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Human-machine interfaces (HMIs) are available with many hardware and software features and users should work backwards from the target application to make sure all needs are addressed.
Inverter drives are getting smarter and are now able to look after themselves, along with a range of other plant equipment such as fans, pumps, motors and conveyors.
Flexible human-machine interface (HMI) solutions maintain the advanced functionality of modern hardware while adapting to the needs of each application.
Good mobile software promotes efficiency by delivering data on intuitive screens that empower users to integrate information and saves trips back to the control room or to the site.
Mobile human-machine interfaces (HMIs) have evolved over the last decade and offer a lot of potential value on the plant floor, but there are perceived cybersecurity and risk management issues for many users that need to be overcome.
Specifying performance instead of parts when purchasing machines and process skids will cut costs, reduce lead time and guarantee operation.
Two Technologies’ HMIQ is a hardware package with a user interface development platform that allows companies to utilize the Android operating system and reach Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) goals.
Simulation modeling, used properly, can identify and remove risks, maximize value, and help produce successful outcomes. Ask these five questions to ensure the model reflects realistic behavior and constraints.
Edge computing advances give users more options for architecting automation systems as well as flexible communication and programming choices.