The Automation Award 2017 goes to CODESYS Control

06 December 2017 | Kempten, Germany

The most important prize of the automation industry goes to Kempten this year. “CODESYS Control for standard Linux devices " has won the Automation Award 2017 in the category "Control Technology & System Solutions". The CODESYS-SoftPLC solution was voted winner by the visitors on this year’s SPS IPC Drives trade fair.

What makes this solution so unique?

  • A single IEC 61131-3 engineering tool for different devices, now also for configurations such as EtherCAT on WAGO or Siemens devices
  • Availability of all product features of CODESYS on all platforms: Support of CANopen, real-time Ethernet (EtherCAT, PROFINET Controller/Device, EtherNet/IP Scanner/Adapter), WebVisualization, OPC UA Server
  • Immediately applicable reference systems for the development of new controls and applications
  • Gateway functionality between PLC, edge, fog and cloud controllers - ideal for use in industry 4.0/IIoT environments


CODESYS SoftSPSs for the following platforms and SingleBoard computers are currently available in the CODESYS Store:


Many thanks to all visitors of the SPS IPC Drives 2017, who voted for "CODESYS Control for standard Linux devices"!

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