Two Things Your HMI Should Have

Find Out What Features Your HMI Should Have

By Nancy Bartels

  • Information in context, not raw data. Clip and save the following definition: Information is data in context made useful.
  • A proper graphics hierarchy. The graphics should reflect progressive exposure of more detailed information. Start with an overview screen that shows how the process is doing at any given moment. Then move on to more detailed screens from where interaction with the process can occur.