Engineering & Manufacturing
Is it Finally Time to Switch?
Take a look at the industry's migration from electromechanical to digital switch technology in the cab and learn why it's important for engineers to weigh the benefits of both switch types.
February 5, 2024
EAO Releases New Rugged Push-Button HMIs With Integrated Cables & Rear Sealing
February 1, 2024
New Keypad Variations
June 22, 2023
On-Road Safety for Off-Road Vehicles
March 1, 2023
Using ‘Feel’ to Help Improve Ease of Use in the Cab
October 6, 2022
New HMIs Are Discussed at iVT Expo
September 29, 2022
Volvo Penta & Aiab Energy Expand Collaboration Into BESS Solution
As power generation company Aiab Energy diversifies its portfolio into battery energy storage systems (BESS), Volvo Penta is set to provide an optimized BESS subsystem for its future BESS solutions.
Volvo Penta of America
February 20, 2024
State of the Industry 2023
Get seven professional perspectives and predictions about what's shaping the 2024 OEM landscape.
December 1, 2023
ICYMI: OEM Industry Summit 2023
October 31, 2023
This summit provides three days of comprehensive content for equipment designers and engineers in an educational format.
Two- and Six-Pushbutton Series 09 Keypads
The new Series 09 keypads feature application-specific configuration options for both the button illumination and the communication interfaces.
September 12, 2022
Overmolded Option for Series 82 Switches
The new version is available for selected illuminated pushbuttons within Series 82 and has front and rear IP67 protection.
April 6, 2022
Carling Technologies VM-Series Multiplexed Operator Control Module
The VM Series provides the look and feel of traditional rocker switches with the benefits of a multiplexed product.
January 28, 2021
OTTO LP5-V Pushbutton with Full Illumination and Legend Options
The LP5-V pushbutton is available with a choice of 73 standard legends, or customers can create their own logo, lettering or legend.
OTTO Engineering Inc.
November 10, 2020
EAO Series 57 “All-in-One” Door-Opening Pushbuttons
The EAO Series 57 "all-in-one" door-opening pushbuttons includes a new plastic coating for improved reaction to climatic influences
December 10, 2019
OTTO Fully Illuminated LP3-V Vandal Resistant Pushbutton
OTTO's LP3-V pushbutton offers positive tactile feedback and is available with a variety of LED colors.
OTTO Engineering Inc.
September 3, 2019
EAO Series 45 Double Pushbuttons
The EAO Series 45 double pushbuttons offer two separate pushbuttons in a single device to provide space savings.
August 31, 2018
APEM IX Series Pushbutton
APEM's IX Series pushbutton features a backlit switch and 12 mm (0.47 in.) diameter compact bushing.
July 18, 2018
EAO Expands Series 82 with Custom Options and Value Added Services
EAO has added customization options to its Series 82 push buttons, such as laser engraving, to help meet individual customer requirements.
January 18, 2017
HED CL 613/614 Family of Sealed CAN Keypads
The CL 613/614 family of sealed CAN keypads from HED Inc. are sealed to IP67 for use in harsh off-highway applications.
Hydro Electronic Devices Inc. (HED Inc.)
April 1, 2016
EAO Series 45 Switches
EAO's Series 45 line of switches are fully customizable and meet the requirements for IP69K to withstand use in harsh environmental conditions.
March 21, 2016
APEM FD Series Pushbutton Switches
The APEM FD Series of pushbutton switches feature superposed filters which react to green and red light only, enabling the switches to display different legends depending on the illumination color.
November 20, 2015
Siemens Sirius Act IEC Push Buttons
The Sirius Act line of IEC push buttons from Siemens feature a modular design and snap-on concept for easy installation.
Siemens Industry Inc.
May 20, 2015
MEC NAVIMEC and CONTROLMEC Series Navigational Switches
MEC's NAVIMEC and CONTROLMEC Series switches are available in various color and illumination options for customization to specific application needs.
May 20, 2015
Marlin Technologies Nine Pushbutton Keypad with CANbus
Marlin Technologies' pushbutton keypad includes six inputs and seven outputs for directly controlling and interfacing with the vehicle.
Marlin Technologies Inc.
May 9, 2015
Ikusi exhibiting latest product offerings at INTERMAT 2015
During INTERMAT 2015, Ikusi will exhibit its new MP20 and MP08 receivers as well as its I-KONTROL range of pushbutton boxes.
Ikusi Remote Control
March 24, 2015
13000 Series Sealed Pushbutton Switches
APEM's 13000 Series sealed pushbutton switches include IP67 sealing for protection against water and dust in harsh operating environments.
March 16, 2015
Magnetek wireless controls certified for use in hazardous locations
Magnetek announces its XLTX and MLTX2 wireless controls have received ATEX and IECEx certifications for use in hazardous locations.
May 12, 2014
Curtiss-Wright opens German office following recent acquisitions
The move follows Curtiss-Wright’s recent acquisitions of Arens Controls, PG Drives Technology and Williams Controls; and the merging of its existing Penny + Giles business into a newly formed Industrial group.
April 3, 2014
CAN-Driven Operator Control Module
OTTO Engineering Inc. introduces its CAN-driven Operator Control Module featuring a custom backlit keypad and Hall effect switches.
OTTO Engineering Inc.
October 24, 2013
From ultrasound to ultra rugged
Designers of operator interfaces look outside the vehicle industries to a rarely-referenced inspiration: The medical field.
August 13, 2013
Operator Control Stations
Arens Controls, a Curtiss-Wright brand
August 9, 2013
Peerless Electronics Opens OTTO Controls e-store
Peerless Electronics has launched its OTTO Controls e-store featuring descriptions, images, data sheets and shipping information for its various electronic control products.
Peerless Electronics Inc.
June 10, 2013
Tell-Tale Light Bar (SAE J1939)
Faria Beede Instruments Inc.
February 14, 2013
EAO's Series 57 Door-Opening Pushbutton Recipient of Two International Design Awards
The Series 57 door-opening pushbutton from EAO has received two international design awards, and is nominated for several others.
February 11, 2013
Platinum Series Pushbuttons and Selectors
Automation Systems Interconnect announces the release of its .22 mm Platinum Series pushbuttons and selectors.
Automation Systems Interconnect, Inc. (ASI)
February 4, 2013
EAO Releases New Catalogue of HMI Components
EAO has released a new Main Catalog of HMI Components featuring 850 pages of detailed information about EAO's complete product range.
January 22, 2013
Tips for selecting and designing a membrane switch
Save time and money by following a few easy guidelines.
December 12, 2012
PVC Coated Momentary Start Push Button Switch
The latest push button switch from Waytek features a PVC coating to ensure durability in harsh operating environments.
November 8, 2012
EAO Corp. Forms Product Development Partnership with Digital Switching Systems
EAO Corp. and Digital Switching Systems have formed a partnership to expand the development and promotion of ruggedized intelligent keypads and digital switching technology.
November 6, 2012