HMI, OI August 1, 2022

More answers about overcoming limits of outdated HMI hardware and software

Human-machine interfaces: More audience questions are answered below from the webcast, “How to overcome limits of outdated HMI hardware and software.”

By Brian Young
Courtesy: Exor
HMI, OI July 12, 2022

Overcoming outdated HMI hardware, software limits

When human-machine interface hardware and software are outdated, pain points can be many, including lack of training for less-experienced operators, connectivity and remote access to machine condition or performance information. Get help below and in July 13 webcast.

By Brian Young
Courtesy: GE Digital, New Products for Engineers Database
HMI, OI June 18, 2022

Benefits of upgrading HMI, SCADA software

Upgrading human-machine interface (HMI) or supervisory control and data acquisitions (SCADA) software without upgrading to modern design principles is a lot like putting worn tires on a new car.

By Ben Meise
HMI, OI June 14, 2022

HMI, SCADA migrations: How to know what to keep or redesign

If you're thinking of hurrying through the next upgrade of human-machine interface (HMI) or supervisory control and data acquisitions (SCADA) software by keeping all the same screen designs, think again.

By Chris Parkinson
Courtesy: Beckhoff Automation
HMI, OI May 31, 2022

Three effective HMI design pillars in packaging and beyond

A human-machine interface (HMI) establishes a machine builder’s brand, which makes any upgrade require a balance of optimal user experience, hardware options and upstream communication.

By Rick Forsgren
Courtesy: Inductive Automation
HMI, OI May 27, 2022

Three key design strategies for cognitive load

When it comes to designing HMIs and other interfaces, cognitive load is an important factor. Three design strategies are highlighted.

By Jennifer Faylor
Courtesy: Inductive Automation
HMI, OI May 20, 2022

Four ways to build a great HMI with visual hierarchy

When designing a human-machine interface (HMI), it’s important to keep in mind it needs to be designed for the human eye. Four visual hierarchy pillars are highlighted.

By Dante Augello
Courtesy: Applied Control Engineering
HMI, OI March 1, 2022

Five improvements made by incorporating situational awareness in an HMI

With the ISA-101 standard aimed at addressing operator effectiveness, there has been an added focus on bringing practical HMI design concepts to plants. Five improvements are highlighted.

By Mike Lennon
Courtesy: Applied Control Engineering
HMI, OI February 17, 2022

Optimizing plant operations with situationally-aware HMIs

When updating a human-machine interface (HMI) to meet today's plant needs, following the ISA-101 standard is a good place to start.

By Tim Mullen
Courtesy: Cincinnati Incorporated/Steve Rourke, CFE Media and Technology
HMI, OI October 26, 2021

Seven tips for creating a customer-facing dashboard

Maintaining a customer-facing dashboard as an asset can help manufacturers get access to their data more quickly and efficiently. Seven tips are highlighted.

By Dave Hurt