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

IO-Link Integrated in OPC UA

The IO-Link Community developed a method for implementing IO-Link into OPC UA in 2017. Learn more about the further seamless integration of sensor data into MES and ERP systems; currently being performed in the OPC Foundation.

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Training and Events Around the Globe

Upcoming training and workshops in Germany, the UK, Switzerland, and North America: IO-Link workshops, PROFINET certification, PROFIBUS certification, training classes. Stay up to date, and find events near you!

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New Products – May 2018

This month: Eclipse high-performance transmitters; Perle industrial switches now support PROFINET; PROCENTEC presents Mercury for diagnostics; Siemens expands Simatic S7-1500 controllers; Turck simplifies communication with I/O modules, and much more.

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We’ll Show You the Pathway

There’s currently no shortage of new buzzwords in communications technology, which promise ultimate solutions for Industry 4.0 scenarios. One technology alone is insufficient for a sustainable, practical implementation...but do not worry! PI has a defined and consistent method to assess new technologies.

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Upcoming Webinar: Diagnostics and Troubleshooting

PROFINET has the best in class diagnostic mechanisms, being built on standard IEEE 802.3 Ethernet allowing the use of Information Technology (IT) protocols as part of its communication architecture. Become an expert in diagnostics, sign up for the upcoming webinar!

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