Distributed Processing Approach to Industrial Automation
Original Publication Date: 1983-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-07
The IBM Series/l computer is utilized as a host for remote programmable controllers for industrial automation applications. Such systems not only benefit from the computer power and storage capacity of a host Series/l central processing unit (CPU), but also make use of remotely connected controllers to realize a distributed processing approach to industrial automation.