Articles & News on Human Machine Interface

Delta Electronics helps enhance agile motion control for packaging company

  • Case Study

By Bill Faber, Delta Electronics The heart of the module consists of four motion axes: two to drive nip-rolls that control the speed and tension of the operation; and two for a linear flying, stamping and engraving process.

Achieving Energy Efficiency Through Eco Obsolete Technology

  • Feature

By Mark Howard, EU Automation This article explains why sourcing Eco Obsolete Technology (EOT) could keep automated processes running — without compromising on efficiency.

ISA publishes guidelines for optimizing HMI usability and performance

  • News

The International Society of Automation's first American National Standard on HMI, ANSI/ISA-101.01-2015, Human Machine Interfaces for Process Automation Systems, covers the philosophy, design, implementation, operation, and maintenance of HMIs for process automation systems.

Finding HMI Performance for the Long Run

  • Feature

By Linda Htay, IDEC Corporation While it is true that an HMI needs the right technical capabilities, it is equally important for designers to examine how robust an HMI will be over the long run. This article looks at some of the quality, durability and environmental features designers should place high on their requirements list.

Ohio Manufacturing Workforce Partnership awarded $12 Million Department of Labor grant to scale manu

  • News

The funding will play a vital role in helping Ohio address the workforce shortage and skills gap affecting manufacturing, as manufacturers across the state have repeatedly cited workforce as their top issue of concern.

Webalo announces partnership with GE Power

  • News

Webalo works to enable frontline workers to improve their daily activities through real-time, mobile, or other connected worker devices

Rockwell Automation announces launch of 'You Make It' Challenge

  • News

The goal of tasking young builders to exercise their practical and technological creativity is to expand what is humanly possible in the space, building the next generation of tech and manufacturing innovators.

Amazon Web Services: The Next Industrial Automation Software Disruptor?

  • Feature

By Bill Lydon, Amazon is clearly focused on manufacturing and, based on industry events, interviews, analysis, and briefings with users applying AWS technology, is causing another round of disruption in industrial automation.

Honeywell announces partnership with VMware to deliver integrated digital workspace platforms

  • News

As part of the arrangement, and in cooperation with VMware, Honeywell will offer enterprises Workspace ONE on its Mobility Edge mobile computers and devices.

Digital Safety for the Energy Industry: Inside Siemens & TÜV SÜD’s cybersecurity partnership

  • Feature

By Bill Lydon, Cyber threats continue to be a prominent concern as the digitalization movement grows ever larger. Siemens and T√úV S√úD are partnering to try and counter these concerns.