Simatic Monitors and Panel PCs features projected capacitive touch technology.

Press Release Summary:

Available in IPC277, IPC477E, Flat Panel IFP models, Simatic Monitors and Panel PCs comes with full glass front with brilliant imaging. Designed in variable sizes IPC277E in 15 and 19 inches, IPC477E and Flat Panel IFP in 15, 19, 22 inches display, units offer intuitive, efficient single and multi-finger, gesture or two-hands operation on multi-touch and widescreen devices and are suitable for fast navigation, and scrolling through list of messages.


Original Press Release:

Slimline Design with Multi-Touch, User-Friendly Operation for Industry

  • New Simatic Flat Panel monitors and Simatic Panel PCs from Siemens with flat, 16:9 widescreen format for multi-touch applications
  • Modern operating concepts in series and special machines, as well as plant Engineering
  • Specially designed for industrial applications, with practical functions and protection against operating errors

Siemens is complementing its industrial operator control and monitoring devices with new Simatic Flat Panel monitors and Simatic Panel PCs in multi-touch, 16:9 widescreen format. The new versions are the Simatic Panel PC IPC277E with 15 and 19 inch displays, and the Simatic Panel PC IPC477E and Simatic Flat Panel IFP monitors with 15, 19 and 22 inch displays. The new, slimline design Human Machine Interface (HMI) devices, with a full glass front and brilliant imaging, are used on series and special machine, as well as in plant engineering for modern operating concepts. These are increasingly based on intuitive, efficient single and multi-finger, gesture or two-hands operation on multi-touch and widescreen devices. The new Simatic monitors and Panel PCs are equipped with projected capacitive touch technology, and are specifically designed for industrial applications. They support numerous practical functions, for example the Favorites selection for fast navigation, zooming in a plant image, measured value control, and scrolling through lists of alarms and messages. They also automatically detect operating errors, such as inadvertent heel-of-hand contact, drops of water on or cleaning of the display.

Siemens AG

Siemens AG (Berlin and Munich) is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. The company is active in more than 200 countries, focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of efficient power generation and power transmission solutions and a pioneer in infrastructure solutions as well as automation, drive and software solutions for industry. The company is also a leading provider of medical imaging equipment – such as computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging systems – and a leader in laboratory diagnostics as well as clinical IT.In fiscal 2016, which ended on September 30, 2016, Siemens generated revenue of €79.6 billion and net income of €5.6 billion. At the end of September 2016, the company had around 351,000 employees worldwide. Further information is available on the Internet at www.siemens.com.

Siemens AG

Communications,

Head: Clarissa Haller,

Wittelsbacherplatz 2,

80333 Munich Germany.

For further information, please see www.siemens.com/simatic-ipc

Contact for journalists

Gerhard Stauss

Phone: +49 (911) 895-7945;

E-mail: gerhard.stauss@siemens.com

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