication. OPC Client functionality to interface with other MS
Windows OPC-compliant applications.
! All GSM-Control data is linked with each other, the
hierarchy of the system is generally the following: at ! The Klinkmann's developed PLCs SMS software
the highest level there are all configured users, each supplements GSM-Control with possibility to send/receive
user can have several phone numbers and passwords. Short Messages between GSM-Control and several PLCs
For each password there are pointers to corresponding types, incl. Siemens Simatic S7-200 and S7-300,
read, write, alarm/event or text messages. These Omron CQM1, Telemecanique TSX Nano, Allen-Bradley
messages are linked with appropriate DDE, OPC or SQL MicroLogix 1500 and SLC500, Unitronics M90 etc.
Hardware, PC IBM or compatible 486/Pentium SMS transfer SMS Text mode standard text
equipped with a minimum of 8 MB mode used messages.
RAM (16 MB RAM for Windows NT).
May require more memory to run Length of Maximum 160 characters (7-bit coding)
other Windows programs messages long standard Short Messages can be
simultaneously. sent and received.
Hardware, modem Siemens M20T GSM modem DDE Support Supports DDE connection to any MS
Windows (NT,2000 and 95) application
Software Microsoft Windows NT, 2000 including DDE server or DDE client
and 95. capability.
Connections Several instances (applications) OPC support The OPC support for GSM-Control built-in
of GSM-Control Communication OPC Server and OPC Client functionality
Program (GSMCTRL) can run conforms to OPC Data Access Custom
concurrently. If there are several Interface Specification 2.03.
instances of GSMCTRL running,
then each of them should use SQL support Both reading and writing from/to MS SQL
unique serial port with M20T GSM databases is supported. To access MS SQL
modem connected. Any remote database from GSM-Control, the MS Data
Operator can access to any Access Components 2.5 must be installed
GSMCTRL Instance running if on computer where GSM-Control is running.
configuration contains this remote
Description Order Number
GSM-CONTROL Manual & Disk Set
3 users, sw only, DDE DR 000 653
50 users, sw only, DDE DR 000 6550
unlimited, sw only, DDE DR 000 65
3 users, sw only, OPC DR 000 663
50 users, sw only, OPC DR 000 6650
unlimited, sw only, OPC DR 000 66
M20 GSM modem (M20 Terminal) M20T
M20T+ one Klinkmann SMS software M20TS
license for PLC, f.ex. Simatic
POB 38 FIN-00371 Helsinki, Finland Ordering information and product contents:
ph. int. +358-9-540 4940
fax int. +358-9-541 3541 www.klinkmann.com