Typhoon HIL Control Center

This section provides a general description of Typhoon HIL Control Center and lists the main software components accessible from it, as well as additional software tools which can be invoked from its interface.

The Typhoon HIL Control Center integrates all the standard software components. The Welcome screen (Figure 1) opens on the application startup, containing shortcuts to all the standard tool-chain components. Each tool started from the HIL Control Center will be shown in independent window.

Figure 1: Typhoon HIL Control Center welcome screen



The Welcome screen contains links to following tools:

  1. Schematic Editor
  2. HIL SCADA
  3. Script Editor
  4. Typhoon HIL Test Suite

By clicking on the Additional tools button you will show/hide links from which you can start all other tools. These tools can also be started using appropriate shortcuts which are created during software installation (in the Start menu, Typhoon HIL Control Center-> Tools subsection).

In the upper left corner, you will find the button () that opens the small Hardware Info panel whose purpose is to show information about all connected HIL devices (Figure 2).

Also, another button () will be visible in the same place when an update is available and by clicking on the button the Update Notification panel will be shown (Figure 3).

Figure 2: Hardware Info panel



Figure 3: Update Notification panel



In the right upper corner you can find the Documentation Hub () with a searchable list of available documentation that come with the Typhoon HIL Control Center installation.

Next to the Documentation Hub button the license info button () is located which opens the License Info Panel. In this panel all License related information is located, including information about the currently used licenses.

Note: Each time you start the Typhoon HIL Control Center, the License Info Panel will check if a new license is available and update it if necessary.