The PROFIsafe for OPC UA collaboration began at SPS IPC Drives 2017. In less than a year, the joint working group has managed to draft a review version of the specification “Safety over OPC UA Based on PROFIsafe” for controller-to-controller communication.
In close cooperation, and within the framework of a joint working group, experts from PI and the OPC Foundation have specified a solution for presenting PROFINET data in the OPC UA object model. Additionally, work on an "OPC UA for IO-Link" companion specification has begun.
PROFIsafe has evolved to become the leading and most comprehensive safety communication technology in the world. Next year a PROFIsafe certified designer course will be available. If you are thinking of becoming a PROFIsafe expert, this is your chance...
The intelligent manufacturing networks of digital factories will only become reality with machine-processable, standardized information. PI sees its role in creating the necessary basis for this fact, especially in view of Industry 4.0. Learn about the collaboration of [email protected] and PI and how it enables consistent data models.
A proof of concept demonstration of the [email protected] UA Companion Specification will be shown at SPS/IPC/Drives 2018, and is scheduled for release at Hannover Fair 2019. It is based on the "Facet Modeling" concept to help enable the movement of semantic information.
Want to learn more about integrating PROFINET with TSN and OPC UA? How do sensors gain the 'smart factor' by using IO-Link? What does PI's new "Industry 4.0 Demonstrator" entail? Find out by visiting PI in Hall 5 Booth 210!
The IO-Link Community met for joint testing at an IO-Link Plugfest at Festo last month. The event was a total success! Nearly 90 participants brought their latest products.