The CORE task Networking the individual devices in the OR The modern OR of the future will contain numerous sophisticated, specialised devices for the widest range of applications. Just to mention a few: endoscopic camera systems, HF devices, insufflators, operating tables and lighting. The, at times, complicated operation of the various devices causes increasing strain on physicians and personnel. This can lead to results of an unsatisfactory quality. At RICHARD WOLF we therefore concentrate on simple and, as far as possible, self-explanatory operation of devices during the development of our products. The aim &ndashCentralised system and device management Even today, new technologies allow further improved solutions that we integrate into a modern, innovative control concept. A concept with simple, clear menu guidance and operation that sets new trends in central device control.