Latest Predator News - 2018

January 21st 2017 - Predator PDM v11.0.182 is released

Predator PDM v11.0.182 has been released. This release makes the following improvements:

  • Adds support for mixing Windows Pro and Home editions
  • Adds support for non-domain PCs to connect to domain hosted vaults
  • Improves Trace logs with domain details
  • Improves Show on Shop Floor menu toggle
  • Improves Show on Shop Floor with -ViewVaultItemDialog command line
  • Improves View vault performance
  • Improves Expand All performance within View vault
  • Improves Importing attachment performance
  • Improves Viewing vault item shortcuts
  • Improves Error messages with -ViewVaultItem command line
  • Improves New Events dialog within PDM Enterprise
  • Improves Tab order within many wizards
  • Improves Delete machine
  • Improves Initial licensing to require Administrator permissions
  • Improves Logins to require Administrator permissions for PC options
  • Fixes a bug with logins
  • Fixes a bug with changing Predator passwords
  • Fixes a bug with View vault wizards after collapsing the tree
  • Fixes a bug with editing vault items

Customers on software maintenance can download v11.0.182 of Predator PDM from our ftp site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator PDM should contact us atupgrades@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

January 21st 2018 - Predator MDC v11.0.263 is released

Predator MDC v11.0.263 has been released. This release makes the following improvements:

  • Improves Event Trend charts with 120, 30 & 15 second frequencies
  • Improves Event Trend charts with single events
  • Improves Machine Downtime & Cost charts with Microsoft Access
  • Improves Command Analysis Report to display hours vs. days
  • Improves Command Analysis Report to include current events
  • Improves Tab order within many wizards
  • Improves Delete machine
  • Improves Licensing to require Administrator permissions
  • Improves Logins to require Administrator permissions for PC options
  • Fixes a bug with logins
  • Fixes a bug with changing Predator passwords

Customers on software maintenance can download and install v11.0.263 of Predator MDC from our ftp site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator MDC should contact us atupdates@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

January 20th 2018 - Predator Tracker v11.0.59 is released

Predator Tracker v11.0.59 has been released. This minor release makes the following improvements:

  • Improves Tab order within many wizards
  • Improves Delete machine
  • Improves Initial licensing to require Administrator permissions
  • Improves Logins to require Administrator permissions for PC options
  • Fixes a bug with logins
  • Fixes a bug with changing Predator passwords

Customers on software maintenance can download and install v11.0.59 of Predator Tracker from our ftp site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator Tracker should contact us atupgrades@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

January 20th 2018 - Predator Travelers v11.0.11 is released

Predator Travelers v11.0.11 has been released. This minor release makes the following improvements:

  • Improves Tab order within many wizards
  • Improves Delete machine
  • Improves Initial licensing to require Administrator permissions
  • Improves Logins to require Administrator permissions for PC options
  • Fixes a bug with logins
  • Fixes a bug with changing Predator passwords

Customers on software maintenance can download and install v11.0.11 of Predator Travelers from our ftp site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator Travelers should contact us atupgrades@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

January 19th 2018 - Predator Virtual CNC v11.0.0.173 is released

Predator Virtual CNC v11.0.0.173 is released. This update makes a number of improvements. Refer to the following:

  • Adds Pinch to zoom option
  • Adds Machine unit conversion
  • Adds Optional unit conversion to jobs
  • Adds Leadin and leadout warnings
  • Adds Register style cutter compensation to Heidenhain
  • Adds Overwrite prompts during install
  • Adds NCI support for turning
  • Improves Animation style rendering
  • Improves Heidenhain block repeat cycle
  • Improves Heidenhain tool call
  • Improves Fagor pocket cycle
  • Improves Fanuc G71 style lathe cycle
  • Improves Pattern cycle
  • Improves Circular pocket cycle
  • Improves STL file rendering
  • Improves Lathe chuck jaw simulation
  • Improves Cutter compensation
  • Improves Job version checking
  • Removes Re-licensing requirement after re-installing
  • Fixes a bug with loading J2T files

Customers on software maintenance can download and install v11.0.0.173 of Predator Virtual CNC from our ftp site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator Virtual CNC should contact us atupgrades@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

January 17th 2018 - Predator CNC Service v11.0.0.103 is released

Predator CNC Service v11.0.0.103 has been released. This major update makes the following improvements:

  • Adds High speed query option to all protocols
  • Adds Fanuc Focas v4.7
  • Adds Secure Siemens v11.0.22
  • Improves ModBus from 20 to 50 coil & register inputs
  • Improves JSON from 20 to 50 tags and threshold tags
  • Improves XML from 20 to 50 tags and threshold tags
  • Improves OPC from 20 to 50 tags and threshold tags
  • Improves OPC UA from 20 to 50 tags and threshold tags
  • Improves Secure OPC from 20 to 50 tags and threshold tags
  • Improves Microsoft Access from 20 to 50 tags and threshold tags
  • Improves Microsoft SQL Server from 20 to 50 tags and threshold tags
  • Improves Oracle from 20 to 50 tags and threshold tags
  • Improves Secure HID from 20 to 50 tags
  • Fixed a bug with IP address and port processing in Secure OPC
Predator CNC Service software

Customers on software maintenance can download and install v11.0.0.103 of Predator CNC Service from our ftp site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator CNC Service should contact us atupgrades@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

January 14th 2018 - Predator Software acquires OmegaPost

Predator Software announced the acquisition of OmegaPost, a 2-5 axis post processor from CAMCAD Technologies. OmegaPost was designed to simplify the generation of advanced CNC syntax and requirements.

Predator Software will integrate OmegaPost technology within its existing shop floor applications. In addition, OmegaPost will relaunch as Predator CNC Post. Predator Software will assume responsibility for existing customers’ software maintenance and technical support.

“We are excited about investing in CNC post processing and expanding our suite of shop floor control applications,” said Jim Abbassian, Predator Software President and Co-Founder. “Predator Software is a good fit and we are looking forward to seeing the integration within the Predator SFC family,” said Don McKillop, CAMCAD Technologies President and Founder.

About CAMCAD Technologies

CAMCAD Technologies Inc. is a privately held company based in Winter Springs, FL that specializes in consulting, training for advanced CAM applications, contract CAM Programming, and CNC post processer development. For more information contact alison@camcadtech.com

January 12th 2018 - Predator MDC Export Service v11.0.0.21 is released

Predator MDC Export Service v11.0.0.21 has been released. This update makes the following improvements:

  • Adds custom command(s) support

Customers can contact Predator Software atupgrades@predator-software.com for details and pricing.