Posted by Miguel Gutierrez on October 23, 2013 @ 2:11 pm
Since it’s the way that users interact with a control system, don’t underestimate the importance of an effective HMI. It makes a huge difference to users now and down the road.
There are multiple HMI (human machine interface) platforms to choose from, with different styles and preferences driven by many kinds of variables. Driving variables can include integrator preference, customer preference, industry preference, technical support/availability, integrator support/availability, off the shelf software versus custom software, budget, and what best fits. Regardless the platform and driving factors, an HMI makes a control system complete.
An HMI application might originate at a computer in Anytown, USA, with an integrator at the helm that probably had too much coffee. But at the end, the HMI application will live, change, and grow with the end-user. The bottom line for an ... Continue ReadingContinue ReadingView Comments (2)
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