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exida certifies RPC Radiy RadICS logic solver

November 6, 2014 - exida certified RPC Radiy’s FPGA-Based Safety Controller (FSC) RadICS for functional safety, ensuring that it meets the functional safety requirements for Safety Integrity Level (SIL) 3 capability per IEC 61508: 2010. This product can best be described as a very fast safety PLC.

"Radiy has developed unique technology that utilizes FPGAs to implement logic solver capabilities,” says Dave Butler, exida evaluating assessor. “Their strong development process ensures the delivery of products that achieve high levels of functional safety.”

“exida was chosen because of their strong global recognition as a certification body,” says David Fournier, exida senior safety engineer. “It was exida’s technical depth that allowed for the analysis required for this project.”

About exida:
exida is a certification and research firm specializing in safety critical/high availability automation systems, control system cybersecurity, and alarm management. exida has performed more process control safety certifications than any other company worldwide. exida’s main offices are located in Sellersville, PA, USA and Munich, Germany and has worldwide operations with service centers in Brazil, Canada, Mexico, Netherlands, and New Zealand, Singapore, Japan, South Africa, and the United Kingdom. 

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