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Entry type: Application example Entry ID: 21063246, Entry date: 09/18/2008

Visualization - The HMI Integration

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SIMATIC software is the integrated system environment for all SIMATIC systems and provides you with the ideal tool for every task at each phase of your project for optimizing your engineering workflow. The SIMATIC HMI – human machine interface – will guide you through the phase  “Operation and Maintenance” of automation facilities. SIMATIC HMI systems are used for operator control, monitoring, reporting, archiving and logging.

The topic of this part of the demonstration is how to integrate SIMATIC HMI systems (Human Machine Interface) seamlessly into STEP 7 configuring.We show you how to benefit from the interaction of the various tools and mechanisms when realizing a plant visualization. This module shows in graphically animated scenes

  •  the customer benefits that the tool provides for each relevant project phase,
  •  the basic functions of the tool
  •  a  live projecting sequence of a real project.

The following properties are contained in all technically-oriented demonstration systems:

  • All graphic animations are explained by a spoken text which has been read by German, respectively English native professional speakers.
  • The respective sections of the demonstration system can be clicked on by means of navigation elements. You may, for example, repeat any section any time.
  • Continuative links and support pages have been integrated.

The following picture shows the home page of the demonstration system.


Content of Downloads


Demonstration System "Visualization The HMI Integration" (German)
Duration of Animation: 13 min
Download size about 31 MB
Demonstration System "Visualization The HMI Integration" (English)
Duration of Animation: 13 min
Download size about 31 MB

Just load the EXE data file at hand on your computer and start it with a mouse click. You may as well start the EXE data file directly out of your browser.




12/2004 first edition
09/2008 Update to version v20: correction for the correct execution of the demonstration system on PC/Notebooks have been made. The content of the demonstration system has not been changed.


Additional Information 
The most important tools of the SIMATIC Software Engineering Suite have been carried out as graphically animated demonstration systems in order to present the seamless and consistent integration into the overall concept. The following table refers directly to the corresponding articles in the Application Portal.



The SIMATIC Manager 21064133
The Basic Languages  KOP, FUP, AWL 21062590
Communication with SIMATIC S7 21043576
The Graphical Language S7-GRAPH 21062148
The S7 Architecture 21064245
The High-level Language S7-SCL 21062480
Testing and Commissioning Functions 21064135

Alternatively, you can order all single modules as a whole on the new Demo DVD SIMATIC Software (Faster from Design to Operation) 04/2008 in German and English free of charge via the internet.

Please use the following link for the order form of the demonstration DVD:

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