FMS Insight Client
FMS Insight provides touchscreen optimized webpages. Many people throughout the factory interact with the cell in different ways. Thus, FMS Insight provides specific pages targeted at specific users which display relevant information. We suggest that each user bookmarks the relevant page; for example, engineers in the quality department should just bookmark the quality page in FMS Insight, visiting it directly to monitor the cell. All FMS Insight pages support a connected barcode scanner to scan the serial number of a part.
FMS Insight provides several station monitor pages. These pages are intended to be viewed at various operator stations throughout the factory and provide information to the operator on what actions to take. For example, at the load station it shows what to load and unload and at the inspection stand it shows what inspections were triggered.
FMS Insight also provides a page for operators in the tool room. This page shows current tool use in the machines, tool usage per program, and estimated tool usage for the remaining schedule in the cell controller.
FMS Insight supports continuous improvement by assisting with a monthly review. We suggest that approximately once a month, all stakeholders review the operation of the cell and decide on potential improvements. FMS Insight provides a flexibility analysis page which displays a monthly summary of the cell, displays cost/piece, and helps identify areas for improvement.
Once installed, the FMS Insight client can be launched by connecting to the
server using a browser. Any recent version of Firefox, Chrome, Edge, Android,
or iOS browsers will work (Internet Explorer is too old to work). By default,
FMS Insight listens on port 5000 and uses
http so you can visit
http://<ip address or name of insigt server>:5000 from your browser. From the computer
on which you installed FMS Insight server, you can open the FMS Insight
client by visiting http://localhost:5000. Make sure
that firewall rules allow connections on port 5000 through to the FMS Insight
server. (The port 5000 and using https/SSL instead of http can be changed in
the server configuration.)