What We Do

The companion software we develop for our clients typically performs one or more of the following functions related to their smart devices or machines: 

  • Configuration
  • Monitoring
  • Control
  • Simulation
  • Calibration
  • Data Acquisition
  • Data Logging, Presentation & Reporting
  • Diagnostics & Troubleshooting
  • Data Synchronization
  • Operator Interface
  • Interoperability
  • OPC Servers

Depending on our client’s needs, this software may be presented as a desktop, web, or mobile application. Communication between the companion software and the devices or machines is accomplished via proprietary or industry standard protocols.

The companion software solutions that we develop for out clients span a diverse range of industries.

Downhole Acoustic Telemetry

ProtoLink developed software to configure, monitor, and command downhole tools. Communication is accomplished directly via RS-232 while on the surface or acoustically while downhole.

Packaging Weight Verification System

ProtoLink developed a weight compliance system to monitor and optimize the performance of statistical weighers utilized in the packaging rooms of a major snack food manufacturer.

Lumber Trimmer Optimization

ProtoLink developed process control and visualization software for a leading provider of optimization solutions for the lumber production industry.

Extrusion Coater Control

ProtoLink developed machine control and operator interface software for a patented extrusion coating machine used by semiconductor and flat-panel display manufacturers.