Rethinking safety

Shifting machine safety from hardware to software

Industry 4.0, Internet of Things and new forms of human machine interaction: These are exciting times for mechanical engineering and the production industry in general, and the speed at which changes are happening seems to be getting faster all the time. The changes will also have an impact on machine safety.

Source: trade magazine Der Konstrukteur 6/2016
André Batz, Director of Research & Development, Schmersal Group

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