aeSolutions designs and configures human machine interfaces for control and safety systems.
HMI varieties range from DCS vendors' hefty client-server systems to small touch screens engineered with special purpose panels.
To avoid incidents, an operator needs to quickly comprehend and react appropriately to changing conditions in the plant. Flashy graphics of the 1990's had too many distractions and made it hard to comprehend abnormal situations. Standards working groups like ASM, and ISA101-HMI are driving toward industry consensus.