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IEC61850Li - Lite Implementation
The long wait for a lite implementation of IEC 61850 is over:
IEC 61850 Lite Implementation:
IEC61850@CHIP Development/ Kit (Starter Kit) available for special price until 2010-05-21!
Get Smart Quick with the IEC 61850 Lite implementation. One interesting product is the IPC@Chip® with IEC 61850 Client, Server, GOOSE publisher and subscriber on the Chip in addition to IEC 61131-3 (PLC programming), C/C++ programming, ...
The following overview shows the three companies that build a strong support IEC 61850 for all application domains: for all utility automation systems including Smart Grids.
Revealing the Chip at the DistribuTech 2010, Tampa (Florida).
Do you want to receive more information on the Beck IPC Chip and Ready-To-Go Modules for simple IEDs, Gateways, RTUs, Data and Information Managers, Smart Grids, Distributed Energy Resources like PV, CHP, Wind, Hydro, Fuel Cells, ...? Please contact us
Are you interested in the SystemCorp third party stack IEC 61850 / 61400-25 Lite implementation for your IED, Controller, HMI, RTU, ... or ruggedized substation IEDs? Please contact us.
Documents from Beck IPC on the CHIP etc.:
Click HERE to visit the Beck IPC web page for IEC 61850.
Click HERE to visit the Shop of Beck IPC for the Development Kit DK61.
Click HERE to request a complete client and server demo (Client will be available mid of April 2010).
Click HERE to request a server demo (for those that have a fully functional client available). A limited functional client demo is the OMICRON IED Scout that can be used for connecting to servers, retrieving the server's information model and reading data objects.
More details and a demonstration of the Chip, Development KIT DK61, and various IEDs will be provided by Beck IPC and SystemCorp during the
Some history on Ethernet, MMS, and Fieldbusses for Automation:
In September 2000 (!) NettedAutomation was convinced that the future of IEC 61850 is closely linked to lite implementations. See UCA in-a-LINUX-box. It took another 10 years before it arrived. By the way, it took some 35 years before TCP/IP was used in large scales in automation, 30 years for Ethernet, and 25 years for MMS.
Read a paper published by Karlheinz Schwarz in November 1991 on the Use of Ethernet instead of Token passing in the MAP 3.0 specification [PDF, 720 KB] - at that time the author did not know about Gigabit Ethernet;