cMT-3072 and cMT-3103: Smart human machine interface (HMI)

Weintek now offers two new cMT series HMIs — the Weintek cMT-3072 and cMT3103. The cMT series models bring unprecedented visual experience with easy-to-edit project screens and built in window transition effects — plus support powerful connectivity, including MQTT and OPC UA, direct connection with data base, and more than 300 communication protocols. With the

Wireless, Multi-touch & Safety Functions: The HGW 1033

The wireless handheld panel HGW 1033 from SIGMATEK pulls out all the stops in operating comfort. First, through wireless data transfer, the meter-long cables in the production hall have been eliminated. Second, the mobile panel has a 10.1-inch multi-touch display (PCT) that is suitable for industrial applications and offers a wide range of visualization options

AutomationDirect Adds Entry-Level 3-inch C-more Micro HMI Panels

Starting at $98, two new 3-inch C-more Micro HMI panels are now available from AutomationDirect. C-more Micro panels display text, graphics, and bitmaps to effectively communicate critical HMI data to the operator.   These new lower-priced C-more Micro EA3 series HMI panels are available in touch and non-touch versions and feature a 3.1-inch STN LCD

Opto 22 enhances groov Industrial Edge Appliance with OPC-UA drivers for Allen-Bradley and Siemens PLCs, plus MQTT

New additions position groov as a complete edge appliance for industrial automation and Internet of Things applications Temecula, CA – October 24, 2017 – Industrial automation manufacturer and Industrial Internet of Things tools developer Opto 22 today announced a new version of groov, embedding key IIoT technologies MQTT and OPC-UA drivers directly into its industrial

Opto 22 Announces New Director of Training

Instructor-led, free hands-on classes to be continued; additional online courses will offer structured content to a wider audience and focus on Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technologies. Industrial automation manufacturer and Internet of Things platform developer Opto 22 announces the promotion of Norma Rodriguez to Director of Training. In this position Rodriguez will continue to

Weintek Changes The HMI Market With Remote Access

Industrial HMI-solution provider, WEINTEK USA, INC., has exponentially expanded the accessibility of the Human Machine Interface (HMI) with the introduction of the cMT3090 HMI, complete with the industry changing capability to support remote access via smartphone or tablet applications. Access to information at the Human Machine Interface is a vital part of todays workspace. That

Siemens industrial flat panels include new 22-in. display, support arm options

Siemens announces the addition of a 22” display and new support arm mounting options to its line of industrial flat panel monitors (IFP). The new Simatic 22” IFP2200 PRO and 19” IFP1900 PRO industrial flat panel monitors both feature widescreen, capacitive multi-touch glass fronts and IP65 degrees of protection. Several mounting versions of the industrial

HMI terminal provides Wi-Fi communication link

The MT8103iE HMI incorporates a secure, safe, seamless built in Wi-Fi capability designed for harsh and/or IIoT environments. The MT8103iE HMI solution provides a Wi-Fi communication link that complies with the 802.11b/g/n wireless communication standard and therefore offers a secure connection via WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK, allowing the HMI to collect and send data in a safe and

HMI touch panels with built-in Ethernet

Two C-more Micro touch panels display text, graphics, and bitmaps to effectively communicate critical HMI data to the operator. The EA3-S3ML C-more 3 in. Micro touch panel has a 3.1-in. STN LCD monochrome display and twelve selectable LED-driven backlight colors. It features a 128 x 64 pixel display, and five user-defined function keys with red

New C-more Micro HMI Touch Panels with built-in Ethernet from AutomationDirect

Two new C-more Micro touch panels are now available from AutomationDirect. C-more Micro panels display text, graphics, and bitmaps to effectively communicate critical HMI data to the operator. Priced at $198.00, The EA3-S3ML C-more 3″ Micro touch panel has a 3.1-inch STN LCD monochrome display and twelve selectable LED-driven backlight colors. It features a 128

Opto 22 adds advanced trending capabilities to the groov mobile operator interface solution

Industrial automation manufacturer and Internet of Things platform developer Opto 22 has announced groov 3.4 — an update to its mobile operator interface system. With this new version of groov, operators can trend a lot more data over a much longer period: up to 5 years. groov’s built in trend gadget now offers an interactive type

Mitsubishi Electric Automation’s GT2107 Wide HMI Improves System Visibility and Performance

Driven by end user demand for improved visualization into their automation solutions portfolio, Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. has introduced the GT2107 Wide Series Human Machine Interface (HMI). The GT2107 is an interface that monitors and controls machine components with a graphical touchscreen that connects to equipment such as PLCs, VFDs and servos. This compact HMI

