Tokyo, Japan - October 25, 2017
Yokogawa Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6841) announces that two Yokogawa employees and the subsidiary Yokogawa Solution Service Corporation have received awards from the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers (SICE)*1. These awards, which are described below, are for a scientific paper, contributions toward the establishment of international standards, and the development of a methodology. The awards were presented on September 21.
The Outstanding Paper Award is given to authors of papers on significant new theories or technologies that have been published in the Keisoku Jidou Seigyo Gakkai Ronbun-shu (collection of papers of the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers - available only in Japanese) or the SICE Journal of Control, Measurement, and System Integration (available only in English) during the two previous calendar years.
The Technology Award is given in recognition of the development of a technology or methodology within the five previous calendar years that represents a significant advance in any of the science & technology fields or industries in which SICE is involved.
The International Standardization Award: Achievement Prize is given to individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions through the establishment of international standards in fields that SICE is active in.
*1 The Society of Instrument and Control Engineers (SICE) was founded in 1961 to promote collaboration among scientists and engineers from various fields. In such areas as measurement, control, and information systems, SICE is working hard to address issues faced by the oil, petrochemical, iron and steel, chemical, telecommunication, and other industries. Since its establishment, SICE has supported advanced academic research in Japan.
*2 A wireless communication standard for the industrial automation industry that was established in September 2009 by the ISA100 Committee of the International Society of Automation (ISA)
*3 ISA100.11a is a wireless communication standard that is used in industrial automation, and ISA100 Wireless is a group of technologies and applications that are based on this standard. The ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute promotes the commercial use of ISA100 Wireless.
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