More much more detailed information on high-performance HMIs, see the following:
Bullemer, Peter Dal Vernon Reising, Catherine Burns, John Hajdukiewicz and Jakub Andrzejewski, ASM Consortium, Guidelines for Effective Operator Display Design, © 2008, ISA. www.isa.org.
Bullemer, Peter, Dal Vernon Reising and Melvin Jones. "Operator Interface Requirements: Going Beyond the Obvious to Achieve Excellence," White paper. © ASM Consortium, 2009. www.ASM.org.
Gruhn, Paul, "Human Machine Interface Design: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (and What Makes Them So." Presented at 66th Annual Instrumentation Symposium for the Process Industries, January 27-29, 2011. © ISA, 2011. http://automation.isa.org/2011/06/hmi-design-the-good-the-bad-and-the-ugly/.
Hollifield, Bill, Dana Oliver, Ian Nimmo and Eddie Habibi, The High Performance HMI Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide to Designing, Implementing and Maintaining Effective HMIs for Industrial Plant Operations," © PAS 2008.