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  • 1. PRODUCTS AND SERVICES CATALOGUE Aerospace projects 1About our partnerIs a leader in the field of on-board software in the Czech Republic and it is one of the leadingCzech SMEs in the field of innovative R&D projects with a focus on aerospace projects.Is also experienced in other areas like custom embedded systems for industrial automation, PLCtechnology, data transmission and microwave high frequency applications.Our partner is member of the following associations: • Czech Space Alliance – Association of Czech SMEs involved in space industry  ITS&S – Intelligent Transport Systems and Services– Association for Transport Telematics of the Czech and Slovak Republic • Unmanned Systems Manufacturers Association – Association of companies engaged in development, manufacturing and operation of UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) in the Czech Republic • UVS International - UVS International represents manufacturers of unmanned vehicle systems (UVS), subsystems and critical components for UVS and associated equipment, as well as companies supplying services with or for UVS and research organizationsCONTENTSArtes 10: IRIS programme SPACEOn-board SoftwareEGSE SoftwareData Processing SoftwareUnmanned Aerial Systems UASAerial Target UAVScanner UAV PayloadsUAV AutopilotGround Control SystemPLC Control of Chillers ENERGETICSPLC TestbedControl Systems and Robotics INDUSTRIALGeneric Embedded ControlFramework
  • 2. ARTES 10: IRIS PROGRAMMEparticipates in two independent workpackages of the Iris programmeATM Repeater Verification TestbedIs member of team which definethe architecture of a simulator of thetelecommunication payload to be carriedon the satellite and implement thesimulator and its sub-components. Thisincludes simulation of the ATM repeaterand the Ground segment/Satellite KU-band & Aircraft/Satellite L-band radiolinks.GUI for TC processorObjective of another task is to develop a common data processing and graphical library for theTC Results Processor, to be used to support the test reports generation and further to design anddevelop the TC GUI module, TC Test manager and TC test processor interface. The develop -ment follows the ECSS standardization as applicable for the ground support equipment. Thedelivery consists of the Software module, the host platform HW and the appropriate documenta-tion.Iris Programme OverviewIris, element 10 of the ESAs ARTES (Advanced Research in Telecommunications Systems) programme, aims to devel-op a new Air-Ground Communication system for Air Traffic Management (ATM). It is the satellite-based solution for theSingle European Sky Air Traffic Management (ATM) Research (SESAR) programme. It supports the implementation ofthe Single European Sky by looking at all aspects of Air Traffic Management. It also intends to modernize communicationinfrastructure and increase safety for air traffic participants. By 2020 it will contribute to the modernization of air traffic management by providing digital data-links to cockpit crews in continental and oceanic airspace replacing a voice communication channel between the pilot and a controller. Satellite-based solution for Air Traffic Management www.defensetechs.com info@defensetechs.com © 2012
  • 3. ON-BOARD SOFTWARE is a leader in the field of Space On-board Software in Czech Republic. engineers have experience from earlier non-ESA Space projects and just finished ESA project. The On-board SW development is compliant to the actual ECSS standardization. SWARM Accelerometer Instrument On-board Software (ESA project) • StartUp SW - Mission critical SW (stored in PROM)• Application SW (stored in EEPROM) • Engineering support during project phases B, C/D, E Accelerometer On-board Software features • Science and Housekeeping data acquisition using multiple AD converters, measurement time-stamped with accuracy better than 1 millisecond • ESA Packet Utilization Standard (PUS) TC/TM interface • SW developed in C language, time critical routines in Assembly • HW target was a significant performance constraint for the SW – x51 family 8-bit microcontroller (Space qualified 80C32E at 12MHz with only 268 Dhrystones / 0.153 VAX MIPS) • Priority scheduler for optimal utilization of limited CPU performance Mission background The SWARM mission objective is to provide the best survey ever of the geomagnetic field and the first global representation of its variations on time scales from an hour to several years. The challenging part is to separate the contributions from the various magnetic field sources. SWARM, a constellation mission (3 identical satellites), will simultaneously obtain a space-time characterisation of both the internal field sources in the Earth and the ionospheric-magnetospheric current systems. Launch is planned in 2012. HXRS (Solar Hard