https://www.cosylab.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/icaleps_EGcOeYjXYAEFsh0.png 400 698 David Pahor https://www.cosylab.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/cosylab-icon.svg David Pahor2019-12-20 17:38:502020-01-06 12:13:03My travels: a look at the trio of unbeatable 2019 events in Big Physics
At Cosylab we try to stay on our toes all the time, maintaining and strengthening our ties with industry, our partners and our customers in the domain of Big Physics. Hopefully, we are letting future clients know that we are ready to help them, too with their engineering challenges in controlling systems. On the other hand, the analogy of keeping ourselves on our toes is, perhaps, not the most fortunate one, as we at Cosylab also travel a lot with our toes in the air, high above the oceans separating the world's continents. A good example is 2019 when we flew over multiple continents to visit a trio of the most significant events of the scientific community - IPAC, IBIC and ICALEPCS in Melbourne, Malmö and Brooklyn, respectively.
https://www.cosylab.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/mis-crate-THPOY016f2-med.png 493 924 David Pahor https://www.cosylab.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/cosylab-icon.svg David Pahor2019-12-19 17:26:482020-01-16 16:42:25How Cosylab and SINAP Collaborated on Producing a Fast Machine Interlock System
A fast, flexible and reliable machine interlock system (MIS) is a safety feature that every machine needs to prevent it from harming its users or damaging itself, primarily when it operates at high energies. Even most machines in everyday use have an MIS, such as cars, clothes-washers, lifts and microwave ovens, but so do Big Physics machines, which often operate at quite high energy levels.
https://www.cosylab.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/cta-33978257058_14c1215c02_k.jpg 1721 2048 David Pahor https://www.cosylab.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/cosylab-icon.svg David Pahor2019-12-16 16:07:222019-12-24 13:34:20CTA, Gamma Rays and the Slovenian Connection
The Cherenkov Telescope Array (CTA) is new global array of land-based gamma-ray detectors that will allow further studies in high energy astrophysics, cosmology and fundamental physics, especially those of the most energy-intensive phenomena in the Cosmos.
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Throughout Cosylab’s past work of developing supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) solutions, we’ve noticed a lack of understanding of the SCADA role in a system when we are asked to provide a SCADA solution. This lack of understanding poses a risk when it comes to whether our customers will find our solution useful for their work in the end or not. Since it is in our best interests to provide useful solutions to our customers and since this is also what we strive for, I’ve decided to share what I see as a role of a SCADA. In the case when a SCADA is really the right solution for the given problem, then I list the questions that need to be asked to design a SCADA solution that will be useful. My ultimate aim is to bring clarity to those thinking about whether they need a SCADA or not.
https://www.cosylab.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/1_8y3BEJJ9glzdecMt_xg7WA.jpeg 334 504 Vanja Anderle https://www.cosylab.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/cosylab-icon.svg Vanja Anderle2018-11-09 08:58:352019-08-14 06:15:56How QualySense accelerated the development of their machine
QualySense is a Swiss company that develops high-end solutions for a safe and sustainable food supply by pioneering high-speed single kernel technologies.