HMI-concept provides advanced graphics, navigation, controls
iX, from Beijer Electronics, lifts the concept of a HMI solution from merely being a functional add-on, to becoming an integral part of a user experience by adding the right look and feel with advanced 3D-style graphics, icon based navigation and controls.
The user can take advantage of vector-based graphics, enabling to scale and rotate objects, which stay crystal clear without jagged edges or inconsistent color transitions. The import of WPF objects and .Net controls allows to use the vast resources behind Microsoft´s .Net framework. Add drop shadows, bevels and choose opacity for objects in addition with other graphical effects are just a few functions to create a realistic user environment. iX also enables to incorporate Microsoft Windows media objects like Media Player, Internet Explorer and PDF-viewer for easy understand process explanation.
Beijer Electronics Inc.
– Edited by Amanda McLeman, Control Engineering, www.controleng.com