Changing the Face ofIndustrial HMISponsored by:
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Purpose and learning objectives• From smart phones to multi-touch HMI• Benefits and possible issues of multi-touch panels• How multi-touch panels will impact HMI platform(SW/HW) providers, system integrators and end users• Consideration factors for designing the right HMIsolution– new application scenario– operator experience– new graphical user interface– innovative panel platforms• What HMI solutions will be available in the future?
Why Have Multi-Touch Interaction inIndustry? Two handed operation for safety reasons during machinecalibration or service and maintenance Production costs reduced by improved machine usability Better machine serviceabilityand maintenance support Integration of qualitymanagement and statisticalprocess control require multipleuser senarios Flexibility in screen size
What are the Applications forMulti-Touch HMI? CNC and tooling machines Textile, weaving and knitting machines Imaging and signal analysis systems Quality management system SCADA clients in factory automation
Question: What Are the Benefitsand Possible Issues ofWidescreen Multi-Touch HMI?
Boost Productivity with Widescreen HMI26%ProductivityGain52% ProductivityGain0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60%SpreadsheetTextProductivity gains: 24-inch widescreen compared to 18-inch standardSource: The University of Utah, Monitor Size and Aspect Ratio Productivity Study, March 2008
Multi-Touch Integration Zooming in or out to view machine details Panning to bring important elements into view Two-handed operation for better control Screen navigation with a swipeimage source: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/b8/archive/2012/03/28/touch-hardware-and-windows-8.aspx
Hardware and Software PlanningHardware Heavier Work forDisplaying MorePixels Higher ComputingPower Higher Reliability More…Software Redesign of the entireUser Interface May Use 3D Design Easy SoftwareConfiguration More…
Question: How Will WidescreenMulti-Touch Panels Impact HMIPlatform Providers, SystemIntegrators and End Users?
Wide-Screen & Multi-Touch Products ONE Identity for THREE Products (TPC, SPC, FPM) Supports THREE LCD Sizes (15.6”, 18.5” and 21.5”) Powerful Computing Performance with Dual-Core Processors 16:9 wide screen with PCT (Projected Capacitive Touch) multi-touch Built-in Software Utility for Intuitive Intelligent Keys (I & H) Multi-Media Functions support (HDMI/Audio)
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