Usability in a New DCS Interface

New Model of Viewing in Operator Displays
  • Manuel Pérez Cota
  • Miguel Ramón González-Castro
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8009)


The current operating displays of DCS (Distributed Control System) are designed for 2D environments. This limits the full awareness situation of the industrial process, since it is distributed across multiple operator displays and requires the operator to navigate among them. This inspired the idea of creating a single operation DCS display, in a 2.5D/3D environment that allows a full view of the entire manufacturing process. This increases the amount and quality of information that is given to the operator and prevents unnecessary operation navigation between displays.


DCS HCI 3D 2.5D visualization models 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Manuel Pérez Cota
    • 1
  • Miguel Ramón González-Castro
    • 1
  1. 1.Dpto. de InformáticaUniversidad de VigoVigoSpain

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