Augmented Reality Human Machine Interface (HMI) for Process and Machinery Industry with Game4Automation

Based on augmented reality important information can be displayed in a very intuitive and transparent way to operators. The information can be displayed as an overlay on top of the camera image on tablets or mobile phones or as an overlay over the real world in augmented reality glasses like the Microsoft Hololens. Game4Automation Professional – an open source framework for simulation, virtual commissioning and 3d human machine interfaces in the machinery and process industry will include in one of the next upcoming releases all necessary components to create ease augmented reality human machine. The communication is done with the in Game4Automation Professional included OPC UA interface. Nearly all available PLC and control systems on the market can be connected. Game4Automation can be compiled to IOs, Android, Linux and Windows devices.