HMI software platform aims at OEM applications

Eaton Galileo software provides powerful visualization environment to help OEMs reduce costs, improve efficiencies.

05/22/2013


Eaton Galileo software provides powerful visualization environment to help OEMs reduce costs, improve efficiencies. Courtesy: EatonDiversified industrial manufacturer Eaton is introducing a new software platform for its XV Series of HMIs (human machine interfaces). Already available in Europe, the Galileo 8.0 software is designed to help original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) expedite time to market with an easy-to-learn operator interface project design environment. In addition to Galileo, Eaton is introducing six new XV models.

“Eaton is committed to providing lean automation solutions that help OEMs reduce costs and streamline operations,” said Raul Guerrero, product manager at Eaton. “Galileo helps global machine builders develop complex applications across industries to reduce costs and improve efficiencies.”

As part of a broad range of Eaton solutions for global OEMs, Galileo software provides project design tools and functionality without graduated restrictions on tags and screens. The software features data bridge functionality and multiple programmable logic controller (PLC) communication driver support.

The user-friendly project design environment incorporates project simulation on the development computer. The graphical user interface is designed to be an easy-to-learn experience and includes a project overview window. PLC variables and help screens are designed for accessibility and import ease. The Galileo software also includes various interface styles, extensive recipe and alarm handling, enhanced password handling, as well as convenient series assignment of texts and images to tags.

Additionally, there are six new XV HMI models for Galileo now available in North America. These XV Series units will be available in 3.5, 5.7, and 7.0 in. screen sizes.

Eaton

www.eaton.com 

Edited by Peter Welander, pwelander(at)cfemedia.com



No comments
Consulting-Specifying Engineer's Product of the Year (POY) contest is the premier award for new products in the HVAC, fire, electrical, and...
Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine is dedicated to encouraging and recognizing the most talented young individuals...
The MEP Giants program lists the top mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection engineering firms in the United States.
Water use efficiency: Diminishing water quality, escalating costs; Lowering building energy use; Power for fire pumps
Building envelope and integration; Manufacturing industrial Q&A; NFPA 99; Testing fire systems
Labs and research facilities: Q&A with the experts; Water heating systems; Smart building integration; 40 Under 40 winners
Maintaining low data center PUE; Using eco mode in UPS systems; Commissioning electrical and power systems; Exploring dc power distribution alternatives
Protecting standby generators for mission critical facilities; Selecting energy-efficient transformers; Integrating power monitoring systems; Mitigating harmonics in electrical systems
Commissioning electrical systems in mission critical facilities; Anticipating the Smart Grid; Mitigating arc flash hazards in medium-voltage switchgear; Comparing generator sizing software
As brand protection manager for Eaton’s Electrical Sector, Tom Grace oversees counterfeit awareness...
Amara Rozgus is chief editor and content manager of Consulting-Specifier Engineer magazine.
IEEE power industry experts bring their combined experience in the electrical power industry...
Michael Heinsdorf, P.E., LEED AP, CDT is an Engineering Specification Writer at ARCOM MasterSpec.