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First international MMC conference

CAN in Automation (CiA) organizes the first international Mobile Machine Control (MMC) conference in Nuremberg (Germany). The 2-days event will take place in June (12 and 13).

CAN IS THE DOMINATING NETWORK TECHNOLOGY USED in mobile machines. The conference will focus on CAN-related topics, but also addresses other communication systems such as Ethernet and WLAN. The MMC program committee has selected 22 papers. Three sessions are related to safety. The others include, agriculture machinery, system and device design as well as application examples and tools.
Hirschmann MCS, Inter Control, Softing, Sontheim, and STW sponsor the conference. The event is accompanied by a tabletop exhibition. "This is the only international conference focused on the design of electronic control systems for mobile machinery," said Holger Zeltwanger, CiA Managing Director. "The selected papers range from application experiences to next generation control systems." The main focus is on safety controller and safe communication via CAN and Ethernet.