Patent Number: 6,170,019

Title: Means system and method for operating an apparatus

Abstract: A device for operating an apparatus includes a server, a central monitoring module, an apparatus for communicating between the server and the monitoring module, a plurality of control, maintenance and/or monitoring programs and an apparatus for communicating between the control, maintenance and/or monitoring programs on the one hand as well the server and/or the monitoring module on the other hand. A browser can be connected to the device so that a system for the operation of the apparatus derives therefrom. A user interface with security-related functions or interactive functions can be realized easily and with little programming outlay as a result of the invention.

Inventors: Dresel; Holger (Altendorf, DE), Goertler; Georg (Baiersdorf, DE)

Assignee: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

International Classification: G06F 11/00 (20060101); G06F 11/32 (20060101); G06F 9/44 (20060101); G06F 11/273 (20060101); G06F 1/00 (20060101); G06F 015/163 (); G06F 009/00 (); G06F 009/46 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018