Articles & News on Human Machine Interface

Exor obtains ATEX and UL Certification for HMIs

  • News

The eTOP Series 500 Glass HMI has ATEX and UL Class I. Div 2 Hazardous location approvals for use in Oil, Gas and harsh environments.

SCADA system monitors 2,479 wind turbines

  • Case Study

Iberdrola Renewables in Oregon uses a SCADA system from PcVue in its National Control Center to monitor every turbine at every wind farm throughout the country. Iberdrola has 2,479 wind turbines, each with 300 to 350 data points, which equates to 700,000 to 850,000 I/O data points on more than 20 servers.

Augmate raises $2.8 million to bring smart eyewear to industry

  • News

Augmate is a wearable technology company that specializes in the strategy, development, and deployment of enterprise applications for smart eyewear.

Comark Acquires Nematron

  • News

Comark is a manufacturer of ruggedized industrial displays, integrated computers, workstations and kiosks that are used in a broad range of industrial and commercial applications.

Manufacturing Technology Orders Down in July

  • News

July U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $354.63 million, down 11.5% from June and down 1.4% when compared with the total of $359.70 million reported for July 2013.

Bill’s Automation Perspective on Business Integration

  • Feature

By Bill Lydon, Editor Should the control room operator be responsible for making business decisions? Focusing solely on improving operator interaction may be a mistake. Your competitors may be focusing on increased automation and integration to gain a competitive business advantage.

Information Revolution 2014

  • Feature

By Bill Lydon, Editor The OPC Foundation Information Revolution 2014 Conference was held at Microsoft's Redmond Campus on August 4-7, 2014. The conference featured industry experts who both presented and learned more about OPC Unified Architecture. This article summarizes the highlights from the conference.

EMC Syncplicity releases file sharing app

  • News

App is a file sharing and collaboration solution for enterprise content, and it’s specifically designed to facilitate interaction with content via mobile devices.

America buys Operator Terminals

  • News

According to a recently released report by IHS, the Americas are projected to be the fastest growing regional market for operator terminal revenues.

TopView software monitors power use in the UK

  • Case Study

Balancing the supply and demand of electricity is a dynamic challenge and a mandatory requirement for electricity providers on the grid in the UK. Endeco Technologies uses TopView to monitor site power.