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Article | January 31, 2003
SICK, Inc: SICK, Inc: SICK, Inc: Open safety network
Sick (Minneapolis, MN), Rockwell Automation (Milwaukee, WI), and Omron Corp. (Schaumburg, IL) are collaborating on the development of an open protocol for safety communications.
The protocol will be an extension of the existing common standard protocol found in DeviceNet and Ethernet/IP. Will allow both standard and safety devices to operate on the same network. It will also allow safety devices to seamlessly communicate across standard DeviceNet and Ethernet/IP networks to other safety devices without additional programming.
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