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Installation

Andon Studio™ is a versatile client/server system that can be installed on a single computer for testing or self-study purposes. However, it offers its full potential when distributed between servers and client computers. Different architectures are possible depending on each company's policies for server specialization and security levels.


Andon Studio™ Server Packages Installation (Required Preliminary steps)

These steps typically require IT professionals with the appropriate credentials. This quick start Installation Guide will guide you through the process.


Andon Studio™ Operations and Manager Clients Installation

Once Andon Studio™ is installed and configured on the server (see the previous paragraph), these two client programs can be installed on end users' computers by following the simple steps hereafter. Usually, in industry (Professional Edition), Andon Studio™ Operations is installed on operators' stations, dashboard screens on the production line or various tablets, while for an educational institution, it is installed on the computers of a lab or a classroom. Andon Studio™ Manager, Professional and Educational Editions, is installed on a desktop computer:

  1. Access the installation URL provided by the system administrator(Microsoft Edge) is recommended. This URL should be similar to : https://[My Andon Server]/Adn.WebClientInstall/
  2. Click on the links from the green rectangles (see below image) to install Andon Studio™ Manager or Andon Studio™ Operations.
  3. If you receive a warning message, click on the “Install” button from the red rectangles (see below image). This means the prerequisites must be installed. Andon Studio installation

  4. Click on "Open" to install and start the selected application. Andon Studio installation

  5. For Andon Studio™ Operations and for the first launch only, the system will ask you to choose a "Display zone" to which you associate your computer. This association can always be modified later via Andon Studio™ Manager. Andon Studio installation

  6. For accessing Andon Studio™ Manager, you will need to enter appropriate credentials. Once logged in, contextual help will guide you through the configuration. Please note that the default account is “Administrator”. Andon Studio installation


Andon Studio™ Mobile

Andon Studio™ Mobile application is available for download on the following platforms:

 

Minimum Requirements

Before downloading the latest Andon Studio™ release, you should make sure that your computer meets the following minimum requirements:


Andon Studio™ SERVER 3.5.1

  • CPU: Rating higher than 9 in this benchmark.
  • RAM: 16GB.
  • Hard Drive: 256 GB.
  • OS: Windows Server 2012 R2.
  • Database: SQL Server Express 2012.
  • Interfaces: This module (or an equivalent one) is required when the server is a virtual machine and for a USB hardware license key (vs software key).

Andon Studio™ CLIENT 3.5.1


  • CPU: Rating equal or higher than 1,25 in this benchmark.
  • RAM: 4 GB.
  • Hard Drive: 64 GB.
  • OS: Windows 8.1 Professional.
  • Interfaces: HDMI port (when used for display boards).

Andon Studio™ Mobile iOs 3.5.5

  • OS: iOs 11.4

Andon Studio™ Mobile Android 3.5.7

  • OS: Android 4.4

 

Product Registration

Registering your license grants you access to technical support, and will keep you informed about new versions, upgrades and service releases. Product registration will also help you in case your Andon Studio™ dongle is lost or stolen.


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Quick Start Guides

Whether you are an Andon Studio™ administrator or an end user, these Quick Start Guides are what you need. Discover how to quickly install Andon Studio™ and how to use the main Andon Studio™ Operations’ screens.