Non-Serialized Items: Defined

Non-Serialized items are parts, assemblies or other articles that you are not interested in positively identifying, but you want to know their location.

Non-Serialized items:

Do not have a unique identifier.

Hold two attributes, a parent ID and an item type.

Do not require a tag for sensor recognition.

Can be pallets, carriers, bins or other articles that are reused in production.


The following diagram shows a cart, which is an item that is reused in a factory,and trips a limit switch that is at the entry point of a Carriage Return Region 5 (CR5). The tracking system is notified that an item has passed into CR5.


CIMPLICITY server with the Tracking system.


Simple limit switch signal the tracking system that something passed.


The server receives the signal.

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1. Items: defined.