Process control systems > HMI

Honeywell extends control room capabilities to the field

22 January, 2020

New HMI device allows users to apply Experion HMI consistently throughout their operations.

Pepperl+Fuchs VisuNet IXD outdoor remote monitor

01 November, 2019

Whether the application requires a thin client or PC-based HMI, the VisuNet IXD is certified for Zone 1/21 and is optimised for outdoor applications.

ISA publishes new guidelines for optimising HMI usability

24 September, 2019

The International Society of Automation (ISA) has published a new technical report addressing issues of HMI usability and performance.

ABB releases new-generation HMI for minerals plants

20 September, 2019

ABB's latest version of Minerals Process Control Library is claimed to be the first to display process information in its situational context.

IDEC Corporation HMI touch screen upgrades

29 July, 2019

IDEC Corporation has released upgraded versions of its HG2G-V5 5.7″, HG3G-V8 8.4″, HG3G-VA 10.4″ and HG4G-VC 12.1″ HMI touch screens.


24 June, 2019

The HG5G-V 15″ HMI's TFT-LCD screen features a resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels and a brightness of 650 cd/m2 to deliver good visibility, even in high-glare locations such as direct sunlight.

Pepperl+Fuchs VisuNet GXP Remote Monitor Zone 2/22 RM-GXP1200-22F

01 June, 2019

The VisuNet GXP remote monitor (RM-GXP1100-22F*/RM-GXP1200-22F*) is a lightweight modular operator workstation for use in hazardous locations.

R. Stahl EXICOM Series 500 Thin Clients

22 May, 2019

R. Stahl has released firmware version 5.5 for its EXICOM Series 500 Thin Clients.

Making sense of complexity

02 October, 2018

Industry 4.0 and associated developments in the digital world are promising to make a vast range of tasks more manageable and understandable.

Consumer electronics expectations meet industrial control

15 June, 2018 by John Thomson-Dupere

The familiarity of smartphones and tablets is having a growing influence on the development of operator interfaces.

Aplex Technology ARMPAC Series ARM-based HMIs

01 May, 2018

Aplex Technology's ARMPAC Series of industrial ARM-based HMIs runs at low power levels with built-in memory and storage.

Advantech SRP-FPV240 series thin client HMIs

01 April, 2018

SRP-FPV240 series solutions paired with ThinManager software allows secure and centralised management of all thin client devices, server processes and data visualisation sources in an automation network.

Allen-Bradley PanelView 5310 graphic terminals

05 February, 2018

The Allen-Bradley PanelView 5310 family of graphic terminals are designed to help machine builders increase productivity through tighter integration between controller and HMI.

Human factors and their impact on plant safety

10 November, 2017 by Luis Duran, Hampus Schäring and Jeton Partini, Industrial Automation, Control Technologies, ABB

Operators in modern plants are tasked with numerous activities, making it difficult for them to handle abnormal process conditions. Research has demonstrated how an intelligent and ergonomic workspace can both mitigate risk and increase productivity.

IDEC acquires APEM

07 April, 2017

IDEC strengthens its position in the HMI market and European presence with acquisition of APEM, a French HMI manufacturer.

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