Advanced HMI Design

Posted by Janice Colmer on Nov 16, 2023 9:13:36 AM

Learn advanced design techniques for groov View in the latest groov workshop video.

Opto 22's Paul Hardt shows you ways to make your groov View operator interface even better—with a basic layout structure, a grid for lining up HMI elements, and layered gadgets. With browser-based groov View, you can easily build an HMI to see and interact with exactly what you need. groov View is included with groov EPIC and groov Server for Windows. 

Recently, Paul showed you the groov View Quick Start Guide, outlining 3 simple steps to an HMI. This time he takes a deeper dive into what you can do with the more advanced features of the design tool.

Watch: Advanced HMI Design Techniques with groov View.

In about 30 minutes, you'll see how with just a web browser, you can design a detailed interface for the groov EPIC turbine in Opto 22's demo studio. With no plug-ins or third party software, you'll be:

  • Changing backgrounds
  • Adding focus where it's needed
  • Using animations
  • Getting some very cool free images from the Opto 22 SVG Library

Ready to start designing?

Topics: groov View, groov EPIC, HMI

Written by Janice Colmer

Janice has worked at Opto 22 for more than 16 years and is part of the marketing team that strives to share new and relevant content with the automation industry. She enjoys books, camping, country music, and spending time with family and friends.
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