"The IEC 61499 Function Block Standard: Launch and Takeoff"
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KEYWORDS: function blocks, distributed automation and control systems, applications, IEC, standards
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After a short discussion about the 3 phases of the IEC 61499 standard evolution (Launch, Takeoff, Maturity), the authors presents some 'Innovative applications' where the standard has been successfully applied during the Launch phase:
After this, a discussion is offered about Early adoption and related advantages for involved actors, along with the 'Critical success factors' to be considered.