TITLE

Ultimate conductor

AUTHOR(S)
Policastro, Ellen Fussell
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
InTech;Apr2009, Vol. 56 Issue 4, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the benefits that the Norfolk Southern Railway Co., gets from the new Human Machine Interface (HMI) software. According to the company, increased efficiency brought by the software led to point-and-click operation. The article adds that the new software has increased the work efficiency of employees. The software was installed on the company's Microsoft Windows 3.0 operating system and is now processed through eight computers. Employees can now easily access critical pin puller information using the new HMI displays.
ACCESSION #
39885157

 

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