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Sercos Webinars Scheduled for 2015

Sercos is continuing its successful webinar series, with 5 webinars currently scheduled in 2015. All webinars begin at 16:00 CET, which is 10 am EST.

Functionalities of Hotplug -- Tuesday. February 10, 2015
A Sercos hardware failure or break in a cable does not result in a communication shut-down. Instead, with hotplugging, defective devices or cables can be replaced while the system is in operation, which significantly increases machine availability. Rigobert Kynast, Technical Leader Sercos III Communication at Bosch Rexroth AG, will explain the functionalities of a hotplug in regards to both master and slave devices.
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Machine Communication in the Context of Industry 4.0 -- Tuesday, March 3, 2015
As part of the fourth industrial revolution, IT and production technologies are merging with the objective of a self-organizing factory (smart factory) that further increases the efficiency of industrial processes. Peter Lutz, Managing Director of Sercos International, will explain how the Sercos technology fits into the context of Industry 4.0 and how users can benefit from this technology.
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Sercos Topology, Part I -- Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Sercos networks consist of a master which coordinates at least one slave that carries out automation functions. Generally, the devices are ordered simply and neatly in line or ring topologies. In the first of this 2-part webinar, Rigobert Kynast discusses Sercos devices with two ports and two connectors, Sercos devices with two ports and one connector only, the difference between physical and logical topologies, how a device detects the existing topology and more. Part II of the Topology webinar will be held on June 17.
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Sercos Certification -- Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Conformance and interoperability of products by various manufacturers are essential criteria for usage of open standards. Peter Lutz explains the benefits of a Sercos conformance certification, the basis/guidelines upon which devices are tested, the certification process, tools that are available for a pre-test and Sercos test laboratories.
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Sercos Topology, Part II -- Wednesday, June 17, 2015
In the second of this 2-part webinar series, Rigobert Kynast talks about the internal topology of a Sercos slave, the signaling of the internal topology in the device status, topology properties of multi-slave devices and more.
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Previously-Presented Sercos Webinars Available for Download
Files of eleven Sercos webinars that were presented in 2013 and 2014 are available for download. You can also download a free .arf player for these files.

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Sercos at Hannover Fair

As in past years, Sercos will again have a booth at the Hannover Fair, April 13-17 in Hannover, Germany. Sercos International and a number of member companies will exhibit in Booth G28, Hall 9. Stop by if you will be visiting the Fair.

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