The PROFIsafe for OPC UA collaboration began at SPS IPC Drives 2017. In less than a year, the joint working group has managed to draft a review version of the specification “Safety over OPC UA Based on PROFIsafe” for controller-to-controller communication.
Closing out the year with more new PROFINET and IO-Link products! This month’s new product announcements are from CoreTigo, Phoenix Contact, Procentec, and Turck.
PROFIsafe has evolved to become the leading and most comprehensive safety communication technology in the world. Next year a PROFIsafe certified designer course will be available. If you are thinking of becoming a PROFIsafe expert, this is your chance...
The intelligent manufacturing networks of digital factories will only become reality with machine-processable, standardized information. PI sees its role in creating the necessary basis for this fact, especially in view of Industry 4.0. Learn about the collaboration of [email protected] and PI and how it enables consistent data models.
Several exciting new products to announce this month for PROFIBUS and PROFINET. Schildknecht, MESCO, Siemens, Softing, and Vivace launch new products.
The IO-Link Community met for joint testing at an IO-Link Plugfest at Festo last month. The event was a total success! Nearly 90 participants brought their latest products.
When speaking about wireless PROFINET communications for industrial automation, there are a variety of architectures available depending on the application. Overall, there are 4 main possible architectures: P2P, P2M, WDS, and Mesh.
The difference between proxies and gateways is nuanced, but it can have a big impact on how your PROFINET automation system functions.