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PLCopen starts
new working group
on Industry 4.0


Official Release
Safe Motion v1.0

Official release
Creating PLCopen
Compliant Libraries










TC5 - Safety : Positioning

Positioning the work of TC5 in relationship to other standards

The new safety related standards come with a new nomenclature. Some related terms are:

FVL - Full Variability Language. Application independent languages used by component suppliers for the implementation of (safety) firmware, operating systems, or development tools. Rarely used for the safety application itself. Typical languages are C/C++, Java, and assembler.
LVL - Limited Variability Language. Aimed at users to create their safety application functionality. Typical languages used are Ladder Diagram and Function Block Diagram
SRAS - Safety Related Application Software
SRES - Safety Related Embedded Software