TÜV SÜD is a member of SmartFactory KL . SmartFactory KL is a vendor-independent demonstration and research platform to test reality in industrial production in the innovative information and communication technologies and their use. TÜV SÜD joins nearly 150 years of experience in the industrial sector with modern knowledge of Functional Safety and Industrial IT Security.
SmartFactory KL was founded in 2005 to establish a network of stakeholders from industry and research and implement Community research and development projects. The focus is on the task of integrating advanced information technologies in factory automation. SmartFactory KL is working intensively with the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI GmbH) in Kaiserslautern together.
As a new member of SmartFactory KL TÜV SÜD will contribute to the development of the industry 4.0 demonstrator, which is evolved from the work of different companies and is being developed at the Hanover Fair 2015. The experts of the international testing and certification service care in close cooperation with the partner companies to issues such as interface standards, interoperability, functional security and IT security of the entire system.
“The industrial production of the future is digital and networked be, “Dr. Armin Pfoh, says Vice President of Corporate Strategy & amp; Innovation of TÜV SÜD. “We are pleased that we contribute our experience in the industrial sector and knowledge in areas such as Functional Safety and Industrial IT Security in the network of SmartFactory KL and thus contributing to the sustainability of can afford the German economy. “
” Industry 4.0 is a network technology. A wide range of applications, it is only if we are able to give convincing answers to questions about the safety of this technique and the necessary certification ” says Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr. H. C. Detlef Zühlke, scientific director and head of the Department of Innovative Factory Systems at DFKI in Kaiserslautern. “I am pleased that we are with TÜV SÜD another important ‘puzzle piece’ in our big picture industry 4.0 can paste.”
The Digital Service TÜV SÜD includes consulting, testing and certification services Functional safety, reliability and interoperability of technical systems and IT security, condition monitoring and real-time analysis for industrial plants. For more information on the services of TÜV SÜD in this area there are at www.tuev-sued.de / ….
As one of the leading service providers in the areas of audit, inspection, auditing, certification, training and Knowledge Services TÜV SÜD provides quality, safety and sustainability. Since 1866, the technical service provider in accordance with its founding mission to protect people, the environment and property against the adverse effects of technology. The company, based in Munich, is now represented in more than 800 locations worldwide. TÜV SÜD employs more than 20,000 experts from different disciplines who are recognized in their fields as capacity. The technical service combines independent and neutral competence and expertise with valuable information and offers for businesses, consumers and the environment so real added value. TÜV SÜD supports its customers in all over the world with a comprehensive range of services and increase efficiency, reduce overhead costs and make risks manageable.