FactoryTalk Optix
projects comply with the Open Platform Communication (OPC) standard, which provides interoperability between different systems.


FactoryTalk Optix
consists of different software components that run on different parts of your automation system.
FactoryTalk Optix Studio
Development system
Integrated development environment with a framework of functional modules for designing and compiling HMI or IoT applications.
(optional) External code editor
A third-party code editor for customizing, extending, or adding new features by developing custom NetLogic C# code.
TIP: We recommend using Microsoft Visual Studio 2022 or Microsoft Visual Studio Code as the default code editor. Some development assistance features may not be available when using a different code editor.
FactoryTalk Optix Application
Client system
An HMI or IoT application developed and compiled in
FactoryTalk Optix Studio
FactoryTalk Optix Application Update Service
Software for updating and deploying
FactoryTalk Optix Applications
FactoryTalk Optix Studio
to the client devices.


This diagram illustrates the process of
FactoryTalk Optix Application
development and deployment.
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