Articles & News on Human Machine Interface

ABB RoboScreens goes aboard Royal Caribbean ships

  • News

Six 100” video screens attached to six industrial robots help cruise ship operator take on-board entertainment and amenities to the next level.

Automation Brains & Brawn

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By Bill Lydon, Editor Industrial control systems are the “brains” of any automated manufacturing system. Many of these systems require motion systems - “brawn” - to accomplish the physical aspects of automation. Motion technologies have improved and are refined to meet the new manufacturing requirements. MDA North America provides the opportunity for engineers to sharpen motion knowledge and learn from industry experts first hand.

Tatsoft signs Rotalec as Canadian and US distributor

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Rotalec has been a distributor of high technology industrial machine automation products, product identification systems, and mill products for over 30 years.

COPA-DATA signs Tritec Systems as system integrator in the UK

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Tritec Systems is an established UK systems integrator, with over twenty years of experience providing industrial automation and control systems, software, support and training.

Indiana Gear Engineer Wins $75,000 for Google Glass App

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Joel Neidig, an engineer at Indiana Gear, has been awarded a $75,000 prize for his research project titled “Expanding Manufacturing’s Vision: MTConnect and Google Glass.”

HMI monitors Injection Molding Machines

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By Denny Redwine, Kemper Controls A custom-designed HMI-based solution increased uptime at TGKY, a plastic injection molding facility in Lebanon, KY, by providing continuous real-time monitoring and alarming of machines and associate processes.

VarTech Monitors certified for Hazardous Area Class 1 Division 2

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LCD Displays are certified for Class 1 Division 2 environments such as oil and gas drilling platforms, underground and surface mining, chemical processing, pharmaceutical and food processing, and outdoor HMI.

AIS HMI Meets IEC 61850 For Substation Automation Applications

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AIS HMI Embedded Technology Designed To Meet Challenging Substation IEC 61850-3 Compliance Standards for Shock and Vibration Resistance, EMI and Wide Temperature Ranges

Roxtec seals up Carometec food production touch screen panels

  • Case Study

Carometec produces touch screen control panels, contained in a stainless steel enclosure, for use in slaughterhouses where they get pressure hosing at a temperature of over 80°C to kill all bacteria.

PcVue supervises 400 tanks of champagne

  • Case Study

PcVue HMI software monitors and supervises 400 fermentation tanks at champagne maker Veuve Clicquot in France.