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Airedale SmartCool™ now integrated with new touchscreen controller, Vu™, for enhanced user experience

Airedale SmartCool™ now integrated with new touchscreen controller, Vu™, for enhanced user experience

Date: 23rd October 2018  |   Posted by: Airedale Team  |   Posted in: Press release

Airedale is pleased to announce the release of their new colour touchscreen user
interface, Vu™, which has been integrated into all Airedale SmartCool™ units.
Vu™ further enhances a user’s interaction with the SmartCool™ control system.

Vu™ boasts a range of new and enhanced features including;

Easy to use interface for enhanced usability

The new intuitive 4.3”touchscreen interface is tuned to the needs of end users with
familiar iconography which is clear, modern and bright  - providing an experience more akin to a smartphone app.

Vu™ includes gesture control. This allows page navigation with a swipe, setpoint
adjustments via a rotating control wheel and scrollable data tables are used to
display large amounts of system information efficiently.

Trend visualisation

Visualisation of system information, both dynamic and historical, enables long term trends to be analysed and managed allowing for easy system optimisation.

A user can overlay up to four trends using any combination of pre-set system
variables to understand the systems response.

The entire trend and alarm log can also easily be exported to USB media for
archiving purposes.

At a glance unit status

The operating status of the unit can easily be determined “at a glance” with a
colour coded LED bar.

Built in service terminal

Vu™ contains a built in service terminal which emulates the traditional LCD display
found on other Airedale products. This provides a clean separation between the
user and engineer environments, providing a responsive and aesthetic user
interface for day-to-day use.

“The features of Vu™ have been designed following consultation with our customers
and thorough research by our team, to present one of the most elegant user
interfaces in the industry,” said Paul Fairclough, Chief Controls Engineer,
Airedale International Limited.

 “We focused on making an ergonomic and visually appealing user interface which is equally as functional as it is intuitive. Anyone familiar with using a smartphone or tablet will feel right at home.”

To learn more about Vu™ by Airedale, visit