In quite a few cases, determining the appropriate state of an equipment or process requires a complex calculation - often at higher resolution rates. Customers use "State" tags in Time Series databases/Historians to store the results of these state calculations.
Customers would like the ability to use these state tags for defining Offline conditions or other rules in Mtell. However, Mtell only supports numeric data types today. This request is to add support for non-numeric tags - especially String types - in Mtell