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Sercos Webinars Scheduled

Sercos is continuing its successful webinar series with a webinar on Diagnostics scheduled for November 12, 2015. Rigobert Kynast, Technical Leader Sercos III Communication at Bosch Rexroth AG, will explain Sercos diagnostics in this webinar and discuss how the diagnosis is structured in a Sercos slave. The webinar begins at 16:00 CET (10 am EST). Read more and register »

A Webinar titled Robust communication – Redundancy concepts for industrial communication networks and plants will be presented on December 1, 2015, beginning at 16:00 CET (10 am EST). Stephan Kehrer, Engineer Future Technology, Hirschmann Automation and Control GmbH, will offer a brief introduction to different concepts that can provide fault-tolerance to Ethernet communication networks, will present an introduction to static and dynamic redundancy protocols as specified in the IEC 62439, parts 2 and 3 and will give a brief comparison between the properties of the introduced protocols.
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Files of previous Sercos webinars are available for download. You can also download a free .arf player for these files. See the list and download »

Sercos to Present a SoftMaster Demo at SPS IPC Drives

Sercos will present a SoftMaster demo during the SPS IPC Drives Show in Nuremberg, November 24 to 26, in hall 2, stand 440. This demo is based on a Sercos III SoftMaster core, which was developed in cooperation with Bosch Rexroth AG and is being made available as open-source software for general use in the software pool of Sercos International.

With the Sercos III SoftMaster, a Sercos III master FPGA or ASIC hardware component is not required. Instead, a standard Ethernet controller is used and the Sercos III hardware functions are emulated in host-based driver software. With this implementation approach, adequate real-time behavior is ensured for a large number of applications. If an Ethernet controller with several queues and telegram scheduling (such as the Intel i210™) is used, synchronizations and high availabilities similar to a hardware-based master can be achieved. Read more »

Also on display will be an attractive hexapod demo from Bosch Rexroth, a Sercos-based vision system from Imago Technologies and drive and control technologies from companies such as Automata, Bihl+Wiedemann, Bosch Rexroth, Phoenix Contact, and Schneider Electric; plus vision systems from Imago and Vision & Control.

Sercos Multi-Vendor Demo at Fabtech Show

The Sercos multi-vendor interoperability demo shows automation products from several manufacturers connected using the Sercos automation bus. It includes Sercos products from Bosch Rexroth, Aventics, Cannon-Automata, Feller Engineering, Festo, halstrup-walcher, Hilscher, RiceLake/Laumas and TR-Electronic. The demo will next be exhibited in Bosch Rexroth Booth S2324 at the Fabtech Show, November 9-12 at McCormick Place, Chicago. Read a 4-page brochure describing the demo »

Product Information

There are Sercos-capable products for almost all automation applications. More than 130 providers cover a wide range of products and services: including controls, drives, frequency converters, sensors, decentralized I/O peripherals, infrastructure components, image processing solutions, hardware and software components, development tools and testing and engineering solutions.

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Sercos Trade Show Schedule

November 24-26
SPS IPC Drives in Nuremberg, Germany
Hall 2, stand 440

December 2-4
System Control Fair, Tokyo Big Sight, Tokyo
West Hall 2, Booth N-13

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