X-Ray Spectrometer) • Instrument On-board SW • Technology: On-board SW: 80C166 CPU, Assembly; Ground support and test equipment SW: C++, Windows Mission background Czech Solar Hard X-Ray Spectrometer aboard the NASA & U.S. Department of Defense & U.S. Department of Energy - Multispectral Thermal Imager satellite (MTI). Launched on March 12th, 2000 on a Taurus vehicle from VAFB, CA, USA, successful 18 month mission. MIMOSA (Czech microsatellite) • Spacecraft OBC On-board SW • Main instrument (Microaccelerometer MAC-03) On-board SW • Technology: On-board SW: 80C166 CPU, Assembly; Ground support and test equipment SW: Linux, RTLinux, C/C++ Mission background MIMOSA (Microaccelerometric Measurements of Satellite Accelerations) was a Czech microsatellite, principal investigator of the project was Astronomical Insti- tute of Academy of Sciences (ASU CAS) Ondřejov, Czech Republic (Czech nation- al funding). Launched on June 30th, 2003 on Rockot KS / Breeze (Eurockot) from Plesetsk in northern Russia. Mimosa www.defensetechs.com info@defensetechs.com
  • 4. ON-BOARD SOFTWARE STIX Instrument On-board Software (ESA project) • Engineering support during project phase B • StartUp SW - Mission critical SW (stored in PROM) • Application SW (stored in FLASH memory)STIX On-board Software features • Control of the instrument and interface to the spacecraft • SpaceWire link interface, using the CCSDS packet transfer protocol and ESA Packet Utilization Standard (PUS) TC/TM interface • Housekeeping data acquisition and reporting • FDIR (Failure detection, isolation and recovery) with a high level of autonomy • Science data acquisition and storage in the instrument internal mass memory • On-board data processing: Autonomous based on user parametrisation and Selective based on user TC requests – possible to select data from the instrument internal archive in the mass memory Solar Orbiter - artistic view © ESA • SW developed in C language • HW target: Leon 3FT IP core in FPGAMission BackgroundThe Solar Orbiter is one of the Cosmic vision M-Class ESA missions. The mission goal is to understand (and evenpredict) how the Sun creates and controls the Heliosphere. STIX (Spectrometer Telope for Imaging X rays) is one of theSolar Orbiters on-board remote sensing instruments. STIX provides imaging spectroscopy of solar thermal and non-thermal X-ray emissions from approx. 4 to 150 keV, with unprecedented sensitivity and spatial resolution (near periheli -on), and good spectral resolution. ESA GSTP projectsESAs General Support Technology Programme (GSTP) exists to convert promising engineeringconcepts into a broad spectrum of mature products.OBCP-BB: Requirements and I/F definition for future OBCP Building BlockSpacecraft on-board autonomy is becoming more and more prevalent, in particular for deep spacemissions with long propagation delays and low telemetry bandwidths. One method by whichthe Spacecraft is able to maintain this autonomy is through the use of On-Board Control Proced-ures. This GSTP activity makes an assessment of the ECSS-E-ST-70-01C standard, a review theexisting OBCP technologies and determines requirements for its future implementation as a build-ing block prototype. As a part of the activity, a prototype OBCP Building Block implementation isproduced .OSRAc: On-board Software Reference Architecture consolidationFuture modular reusable/reference on- board SW architecture with a goal to reuse the On-boardsoftware in a systematic manner. This GSTP study is following activities COrDeT and Domeng. www.defensetechs.com info@defensetechs.com © 2012
  • 5. EGSE SOFTWARE ACC Instrument EGSE Software provided Accelerometer (ACC) instrument EGSE (Electrical Ground Support Equipment) Software for the SWARM mission. ACC Instrument EGSE functionality: • Used during the instrument development, verification / validation testing on the instrument level and during the Spacecraft integration • Communication front end for generating, handling an receiving TC (telecommand) / TM (telemetry) packets, according to the appropriate ESA standards (Ground Systems and Operations, Telemetry and Telecommand Packet Utilization ECSS-E-70-41) • Load and dump SW (including EEPROM patching) • Receive and parsing of Housekeeping and Science data • Automatic communication logging • Simulation of the spacecraft OBC (On-board computer) functionality • Allows generate all TC packets for the ACC instrument. • Open architecture - allows user to write own test scripts including TC packet sequences in widely known PHP scripting language • Automatic Data parsing • EGSE SW functionality provides packet filtering, automatic conversion, generated logs and error logs • Packet Analyzer including Validar module provides functionality for autonomous validation of single packets and packet sequences • Test front end for testing of ACC HW, both digital