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Industrial and Technical Software Services

Ocean Controls provides engineering design, software solutions, support and training for the industrial and technical sector. Using structured methodologies and procedures we can provide a complete reliable system to suit your needs. We offer the follow services:

  • Custom-designed electronics hardware for volumes from one-off prototypes to tens of thousands of units
  • Modification or augmentation of off-the-shelf hardware
  • Embedded programming Atmel and PIC microcontrollers
  • PLC programming (Xinje, Allen Bradley etc) in standard Ladder, C and assembly languages
  • Motorola Moscad RTU programming
  • Opto 22 programming optoconfig, optodisplay and optoconnect
  • Human Machine Interface (HMI) development
  • Visual Basic, Delphi and other languages for interface and control design on Windows
  • C/C++ for embedded systems and desktop applications
  • Instrumentation and custom electronics ranging from one-off and prototype to large scale
  • Custom programming for Arduino open source controllers
  • Custom programming for PICAXE controllers
  • A range of internet technologies for static and dynamic web pages served by embedded devices
  • Electrical engineering analysis and expert advice for your project

Ocean Controls have the engineering and software expertise to produce solutions for the most demanding of environments. We have produced engineering and technical software for the following types of applications:

  • Motion control using stepper motors, servo motors and linear actuators in a variety of configurations
  • Process control programs for water treatment and waste water treatment plants
  • Onstream analysis of iron ore and sand using multi channel analysers and natural gamma radiation in the mining industry
  • Onstream analysis of cement using X-Ray Diffraction
  • Embedded code for motor controllers and Modbus I/O
  • Liquefied Natural Gas Level Indication and detection of temperature inversion layers
  • Programs for radio signal level logging and carrying out radio path surveys
  • Programs for automatic dialling and monitoring of LPG tank levels
  • Data analysis applications to determine volumes in gas tanks and enviromental analysis
  • Automated testing and fuzz testing of embedded controllers

Software Products Developed

We have developed the following packages which we sell.

  • ModbusView and ModbusView TCP: Packages which simulate Modbus master and slave devices on a PC
  • ISEE-Modbus and ISEE-Modbus TCP: PC-based HMI software with SCADA features to view, log and control Modbus slave devices from your PC.
  • ViewPID: A control program for graphing and controlling PID controllers from a PC.


Organisations that have contracted us for custom development and product development include companies such as:

  • Motorola Communications
  • Gippsland Water
  • GPU Gasnet
  • AGC Woodward Clyde
  • Shedden Uhde
  • Esso
  • CSR
  • The Department of Defence
  • Telstra

Quotations and Specifications

Most custom projects begin with a written outline of your project which we can provide an obligation-free quote for. We are happy to help you develop your requirements into a sufficiently-detailed specification for us to quote on. We can provide fixed-price or hourly rates.

Please contact us with your project idea or requirements. Advice is freely given by our engineering staff via phone or email.