PI supports only so many data types, but customers want more. Below are hand-picked lists of suggestions from OSIsoft's feedback website related to data types. If you agree with any suggestions, click on their link and vote for them!
Requests for support for more data types
Search terms include: byte, float, signed, 32, 64, type, datatype
Requests for data type conversion
Suggestions related to unit conversion or time zone conversion are excluded.
Search terms include the ones used above plus "convert" and "cast".
|PI AF SDK||Implement GetValue().ValueAs<Insert Type Here> for all possible AF Value Types.|
|PI Connector For UFL||Add a type casting function or operator|
|PI Data Archive||Convert incoming string data to float and provide division all in the same tag instead of a PE|