Articles

on 'HMI'

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  • HMI software is disappearing

    Senior Tech Editor Rich Merritt takes a look at the HMI marketplace and finds today's software packages are getting better and cheaper, but are increasingly disappearing into control system vendors' portfolios.

    02/13/2006
  • A spoonful of industrial computers

    CONTROL's contributing editor Wayne Labs notes that while that well-known spoonful of sugar may work for sick kids, manufacturers may need a dose of industrial computing to cure ailments in their processes.

    01/16/2006
  • PLCs and Industrial PCs merging identities

    These days, you can’t tell the players without a program — or with one. Senior Tech Editor Rich Merritt provides a Product Roundup of PLCs and Industrial Computers.

    11/09/2005
  • Compare current and historian data

    A new software module has been developed that compares and analyzes current event and alarm data against process historian data.

    10/12/2005
  • Lessons learned from HMI upgrades

    This article on HMI upgrades for control systems includes suggestions on project approaches, managing data sources and managing the data funnel. Also included: a ten-step process for you to manage reality

    08/22/2005
  • User interfaces should empower operators

    Although predicting time to fail might head off a catastrophe, proper alarm management and human factors engineering are key factors in minimizing process upsets.

    08/08/2005
  • PLC and HMI platforms

    Process control authority Bela Liptak brings in specialists from his cadre of co-authors to answer a reader's question. Find out which PLCs and HMIs they recommend to a wallboard manufacturer in West Virginia.

    08/08/2005
  • Alarm management for regulated industries

    This article on regulatory drivers for alarm management systems summarizes key best practices, and things the process industry can do to help implement more effective alarm management.

    06/16/2005
  • Alarm overload

    Faced with the problem of porting across a large number of alarms from one system to the next, the control room at Kestrel Coal (Australia) required an upgrade to its HMI system.

    06/15/2005
  • Server-based DAQ/HMI system cuts seat charges

    To eliminate seat charges for additional HMI terminals across the country, WPS Energy has developed its own web-based data acquisition and HMI system that is applicable across the process control industry.

    02/21/2005
  • Control software opens up, prices come down

    Senior Technical Editor Rich Merritt showcases the latest software offerings that are becoming more open to the web, networks and fieldbuses in this month's Product Roundup of control software products.

    02/21/2005
  • HMI software takes on more responsibility

    HMI is not just an operator interface any more. In fact, these days OI is probably the least of its functions. CONTROL Senior Technical Editor Rich Merritt provides a Product Roundup of new HMI devices.

    12/15/2004
  • Now showing on an HMI screen near you

    New HMI technology is putting a whole new (inter) face on control information, allowing plant management to view manufacturing processes from their offices or on the road.

    Lisa Polisar
    10/25/2004
  • On the cutting edge

    The wheels of commerce demand that you adapt to new technologies in order to do things better. Here are eight tech trends that are changing the face of process control automation and instrumentation today.

    Dan Hebert, Senior Technical Editor
    10/22/2004
  • Is Your HMI Lying to You?

    Control Report: Sometimes HMIs Fail to Tell the Entire Truth About Process Control Conditions

    07/10/2004
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