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Optimedica has used NI LabVIEW and FPGA hardware to develop a laser-based instrument for treating retinal diseases so patients benefit from quicker and less painful procedures.
What has changed in BS EN 62061, the functional safety standard for machinery? David Collier of Pilz Automation Technology reviews BS EN 62061:2005+A1:2013 and explains the changes and additions.
A new list of Harmonised Standards for the Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC was published in the Official Journal (OJ) of the European Union on 28 November 2013. Follow the link to see the latest additions and amendments.
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