Dream Report

by Ocean Data Systems - Makers of Dream Report

The leading independent software for industrial reports and dashboards

Solution Overview

Dream Report™ is taming that ocean of data with industrial reports and dashboards for every market. It’s the first programming free, user-friendly, automated reporting and data analysis software designed specifically for industrial automation applications. It is designed to be the simplest solution for extracting data from virtually any data source and Dream Report will provide automated reports to anybody, anywhere and anytime.

Built on today’s modern technologies, Dream Report fits perfectly for all types of reporting, from compliance to performance, efficiency, and maintenance reporting in discrete, hybrid and process automation markets. Dream Report makes information gathering and formatting so simple, you’ll be generating the Reports you want, not just the reports that you absolutely need…

Solution Approach

  • Multiple ways to connect to the PI System
    • Business Standard Interfaces such as ODBC
    • Industrial Standards such as OPC HDA
    • PI Web API, a RESTful PI System access layer
  • Dream Report Supports the PI Web API Data Aggregations in addition to its own Statistics
    • Compressed and Stored Values
    • Averages, Totals, Min, Max, Range, Standard Deviation, Sum of Event Count, Percent Good Data
  • Dream Report Browser Base Portal can host external URL including PI Vision display
  • Dream Report Output Formats include PDF, Excel, XML, CSV, and HTML5 Web Pages
  • Dream Report File Delivery includes Windows Directory transfers, FTP, Email and Printed
  • Dream Report includes Document Management, Delete Old, Delete after X, Save to Folder Structure
  • Dream Report offers a scalable pricing structure cost effectively address the size of your application
  • Architectures include:
    • On Premise on a separate Server or Workstation, Virtualized or Not
    • Hosted remotely (Cloud Hosted)
  • Dream Report is licensed on a per machine basis, through a Machine Specific License Key, or a USB Dongle

Supporting Documents


PI System Requirements

PI System version 3.4.390 or later, PI System Access

Solution Type

Advanced Analytics, Data Aggregation


  • Chemical & Petrochemical
  • Mining, Metallurgy & Material
  • Oil & Gas
  • Power Generation

Business Impacts

Optimize Processes, Evaluate Quality, Increase Asset Health & Uptime, Improve Energy Efficiencies, Manage Risk & Regulatory, Advance Safety Performances, Security


Applications for the PI System