Industrial robots used in the assembly process are driven automaticaly through programmed control while the line is in operation,but workers must operate the machine by hand when changing processes. IDEC safety equipment is widely adopted for such procedures in order to secure the worker's safety and avoid dangers even in an emergency. Our sensors for detecting the presence or absence of, as well as, the volume of the contents on the inspection line. This is in addition to LED illumination units that support visual inspection, effectively used in various inspection processes. A variety of IZUMI products related to traceability are in daily operation, such as laser markers for marking products and barcode readers for sorting and managing shipments. Our programmable controllers and sensors are used in the control of movable barriers for preventing commuters from falling off train station platforms as well as in systems for detecting the position of the train. We support ordering systems in restaurants with touch panel displays for inputting orders and with RFID solutions for managing food freshness etc. IDEC's core product group of switches, pilot lights, and relays take an active part in the control of elevators, parking garages and monitoring systems.