IDEC adopts leading-edge consumer technology for industrial use in HMIs

IDEC Corp. now sells 4.3-in. HG1G HMIs, one of industry’s first display products to take full advantage of the worldwide standard 4.3-in. LCD screen size. Because this screen size is so widely used in consumer gaming devices and other commercial products, it effectively obsoletes HMIs with smaller screen sizes by offering a larger and higher resolution

Opto 22 joins The Linux Foundation

Industrial automation manufacturer Opto 22 announces it has joined The Linux Foundation as a Silver Level member. As a Linux Foundation member, Opto 22 will help support the greatest shared technology resources in history. In joining The Linux Foundation, Opto 22 hopes to spearhead the adoption of open-source technology in the industrial automation and process

EZAutomation Showcase on Fox Business Network: 4/5/17

“EZAutomation. will appear on Manufacturing Marvels® a 2 minute spotlight seen nationally on The Fox Business Network® on April 5th.” Manufacturing Marvels is produced by Marvel Production Group, LLC Dallas Tx. EZAutomation, division of AVG Advanced Technologies, announced that its company will be seen on the national cable network The Fox Business Network. The production

How HMIs can solve the industrial Ethernet communication problem

Connecting the many different industrial Ethernet protocols found in a typical plant or facility can be a headache, but an HMI can relieve the pain. Marcia R. Gadbois, General Manager and VP for the Wonderware InduSoft Web Studio group of Schneider Electric Due to the popularity of the IoT and the IIoT, along with other

Fuji Electric Expands Drives Portfolio with Full-Featured Inverter

Fuji Electric Corp. of America has announced that they have expanded their portfolio of Variable Frequency Drives with the addition of FRENIC-Ace, a full-featured, versatile Drive with advanced integration capabilities including applied power ratings, sensorless dynamic torque vector control, PM synchronous motor control, 2-channel on-board RS485 communication port and customer customizable logic. “Flexibility was the

AutomationDirect Expands Enclosure Air Conditioner Offering

AutomationDirect has expanded its Stratus® line of enclosure air conditioners to include compact models. Excessive heat inside an enclosure can cause nuisance faults from electrical and electronic components, circuit breakers, fuses, and controlling units such as PLCs, HMI, and AC drives. Stratus enclosure air conditioners are closed-loop cooling systems designed for harsh environments, or when

Opto 22 announces relationship with Dell to develop and deploy Internet of Things (IoT) applications

Industrial automation manufacturer and Internet of Things (IoT) application toolset provider Opto 22 announces that it has joined the Dell IoT Solutions Partner Program. This relationship provides a product and solution ecosystem for connecting real-world signals and industrial “things” to the digital world of information technology, mobile, and cloud computing. A technology revolution is gaining

EPLAN Smart Wiring

EPLAN Smart Wiring software has been available for customers since early September, opening up completely new perspectives for wiring switchgear systems. The most important highlight is the system’s simplicity: the clearly arranged, touch-optimised user interface is suitable for mobile devices and is therefore always ready for use directly at the control cabinet. Furthermore, the specific

Advantech launches a new 6.5” Industrial-Grade Panel PC

Advantech’s IIoT Automation Group is pleased to announce the launch of the PPC-3060S, a 6.5” industrial-grade panel PC for compact applications. The PPC-3060S has a true-flat display, with no bezel, which makes it easier to read and incorporate a durable industrial ELO 5-wire resistive touch screen that works well in industrial environments and more scratch

Automation solutions for Maritime 4.0

SMM: B&R presents web-based HMI solution and integrated shipboard control system In Hall B6, Booth 305 of the SMM trade fair, B&R will be presenting its new, 100% web-based HMI solution, mapp View, as well as its scalable APROL process control system. Solutions from the automation specialist help builders of machines and equipment create smart

HMI boosts production on blown film lines

When a multi-national blown film company sought to gain trackable improvements at its plant, they needed a key upgrade: an extrusion system with more flexible temperature control zones, real-time monitoring and adjustment of all machine conditions, and greater ease of use for system operators. The company looked to Massachusetts-based Hosokawa Alpine American. Alpine, a supplier

New operating and monitoring product range PMI 6 Control

With its new product range PMI (Pilz Machine Interface) 6 Control, the automation company Pilz is introducing its first operator terminal to be equipped with a soft PLC in accordance with IEC 61131-3 as standard. This terminal goes beyond professional diagnostics and visualization, making it possible to control the entire plant process in just one

F4T 3.0 with advanced data logging and trend charts

Watlow recently released its F4T with INTUITION version 3.0, a temperature and process controller now with enhanced capabilities including advanced data logging and graphical trend charts. Watlow’s F4T version 3.0 is available with encrypted data log records to help meet industry requirements such as Nadcap (National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program), AMS 2750E and