and analogue part with specific test of HW • Control of EGSE HW modules: HW module for two serial RS422 interfaces, digital I/O interface to PPS generator and instrument internal relays control, communic- ation with MCU-controlled instru- ment electronics checkout unit and remote-controlled power supply • Support for autonomous and operator assisted instrument SW and HW tests • EGSE GUI • Provides on-line view (tabular and graphical) of the instrument status and control of instrument opera-ACC EGSE SW screenshot tion • TC TM FE LAN module • Provides communication interface for C&C messages from Core GSE (GSE for the SWARM space - craft including all on-board instruments) in the integrated configuration • Technology: Linux/C++/Qt/PHP www.defensetechs.com info@defensetechs.com
  • 6. DATA PROCESSING SOFTWARE engineers have experience from several space projects – from a successful implementation ofthe data processing for satellite payloads (spectrometers & accelerometers). SphinX (Fast Soft X-ray Spectrophotometer) on-board of CORONAS-PHOTON spacecraft • Data processing SW • Technology: Ground segment SW: Linux, C, C++, Shell scripts, IDL, NASA Solarsoft packages, SQL, JAVA, PHP, FirebirdSphinx Data processing SW features • The purpose of software is to analyze and process incoming data dumps, downloaded from the Spacecraft operational center. The inputs for the processing are SphinX spectrometer science (X-ray) data and auxiliary data - housekeeping/ technological data and S/C position/orientation data. • Processed data will be accessible locally using the interactive visual- ization tool and remotely using web server (data catalogue and visual- ization). • Properties: Two synchronized Linux Servers, Creating of FITS files from telemetry dumps, Measurements stored in a Firebird database, IDL ThickClient for interactive data visualisation, WebServer with a catalogue, PDF generator.Mission backgroundCORONAS is a Russian program for study of the Sun and solar-ter-restrial connections physics by series of spacecrafts, which provideslaunching of three solar-oriented satellites onto the near-Earth orbit.CORONAS-PHOTON (Complex ORbital Observations Near-Earthof Activity of the Sun) is the third satellite in this series. Two previ-ous missions of the project are "CORONAS-I" (launched on March2, 1994) and "CORONAS-F" (launched on July 31, 2001). DataProcessing Ground Segment software for SphinX - a fast Soft X-raySpectrophotometer for the Russian CORONAS Solar Mission hasbeen developed in cooperation with Astronomical Institute,Academy of Sciences of the CR, v. v. i. The end customer is SpaceResearch Center of the Polish Academy of Sciences.CORONAS-PHOTON has been launched on January 30th, 2009 on Tsyklon-3 from LC-32, Plesetsk, Russia. HXRS (Solar Hard X-Ray Spectrometer) • Data processing SW • Automated downloads of the data files from the mission data server in the USA • Data processing – conversion from raw data to FITS format • Technology: C/C++, Windows, UNIX/Solaris, NASA Solarsoft MIMOSA (Czech microsatellite) • Ground segment SW – automated data transfers and processing • Ground station control SW – automated communication with the satellite • Technology: Linux, C++ www.defensetechs.com info@defensetechs.com © 2012
  • 7. UNMANNED AERIAL SYSTEMSEmbedded electronics, prototype manufacturing, UAV control systems and payloads CCUAS LABS - The Hacker Model Prod. and Evolving Systems Competence Center forUnmanned Aerial Systems Laboratories. • specializes on electronics, especially in embedded microcontrollers, data transmission and microwave high frequency applications. • team of qualified engineers have experience (20 years - since 1989), hardware and software tools needed for working with the latest technolo- gies. • Our objective is our satisfied customer. • can handle complete developments, product moderniz- ation or only give advice or consultation in the field of data communications and microwave high frequency circuits. • have been working on certificates necessary for getting better in military and avionics business.2nd generation UAV avionics engineers have designed a control system for the new generation of Czech UAV, used as aerial targets, developed in a consortium “” together with Hacker Model Production. has designed the on-board electronic systems and supplied an embedded software and Ground UAV control software. New UAV (Unmanned aerial vehicle) production lines have been introduced in cooperation with a partner company Hacker Model Production a. s.UAVs: • 90 – mini unmanned reconnaissance carrier "Electric ray" • 400 – autonomous aerial target system • 700 – autonomous aerial target system (jet engine) • Scanner – reconnaissance and surveillance systemBackgroundThe progressive introduction of UAVs for both military and civilscopes is an important change in Aeronautics. Various countriesaim to introduce UAV systems in civil airspace in the time-frame2010-25, according to many projects and initiatives. Civilian UAVflight operations may include very important tasks, such as: NaturalDisaster and Emergencies Assistance; Nuclear Facilities Protection;Pipeline Inspection; Assessment and Monitoring; Scientific MissionParticipation, Contamination Measurement, Surveillance of publicgatherings, Riot Control, etc. www.defensetechs.com info@defensetechs.com
