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Give Your HMI an Ergonomic Tune-Up

Ergonomic Tune-Ups Make Sure Operators Are Safely Paying Attention to the Increased Amount of Operating Data Without Being too Comfortable to Be Attentive

By Control Design Staff

Our multi-machine workstations haven't changed much beyond the sophistication of the HMI software and better tactile input methods. The operators now spend more time at the workstation and less time patrolling the machines with clipboards since we have much more operational data feedback at the HMI. We need an ergonomic tune-up to make sure the operators are safely paying attention to the increased amount of operating data without being too comfortable to be attentive. Any experiences to share?

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