means users can use system
resources from locations outside the control room. This means NTMC
can be accessed from another room down the hall, from home, or from another
state or country thousands of miles away. Remote access is not only a convenience,
but also a time and money saver in the long run.
means users can be notified of specific events by NTMC
when they happen. Notification is done via e-mail, and can be sent to users'
PCs, pagers, cell phones, PDAs, etc.
about some of the concepts involved when
accessing control systems from locations other than the master station.
Next see how NTMC can be accessed
remotely via its Remote Client, or how remote
access and notification can be done via the internet using the WebLink