  • 8. HAES AERIAL TARGET UAV400 Aerial TargetThe 400 is an autonomous aerial target used to provide a threat-representative target drone tosupport the Ground-to-Air Weapon System evaluation, testing and training programs.FeaturesThe 400, manufactured, isconstructed of carbon fiber and epoxy-based materials.The 400 is capable of speeds from80 km/h (49 mph) to 400 km/h (244mph) true airspeed at sea level. Thedrone can achieve flight altitudes from30 m (100 ft) above ground level to3,000 m (10,000 ft) mean sea level.Maneuvers include G-turns up to 20 Gs, and other aerial acrobatic turns. a.sThe drone is launched from a rail system. The drone can land by using a parachute recoverysystem. Recovered targets are repaired, tested and reused. The 400 can carry a full range ofcurrent target payloads which include infrared and radar enhancements and a chaff/flaredispenser set.BackgroundA realistically moving aerial target provides efficient shooting practice and combat firing for anti-aircraft missile systemsSHORAD/VSHORAD, thus improving the quality and efficiency of the gunner/operator training. Five prototype targetsof 3 different sizes (wing span 1.5 m, 1.9 m and 2.5 m) have been built to date, in 2009 – 2011.General Characteristics of 400 V1.5 Primary function: Aerial target Power plant: Combustion engine w/ propeller Wingspan: 1.9 meters (6.3 ft) * Length: 1.35 meters (4.5 ft) * Height: 0.56 meters (1.8 ft) * Weight: 19 kg empty, 21.5 kg max. * Maximum speed: 400 km/h (244 mph) Ceiling: 3,000 meters (10,000 ft) Range: 30 km (18 mi)*) Valid for the medium-sized model www.defensetechs.com info@defensetechs.com © 2012
  • 9. SCANNER UAV a.sScannerThe Scanner is a medium endurance unmanned aircraft system. The Scanners primarymission is reconnaissance and surveillance in support of the operational commander. Surveillanceimagery from video cameras and forward looking cameras are distributed in real-time.FeaturesThe Scanner is a system, not just an aircraft. A fully operational system consists of oneaircraft (with sensors), a Ground Data Terminal, an Image Receiving System, a ScannerSatellite Link, along with operations and maintenance crews for deployed 24-hour operations.The basic crew for the Scanner is a pilot and a payload operator. Scanner follows aconventional launch sequence from a semi-prepared surface under direct line-of-sight control.The take-off distance is typically 50 m (165 ft) and landing 100 m (330 ft).The mission is controlled through real-time video signals received in the Ground Data Terminal.Command users are able to task the payload operator in real-time for images or video on demand.The surveillance and reconnaissance payload capacity is 10 kg (22 lb), and the vehicle carrieselectro optical and infrared cameras. The aircraft can be equipped with sensors as the missionrequires. The cameras produce full-motion video.The system is composed of three major components, which can be deployed for operations inthe field. The Scanner aircraft can be disassembled and packed into a container for travel.BackgroundThe Scanner system was designed in response to the needs of police and military to provide medium-durationintelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance information.It has many other uses: promotion, real estate sales, technical documentation of historic buildings, digs registration,comparison of geological changes, agriculture, detection of illegal buildings and junkyards, searching for missing personsor fugitives, measurement of concentrations of noxious gases, traffic monitoring, residential area monitoring, and securitypatrol. www.defensetechs.com info@defensetechs.com
  • 10. SCANNER UAV IRS (Ima g e Re c e ivin g S yste m) G DT (G ro u n d Da ta Te rmin a l) General Characteristics of Scanner V1.3 Primary Function: Reconnaissance, airborne surveillance and target acquisition Power plant: Engine with propeller; 1 x 11 hp Wingspan: 3 m (10 ft) Length: 2.15 m (7 ft) Height: 0.85 m (2.7 ft)Maximum take-off weight: 25 kg (55 lb) Payload: 10 kg (22 lb) Speed: Cruise speed around 80 km/h (49 mph), maximum up to 150 km/h (92 mph) Range: 6.5 km (3.8 mi), limited by datalink range Ceiling: 1,000 m (3,300 ft) Endurance: 2 hr Crew (remote): Two (pilot, payload operator) Ground control system: Two suitcases, containing pilot and payload operator consoles (GDT = Ground Data Terminal, IRS = Image Receiving System) www.defensetechs.com info@defensetechs.com © 2012
