The co. offers advanced robot system networking and communications capabilities that enable secure connections between remote PCs and the co.'s robot solutions on the factory floor, providing simple to sophisticated cell control, monitoring and backup. MotoAdmin software provides remote control, status monitoring and backup of robot programs and data through a secure network connection with three levels of password protection. A user can remotely view and manipulate robot system data, including uploading, downloading and viewing jobs (programs), variables and I/O via a PC connected to a robot controller. Jobs can be started, stopped or put on hold, and robot modes can be monitored. Programmed jobs can be changed only with the supervisory password. Alarm history can also be downloaded and viewed and the robot alarms can be canceled and reset. File-management system software performs automated file backup and archiving functions, providing security for intellectual property (process knowledge) as well as version control of programming data.