Live data feed is available from Interactive Broker's Traders Workstation (TWS) platform.  You must have an Interactive Brokers account, and market data subscription to access real time data through OptionScape.

TWS can be downloaded from

The User Guide for TWS is available at

Once installed, TWS has to be configured to enable ActiveX and socket clients, and the socket port has to be set to 7496.  Please follow the TWS manual to do that.

After enabling ActiveX and socket clients in TWS please select Interactive Brokers in the Data Source menu as shown below.

Now OptionScape will be able to communicate with TWS, and extract option chains and risk parameters for your selected underlying instrument.


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