Fun Font Facts

I have been working on a new project for a client and the topic of fonts came up today. I thought it would be interesting to find some facts on different fonts, what they are used for and where they came from. Created in the 1990’s by Matthew Carter, Tahoma was first distributed with Windows […]

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SCADAPack Store and Forward

Little known fact: SCADAPacks can act as a Modbus Store and Forward hub when configured properly. Lesser known fact: SCADAPacks will also Store and Forward Enron Modbus, ROC Protocol, or basically any communications protocol where the first byte of the message is the address, has messages less than 240 bytes and uses Modbus CRC for […]

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Canadian Email-to-Text Addresses

Little known fact: You can email people text messages. We use it all the time on SCADA systems to provide text alerts to operators. The format is:¬†phonenumber@providerserver. Below is a list of the servers for Canadian mobile providers. Bell Mobility/President’s Choice txt.bell.ca Fido fido.ca Koodo msg.koodomobile.com MTS Mobility text.mtsmobility.com Rogers pcs.rogers.com Telus msg.telus.com Virgin Mobile […]

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