Motors & Motion
Siemens showcases extensions to TIA Portal and the Simotics motor family
By Alyssa Dalton
December 22, 2011 – Siemens has revealed that its latest extension to the TIA (Totally Integrated Automation) Portal—a full motor range—will be named “Simotics”. This latest release helps to accelerate the engineering of fail-safe applications using the new Step 7 Safety Advanced engineering tool, providing all the necessary project engineering and programming elements and offering newcomers a quick and intuitive entry into the world of programming, says Siemens. Innovations also include: a new generation of devices for the distributed I/O Simatic ET200SP; and new industrial communication products such as the Scalance X-500 industrial Ethernet switches.
SIEMENS INDUSTRY SECTOR