EC: Galileo Software

Software - HMI software: Eaton Galileo 8.0 software is designed to optimize performance of the Eaton XV Series of human machine interfaces, and helps OEMs expedite time to market with an easy-to-learn operator interface project design environment. This is a Control Engineering 2014 Engineers’ Choice finalist.

By Control Engineering October 17, 2013

Galileo software for the Eaton XV Series of HMIs is an easy-to-learn and yet powerful and extensive project design environment that can be used in all system and machine building applications. Designed for use in many segments, Galileo offers comprehensive project design tools, providing a full range of functions without any graduated restrictions on tags or screens.

Galileo helps global machine builders develop complex applications across industries to reduce costs and improve efficiencies. The user-friendly project design environment incorporates project simulation on the development computer. The graphical user interface is designed to be an easy-to-learn experience and includes a project overview window, and drag-and-drop positioning of objects.

Additionally, PLC variables and help screens are designed for accessibility and import ease. The Galileo software also includes various interface styles, extensive recipe and alarm handling, enhanced password handling, as well as convenient series assignment of texts and images to tags. Further, Galileo helps optimize performance through diagnostics support with image display.