SICK is presenting its own smart factory that produces batch
size 1 and serial products on the same line. This flexibility has
been made possible by sensor intelligence: programmable and
IO-Link is not just gaining increasing acceptance in an ever
greater number of applications – the manufacturer-independent
communication technology is also an enabler for innovative sensor
Up to now, functional safety technology in automation has mostly
been implemented separated from fieldbuses and Ethernet networks.
But the next microScan3 generation sets new standards: The microScan3...