About Smart HMI

Our Mission

"Nothing is as strong as an idea whose time has come." (Victor Hugo)

The market success of smart devices is obvious. They are increasingly becoming the focus of automation and machine construction companies. The HTML5 standard also provides the appropriate technology to realize top-quality HMIs across platforms.

Automation specialist Egbert Gunia and HMI expert Andreas Beu recognized this trend at an early stage. Together with User Interface Design GmbH, they founded Smart HMI GmbH in 2013 with the vision of bringing together automation and web technology to develop a new generation of HMI systems that meet the future needs of Industry 4.0 and IoT in the industrial market.

The Smart HMI GmbH develops and sells the innovative and professional HMI system WebIQ, which is completely based on open web technology of the next generation (HTML5).

This solution enables customers to design HMIs that are intuitively designed and attractive on the one hand, and run on all relevant technical platforms or mobile devices on the other hand.

Smart HMI has unique and long-term know-how in the fields of "Web technology" and "UI design", as well as "Automation technology" and "Hardware".

The Smart HMI solution WebIQ is the leading product for the development of mobile HMIs.

  • 25 years ago: the introduction of PC technology into automation
  • 15 years ago: usability, user centered design and user experience for HMI design
  • Today: Visualization with HTML5

Egbert Gunia

  • Automation Expert
  • Founder and Managing Director of Digitec Engineering GmbH
  • Former member of the Lenze management and Director Controls

Andreas Beu

  • HMI, usability and user experience expert
  • Senior consultant for the design of user-friendly HMIs and mobile solutions for the industry
  • Head of various VDMA working groups