SYSGO presentation @ heise devSec

On October 17th and 18th, I visited the German developer conference heise devSec in Heidelberg. Despite the mainly web-centric orientation, the convergence of IT and OT (operational technology) was a hot topic. A number of speakers, including the keynote by Miko Hyppönen from F-Secure, outlined the risks of insecure IoT systems. The stories were all…

SYSGO: Distributed Application in IEC 61499

4diac FORTE

As a partial result of the BaSys 4.0 project (www.basys40.de), the runtime environment FORTE now officially supports running on the PikeOS virtualizing Real-Time Operating System. FORTE, which itself is a part of the Eclipse 4diac™ (www.eclipse.org/4diac) framework, is one of the most comprehensive and mature implementations of an IEC 61499-conforming system. This norm itself is…