Two of our Scientific Staff members of the Institute of Automation and Information Systems are active in two different working groups of PLCopen. PLCopen is the leading vendor and product independent worldwide association for topics related to industrial control programming. They provide possibilities for faster application development, faster commissioning time and reduced life cycle costs.

Working Group On Guidelines for Usage of Object Orientation

With Object Orientation one can make many additional choices in the way the program is structured and decomposed. To support the right choices and to add to the training programs, PLCopen started an OOP Guidelines initiative. 

Working Group on Benchmarking

This PLCopen benchmarking workgroup has a hardware resource-oriented approach. With this new initiative, the benchmark can indicate the effective performance of the different processors and architectures, and thus help in the selection of the optimal architecture for the control supplier in a very early stage.