Online Trainings for Industrial Communications

Today, efficient communication structures are one of the most important requirements for economical and flexible implementation of industrial automation projects. New online trainings are available that cover topics like Industrial Ethernet, PROFINET, PROFIBUS, Industrial Remote Communication, and OPC UA.

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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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Board of Director Member Perspective

If you are designing your smart valves and smart transmitters, what communication mechanism do you plan to implement today or need to plan in the future? Jeff Besola, PI North America Board of Directors member, shares his perspective.

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New Single Pair Ethernet with PROFINET

Condition monitoring and asset management applications require support for potentially remote sensors that need robust communication over a long distance. New SPE physical layer standards completed in the IEEE combined with PROFINET offer new connectivity solutions for communicating asset health insights for condition monitoring applications.

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IO-Link Member News – August 2020

Member news this month from IO-Link companies include a new IO-Link Competence Center in Italy; recognition of IO-Link Wireless by the EU; and robot gripping solutions with IO-Link Wireless win an innovation award.

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Regional and Member News – May 2020

This article features the latest regional and member news: Fluke Networks inaugurated a new Industrial Ethernet website; WESTCON Instrumentação Industria became a PROFIBUS PITC and PROFINET PICC; PI Brazil continues to drive PROFIBUS and PROFINET adoption; and much more...

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Strides Towards 5G Implementation – Industrial Environments

As 5G becomes available in the consumer world, industry leaders are engineering solutions to implement 5G in industrial applications. Ericsson and Audi are testing 5G ultra-reliable low-latency communication and Qualcomm and Siemens have set up the first 5G private standalone network in an industrial environment.

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