InteractX is a Windows-embedded human-machine interface (HMI) from CTC Parker Automation (Milford, OH) that includes both hardware and software. Designed specifically for machine builders, InteractX combines the performance and advanced graphics of high-end HMI products with the low cost and ease of integration associated with bundled hardware/software HMI solutions.
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Maple Systems (Everett, WA) offers its HMI500 Series touchscreen interfaces, now equipped with more features at a lower price. Recipe and real-time clocks were added to operator interfaces as well as increased connectivity.
CTC Parker Automation (Milford, OH) has added a new Ethernet buscoupler to its MachinePoint™ line of remote I/O. The module utilizes Modbus TCP/IP for data transmission at 10/100 Mbps between control and machine components.
Maple Systems (Everett, WA) has released its newest line of touchscreen operator interface terminals. The HMI900 Series is said to be a rugged line of high-performance graphic touchscreen operator interfaces designed for industrial applications demanding extensive software features and advanced hardware options.
The Allen-Bradley MobileView portable, wireless human-machine interface (HMI) devices from Rockwell Automation (Milwaukee, WI) can be used while moving around a machine, down a production line, or throughout an entire plant for greater worker and plant productivity.
FEMC (Bedford Heights, OH) piston fillers are now equipped with Allen-Bradley programmable logic controllers and interfaces from Rockwell Automation (Milwaukee, WI) that control nearly every aspect of the filler’s operation.