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HMIs/SCADA/operator interfaces

Single-touch 4:3 format panels (02/04/2014)
In addition to widescreen panels, B&R is now able to offer second generation Automation Panel displays in conventional 4:3 format with single-touch operation, offering compatibility with existing systems without needing to sacrifice modern features such as LED backlighting.
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Automation software with ‘ergonomic’ features (17/02/2014)
COPA-DATA is introducing version 7.11 of its zenon automation software, which promises improvements in the ergonomic interaction and control, in lot-based production and process control, as well as in the energy industry.
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Fast, fanless and flexible HMI with multi-touch (11/02/2014)
Article image Taking advantage of state-of-the-art processors, the new Panel PC 900 with multi-touch functionality, from B&R Industrial Automation, promises a  high level of computing power and is backwards compatible with the previous device generation. 
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Multi-touch HMIs 11/02/2014
Eaton is expanding its range of high-end HMI’s with the introduction of the XP500 series of industrial touch-panel PCs. The new devices offer multi-touch technology. The HMI panels run on Windows 7 and can be mounted in switch cabinets or operator consoles, making them suitable for standard machine building applications in most industrial sectors. Full Story...

SCADA has KPI calculation and analysis abilities 21/01/2014
Siemens Industry has expanded the Simatic WinCC V7.2 SCADA software with the optional WinCC/PerformanceMonitor package for calculating and analysing plant-specific key performance indicators (KPIs).  Full Story...

SCADA has KPI calculation and analysis abilities 21/01/2014
Siemens Industry has expanded the Simatic WinCC V7.2 SCADA software with the optional WinCC/PerformanceMonitor package for calculating and analysing plant-specific key performance indicators (KPIs).  Full Story...

HMI solution with time-saving single-point programming approach 25/11/2013
The new UNIPLAY HMI touch screen display, from Trio Motion Technology, allows machine builders and OEMs to develop applications faster and with increased simplicity by sharing motion control and graphical user interface programming in a single easy-to-use integrated software environment. Full Story...

Next generation of Genesis HMI/SCADA software introduced 01/10/2013
ICONICS, a provider of web-enabled, OPC-based, HMI/SCADA visualisation and manufacturing intelligence software for Microsoft Windows operating systems, has released v10.8 of its GENESIS64 HMI/SCADA software suite. Full Story...

Software solution access to any HMI, anywhere at any time 03/09/2013
Invensys has released its Wonderware InTouch Access Anywhere software solution which is said to enable users to access plant-floor data via Wonderware InTouch software. Full Story...

zenon meets TÜV SÜD requirements for certified Energy Data Management 27/08/2013
The certification body of TÜV SÜD Industrie Service GmbH has recently confirmed that the reporting and HMI/SCADA software zenon from COPA-DATA meets the defined requirements of the TÜV SÜD "Certified Energy Data Management" standard. It therefore meets criteria set out by the international energy standard ISO 50001. Full Story...

zenon meets TÜV SÜD requirements for certified Energy Data Management 23/08/2013
The certification body of TÜV SÜD Industrie Service GmbH has recently confirmed that the reporting and HMI/SCADA software, zenon from COPA-DATA, meets the defined requirements of the TÜV SÜD "Certified Energy Data Management" standard. It therefore meets criteria set out by the international energy standard ISO 50001. Full Story...

SCADA software service pack adds multi-touch capabilities 02/04/2013
InduSoft Inc has released the first free-of-charge service pack for its SCADA software InduSoft Web Studio v7.1 which adds multi-touch development capabilities for touch-screen enabled devices. Full Story...

HMI promises an enhanced operator experience 19/03/2013
Increased functionality and an enhanced operator experience are promised with the introduction of the latest version of the FactoryTalk HMI software from Rockwell Automation. Full Story...

Network-based control system enhanced 01/03/2013
Yokogawa Electric Corporation has released an enhanced version of its STARDOM network-based control system ensures the integrity of the data transferred between SCADA systems and PLCs in challenging upstream oil & gas and other applications. Full Story...

HMI with advanced monitoring functions 19/02/2013
Mitsubishi Electric has introduced new monitoring functions for its GOT1000 series of HMIs, providing a single environment for monitoring PLCs, motion controllers, CNCs, robot controllers, intelligent input modules and I/O cards. Full Story...

Pulse SCADA/HMI version 2.0 launched 08/01/2013
AFCON Software and Electronics Division has released Pulse SCADA/HMI Version 2.0, its latest software application generator, which incorporates .NET Application Framework technology with client-server architecture to optimise the development of industrial, building, and security SCADA/HMI applications. Full Story...

Data logging functionality provides complete traceability on HMI’s 02/01/2013
Mitsubishi Electric GOT1000 series HMIs are now able to offer enhanced data logging capabilities, enabling data to be logged from remotely connected devices such as PLCs, inverters, servos and temperature controllers. Full Story...

Feature rich HMI series 16/10/2012
Omron has introduced a new HMI series which is said to offer increased functionality and usability for small and medium sized machines. Full Story...

Frequency/pulse panel meter 12/09/2012
Status Instruments has launched DM4500F, a new frequency/pulse count meter that accepts various types of pulse and frequency sensors to display rate, totalise, flow, RPM and pulse count. Full Story...

Feature rich mid-range HMI 14/08/2012
The GT14, a new 5.7in HMI from Mitsubishi, is available in both monochrome and colour versions providing a screen resolution of 320x240 pixels and including a variety of features designed to offer increased flexibility and capability to control systems. Full Story...

Widescreen HMIs for hazardous areas 03/07/2012
R. STAHL has introduced a range of large-format widescreen HMIs which offer a future-proof solution to replace and upgrade existing 15in and 19in operating stations for hazardous areas. Full Story...

Legacy system upgraded to support future manufacture 17/01/2012
A batch control system at the Alloa glassworks in Scotland, owned by Owens of Illinois has been upgraded by Boulting Electrical Systems. Full Story...

IP65 rated graphics-capable HMI 03/01/2012
Jetter has introduced a graphics-capable HMI. The 4.3in TFT display of the new BTM 012 has been designed for use on vehicles and mobile machines that operate in harsh environments. Full Story...



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