The panel PC is particularly suitable for operator control and monitoring, measuring and testing as well as data collection and communication. Simatic HMI Thin Client Ex was designed for operation and monitoring as a flexible remote HMI station, for example as a thin client in a remote terminal environment.
The rugged Simatic HMI Panel PC Ex is equipped with a 1.6 GHz Intel Atom processor and offers high computing capacity with a low power consumption of only 2.5 W thermal power dissipation. The unit manages without fans, rotating mass storage media or a battery, and is thus completely maintenance-free. The high IP66 degree of protection on the front and IP65 on the rear enable direct use outdoors at ambient temperatures from minus 20 to plus 50 Grad Celsius. A heated housing option is available for use down to minus 30 degrees.
Thanks to diverse configuration variations, the panel PC can be adapted flexibly to each individual task and can be integrated in an existing infrastructure. Displays are offered in 15 and 19 inch versions with touch functionality and eight function keys. The 15-inch unit is also available with a particularly luminous display for use in daylight applications. CompactFlash cards with 4 or 16 GB, 60 or 120 GB hard disks and a USB flash drive with 8 GB are available as mass storage devices. Ethernet networking can be realized electrically via a copper cable with 10/100 Mbit/s (Ex e) or optically via a fiber-optic cable with 100 Mbit/s (Ex op is). The Windows XP Professional or Windows XPe operating system is pre-installed and activated for simple engineering and fast commissioning. The modular structure and service-friendly design enable low-cost repair, for example when replacing individual components.
The Simatic HMI Thin Client Ex for operator control and monitoring facilitates flexible connection as a thin client or monitor, via Ethernet at an unlimited distance from the associated processor unit. In the thin client architecture, the RDP or RealVNC remote protocol is used for communication with the server. Additional software on the computer that takes up memory space or can cause changes in the server's operating system is not necessary.
The Siemens Industry Sector (Erlangen, Germany) is the worldwide leading supplier of environmentally friendly production, transportation, building and lighting technologies. With integrated automation technologies and comprehensive industry-specific solutions, Siemens increases the productivity, efficiency and flexibility of its customers in the fields of industry and infrastructure. The Sector consists of six divisions: Building Technologies, Drive Technologies, Industry Automation, Industry Solutions, Mobility and Osram. With around 207,000 employees worldwide (September 30), Siemens Industry achieved in fiscal year 2009 total sales of approximately €35 billion.
The Siemens Industry Automation Division (Nuremberg, Germany) is a worldwide leader in the fields of automation systems, industrial controls and industrial software. Its portfolio ranges from standard products for the manufacturing and process industries to solutions for whole industrial sectors that encompass the automation of entire automobile production facilities and chemical plants. As a leading software supplier, Industry Automation optimizes the entire value added chain of manufacturers – from product design and development to production, sales and a wide range of maintenance services. With around 39,000 employees worldwide (September 30), Siemens Industry Automation achieved sales of €7.0 billion in fiscal year 2009.
Reference Number: IIA2010032225e
PRESTO – Highly Dynamic Powerhouses
15.05.2017 | JULABO GmbH
Making lightweight construction suitable for series production
24.04.2017 | Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V.
An international team of physicists has monitored the scattering behaviour of electrons in a non-conducting material in real-time. Their insights could be beneficial for radiotherapy.
We can refer to electrons in non-conducting materials as ‘sluggish’. Typically, they remain fixed in a location, deep inside an atomic composite. It is hence...
Two-dimensional magnetic structures are regarded as a promising material for new types of data storage, since the magnetic properties of individual molecular building blocks can be investigated and modified. For the first time, researchers have now produced a wafer-thin ferrimagnet, in which molecules with different magnetic centers arrange themselves on a gold surface to form a checkerboard pattern. Scientists at the Swiss Nanoscience Institute at the University of Basel and the Paul Scherrer Institute published their findings in the journal Nature Communications.
Ferrimagnets are composed of two centers which are magnetized at different strengths and point in opposing directions. Two-dimensional, quasi-flat ferrimagnets...
An Australian-Chinese research team has created the world's thinnest hologram, paving the way towards the integration of 3D holography into everyday...
In the race to produce a quantum computer, a number of projects are seeking a way to create quantum bits -- or qubits -- that are stable, meaning they are not much affected by changes in their environment. This normally needs highly nonlinear non-dissipative elements capable of functioning at very low temperatures.
In pursuit of this goal, researchers at EPFL's Laboratory of Photonics and Quantum Measurements LPQM (STI/SB), have investigated a nonlinear graphene-based...
Dental plaque and the viscous brown slime in drainpipes are two familiar examples of bacterial biofilms. Removing such bacterial depositions from surfaces is...
23.05.2017 | Event News
22.05.2017 | Event News
17.05.2017 | Event News
23.05.2017 | Life Sciences
23.05.2017 | Medical Engineering
23.05.2017 | Life Sciences