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WinFACT 2016: English version available

Some of the most important news of WinFACT 2016 compared to WinFACT 8 (also as video):

  • Nomenclature equivalent to DIN IEC 60050-351
    All denotations of control engineering parameters and symbols now are equivalent to the current norm DIN IEC

BORIS driver for CAN-Bus

For the CAN-Bus which is especially popular in the automotive industry a BORIS driver is available, at first for the large range of PC-CAN-Interfaces from the PEAK-System company in Darmstadt. The driver enables the comfortable signal configuration and the reading … Continue


Learning by Doing: Our Automatic Control Playground

Our new Automatic Control Playground can be used as a supplement or an alternative to our Automatic Control Compact Models It is an “all-in-one” compact model which provides six different plants and thus allows the user to carry out many … Continue


BORIS driver for fischertechnik ROBO TX Controller for free download

For the fischertechnik ROBO TX Controller a BORIS driver is available which can be downloaded free of charge from the download area. It supports all in- and outputs of the controller (universal inputs, counter inputs, motor and PWM outputs, display … Continue


BORIS & Raspberry PI

It is only of card-size and costs about 35 EURO but the Raspberry Pi is a fully functional PC with astonishing capabilities. It runs under LINUX and can be enhanced by many different, low-priced modules. All I/Os of the minicomputer … Continue


BORIS driver for National Instruments myDAQ

National Instruments’ NI myDAQ is a powerful but, nevertheless, low-priced USB box which is very popular especially in the training sector and with students. It comes along with a lot of accessories and user software. A BORIS driver is now … Continue


BORIS driver for FESTO EasyPort

A BORIS driver for the EasyPort interface of the Festo Didactic company is now available which supports all digital and analog in- and outputs of the interface as well as all measuring ranges. The EasyPort can alternatively be connected to … Continue


Friction module for BORIS

A universal friction module for the block-oriented simulation system BORIS can be downloaded. The friction model is nonlinear and contains grip-, sliding- and speed-proportional friction parts (algorithm: Dr. W. Seide). It is all-purpose usable in all force and momentum equations. … Continue


Free BORIS driver for H-Tronic HB627/HB628 data acquisition system

A driver for the 8-channel/12-bit-data acquisition system H-Tronic HB627 can be downloaded free of charge. This data acquisition system is connected to the USB-interface of a PC. After the installation of the included drivers the device can be reached as … Continue


Free BORIS driver for Arduino board

For the low-priced and flexible Arduino board ( a BORIS driver can be downloaded free of charge. The driver supports the communication via USB as well as via Ethernet (UDP) if the corresponding add-on component (Arduino Ethernet Shield) … Continue