Beijer Electronics' iX Software-Based HMI
iX is a fourth-generation software-based HMI concept. It consists of a development environment and a runtime environment and is available in several versions, including a complete Lauer HMI concept that can run on a panel PC or desktop PC platform as well as a runtime version for PCs from other suppliers. iX constitutes an open platform solution and supports the OPC standard. Users have the choice of using protocols from a pool of drivers or a connection via a third-party OPC server.