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The PROFIBUS Nutzerorganisation e.V. (PNO) is planning the next PI-Konferenz, as an in-person event at the House of Logistics and Mobility (HOLM) in Frankfurt am Main (Germany). On March 22 and 23, 2023, the eighth PI-Konferenz will be held with the aim of presenting PI technologies for the digital transformation.
PI is rapidly developing the PROFINET Tester for members to help simplify product certification. This test tool is also used by PI test labs for certification testing of devices and controllers. Therefore, device manufacturers can get a handle on how their product performs against the test tool before submitting it for certification.
Leading robot experts and PLC manufacturers from more than 20 companies met in Nuremberg, Germany in November to exchange ideas about activities in, and the future of, robot programming. The basis is the Standard Robot Command Interface (SRCI): a standardized data interface between PLCs and robot controllers.
The expanded reach of PROFINEWS in 2022 has led to a significant increase in readership. Is your company a member of PI? Have an interesting PROFI-related story to share? Need a way to announce new products in 2023? Contribute your material by sending an email to the editor today.
The experts of the PI Community enjoyed meeting their customers and interested parties in person at SPS on November 8-10, 2022. Covering an area of more than 260 m², new innovations were showcased at the joint booth of PROFIBUS & PROFINET International (PI) with numerous co-exhibitors.
With completion of the V2.4 MU3 documentation, the experts at PI finished the specification work for PROFINET over TSN in mid 2022. The scope and depth of all the required TSN functions and the corresponding configuration using PROFINET resources are described in detail.
The signing of PROFINET GSDML files by a device manufacturer ensures both authenticity and integrity, i.e. the GSDML file has been created securely by the responsible device manufacturer and has not been tampered with on the way to the user. The end result is a GSDX secured file.