  • 11. UAV PAYLOADSUAV sense and avoid systems and communication payloads ARCA (Adaptive Routing and Conflict mAnagement) control systemThe goal of the project is to develop an autonomous on-board flight system able to guide a UAVtowards a specific destination modifying its own flight trajectory in reaction to a variety of externalsituations, maintaining the separation with other aircrafts. In restricted airspaces this system willallow a UAV to separate from other UAV by coordinating with them and autonomously solvingpossible trajectory conflicts. The system will also offer the same capabilities for the non restrictedairspace, including separation from commercial aircraft. This capability will only be exploitable ifparticular operational conditions are met (e.g. all commercial traffic is equipped with devices forproviding navigation information such as the ADS-B; adequate ATM procedures are defined to dealwith equipment failures). Path Planning and Conflict Detection & Resolution functionalities with aninnovative approach based on the emerging frameworks of Multi-agents Systems and GameTheory.Mission backgroundOne important change in Aeronautics and Air TrafficManagement (ATM) is the progressive introduction of Partners in the Adaptive Routing and Conflict mAnage-Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) for both military and ment for Unmanned Aircraft Vehicles (ARCA) Project,civil scopes. Various countries aim to introduce UAV which is a 30 months project funded under the Eurostarssystems in civil airspace in the timeframe 2010-25, Programme, the first European funding and supportaccording to many projects and initiatives. Civilian programme specifically dedicated to SMEs, fostering collab-UAV flight operations may include very important orative research and innovation.tasks, such as: Natural Disaster and EmergenciesAssistance; Nuclear Facilities Protection; PipelineInspection; Assessment and Monitoring; Scientific Mission Participation, and others. Although many aircraft currentlyallow an autopilot to be programmed by providing waypoints, most require an element of human piloting when routes aremodified. Long Range Communication Relay System • Communication relay system Air Station Air Station • Airborne re-translation UT2 RT2 UT3 • Range of the system up to 50 km Ground Station 1 Ground Station 2 Ground Station 1 switch Ground Station 2 BS1 BS2 BS3 UT4 • Data communication rate 8 Mbps both RT1 switch UT1 BS4 switch RT3 uplink and downlink • System based on OFDMA Communication Relay System Architecture • Typical deployment in situations with large distances of variable coverage • Possible deployment to multiple receivers at the same time www.defensetechs.com info@defensetechs.com
  • 12. UAV AUTOPILOTAutopilot OverviewThe autopilot is designed as a modular systemconsisting of a UAV Control Unit and varioussensors (GPS, gyroscope, accelerometers,altimeter, ...) communicating through twoindependent CAN buses for high reliability. Thedata collected by various sensors is combined bya unique algorithm statistically evaluating validityof the data. Data from one particular sensor aremerged with data obtained by another sensorbased on sensor noise probability guess, whichleads to more precise calculation of the UAVsstate. This topology benefits from using of UAV Control Unitredundant sensors that are working simultan-eously without switching. When sensor malfunction occurs, only noise probability increases.Classical switching to backup device does not use all available sensors during normal operation.FeaturesThe key feature of the autopilot is to stabilize the aircraft. The considered variables are: • direction (heading) Operators Input • horizontal speed Actuators Air Frame • altitude Route Position The controlled variables are: Planner Regulators • control of the engine thrust State Filter Sensors • aerodynamic control surfaces (roll, pitch and yaw) Air Frame The heading is controlled by a combina- Regulation Collision AVCS tion of deflection of the rudder (or elevat- Detection Diagnosis UCS ors in case of the rudder-free airframes) Autopilot Architecture Design and ailerons. The horizontal speed is controlled by adjustment to the enginethrust. The rate of climb to a given altitude is achieved by the application of a combination ofelevator deflection and engine thrust.Automatic Flight Control SystemThe Automatic Flight Control System (AFCS) – higher level intelligence of the autopilot – whichaccepts the commands from the operator (respectively UCS), compares the state (orientation,position, …) of the UAV with what is commanded and instructs the other layer of the systemto make appropriate corrections. It contains the memory to store mission (a list of way points andhow to fly through them) and flight program able to react to unpredicted events. www.defensetechs.com info@defensetechs.com © 2012
