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Industrial Robots – Easy Pickings!

Industrial Robots – Easy Pickings!

As robots populate factories and plants around the world at a brisk pace, security and safety are often overlooked. Numerous vulnerabilities plague industrial robots as seen in automotive assembly or autonomous transporters (found in larges on-line retailers that tout  efficient warehouse fulfillment operations.) Not to be forgotten, Cobots (Collaborative…

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Which Edition of IEC 61508 is Relevant to Me?

Simply stated, the 2nd edition of IEC 61508 is the relevant standard for newly developed products and new certifications.  This represents the current best practices on functional safety techniques and measures, and is what the marketplace expects for today’s products. 

Renewed certifications can use the 1st edition of…

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Who’s Driving Your Process?
  • by John Yozallinas, CFSE
  • Thursday, August 18, 2016
  • Certification

Who’s Driving Your Process?

When I start working with new customers for IEC 61508 certification projects, it’s easy to understand why they might not have a compliant development process for functional safety:  they’ve never done it before!  They understand their market and their products, but they need help to understand the…

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