PI’s Technologies Succeed

PI Germany has just wrapped up its first virtual PI Konferenz. The four-day conference included 80 experts, 70 lectures, 8 workshops, and a podium discussion. Nearly 1200 people registered, and registration is ongoing, with all lectures recorded and made available to the public. Learn about the topics covered.

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New Products – April 2021

This article presents nine new products from the following companies: TWK, Carlo Gavazzi, Helmholz, Phoenix Contact, Balluff, Hilscher, Riftek, Softing, and Heidelberg Mobil.

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Upcoming Webinar: Introduction to IO-Link

Join us on Tuesday, May 25th, for a live online training on the introduction to IO-Link for end-users and device vendors. The session includes a complete overview of the technology and an interactive Q&A block.

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PROFINET vs Ethernet [New White Paper]

What is the difference between PROFINET and Ethernet? Can you give us a PROFINET vs. Ethernet comparison? We get these questions quite often. This White Paper helps clear any doubts by explaining the difference between PROFINET and Ethernet with technical details and examples.

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Information Models: Defining Data and Relations

As evermore amounts of manufacturing data are being used at enterprise IT levels, the challenge of easily accessing, collecting, and processing that data is growing. To tackle this challenge, the power of information models has become clear.

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PROFIsafe Applied in Largest Working Ship
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PROFIsafe Applied in Largest Working Ship

With a length of 382 meters and a width of 124 meters, the Allseas Pioneering Spirit is the largest work ship in the world. With the help of a PROFIsafe safety PLC and PROFIsafe safety encoders, a safety system monitors the position and speed of the lifting systems to ensure movement within preprogrammed parameters.

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Board of Director Member Perspective

It is not surprising that automation control suppliers develop an ecosystem of solutions hoping to keep you returning to their platform for all their core and adjacent products. The message?  One vendor, one ecosystem, built, designed, and tested as one complete system. Sometimes this works, other times not. Should you employ one supplier? Or best-of-breed?

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