PROFINET, PROFIBUS, and IO-Link news from around the world

IO-Link + PROFINET + OPC UA = 1, 2, 3 Punch

In close cooperation, and within the framework of a joint working group, experts from PI and the OPC Foundation have specified a solution for presenting PROFINET data in the OPC UA object model. Additionally, work on an "OPC UA for IO-Link" companion specification has begun.

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Growth in Automation Seen in Denmark

PI Denmark exhibited at the AUTOMATIK 2018 fair and has held 3 IO-Link workshops in recent months. The events are growing in popularity, as driven by the country's constant adoption of the latest state-of-the-art automation technologies.

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Visit our Booth at SPS/IPC/Drives 2018!

Want to learn more about integrating PROFINET with TSN and OPC UA? How do sensors gain the 'smart factor' by using IO-Link? What does PI's new "Industry 4.0 Demonstrator" entail? Find out by visiting PI in Hall 5 Booth 210!

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Upcoming Training and Events

There are still training opportunities left in 2018. Find a course in your region and get educated. Many courses have been approved by PI, using accredited trainers, content, and learning outcomes. Register today!

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New Document Highlight

Are you aware of the many freely downloadable documents on the profibus.com website? From guidelines, to system descriptions, to brochures, all topics are covered in a range of depths from introductory to advanced.

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Preview What’s to Come in 2019 & Beyond

2019 is shaping up to be a very big year –at least it is for PROFIBUS/PROFINET International (PI). With a number of major releases planned, now is the time to familiarize yourself with three major technological advancements that are finally coming into reality.

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Emerson to Buy GE’s Intelligent Platforms

The announcement comes roughly one year after Emerson's failed bid to acquire Rockwell Automation. With the acquisition, Emerson can now offer solutions into discrete manufacturing markets, adding to its existing process control solutions.

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