Results > Posts Filed Under > Automation Systems

Key panels for use in tough and safety-related industrial applications

Two new key panels from the Siemens Industry Automation Division feature eight large, programmable keys with backlighting that can be adjusted in terms of brightness and color.
The Simatic HMI KP8 and KP8F key panels are designed with IP65 protection at the front for tough industrial applications and are assembled ready for use, equipped with 2-port Profinet interface and integral switch and are easy to use with tactile feedback on operation of the keys.
Simatic HMI KP8F is suitable for use in safety-related applications and also has two safety-related inputs for this purpose. In single-channel use, the safety integrity level SIL 2 is achieved, while in dual-channel use SIL 3 is attained. Depending on the safety level, …

Read More » Comments Off

Software with faster data processing and greater flexibility for RMOS3 applications

The Siemens Industry Automation Division has just equipped not one but three of its software packages for the RMOS3 real-time multicore operating system with new functions for fast data processing and greater flexibility. As a result, BSP Simatic IPC V3.0 now offers many different types of networking options for Profinet, as well as additional hardware-related functions for Simatic industrial PCs with multicore processors. RMOS3-TCP/IP V3.0 has new client services to make communication more flexible. With an improved compiler and new plug-ins for the RMOS3-GNU V3.0 development platform, which is now also compatible with Windows 7, user applications are created and tested more easily and quickly than before.
The RMOS3 real-time operating system is especially suitable for …

Read More » Comments Off