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Ethernet interface extends use of industrial monitors


Siemens at the Hannover Messe 2015: Hall 9, Booth D35

  • No distance restriction when used via Ethernet interface
  • Up to 4 monitors linked to one IPC
  • Greater flexibility in development of decentralized operating concepts
  • Cost savings on cabling

Through the integration of an Ethernet interface, Siemens is extending the possibilities for using its Flat Panel product. Whereas thus far the latter could be used via the DVI and Displayport graphics interfaces at a distance of up to 30 meters from the server, connection via an Ethernet interface now enables the use of monitor screens as far away from the server as desired.

In this case, up to four monitors, which feature a continuous glass front and Projected Capacitive Touch (PCT) technology, can be hooked up to an industrial PC at the same time. The 19" and 22" glass front monitors support intuitive operation with gestures and multi-touch operation even if the operator is wearing workgloves.

Connection to the Ethernet instead of via graphics interfaces brings greater flexibility in the development and introduction of decentralized operating concepts in mechanical and plant engineering. Time and cost savings can also be achieved in parallel thanks to reduced effort in terms of the cabling required.

Further information on flat panels is available at

Siemens AG (Berlin and Munich) is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. The company is active in more than 200 countries, focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world's largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is No. 1 in offshore wind turbine construction, a leading supplier of combined cycle turbines for power generation, a major provider of power transmission solutions and a pioneer in infrastructure solutions as well as automation, drive and software solutions for industry. The company is also a leading provider of medical imaging equipment – such as computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging systems – and a leader in laboratory diagnostics as well as clinical IT. In fiscal 2014, which ended on September 30, 2014, Siemens generated revenue from continuing operations of €71.9 billion and net income of €5.5 billion. At the end of September 2014, the company had around 357,000 employees worldwide. Further information is available on the Internet at

Reference Number: PR2015020123DFEN

Mr. Peter Jefimiec
Digital Factory Division
Siemens AG

Gleiwitzer Str. 555

90475 Nuremberg


Tel: +49 (911) 895-7975


Peter Jefimiec | Siemens Digital Factory

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