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.
The International Society of Automation (ISA) has published a new technical report addressing issues of HMI usability and performance.
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 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.
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.
The VisuNet GXP remote monitor (RM-GXP1100-22F*/RM-GXP1200-22F*) is a lightweight modular operator workstation for use in hazardous locations.
R. Stahl has released firmware version 5.5 for its EXICOM Series 500 Thin Clients.
Industry 4.0 and associated developments in the digital world are promising to make a vast range of tasks more manageable and understandable.
The familiarity of smartphones and tablets is having a growing influence on the development of operator interfaces.
Aplex Technology's ARMPAC Series of industrial ARM-based HMIs runs at low power levels with built-in memory and storage.
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.
The Allen-Bradley PanelView 5310 family of graphic terminals are designed to help machine builders increase productivity through tighter integration between controller and HMI.
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 strengthens its position in the HMI market and European presence with acquisition of APEM, a French HMI manufacturer.
Red Lion recently expanded its serial and Ethernet driver range with the addition of DNP3.