Data Connectors

Data access is key to maximizing your operation.  The Canary System provides plenty of ways to share data across your organization.

Canary Data Connectors

Extract tag values via Canary’s free OPC HDA server.  Or choose to read all event, asset, and tag data from the entire Canary System through the Web API or by making SQL queries using Canary’s ODBC connector.  Currently Canary also offers connectors to many other industry analytic tools, including Flow Software, ESRI, Sportfire, Seeq, and more.

Canary Web API

If you want to develop your own custom connection, use the included Canary Web API. Documentation is thorough and can be found in the Canary Knowledge Base. The Canary Web API connects through the Views Service and gives you access to raw data, aggregated process data, Canary Events, Virtual Views, calculated tags, and more.


Every Canary System includes an OPC HDA Server. This helpful tool allows you to connect OPC HDA enabled client tools directly to the Canary Historian to consume data. Since all data published to the Canary Historian is made available to the OPC HDA Server you can gather both historic and latest known tag values.

ODBC Connector

Have clients that need to make SQL queries?  The ODBC Connector should do just the trick. Licensed seperately from the Canary System, you can use the ODBC Connector to expose the Canary Historian, Virtual Views, and Events in an 'SQL-like manner' to client tools that utilize ODBC.