Video 4: FaceplatesVideo 4: Faceplates

Faceplates allow the operator to interact with the control system by manipulating setpoints and outputs or viewing a process trend.

With Wonderware's InTouch you basically get a truck load of parts. You can build a faceplate, but it takes a lot of knowledge of scripting and tags. Not to mention, you'll need a great deal more development and debugging time than you do with APACS+ OS.

This video compares Wonderware InTouch Faceplate development with APACS+ OS Faceplate library.

It also includes a how-to for customizing APACS+ OS or PCS 7 OS faceplates.

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