Touchscreen Solutions for the Smart Manufacturing IioT Industry 4.0 Factory Floor

Touchscreen Solutions for the Smart Manufacturing IioT Industry 4.0 Factory Floor

Small Monitors and Small Touchscreen Solutions for the Smart Manufacturing IioT Industry 4.0 Factory Floor

Xenarc Technologies is the leading manufacturer and supplier of human machine interface systems, small form factor ruggedized all-weather LCD touchscreen monitors that are built tough to last and work anywhere including smart factories.    Save time and money with a solid investment that is sure to outperform any regular touchscreen monitor.  Xenarc Technologies manufactures the most crisp, colorful & high bright small touchscreen monitor solutions that are also called "control panels" or "human machine interface" that are built to last and outperform regular LCD Monitors.

Industry 4.0 is the subset of the fourth industrial revolution that concerns industry. The fourth industrial revolution encompasses areas which are not normally classified as an industry, such as smart cities, for instance.

Although the terms "industry 4.0" and "fourth industrial revolution" are often used interchangeably, "industry 4.0" factories have machines which are augmented with wireless connectivity, displays (HMI's) and sensors, connected to a system that can visualise the entire production line and make decisions on its own.

In essence, Industry 4.0 is the trend towards automation and data exchange in manufacturing factory floor ruggedized technologies and processes which include cyber-physical systems (CPS), the internet of things (IoT), industrial internet of things (IIoT), cloud computingcognitive computing and artificial intelligence.

The concept includes:

  • Smart manufacturing
  • Smart factory
  • Lights out (manufacturing) also known as dark factories
  • Industrial internet of things also called internet of things for manufacturing

Industry 4.0 fosters what has been called a "smart factory".  Within modular structured smart factories, cyber-physical systems monitor physical processes, create a virtual copy of the physical world and make decentralized decisions. Over the Internet of Things, cyber-physical systems communicate and cooperate with each other and with humans (through the use of Human Machine Interfaces such as LCD Touchscreens Manufactured by Xenarc Technologies) in real-time both internally and across organizational services offered and used by participants of the value chain.

Xenarc Technologies has been manufacturing ruggedized small form factor LCD touchscreen monitors of 7", 8", 9", 10", 12", 15", 18", 24" sizes with HDMI, VGA, DVI, SDI and Displayport video inputs and output with ruggedized technoloiges that allow our display touchscreens to work anywhere and in the most harshest of environments and work perfecty for smart factories and all of its systems and applications.

Most home or office LCD monitors would not last a day operating in extreme heat or cold temperatures or in smart factory floors where industrial liquid might spill and hit the HMI touchscreen monitors, changes in electricity output might occur, vibration from other machines, dust, constant use and abuse and many other fators that the Xenarc Technologies LCD Monitors were built to withstand.

The Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) for a Xenarc Technologies Rugged LCD Small Monitor HMI is > 55,000 hours OR 6.2 Years of continuous operation and with the new 3 Year Warranty, a Xenarc Rugged Small Monitor gives you truly peace of mind.

Xenarc Technologies All-Weather Rugged 7" to 18" Small Monitors are perfect Human Machine Interface for Smart Homes, Smart Factories, Smart Offices, Smart Vehicles, Smart Stores, Smart Cities.  IIoT, IoT, Industry 4.0 and for low voltage and indoor or outdoor applications.


Components of Industry 4.0

“Industry 4.0” is an abstract and complex term consisting of many components when looking closely into our society and current digital trends. To understand how extensive these components are, here are some contributing digital technologies as examples:

  • Mobile devices (Rugged Tablets)
  • Internet of Things (IoT) platforms
  • Location detection technologies
  • Advanced human-machine interfaces (Xenarc Technologies Ruggedized All-Weather Touchscreen Solutions)
  • Authentication and fraud detection
  • 3D printing
  • Smart sensors
  • Big data analytics and advanced algorithms
  • Multilevel customer interaction and customer profiling
  • Augmented reality/ Wearables
  • Fog, Edge and Cloud computing (Requires Rugged HMIs Manufactured By Xenarc Technologies)
  • Data visualization and triggered "real-time" training

Mainly these technologies can be summarized into four major components, defining the term “Industry 4.0” or “smart factory”:

  • Cyber-physical systems
  • IoT
  • Cloud computing
  • Cognitive computing

Xenarc Technologies can design, test and manufacture custom human machine interfaces also knows as ruggedized LCD small touchscreen and small  monitor ruggedized solutions that fit your system integration projects and applications.  Please contact a Display Engineer at Xenarc Technologies today!

Click here to compare all 7" to 18" rugged LCD Small Touchscreen Monitor Solutions. 

Manufacturer of custom smart factory touch screen solutions that integrate anywhere using:

  • Resistive Touch Technology

  • Capacitive Touch Technology

  • High Bright Sunlight Readable Screen Technology

  • Dust Protective Ruggedized Screens 

  • Anti-Reflective Coating Screens

  • Waterproof IP67 Technology  Anti Fogging

  • Optical Bonded Ruggedized All-Weather Technology

  • GFG Armored Touch Panel

  • Operating Voltage Range: DC 9V ~ 36V

  • Power Consumption: ≤ 20W

  • Operating Temperature: -4°F ~ 158°F (-20°C ~ 70°C)

  • Vibration Proof: Operating Random Vibration Test (5-500Hz, 1.0Grms), IEC 60068-2-64 standard

  • Shock Proof: Operating Shock Test, 10G peak acceleration (11ms duration), IEC 60068-2-27 standard

  • MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures): > 55,000 Hours or > 6.2 Years of continuous operation

Contact the Touch Screen Display Engineers about your project requirements and we will be happy to guide you which display solutions integrate perfectly with your smart factory and its applications.




Xenarc = Peace of Mind.  A Xenarc Rugged Monitor is built to last.  Mean Rate Between Failure is more than 55,000 hours or 6.2 Years of continuous Operation.  Plus it comes with a 3 Year Manufacturer's Warranty.   Xenarc = Peace of Mind

Xenarc rugged small touchscreen monitor solutions 7", 8", 9", 10", 12", 15", 18", 24" are built tough to last.  The Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) for a Xenarc Technologies rugged small monitor is > 55,000 hours OR 6.2 Years of continuous operation and with the new 3 Year Warranty, a Xenarc rugged small monitor gives you truly peace of mind.

Xenarc Technologies all-weather rugged 7", 8", 9", 10", 12", 15", 18", 24" small monitor and small touchscreen solutions are perfect Human Machine Interface for Smart Homes, Smart Factories, Smart Offices, Smart Vehicles, Smart Stores, Smart Cities.  IIoT, IoT, Industry 4.0 and for low voltage and indoor or outdoor applications.

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