Balluff, Banner, and Murrelektronik have IO-Link product news. GE's Automation and Controls provides a video first-look at their high-density I/O with PROFINET connectivity. Softing provides a PROFIBUS PA developer kit and a story of using their tools for PROFIBUS diagnostics. Industrial Data Xchange announces a StarNET Gateway for PROFIBUS.
There are two new gateways to announce this month: a PROFIBUS to Modbus gateway from Moxa, and one for PROFINET to PROFIBUS PA from Softing. Also, Siemens announces an RFID system with IO-Link connectivity, and Acromag announces new I/O.
Lots of new products this month including new modular I/O from GE, an IRT master from Hilscher, diagnostic tools from Softing, heating controllers from Siemens, inexpensive Ethernet chips from Innovasic, and IO-Link products from Balluff and Codewerk.
New products this month include a PROFINET master simulator software from HMS, four new gateways from ProSoft, power buffers and power converters from SIEMENS with PROFINET connectivity, and an embeddable PROFINET interface from Hilscher that includes an OPC UA server.
New products this month include interconnectivity devices for PROFIBUS and PROFINET from HMS, CNCs from Siemens and industrial displays from Binar with PROFINET (pictured), and gateways to EnDat from Leine & Linde and to CANopen from Helmholz.
New products this month include: PROFINET connectivity for Banner Engineering vision systems and Murrelektronik safety I/O, conformity for HARTING Ethernet connectors, and a new Phoenix Contact PROFIBUS DP to PA coupler.