SOURCE: American Industrial Systems, Inc.

November 16, 2015 03:00 ET

AIS's Rugged, Industrial HMI Operator Panels Offer Compact Footprint and Multiple Interface Options for Machine Oriented Operator Control and Monitoring for Flexible Deployment in Harsh Conditions

AIS's PC-Based Control System, Human Machine Interface Touch Panel With High Performance and Energy Efficient Quad Core Intel® Celeron® Processors for Visualization and Control Systems

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwired - November 16, 2015) - American Industrial Systems, Inc. (AIS), an innovator and the leader of Industrial HMIs, Touch Panel Computers, Industrial PCs (IPCs), Industrial Box PCs, Industrial DIN-Rail PCs, and Industrial Thin Clients, announces their Compact industrial HMI Operator Panels offer a small footprint, rugged design and many standard interface and configuration options that make deployment of their solutions easy and efficient in harsh environments and standard applications. The open architecture, PC-based control and monitoring system from AIS touts the use of the energy efficient, high performance family of Quad Core Celeron® processors from Intel®. The power-saving Intel dual and quad core processors provide the best performance in an ultra-compact design for a host of industrial and commercialized applications for AIS Compact control and monitoring touch panels. Also available in a wide selection of displays sizes ranging from 7" to 21.5", in single and multiple touch screen models, AIS's Compact, Industrialized Operator Touch Panels are utilized in applications for their advanced, performance, features and functionality. Some of the most common applications include oil and gas, chemical, food & beverage and harsh locations, but now also include building automation and other light industrial environments.

Modern Interface Options Combined with Future Upgradeability Makes Integrating AIS's Compact Industrial HMI Operator Panels into Factory Automation Systems Easier Than Ever

AIS's PC-based HMI Operator Touch Panels provide great flexibility with a variety of interface and configuration options. They offer users high availability, communication and storage for deployment. Interface options include high-speed USB 3.0 and Gigabit Ethernet ports, serial communication with multiple RS-232/422/485 I/O ports, a high endurance SSD and externally accessible non-volatile SD card. These interface and configuration options offer users tremendous flexibility when integrating AIS's Compact HMI solutions with other networks, systems, equipment and machinery in plants and facilities.

Affordable Industrial HMIs with Rugged Design and Maintenance-Free, Continuous Operation in the Harshest Environments & Applications

AIS's PC-based, open platform operator touch panels are ideal for any industrial application thanks to a sealed enclosure design for optimal dust protection and high electromagnetic compatibility. The aluminum die-cast housing provides a lightweight but very durable frame, with high dimensional stability, superior corrosion resistance, improved mechanical properties, high thermal and electrical conductivity at a reduced overall systems cost. Just as important, AIS's Compact Operator Panels are designed for 24/7 continuous operation up to 60° C ambient temperature, battery-free operation possible with time-of-day synchronization over networks and maintenance-free operation due to a fan-less design and no moving parts.

Versatile Deployment & Powerful Control & Visualization Capabilities Makes AIS's Industrial Compact HMI Systems the Best Choice for the Greatest Range of Industries & Applications

Utilizing open and standard interfaces with the highest degree of features, functionality and flexibility built-in standard, AIS's Compact HMI Systems are optimized to meet an extremely broad range of human machine interface requirements in a multitude of industries and applications. Although it has a rugged and robust design, AIS's compact operator touch panels are not only used in harsh, industrial applications requiring heavy duty HMIs, but in light factory, commercial and office application environments as well. Efficient integration can be achieved in a wide variety of automation schemes in applications such as industrial and building automation, chemical plants, food processing and packaging, shipbuilding, warehousing and logistics and more. Some of the automation tasks AIS's PC-based Compact Industrial HMIs excel at include: control, visualization and communications in mechanical engineering, transportation systems or power transmission; acquisition of data, processing and visualization as a data gateway for control and monitoring, machine level applications and more.

Other Important Features & Benefits Standard with AIS's Compact Industrial Operator Panels:

  • PoE HMI Systems for Convenience, Lower Cost, Safety and High Reliability
  • Rugged Flush Aluminum Fronts with NEMA 4/IP65 Ratings
  • Automatic Battery Back-Up
  • Comprehensive Operating Systems Supporting Embedded x86 Platforms, Windows Embedded Compact 7, Windows Standard 7 Embedded or Ultimate 64-bit, Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry, 8.1 Pro or 8 Standard
  • Complete Software Design, Coding, Testing, Documentation Services, Systems Drivers and BIOS
  • Comprehensive Certifications & Compliances to Meet Application, System and Environment Requirements: UL Listing, CE Marking & CB Scheme, RoHS, FCC and CE Compliant

About AIS

Headquartered in Irvine, California, USA, American Industrial Systems, Inc. (AIS) offers in-house electronic and mechanical design, software development, manufacturing, production and quality control services. Offering one of the widest ranges of industrial computing solutions, AIS open platform control and monitoring solutions are available in a multitude of configurations for industrial, building automation, oil & gas, military and marine applications. The company's HMI solutions are key enabling technologies for the Internet of Things (IoT), Industrial Internet of Things, (IIoT), Machine-to-Machine Communications (M2M) and Industry 4.0 applications. AIS is fully committed to empowering, improving and delivering turnkey HMI, control, monitoring and display solutions for OEM, ODM and end-user customers. AIS is an ISO 9001:2008 certified supplier and manufacturer of rugged computers and displays, and received completion of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) registration from the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC). For more information, visit: www.aispro.com, email: sales@aispro.com or contact: 1-888-485-6688.

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Contact Information

  • Media Relations Contact:
    American Industrial Systems, Inc.
    David G. Martorana
    Director Marketing & Communications
    1.847.630.6487
    dynmarent@gmail.com