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Paper: CLS A Fully Open Source Control System

Knoxville

Elder Matias presented at 2005 Particle Accelerator Conference, Knoxville, Tennessee

The Canadian Light Source has adopted the use of IEC 61508 [1] SIL 3 certified equipment and associated methods in the development of safety critical software. This paper examines the successful application of industrial safety rated PLC equipment in the development of accelerator and beamline safety systems. Of specific note is the application of this technology to a biomedical beamline at the CLS.

Launch of Real-Time Agent

RTA Agent Dispaly

RealTime Agent is what it says - a high-performance application that gives you, the Agent, real time access to MLS data including pictures, agent contact information, an all other listing data. What makes this even sweeter - it comes to you from a hand held device such as the HP Jornada and the Compaq iPAQ. That's right - remote rapid access to all the data you need to keep an edge on the competition, in the palm of your hand. It will change the way you run your business, and you'll never want to look back.