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What's New

Curious about what's new within the Claros Water Intelligence System? Check this page regularly for the latest updates and announcements on Claros Enabled devices, software updates, events, and other Claros-related information.

Latest Release Notes

Claros v2019.1

Released Apr. 30, 2019

 

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Claros Top Stories


 

April 30, 2019

Claros Update – Release Notes 2019.1

The latest Claros software updates include diagnostic features for Instrument Management which allow you to diagnose the internet connectivity of your SC4200sc controllers, as well as a new location/site configuration tool for Drinking Water Distribution Systems. This data management tool enables users to copy and paste location/site names and addresses directly from a spreadsheet into your Claros platform.

A wide range of new Claros Process Management modules are also now available, including modules for:

    Oxidation Ditches with Simultaneous Nitrification Denitrification (RTC-SND)

    Denitrification (RTC-DN)

    Dissolved Air Flotation (RTC-DAF)

    Nutrient Dosing (RTC-C/N/P)

There is also a new feature on the RTC-ST module which allows for adjustment of the specific dosing rate depending on the feed TSS concentration.

Want to know more? For details and a complete list of updates and improvements to Web, Android, and iOS interfaces, please see RELEASE NOTES


 

January 29, 2019

Claros Update - Release Notes 2018.4

The latest Claros software updates include connectivity to new Claros-Enabled Hach devices, including the Phosphax sc LR analyzer; TSS sc Sensor; DR300 Pocket Colorimeter; and added WiFi connectivity for the SC4200c controller series.

New SIM cards installed in cellular versions of the SC4200c and SC1500 can be activated by purchasing an annual data plan from Hach (MSM_DATAPLAN). 4-20 mA functionality now allows you to bring any of your devices with an analog output into Claros.

Other enhancements include a new ability to transfer measurements from the new DR300 Pocket Colorimeter to Claros Collect on the iOS and Android platforms, and support for new languages including Romanian, Bulgarian, Slovenian, and Hungarian. Additionally, new capabilities to add text variables and to relocate data from Instrument Management to Data Management are now live.

Want to know more? For details and a complete list of updates and improvements to Web, Android, and iOS interfaces, please see RELEASE NOTES


 

Digital innovations of Claros featured in international trade shows; IFAT: MAY 14-18, 2018 / MUNICH, GERMANY

 

January 28, 2019

The Pocket Colorimeter just got smarter.

Hach is proud to introduce the new DR300 Pocket Colorimeter, the next generation in portable instrumentation with optional "smart" capabilities. Bluetooth® connectivity allows automatic data transfer to your mobile device with Claros™ Collect, so you can record and upload field data seamlessly and instantly. Using the power of Claros, the Water Intelligence System from Hach, the DR300's connectivity can help to reduce data collection hassles, eliminate transcription errors, and ensure stronger compliance traceability in your field measurement data.

The new DR300 also features key mechanical enhancements such as upgraded waterproofing, a larger display, and ergonomic design improvements.

Highlights:

    Single Parameter go-anywhere portable photometer

    Battery operation for a maximum of 5000 tests

    Waterproof instrument IP67 (even better than PCII)

    Larger, better backlit display

    Data connectivity. Optional Bluetooth to Claros* (*US, Canada and EU)

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Hach is pleased to announce that the TU5300 and TU5400 process turbidimeters are now Claros enabled, compatible with Mobile Sensor Management (MSM).

 

OCTOBER 30, 2018

TU5 process turbidimeters are now Claros-Enabled

Hach is pleased to announce that the TU5300 and TU5400 process turbidimeters are now Claros enabled, compatible with Mobile Sensor Management (MSM).

Claros software and Claros-enabled devices are designed to give operators and managers the full picture of their plant, and confidence in the many decisions they make to ensure compliance, reduce energy consumption, save money, and use staff time efficiently.

Learn more about TU5 process turbidimeters HERE


 

OCTOBER 9, 2018

Claros Update - Release Notes 2018.3

Hach is proud to announce a software update with enhanced features to Claros™ the Water Intelligence System, deployed on October 9, 2018.

This update features streamlined email notifications, an enhanced firmware update procedure, 3G/4G data plan availability for MSM customers, and added functionality for plant setup design.

This update also allows the display and selection of custom non-numeric parameters, and the ability to hide standard bench sheets to streamline the view for data entry.

Want to know more? For details and a complete list of updates and improvements to Web, Android, and iOS interfaces, please see RELEASE NOTES


 

Digital innovations of Claros featured in international trade shows; IFAT: MAY 14-18, 2018 / MUNICH, GERMANY

 

IFAT: MAY 14-18, 2018 / MUNICH, GERMANY

WEFTEC: SEPT. 30 – OCT. 3, 2018, NEW ORLEANS, LA

Digital innovations of Claros featured in international trade shows

Trade show attendees got a first-hand look at Claros solutions, devices, and software at two international events in 2018. In May, Hach took part in IFAT, held in Munich, with visitors from more than 160 countries in attendance. And in October, Hach took part in WEFTEC, which was held this year in New Orleans and featured over 1,000 exhibitors.

The common theme for both events was Claros, the Water Intelligence System, which applies the power of digital technologies to the challenges of analysis and treatment. With Claros software and a growing suite of Claros-enabled devices, water treatment professionals the world over have access to new tools and technologies to optimize their operations, save money, and meet compliance goals.

Hear comments by Hach’s Tom Siller, in this video interview in Water Online. WATCH VIDEO


 

JULY 21, 2018

Claros Update - Release Notes 2018.2

We’re pleased to announce an array of updates and added features to Claros™ the Water Intelligence System, deployed on July 21, 2018.

This update includes a new Privacy Policy Notice to comply with the General Data Protections Regulations (GDPR) in Europe.

This update also includes enhancements to decrease the time it takes to load the measurement values of all sensors in the system, added MODBUS/TCP digital communication protocol for sc 1500 controllers, added capability to receive and process analog mA input signals to the sc1500 controller and improved verification workflows for A/N-ISE sc, Amtax sx, and Phosphax sc sensors.

Want to know more? For details and a complete list of updates and improvements to Web, Android, and iOS interfaces, please see RELEASE NOTES


 

Next-Generation Controller now Claros-Enabled, Hach's new SC4200c, gives you total control of your wastewater process.

 

JUNE 15, 2018

Next-Generation Controller now Claros-Enabled

The next generation controller, Hach's new SC4200c, gives you total control of your wastewater process. The SC4200c enables communication for Mobile Sensor Management (MSM). Mobile Sensor Management provides clarity through easy access to crucial information, helping you manage your process and be proactive in your maintenance. Now Claros-Enabled.

Claros software and Claros-enabled devices are designed to give operators and managers the full picture of their plant, and confidence in the many decisions they make to ensure compliance, reduce energy consumption, save money, and use staff time efficiently.

Curious about the SC4200c? LEARN MORE


 

MAY 21, 2018

Claros Update - Release Notes 2018.1

Hach is proud to announce an array of updates and added features to Claros™ the Water Intelligence System, deployed on May 21, 2018. This update provides a new landing page to allow users to access applications for specific content, including the ability to integrate Instrument Management and Data Management in one east-to-navigate application.

This update also includes enhancements that allow you to view spreadsheets and graphs from Claros-enabled sensors, complete or cancel ongoing Maintenance workflows, configure timers for maintenance tasks, access Help articles, upload measurement values in Excel, and more.

Want to know more? For details and a complete list of updates and improvements to Web, Android, and iOS interfaces, please see RELEASE NOTES