Posts Tagged ‘operator graphics’

Rules for Designing Optimal Operator Interfaces

Posted in Control & Safety Systems, Event, Operator Performance on Thursday, October 11th, 2012. 7 comments so far
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Emerson’s Aaron Crews, Molly Firkins, and Jessica Graham presented, “Rules” for Designing Optimal Operator Displays at the 2012 Emerson Exchange. Their abstract: “How can I design displays in the right way?” No matter whether we are creating, migrating or optimizing operator displays, we need to provide Operators with all the relevant information to perform his […]

Operator Performance Research Put into Practice

Posted in Operator Performance on Tuesday, November 15th, 2011. No comments yet
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This week, the Center of Operator Performance (COP) is meeting here in Austin, Texas. I have the opportunity to listen in, and share a few observations with you. You can follow these on my Twitter posts tagged #COPmtg. For those not familiar with the work of this consortium of process manufacturers, automation suppliers, engineering organizations, […]

Human Centered Design in Operator Displays

Posted in Operator Performance on Monday, June 28th, 2010. No comments yet
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Emerson’s Juan Carlos Bravo highlights the human centered design improvements in the DeltaV version 11 release. His focus in this 5-minute YouTube video is on the DeltaV operator displays. Much of the design comes from the research conducted with the Center for Operator Performance and the Emerson Human Centered Design Institute. I summarized some of […]

Can DCS HMI Impact Operator Performance?

Posted in Operator Performance on Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009. No comments yet
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So asks one of the liveliest conversations going on the Process Automation Usability Project site. The thread begins with an observation by the Putman Media staff: Many recent accidents have clearly identified the contribution of bad alarm management practices as a major contribution. Action has been taken by regulators, standards bodies and customer forums to […]