Industry Set to Test the Six Nines Capability of 5G

Until the launch of 5G, every previous generation of mobile phone technology was primarily intended to improve the operation of the mobile handset. The recent installation of 5G networks marks the first time that a new generation of mobile technology has been built around the needs of machines and systems rather than handset users.

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Affordable & Future-Proof Real-Time Locating Technology

In today's interconnected and mobile world, everything moves. If you are considering implementing or upgrading an existing RTLS, consider an omlox RTLS. The standardized interfaces ensure a sustainable and long-lasting solution, while the openness leads to lower upfront costs and overall TCO.

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Updates Available for Certification Tools and GSD Checker

The PI community is investing serious commitment and lots of resources into the further development of testing tools for PROFINET certification – tools that are now available in new current versions of the test bundles. With the new PROFINET test bundle, another milestone was reached on the road to complete test automation. Learn more here...

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PI News – September 2021

This month, PI shares the following announcements: you are invited to co-exhibit at the PI joint booth at SPS; mandatory certificates will be required for all PROFINET-based PI profiles; several documents have been updated and are available for download.

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Profiles for Robot Systems

PI is proud to introduce a uniform data interface between PLCs and robot controllers to make robot programming easier and more efficient for manufacturers of both PLCs and robots, and of course, for the PLC programmers themselves.

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Expansions to TSN and Security in PROFINET Specification

The PROFINET specification with updated extensions for TSN and security, plus the associated additional guidelines and tools, have now been completed by the various PROFINET Working Groups. This bundle of results shows the steps taken by the PI community for future-proof industrial communication with PROFINET.

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