ASEM 6300 Industrial PCs are available in box and panel form and allow for greater customization. Innovation with FactoryTalk Optix software and seamless deployment to HMI solutions is available withthe ASEM 6300 device that best fits customer needs. ASEM 6300 Industrial PCs are one of the solutions in the new FactoryTalk Optix portfolio. The FactoryTalk Optix portfolio allows users to choose their own technology mix, where for the first time, Rockwell Automation customers can use visualization software to design HMI applications that can natively work with both Rockwell Automation and third-party controllers and display a choice of hardware from either Rockwell Automation or a third-party.
Factory Talk OptixPanel Graphic Terminals from Rockwell Automation are sealed human-machine interface (HMI) appliances that come pre-loaded with FactoryTalk Optix and FactoryTalk Remote Access software licenses. This means that the device is an all-in-one solution that’s ready to run at first power-up. The pre-installed, closed operating system reduces risk in implementation and maintenance.
Various control panels in different screen sizes provide comprehensive HMI functions for a wide range of applications. The engineering tool PB610 Panel Builder 600, part of Automation Builder, ensures easy scalability on the CP600 platform. The new CP600 control panels with 7”, 10.4” and 15” screens provide state-of-the-art performance and comprehensive HMI functions for a wide range of applications. The same front dimensions, cutouts, screen resolutions and interfaces as the previous generation of CP600 panels ensure an easy upgrade for significantly increased performance.
B&K Precision announced the expansion of its Data Acquisition Recorder line with the DAS1800. This all-in-one unit offers an extensive set of features with an all new user-friendly interface designed to reduce the learning curve and improve overall efficiency. It also raises the bar for performance and configurability. The DAS1800 provides sample rates of up to 1 MSa/s, a configurable base unit with 10 module slots, large internal solid-state drive of 2 TB, a 15.6” Full HD multi-touch display, and optional internal battery lasting up to 3.5 hours on a single charge.
Weidmuller USA has recently announced the full operation of its Automated RailAssembler and RailLaser machines for a faster, more efficient way to assemble and mark terminal rails. “We’re proud to offer our customers in North America the next level for automated terminal rail assembly and marking. It’s a game-changer for panel builders in every industry sector,” said Carlus Hicks, Director Cabinet Products Division with Weidmuller USA.
RS now offers Red Lion’s advanced PM-50 graphical panel meters, which transform standard industrial facilities into smart ones the moment they’re plugged in, allowing users to capitalize on Industry 4.0. While panel meters have always been a crucial component of a facility’s data infrastructure, they primarily served as visualization tools that lacked smart capabilities. Red Lion’s PM‑50 panel meters offer comparatively revolutionary capabilities, adding more value and utility than ever by enabling more efficient processes and improving uptime while lowering operational costs.
RS is a trusted partner for navigating the complexities of the energy and utilities industry and offers a comprehensive suite of solutions designed to address the industry’s modernization and safety challenges. The energy and utilities industry is comprised of two main sectors: the energy sector, which includes processes related to the exploration, extraction, production, transportation, and distribution of oil and gas products made from hydrocarbon reserves, and the utilities sector, which encompasses the operation and management of utilities including power, water, natural gas, and wastewater.
The modular VisuNet FLX HMI platform from Pepperl+Fuchs stands for maximum flexibility. Whether remote or direct monitor, industrial or box PC: The series offers various HMI systems for a wide range of applications and installation requirements in ATEX/IECEx Zone 2/22 and non-Ex areas. The modular “one-fits-all” design allows for the precise configuration of your HMI solution and enables easy and quick adaptation in the field. Pepperl+Fuchs is expanding the VisuNet FLX series with two new options, making it even more flexible.
Omron Automation Americas has recently released the H5CC, a new digital timer that combines the functions of a variety of timers into one. This new timer features a user-friendly LED screen, offering instant insights into production processes across diverse sectors such as food processing, packaging, assembly lines, and material handling. Downtime increases the cost of production through WIP loss, excess labor costs, and maintenance. The H5CC timer comes with predictive maintenance functionality that benefits manufacturers by notifying them of impending equipment failure, enabling scheduled maintenance at their convenience and eliminating the risk of costly unscheduled downtime.
Toshiba International Corporation (TIC) has recently released the RemotEye Human-Machine Interface (HMI), designed for the Toshiba 480VDC SCiB (Lithium Titanate Oxide or LTO) Energy Storage System (ESS). The RemotEye HMI is composed of a seven-inch touchscreen graphic display providing users with in-depth analytics and operational details of their SCiB Energy Storage Systems.
July 17, 2023 Human-machine interfaces (HMIs) are a crucial component of industrial control systems, as they allow operators to interact with and monitor the performance of industrial equipment. In recent years, there has been a growing interest in touchless technology, which eliminates the need for physical contact between the operator and the interface. This technology…
Recently, Fuji Electric Corp was excited to announce the launch of the NEW MONITOUCH V10 HMI Series. The V10 joins the MONITOUCH V9, TechnoShot, and X1 series of HMI products available from Fuji Electric Corp. The new MONITOUCH V10 Series offers the high-speed processing of a quad-core CPU, allowing for stable operation and communication on high-load screens, an advanced storage device (eMMC) reducing startup/transfer time and man-hours, and the panel cutout size and functions are fully compatible with existing V series.
AutomationDirect has recently added the next generation of the popular C-more HMI product line. The CM5 HMI series offers lower cost, high-performance HMIs in sizes from 4 inches to an impressive 22 inches. These HMIs have an amazing 1.6 GHz processor in the larger units (10” and above), 43 Mbytes of memory, and provide much better trending, extra data storage, faster communication, and improved file types including jpegs.
Enable faster, more efficient control and monitoring with wide screen models: 7, 9, 12, and 15.
With the ever present need for increased performance, the NA family of HMI terminals makes it fast and easy to implement dynamic intuitive user interfaces that will boost productivity and minimize downtime.
The CP6xxx and CP7xxx control panels offer a balance between the latest PC technology and long-term availability of control components. Together with the software employed, Control Panels in the most diverse form factors act as the centerpiece of a variety of automation tasks, such as the control of machines, processes and logistic systems, the networking of plant parts, the data acquisition or image processing. For classic control tasks, PC-based control technology offers excellent scalability and flexibility and is therefore increasingly being used in place of hardware PLCs.
By Troy Dixon, Global Product Manager at Littelfuse March 20, 2023 As technology and machinery evolve, the way we interface and interact with electronic equipment also advances. Many traditional human-machine interfaces (HMI) are updating to sophisticated touchscreen technologies. Even in a world where touchscreens are growing in popularity, they are not the right choice for…