The entire Supervisory Control and Data Acquisitions Industry was first developed out of the need for a user-friendly interface to remotely control devices in an industrial environment. This sounds like a mouthful, and it is. However, one of the original keys to SCADA is the words user-friendly.
As interfaces became more advanced, at times the emphasis in systems control was placed on the sensors and the devices being controlled, but not on the user and the ease with which they could interact with the data being collected.
The initial reasons for developing user-friendly SCADA still apply.
Everyone Can Play
A user-friendly system means that anyone on your management team can control systems.…Continue reading