AVEVA Wonderware InTouch HMI 2023 Updates

Asteam Techno Solutions Pvt Ltd
5 min readJun 9, 2023

AVEVA (Wonderware) more than simply a pretty look, InTouch HMI frees application developers to concentrate on the delicate aspects of the code that will boost productivity and save costs across the board for an organisation. With the aid of InTouch HMI, operators may improve their regular interactions with industrial automation systems. The operator’s overall effectiveness rises as a result.

Thanks to the various visual and technical breakthroughs achieved over the last 30 years, AVEVA InTouch HMI delivers integrated data with previously unheard-of clarity, consistency, and relevance. When considered collectively, these perceptual improvements enhance understanding of the process’ recent history, present, and anticipated future.

What’s New in AVEVA InTouch HMI 2023:

1. New development environment:

Modern user interfaces and efficient engineering workflows are features of WindowMaker. To improve the user experience, the product and icons have been updated. The following are a few of the major features of the new WindowMaker user interface:

  • All the customizations and specialised procedures that users commonly access are now in the backstage under the file menu, which also includes new menu items and groups. Other AVEVA InTouch HMI commands have been rearranged into several menus according to their usefulness and accessibility.
  • WindowMaker may be tailored to your tastes. Themes for InTouch HMI may be changed between bright and dark.
  • WindowMaker may be tailored to your tastes. Themes for InTouch HMI may be changed between bright and dark.

2. Unlimited tag count

An infinite number of tags are supported by AVEVA InTouch HMI 2023. Unlimited tags, both local tags and tags that make reference to distant tag sources, can be stored in the run-time database (InTouch tag name dictionary).

Additionally, 1,000, 2,500, 10,000, 100,000, and limitless tag counts are available for AVEVA InTouch HMI. Unlimited tags and the ability to swiftly grow AVEVA InTouch HMI applications are unlocked with AVEVA Flex credits.

3. Longer tag names and item names

The tag name length has been increased from 32 to 128 characters to suit contemporary hardware controllers and PLCs. The number of characters in item names has increased from 79 to 254.

4. Supertags

The AVEVA Wonderware InTouch HMI supertags have been enhanced to offer flat tag names connected to assets like a pump or valve an organisational structure. The Windows UI panel makes it simpler to access supertags, which enhances workflows by making it simpler to manage members, instances, and characteristics. Using templates to create tags will increase engineering productivity.

5. Web widgets that make your industrial life easier

Along with the most robust graphics library in the world, AVEVA InTouch 2023 also provides pre-built web widgets to enhance process visualisation. InTouch apps may incorporate ready-to-use web controls thanks to web widgets.

A potent map widget, carousel widget, browser widget, QR code reader widget, and AVEVA Teamwork widget are included in the most recent AVEVA Wonderware InTouch HMI installation. These web widgets expand the capabilities of a contemporary HMI beyond visualisation. To bring up a dynamic HMI display or faceplate, operator work instructions, or any other contextual information, Users of the AVEVA InTouch HMI may now travel the facility with their smartphones or tablets while scanning QR Codes with the camera. They may work together in real time to troubleshoot any process irregularity with more seasoned professionals.

6. Industrial graphics versioning support

Through AVEVA Development Studio, we provide industrial graphics versioning. By giving users the option to manage and upload numerous graphics versions to the cloud, you can standardise and collaborate. This functionality is only available through AVEVA Flex.

7. What’s new in the InTouch HMI web client?

  • Personal workspaces: Users of AVEVA InTouch HMI may create custom run-time displays and have seamless access to data without using scripting other engineering development tools. In order to provide operators with real-time information, personal workspaces employ responsive web visualisation.
  • Map application web widget: A zoomable map is integrated into InTouch HMI applications through the new map application web widget, which also places some visuals in a geographical context. It is perfect for geographically scattered applications like water and waste water, oil and gas, and more since it integrates with well-known map providers like Bing, Google, Baidu, ARCGIS, and more. Both InTouch HMI and InTouch Web Client support the map web widget.
  • New web client packs: Presently, perpetual licences for the InTouch HMI web server are available in client pack increments of 5, 10, and 25. With the unlimited user client licence now offered through the AVEVA Flex business model, this improves upon the InTouch web server.

8. Development with engineering efficiency in mind

All corporate stakeholders should have access to effective HMI software. Engineers and system builders can easily develop and manage complex applications in a safe, effective, and compliant manner thanks to next-generation HMI software solutions like AVEVA Wonderware InTouch HMI 2023. technical teams have the capacity to expand and assist implementation remotely by distributed teams via the cloud, maximising the reuse of current technical work.

A more potent development environment with contemporary UI/UX, including optimised processes, is delivered by AVEVA InTouch HMI 2023. AVEVA Integration Studio may be used to save industrial graphics in the cloud. Graphics created by HMI builders can be kept locally and subsequently moved to cloud storage. As a result of more effective team cooperation made possible by remote engineers using and editing graphics in the cloud, you may simultaneously increase your total productivity.

Conclusion:

Operators may easily optimise their normal interactions with industrial processes thanks to AVEVA InTouch HMI. You require a practical, real-time picture of your business the more complicated your activities get. Innovative thinkers from all over the world are given the tools they need to standardise and visualise their whole business thanks to AVEVA InTouch HMI 2023.

Asteam Techno Solutions Pvt. Ltd., an AVEVA-registered system integrator in India, assists the end-user and OEM/system integrator communities with a variety of needs related to information, control, and automation. These needs include helping these communities reduce time-to-market, increase operational effectiveness, deliver consistent quality, and assist them in achieving their business objectives. Do not hesitate to contact us — you simply send us an inquiry as per your requirement.

Originally published at https://techpostusa.com on June 9, 2023.

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Asteam Techno Solutions Pvt Ltd

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