HMI, OI
The VxWorks real-time operating system (RTOS) helped NASA's InSight Spacecraft make a safe landing on the surface of the planet Mars. Courtesy: Wind River
HMI, OI November 28, 2018

Real-time operating system crucial for spacecraft landing on Mars

The VxWorks real-time operating system (RTOS) was crucial in helping ensure NASA's InSight Spacecraft made a safe landing on the surface of the planet Mars. See video.

By Wind River
Emerson's DeltaV Live is a customizable human-machine interface (HMI) is natively supports HTML5 to provide universal, cross-platform graphics that are easy to design and configure. Courtesy: Emerson
HMI, OI November 24, 2018

HMI with native HTML5 support

Emerson's DeltaV Live is a customizable human-machine interface (HMI) is natively supports HTML5 to provide universal, cross-platform graphics that are easy to design and configure.

By Emerson Automation
Siemens' Desigo Control Point is an end user focused operating and monitoring interface that is accessible on a touch panel, desktop, tablet or smart phone. Courtesy: Siemens
HMI, OI November 21, 2018

Control point touch panel and web interface

Siemens' Desigo Control Point is an end user focused operating and monitoring interface that is accessible on a touch panel, desktop, tablet or smart phone.

By Siemens Industry, Inc.
Upgrades to www.controleng.com include more logically organized content, faster loading pages, and better mobile access. Courtesy: Control Engineering, CFE Media
HMI, OI November 20, 2018

Five reasons to appreciate the new www.controleng.com site

Think Again: Website redesigns can cause user discomfort, but you’ll like the new Control Engineering website in five major ways.

By Mark T. Hoske
HMI, OI November 11, 2018

Vote now for 2019 Engineers’ Choice Finalists

The official ballot is open for voting for Control Engineering North American print and digital edition subscribers, for a limited time. Review finalists and vote by using CFE Media's New Products for Engineers platform.

By Amanda Pelliccione
HMI, OI October 8, 2018

Standardizing multi-touch HMI hardware

Cover Story: Implementing cost-effective multi-touch panel technology now can future-proof system architectures.

By Eric Reiner, Beckhoff Automation
HMI, OI June 13, 2018

Five essential criteria for effective mobile HMIs

Mobile human-machine interface (HMI) strategies should consider security, ease of use, level of access and detail, and collaboration when bringing HMI interfaces from the control room to the plant floor.

By Mariana Dionisio, Camilo Fadul, and Cindy Scott, Emerson Automation Solutions
HMI, OI June 12, 2018

Top 5 best practices for designing HMIs for mobile devices

When designing human-machine interfaces (HMIs) for mobile devices consider critical factors such as navigation, layout, and system controls.

By Joseph Zulick, MRO Electric and Supply
HMI, OI June 2, 2018

Replacing stationary HMIs with contextual HMIs

Mobile devices with human-machine interface software can be used in the context of the worker’s location and work that needs to be performed. Contextual HMIs allow workers to increase efficiencies and improves worker safety and security.

By Ed Nugent, PcVue Inc.
HMI, OI April 10, 2018

Four control system benefits for mobile machinery

Control system benefits on mobile machine include improved machine and equipment performance, quicker production, and easier maintenance.

By Wade Wessler and Chris Vrettacos, Cross Company