NewsNORVI Introduces ESP32-Based HMI Solution with Advanced Features

NORVI Introduces ESP32-Based HMI Solution with Advanced Features

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NORVI Debuts Innovative Human-Machine Interface Device

NORVI has introduced a new ESP32-based human-machine interface (HMI) solution, marked by its 5-inch LCD with a resistive touchscreen. This device, powered by an ESP32-S3 wireless module, stands out for its support of the LVGL library, making it suitable for a wide range of HMI applications.

NORVI HMI (ESP-HMI-5C): A Leap in Industrial Controllers

The NORVI HMI (ESP-HMI-5C) is the company’s first product featuring a display designed for HMI purposes, a significant advancement from their previous headless ENET industrial controllers. This new product integrates both Ethernet and WiFi connectivity, leveraging the capabilities of the ESP32 microcontroller.

Detailed Specifications of NORVI HMI

  • Powered by the ESP32-S3-WROOM32-1-N16R8 wireless module with a dual-core LX7 microprocessor.
  • Includes 8MB octal SPI PSRAM, 16MB flash, WiFi 4, Bluetooth 5 with LE/Mesh, and a PCB antenna.
  • Features a 5-inch LCD display with resistive touch, a microSD card slot, built-in buzzer, Ethernet (W5500), and RS485 communication interfaces.
  • Various I/O options including digital and analog inputs, and transistor outputs.
  • Equipped with a DS3231 RT chip with a backup battery, and supports a power supply range of 12 – 24V DC.
  • Meets multiple certifications and has an IP20 rating.

Programming Flexibility and LVGL Support

The NORVI HMI device offers programming versatility with the Arduino IDE, MicroPython, or the ESP-IDF framework. It notably supports the LVGL library and Squareline Studio for GUI design, making it a versatile tool for developers in various sectors.

Applications Across Industries

With its advanced features, the NORVI HMI is anticipated to be used in industrial process control, energy management, transportation, healthcare, smart home, public infrastructure management, and consumer devices. Its application as a process controller further expands its utility in the industrial sector.

Software Documentation and Use Cases

Comprehensive software documentation, including a getting started guide for Arduino programming and an LVGL demo, ensures ease of use for developers. The device’s application in various industries underscores its flexibility and the broad scope of its potential impact.

Michal Pukala
Electronics and Telecommunications engineer with Electro-energetics Master degree graduation. Lightning designer experienced engineer. Currently working in IT industry.