|Sercos Webinars Scheduled
Sercos International is offering free webinars in German and English on October 24 and November 14, 2013.
Michael Jochem, project manager for safety and security at Bosch Rexroth, will present "CIP Safety on Sercos® + EtherNet/ IP" on October 24, 2013. He will explain the workings and protocol software for CIP Safety on Sercos with practical application examples. He will also present the Conformance Test Tool and its uses. To round off this webinar, there will be a short introduction to the CIP Safety Stack, which Sercos International developed in cooperation with IXXAT Automation.
This Webinar will take place in German at 10 am Central European Time -- CET (4 am EST) and in English at 4 pm CET (10 am EST) on October 24, 2013.
On November 14, Peter Lutz, Managing Director of Sercos International, will present a lecture on the topic "How users benefit from a common Sercos III and EtherNet/IP infrastructure." In this 30-minute webinar, Lutz will explain the term "common network infrastructure," how this can be implemented technically, and the benefits plant and machinery installers and users can gain from it.
This Webinar will take place in German at 10 am CET (4 am EST) and in English at 5 pm CET (11 am EST) on November 14, 2013.
Both webinars will provide the opportunity to ask questions at the end of the presentation and to share your ideas with the lecturer.
Participation requires a computer with access to the Internet and an active sound card or telephone. After registering, participants will receive login details and a description about how to participate in the Webinar.
2013 Edition of Sercos Product and Manufacturer's Guide Now Available
This new, expanded 80-page document lists, illustrates and describes hundreds of Sercos products and services from 125 manufacturers around the world. Available products include complete automation packages, CNCs, electric/pneumatic/hydraulic motion controls, PLCs, drives and frequency converters, modular and compact I/O devices, sensors and cameras, gateways, development/configuration/diagnostic tools, controllers, software drivers, stacks, switches, cables and plugs, and engineering/training/testing services.
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Sercos International Launches Free Sercos Tube Racer iPad App
Sercos International recently launched a free iPad app "Sercos tube racer." The game is available in the iTunes Store and shows in a playful manner how the common network infrastructure for Sercos® III and EtherNet/IP works.
Sercos telegrams, CIP messages and TCP/IP messages can coexist within a network without requiring additional cables. The game involves these three types of data packages moving down a single cable. Successful attributes in this casual game are speed, precision and concentration, attributes that also characterize the Sercos technology! The player has to click on the data packages at the perfect time to achieve high scores and to reach the next level.
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Sercos User Conference was a Complete Success
On September 24, 2013, Sercos International held a successful, fully-booked User Conference in Frankfurt. About 70 customers and prospects from machine and plant engineering as well as end customers, system integrators, device and automation manufacturers attended presentations given by Bosch Rexroth, Dürr Systems, Schneider Electric Automation, Sercos International and others.
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Sercos to Exhibit at SPS/IPC/Drives Show
As in past years, Sercos will have a large booth at the SPS/IPC/Drives 2103 show in Nuremberg, Germany on November 26-28 in Hall 6, Booth #110. The latest Sercos products from a number of prominent manufacturers will be displayed.
Sercos will exhibit at two shows in Asia this fall. November 5-9 in Booth #W1-B123 at the Industrial Automation Show in Shanghai, China. and November 6-8 in Hall West 2, Booth #N-02 at the System Control Fair 2013 in Tokyo, Japan.
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