In Version 8.1, Siemens has expanded its Simit simulation platform to include the virtual commissioning of automation solutions. New functions and wizards increase flexibility and reduce simulation design efforts. The new Simit Virtual Controller V3.0 makes it possible to emulate the Simatic S7-300, S7-400 and S7-410 controllers. This enables test and training setups of all sizes to be implemented without requiring hardware. The software helps users to improve the engineering quality and further increase the safety and productivity of process plants by training DCS operators optimally (Operator Training System). With the new version of the simulation framework, which can be used in a wide range of industries, Siemens has taken another step toward merging the virtual and real worlds.
Version 8.1 of the Simit Simulation Framework provides new functions to increase flexibility and integrate the new Simit Virtual Controller V3.0. This enables users to easily configure virtual Simatic S7-300 and S7-400 controllers, as well as the S7-410 controllers specifically introduced for the process industry, and connect them to the simulation model. An unlimited number of virtual controllers can be integrated into the simulation framework and distributed on different computers.