Historian software is used to record trends and historical information about industrial processes for troubleshooting and analytical purposes.
The 4″ to 12″ second-generation Simatic HMI Basic Panels are claimed to offer an innovative user experience with ease of servicing, and are suitable for getting started with graphical process visualisation.
WinCC V13 TIA Portal allows visualisation for all current Simatic HMI panels and PC systems, for both single user and multi-user systems, and also for legacy systems with S7 controllers configured with Step 7 Prof 2010.
Honeywell Enraf has released the Fusion4 MSC-L, a multistream controller for loading products from refineries and chemical plants into transports such as railcars, tankers and barges.
The Visu+ mobile visualisation app brings system visualisation to smartphones or tablets.
Mobile devices have great potential to increase the efficiency, productivity and satisfaction of plant personnel in industrial settings, but despite the obvious gains to be had, mobile devices in industrial settings are not being utilised to their fullest.
FactoryTalk View Site Edition (SE) and Machine Edition (ME) 7.0 applications, released in early 2013, offer more efficient alarm management, simplified installation, improved user experience and integrated data sharing.
Opto 22’s groov is claimed to be a new way to build, deploy and view simple, effective, scalable operator interfaces to monitor control systems and equipment using computers and mobile devices.
Advantech has introduced several new models in the TPC, SPC, FPM and WebOP ranges.
InduSoft has released the first service pack for InduSoft Web Studio v7.1, adding multitouch development capabilities for touch-screen enabled devices.
The TP 5000 Series HMI range is powered by the high-performance Intel Atom 1.6 GHz CPU.
The Phoenix Contact range of web-based operator panels now comes in 10 and 15″ versions.
The Red Lion ProducTVity Station is a solution for collecting, recording and displaying critical key performance indicators (KPIs) and machine status messages on any TV, monitor or projector equipped with a DVI/HDMI interface.
Advantech has launched a range of widescreen 4.3 to 10.1″ HMI industrial panels for controlling a wide range of programmable logic controllers.
The Allen-Bradley PanelView Plus 6 range of human machine interfaces (HMIs) is designed for applications that require monitoring, controlling and displaying information in dynamic ways, where operators must quickly understand machine status in order to make better decisions.