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APROL reporting with electronic signatures

With B&R's APROL process control system, all configurations, operations and modifications performed throughout the system can be seamlessly traced. Secure reporting with electronic signatures reliably prevents manipulation of signed logs and process documents. The workflow remains as intuitive and convenient as B&R customers have come to expect.

Authorized personnel sign documents using a personalized certificate, derived from a system certificate integrated in APROL. The integrated Adobe Reader verifies the signatures' authenticity, making it impossible to use editing software to manipulate PDF files such as those frequently generated for batch logs.

Since the digital signature functionality is fully integrated in APROL, there is no need for externally generated certificates or third party software. Users enjoy seamless security against reporting manipulation with no additional costs.

About B&R

B&R is a privately owned company with headquarters in Austria and offices all around the world. As a global leader in industrial automation, B&R combines state-of-the-art technology with advanced engineering to provide customers in virtually every industry with complete solutions for machine and process automation, motion control, HMI and integrated safety technology. With industrial fieldbus communication standards like POWERLINK and openSAFETY as well as the the powerful Automation Studio software development environment, B&R is constantly redefining the future of automation engineering. The innovative spirit that keeps B&R at the forefront of industrial automation is driven by a commitment to simplifying processes and exceeding customer expectations.

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