Robot standardisation activities (ISO/TC 299)

The very dynamism of the Robotics sector means that technical standardisation plays a significant role within it; new possibilities and technological developments in robotics need to be reflected in the relevant standards.
Our current robot standardisation activities within ISO/TC 299 (until 31 Dec 2015 ISO/TC184/SC2) predominantly focus on safety aspects.
VDMA Specification "Energy performance for industrial robots“ – now available in English language
For the international robotics standardisation activities a separate Technical Committee (ISO/TC 299 "Robotics") was established on 1 January 2016.
Stefan Sagert
Stefan Sagert
VDMA Robotics + Automation Association, Director of the Robotics Group, Standardisation Robotics, German mirror committee ISO/TC 299
(+49 69) 66 03-15 33
(+49 69) 66 03-25 33
Reinhard Heister
Reinhard Heister
VDMA Robotics + Automation, Standards Development Industry 4.0
(+49 69) 6603-1163
(+49 69) 6603-2163
VDMA-Position Paper "Safety in Human-Robot Collaboration"
Possible collaboration of humans and robots in shared workplaces without perimeter guarding opens up new possibilities and concepts in industry and production. The standardisation and legal situation allows for human-robot collaboration (HRC) within defined limits.
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