The importance of color to improve operator efficiency

Credit to Author: Peter Hogg| Date: Tue, 02 Jun 2020 02:18:35 +0000

As control systems increase in both scale and data-rich sensors, we need a way to ensure that operators can recognise what is important and act to deliver a more efficient… Read more »

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After half a century today’s automation systems are adding even more business value

Credit to Author: Sophie Borgne| Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 19:42:20 +0000

How a modernization project increased a plant’s production efficiency by 20% The Modicon PLC was a game changer for control system technology. It was designed in 1968 to be a… Read more »

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How to avoid information overload in your process control room

Credit to Author: Sophie Borgne| Date: Wed, 23 Oct 2019 13:53:58 +0000

Do you feel ever overwhelmed by all the information you need to process in your daily life? We live in a world of ever-increasing data; According to Deloitte there are… Read more »

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Situational Awareness Graphics- what’s it all about part 3.

Credit to Author: Stephen Apple| Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2018 22:17:59 +0000

In my last article, I talked about how graphics is as much about what you don’t show as what you do show. So, this time I am discussing WHY we… Read more »

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HMI- Situational Awareness Graphics- what’s it all about? part 2

Credit to Author: Stephen Apple| Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2018 22:05:08 +0000

Engineers are excellent at designing control systems, and facilitating user access to those systems. Here’s an old example of our early efforts to help operators control the process. Yep- submarine…. Read more »

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Situational Awareness- what’s it all about? Part 1

Credit to Author: Stephen Apple| Date: Thu, 28 Sep 2017 15:07:20 +0000

Billions of dollars have been invested in researching and developing high performance Human Machine Interfaces (HMI‘s) – NASA, the US armed forces, Abnormal Situation Management (ASM) and other consortiums and every vendor… Read more »

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