Sercos International Sets Record for Visitors and Exhibitors at SPS IPC Drives Exhibition in Nuremberg, Germany

Sercos international (SI) announced today that the SPS IPC Drives exhibition in Nuremberg was an outstanding success for the organization. More than 20 companies from a wide range of areas presented exhibits and product demonstrations at the user organization's joint booth, which attracted 40% more... - December 20, 2012

SERCOS MultiSlave Emulator: Powerful Development and Test Tool for SERCOS

The sercos MultiSlave Emulator facilitates the emulation of a sercos network with multiple slave devices for development and testing of various network configurations. A user-friendly interface supports the emulation of complete sercos networks and their connected sercos slave devices. These... - December 10, 2012

CANNON-Automata Presents a Vendor Independent Interface Between SSI Encoders and Sercos III Automation Bus

The SSI-Gateway, CANNON-Automata introduces a simple and inexpensive device that allows connection of SSI encoders of any vendor to a Sercos III network. - November 21, 2012

New Sercos III Installation Possibilities Thanks to Topology Extension

The TopoExtension from CANNON-Automata opens up new possibilities to simplify cabling of Sercos III Automation Bus networks on large and modular machines. - November 15, 2012

First Demonstration of Sercos III and EtherNet/IP Blended Infrastructure Set for SPS Show

Sercos International announced that the first demonstration systems that utilize the blended infrastructure approach of Sercos III and EtherNet/IP automation busses will be shown at this year’s SPS show in Nuremberg, Germany. - November 10, 2012

CIP Safety Protocol Stack for Sercos Automation Bus Available

At Pack Expo 2012, Sercos International (SI) and IXXAT Automation GmbH (IXXAT) announced the availability of a protocol stack software for CIP Safety on Sercos. The safety software developed by IXXAT uses the SMP (Sercos Messaging Protocol), which enables the representation of the CIP data and... - November 07, 2012

Broader, Deeper, More Universal – Sercos III Specification Update V1.3 Now Available

The Sercos vendor organizations have released an update to the specification for the Sercos III Real-time Ethernet solution. - April 05, 2012

EasySlave Enables Inexpensive Development of Sercos Slave Devices

At the recent SPS/IPC Show, Sercos International introduced the Sercos EasySlave, an FPGA-based single-chip controller for simple Sercos III slave devices. It has a real time channel with one input and one output connection, and supports cycle times as low as 31.25 usec. An IP core is provided as a... - December 02, 2011

Specification for SERCOS III Energy Profile Released and Whitepaper Available

The SERCOS vendor organizations have announced the release of the energy profile specification for the SERCOS III Real-time Ethernet Communications System. An 8-page whitepaper describing SERCOS Energy can be downloaded from - February 10, 2011

Planning and Installation Guide for SERCOS III Available

SERCOS North America announced the availability of the "SERCOS III Planning and Installation Guide." This guide is intended to support engineers and electricians during the planning and installation phase of a SERCOS III network in order to guarantee trouble-free operation of machines and... - November 03, 2010

Test System Ensures that SERCOS III Slave Implementations from Different Manufacturers are Interoperable

The SERCOS III Slave Conformizer is a new, powerful test tool for slave devices on the SERCOS III Ethernet-based automation bus. It ensures that SERCOS III slave implementations from different manufacturers are compatible and interoperable. The certification test software is available to... - January 25, 2010

Free SERCOS Seminars Announced

Free one-day seminars on the latest advances for the SERCOS interface for motion, safety and I/O are scheduled on September 14, 2009 in the Minneapolis area and on September 16, 2009 in Atlanta. See to get more details about the seminar and locations and to register. - August 28, 2009

SERCOS Vendor Organizations Announce Encoder Profile for SERCOS III

A specification for an encoder profile for the SERCOS III real-time Ethernet protocol is being developed in consultation with users and suppliers and will be available in November 2009. In parallel, a conformance test is being developed to ensure interoperability of different devices. In the... - April 24, 2009

SERCOS lll Master Software Driver Library Submitted as Open-Source

SERCOS International (SI) has announced it will provide an open source software driver library for the SERCOS lll real-time Ethernet communication system master implementation. SERCOS III thus will be the first high performance real-time protocol which makes driver software available as source... - April 24, 2009

SERCOS Vendor Organizations Announce Packaging Profile for SERCOS III

The SERCOS vendor organizations have announced the development of a Pack Profile for real-time Ethernet-based SERCOS III. The Pack Profile defines a subset of the SERCOS interface® functions for packaging machinery to ease implementation of the standard and improve the multi-vendor... - November 17, 2008

SERCOS III in ROVEMA Packaging Machines

Through the openness and standardization of SERCOS III, ROVEMA has a universal drive and automation interface available. - November 17, 2008

SERCOS North America Welcomes Four New Members

Four leading industrial companies recently joined SERCOS N.A., the North American promotional alliance for the SERCOS interface®, as new OEM members. The Aagard Group, LLC of Alexandria, Minnesota designs, engineers and manufactures automated packaging machinery, including wrap around... - October 24, 2007

SERCOS North America Offers Free SERCOS Interface Seminar

The SERCOS trade associations are hosting a free one-day seminar on the latest advances for SERCOS in motion, safety and I/O. Attendees will learn about advances in the fiber-optic based SERCOS II, the features and functions of the new Ethernet-based SERCOS III, CIP Safety for SERCOS, the new... - October 24, 2007

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