  • 13. GROUND CONTROL SYSTEMUAV Control SystemThe UAV Control System (UCS) is a NATO STANAG 4586 compatible system designed to control400 aerial targets and other STANAG 4586 compatible UAV or UGV and UUV. The system isnot limited to one vehicle at a time but can receive telemetry data and sensor imagery frommultiple vehicles in parallel thereby enabling it to combine data from several sources and controlseveral vehicles and their payloads. According to STANAG 4586 multiple levels ofinteroperability are feasible between different UAVs and their UAV Ground Stations (UGSs).To achieve maximum operational flexibility the UCS supports Level 4: Control and monitoring ofthe UAV, less launch and recovery. UCS Architecture All UAVs controlled by the system communicate with Core UCS (CUCS) through STANAG 4586 defined Data Link Interface (DLI). The CUCS unit processes the telemetry and other data collected from the UAVs. The data is provided further to compatible C4I Systems and through Human Computer Interaction (HCI) module to the vehicle and payload operators. UCS Configurations There are several configurations of the UCS available to meet specific requirements of variousmissions. Mobile configuration is designed to provide basic functionality focusing on maximummobility and easiness of use in complicated situations. Room and Car configurations offera reasonable trade-off between full featured functionality, lower mobility and more complex human-computer interaction requiring more qualified operators.Payload ControlThe payload carried by the vehicle can besensor systems and associated recordingdevices that are installed on the air vehicle,or they can consist of stores, e.g. weaponsystems, and associated control/feedbackmechanisms, or both. The data link elementconsists of the Air Data Terminal (ADT)in the air vehicle and the Ground DataTerminal (GDT), which may be located onsurface, sub-surface or air platforms. Thecontrol of the UAV System and communication with its payloads is achieved through the UCS anddata link elements. The UCS element incorporates the functionality to generate, load and executethe UAV mission and to disseminate usable information data products to various C4I systems ora custom external system. www.defensetechs.com info@defensetechs.com
  • 14. PLC CONTROL OF CHILLERSSoftware for PLC Control system, validation and verification • has delivered software for chillers used in nuclear industry for chilling water in the second- ary circuit of a nuclear power plant. • Verification of the software product was conducted according to the internal Software Requirements. • Validation of the software product was conducted according to the Customer Requirements. • The PLC testbed was used to imitate a behaviour of the system in real time with automatic, complex simulation. Requirements are validated and evalu- ated graphically. • The testbed provides automated generation of test protocols. • The software complies to the safety stand- ards IEC 61508, IEC 62138 and RCC-E. • The platform Siemens Simatic STEP-7 PLC is used in safety-related applications (Class B). • Chiller systems can be used in all industries. • The Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) perform the supervisory control of the chiller systems and employ other sub-systems that also have embedded programmable controllers. www.defensetechs.com info@defensetechs.com © 2012
  • 15. PLC TESTBEDAutomatic testbed for PLC SW verification • The test bed is based on PC applications driven by external scripts. • Tested application requirements are separated into Test Cases. • Subject of verification can be the whole application, its part or even subsystem function library. • Assistance with preparation of hardware and software design specifications. • Assistance with preparation of hardware and software requirements specifications. • Test Cases are gathered in an input script file. • Plug-in board for PC provides analogue and digital inputs and outputs. • Console application running on Windows OS. • Input script files and output report files in the CSV or MS Excel format. • Test protocols are generated, revisions saved. • The testbed imitates a behaviour of a system in real time with automatic, complex simulation. Requirements are validated and displayed graphically. • Used in safety-related chiller application evaluation. • Used with Siemens SIMATIC S7 PLCs. www.defensetechs.com info@defensetechs.com
