Simple, Robust Sensor Safety Networking

While AS-Interface may still be the simplest network for the lowest and most important level of automation, new features make it a more attractive networking option than ever before— including the recent adoption of Specification 3.0, which adds many advanced capabilities. In 2001 AS-Interface Safety at Work (SaW) was released in Europe, with North America following in 2002. A core requirement for SaW was to be compatible with all applications in the field, irrespective of how old the instal
By Control Engineering Staff June 6, 2008

While AS-Interface may still be the simplest network for the lowest and most important level of automation, new features make it a more attractive networking option than ever before— including the recent adoption of Specification 3.0, which adds many advanced capabilities. In 2001 AS-Interface Safety at Work (SaW) was released in Europe, with North America following in 2002. A core requirement for SaW was to be compatible with all applications in the field, irrespective of how old the installation is.

Simple, Robust Sensor Safety Networking (pdf)