FEATURED ARTICLESin HMI & Operator Interfaces
A Case for Mobile HMIs in Automation
By Rich Hunzinger, B-Scada
One of the fastest-growing and most widespread trends in the HMI and SCADA software realms is that of mobility. Namely,...
Combined HMI+PLC Unit vs. Separate HMI & PLC System
By Don Pham, IDEC
Combining PLC processing and HMI monitoring and control into a single hardware platform is becoming a more available and popular...
COTS Mobile Devices in Automation
By Jean Femia, Opto 22
By taking a look at mobile trends in business and the pros and cons of using COTS mobile devices in industrial...
Is Schneider Electric committed to software?
By Rick Zabel, Publisher & Editor
Since Schneider Electric's purchase of Invensys, I have been waiting to hear some news about the integration of...
NEWSin HMI & Operator Interfaces
- Exor obtains ATEX and UL Certification for HMIs
- Augmate raises $2.8 million to bring smart eyewear to industry
- Comark Acquires Nematron
- Manufacturing Technology Orders Down in July
- America buys Operator Terminals
- B-Scada to supply HMI/SCADA Software to Indonesian Power Plant
- ISA101 HMI standard nears completion
- Red Lion Receives UL Listing for Graphite Series HMIs
- Market for Advanced and Portable Operator Terminals going up
- ABB RoboScreens goes aboard Royal Caribbean ships
- Tatsoft signs Rotalec as Canadian and US distributor
- COPA-DATA signs Tritec Systems as system integrator in the UK
PRODUCT NEWSin HMI & Operator Interfaces
B&R introduces 4:3 Automation Panel displays
Automation Panel displays in conventional 4:3 format with single-touch operation are compatible with existing systems.
Schneider updates Wonderware SmartGlance to Wearable Technology
Enhancements in SmartGlance 2014 R2 mobile reporting software include support for wearable technologies.
eWON introduces ViewON 3 Web HMI
viewON allows remote machines and equipment to be accessed from any mobile platform.
MEDIAin HMI & Operator Interfaces
RESOURCESin HMI & Operator Interfaces
Crimson-enabled products allow companies to easily integrate almost any PLC, PC or SCADA system for data collection, monitoring and control.
App is a file sharing and collaboration solution for enterprise content, and it’s specifically designed to facilitate interaction with content...
Upgrades to Proficy Mobile allow managers to view and execute workflows, facilitates a tight integration with SCADA systems, and enables...
WHITE PAPERSin HMI & Operator Interfaces
By Janice Abel and Craig Resnick, ARC Advisory Group
Industrial software developers are starting to introduce new applications designed to run on...
HMIs on tablets are relatively common today, but these technologies are not characterized by high performance, efficiency, or...
Windows XP could be everywhere in your plant: in PCs, HMIs, and hundreds of embedded devices used for process control and automation....
CASE STUDIESin HMI & Operator Interfaces
IMA-PG India recently incorporated a complete automation solution in its PG Express blister packing machine for pharmaceutical...
Iberdrola Renewables in Oregon uses a SCADA system from PcVue in its National Control Center to monitor every turbine at every wind farm throughout...
Pipeline and Gas Journal
By Fabio Terezinho, InduSoft
Not all manufacturers are ready to move to cloud-based SCADA, but most have benefited from...
EVENTSin HMI & Operator Interfaces
SPS IPC Drives is Europe’s leading exhibition for electric automation. Meet suppliers of electric automation technology from around the world. Inform yourself about all products, trends and innovations within the industry. Trade fair and adjoining conference offer you the perfect platform to search the right solutions for your automation tasks.
SPS Automation India will be the Tradeshow where automation industry leaders present and explore technology application with users to publish latest technologies and market ready solutions. Display your products among sustainable automation solutions making operations cleaner, safer, secure and more energy efficient.
The exhibition area will cover more that 10000 square meters, attracted more than 30000 professional audience, 105 visiting group, and connect Tianjin with China, China with the world together in the field of industrial automation.
TRAININGin HMI & Operator Interfaces
Dates TBD. This FREE one-day training class prepares the student to apply PROFINET in his own project. Lunch is included. Technical details of the technology are provided along with practical demonstrations. The class is designed for End Users, OEMs, System Integrators and Manufacturers of automation devices. Each student will receive a certificate for 5.5 Professional Development Hours (PDH).
Looking for a way to deploy a large-scale application in less time than ever before? Attend this session to experience the time-saving features available in GENESIS64™ v10.85.
With Microsoft’s recent end of support for Windows XP, running on an outdated SCADA system could be costing your company time and money. It could also compromise both the security and performance of your enterprise.