The export of displays to a file so that they can be imported to another PI Vision server is planned for a future release.andre.asheim commented
A "XML Export" (or some export to file) would be wery usefull when developing displays you (we) want to distribute to customers.
If you develop a product using standard OSIsoft tools you should definitely be able to transfer it to other systems not connected to your own network on any product.
Now when we deploy solutions we have to manually create the displays again, and again and again for every customer making the deployment time consuming.
Many companies are starting to talk about sharing data for a more global/community development/improvement of processes. Sharing displays across partners should be easy, so this doesn't just affect us as an integrator but all companies that want to share information and all partners who want to utilize PI Vision as the core visualization tool.
If we have 10 displays that we need to setup when delivering a product we don't need that many customers to argue that making our own visualization tool instead of using PI Vision just because the deployment time is unnecessary high.
10 a bit complex displays would take around 50 hours to deploy (3-7 hours for each display) so with 10 customers you have 500 hours to make a different visualization tool. (500 hours is't much if you need the capability that PI Vision has but when pushing a product you can focus on just what's intended with your product)
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