  • 16. INDUSTRIAL CONTROL SYSTEMS AND ROBOTICSPrototype design & manufacturing, robotics, control systems, RF applications is well experienced in the design of control systems androbotics and in the field of prototype manufacturing. Wespecialize on electronics, especially in embeddedmicrocontrollers including DSPs (Digital signalprocessors) and FPGAs, data transmission andmicrowave high frequency applications.s team of qualified engineers has experience (since1989), hardware and software tools needed for workingwith the newest technologies. s objective is to satis-fy a customer. Uniaxial robot designated to contactless can handle complete developments, product imprinting with inkjet printing headmodernization or only give an advice or a consultation inthe area of data communications and microwave high frequency circuits and industrial automation. HF antenna hub Handy HF generator for signals from wireless microphones - range 10 kHz ..180 MHz, step 100 Hz in the 700 MHz band - internal or external modulation FM - output signal level 10 dBm/50 ohm - supply 12 V - dimensions 180 x 110 x 45 [mm] Temperature controller of welding wire (1000 W) - safety of maintaining operator assured by insulating transformer - accepts wire NOREX, ALOY or user defined - communication per CAN, Terminal X-CONTROL protocol CAN open - availability of settings through - control unit for commanding of RS232 or RS485 production procedures - DIN bar mounting - core X51 33 MIPS - optimal for packing line - 3x RS232 - min. 8x I/O, max. 48x I/O - assemblage in a door of a switch board System of high- DSP kit performance UHF - determined for operation with module Switching power supply for transmitters 100 W ADSP2184 SONY HDCAM Switching power supply - 8x I/O with LED indication, 8x button, Four converters work 1x potentiometer - input voltage 230V AC - input voltage 20 ... 35 V AC to one common antenna. - 1x telecommunication audio codec - output voltage 4x 13.8 V/10 A DC - output voltage 13 V/10 A DC Consists of autonomous units - 1x A/D 12 bit converter - rack-mount case 2U 19" - backed up with a lead accumulator of transmitters - 4x 7 SEG LED display - designated as a power supply of - practical as a power supply for radio and power output stage 100 W. - supply 12 V HDCAM camera in studio stations www.defensetechs.com info@defensetechs.com © 2012
  • 17. GENERIC EMBEDDED CONTROL FRAMEWORKFramework overviewThe generic embedded control framework consists of 3 components: • Control Unit (CU) • Control Library that wraps all low level hardware • Control GUIThe Control framework can be configured in 2 ways: • XML dription of control process – this way is aimed for simple tasks • C/C++ programming – for advanced usersFeatures of CU • 2 independent CAN buses • 3 independent serial buses • Micro SD card slot • Ethernet connector • USB connector (micro USB) • Logic inputs/outputs • JTAG connector • RTC with battery backupThe CU has two alternative power sources: USB cable and external power cable. Technical parameters CU General inputs/outputs: 5 x COM port level: TTL ( provides also TTL to RS232 converter) COM protection: none Ethernet: RJ45 CAT 5 Ethernet protection: none (onchip) CAN: compliant to 2.0a CAN maximum transmission speed: 1 MBd Mass memory: Micro SD and SDHC cards supported Humidity: < 95 % non condensing Temperature: -40 ... 85° C (industrial) RAM (external): 32 MiB (configurable) RAM (internal): 192 kiB EEPROM: 256 kiB (configurable) Unit PCB size: 70 x 90 mm Power: 6 ... 15 V (external) or 4.5 ... 5 V (USB) Power consumption: 50 mA at 12 V (External) 100 mA at 5 V (USB) Weight: 44 g CPU: ARM family www.defensetechs.com info@defensetechs.com
  • 18. GENERIC EMBEDDED CONTROL FRAMEWORK OutputFeatures of Control Library pressure PIDThe Control Library gives user a friendly Pressure Watter SP Switchaccess to the low level hardware functionality. 0 pump • CAN Open layer Water • Ethernet layer level Compare Water • FAT disk access request • RTC access • Library with components/blocks for control processFeatures of control GUIThe Control GUI gives a possibility to monit-or, configure and debug the control process.The GUI can display a content of any point,modify point values, paint charts and displaylogs from control process. Well known blockslike PID controller have their own dialog.The GUI can connect to the CU throughethernet / UDP connection (using a propriet-ary protocol) or through a serial port.The control points can be used as inputs andor outputs e. g. into control blocks, mathblocks, switches.The Control network can be stored in XMLformat on SD card.Several points can be mapped to PDO/SDOvariables from CAN Open external sensors.More complex blocks and custom functional-ity can be compiled as custom functionalblocks.Services and supportis ready to support the customers with tailoring of CU firmware according to their specific needs.The HW (CU) can be modified (e. g. using different sizes of external memories). can also design custom CAN Open terminals – external sensors, actuator drivers, HMIterminals. © 2012 www.defensetechs.com info@defensetechs.com
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