This does not need any explanation, because just as a smartphone can be operated easily today, operating concepts in industry should be intuitively understandable. They are no longer just used to operate machines. They include a comprehensive diagnosis and think ahead. In this issue of "Mensch und Automation", we report on the requirements that modern operating concepts must meet.
An overview of the topics:
- In an interview, design expert Klaus Baumgartner explains the requirements of modern operating concepts
- After the retrofit, an Erfurt press convinces with a new control and visualization system
- Safety and Security in the Smart Factory
- Insight into Pilz's involvement in international standards committees