TU Kaiserslautern launches real-time lab in cooperation with SYSGO

On January 19, 2018 the TU Kaiserslautern, Chair for Real-time Systems headed by Prof. Fohler with support from SYSGO AG has launched a practice course (a lab). The lab provides students an excellent opportunity to work on industrial grade hardware (Xilinx Zynq 7000), open source technologies such as Linux, as well as with industrial real-time…

Will we have security in Industry 4.0 applications?

Industry 4.0 is an extremely interesting topic that once achieved will enable flexible production and re-configurable plants. During the Security Symposium 2016 all keynotes and presentations have an agreement that the current industrial automation pyramid will transform into mesh-network (see Figure 1). This network will enable to reconfigure the installed plant services into new and…