Getting Started with Gen 3 & 4 HMI Modules

1 Pick your Module & Get a Dev Kit Generation 3 & 4 modules are mature products and not recommended for new projects. We recommend starting with Generation 5 HMI Modules, for example the SIMx52 or SIMx62 families for new designs.   If you’ve purchased a development kit for a Generation 3 or 4 HMI module, for example the SIM115, SIM231, … Read more


SHIPEngine: the Power Behind Great HMI User Experiences Every Serious Integrated HMI Module (SIM) comes pre-installed with several firmware components: SHIPPaddle (PADD), the initial early stage bootstrapper, SHIPTug (TUGB), the full bootloader with firmware update capabilities, and, SHIPEngine (ENGN), the runtime engine rendering your GUI and communicating. The boot process is described in the SHIPv5 … Read more

Serious Integrated HMI Modules (SIMs)

What’s a SIM? SIMs are intelligent Human Machine Interface (HMI) platforms embeddable in Original Equipment Manufacturers’ (OEMs’) products. The modules are capable of delivering modern, responsive, and elegant user experiences. Think of them like an out-of-the-box HMI peripheral to your system. The latest “Generation 5” SIMs, including the cost-effective SIMx52 and high-performance SIMx62 series, have numerous … Read more