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31/03/2007 | Channel:
IT, Technology, Equipment
An advanced ergonomic workstation has been installed at one of ABB’s sites in Aberdeen, to support its oil and gas customers.
The new facility is an ABB Extended Operator Workplace (EOW) installed at the company’s Commerce Street office in Aberdeen. It will allow ABB to support its customers by training operators, testing control system modifications and upgrades and simulating software enhancements to customers’ existing control systems. The facility will also allow remote monitoring and fault finding customer installations.
The ABB EOW is an ergonomically optimised workstation designed to enhance
the operator’s working environment and effectiveness with features that reduce fatigue and extend the operators range of understanding.
John Wood, one of ABB’s account managers for oil and gas, says: “The EOW gives the operator a much higher level of visibility, saves space compared to the equivalent size of flat screen back projection system and makes it easier for one person to control a complex process. Groups of operators can also more easily discuss what they are seeing from the system.”