The factory floor is extremely complex! Thousands of interconnected devices, and PROFINET connects all of them through a common Ethernet network. For those new to the technology, it can seem a bit overwhelming. This video explains PROFINET in introductory terms for beginners. Enjoy!
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There is news from all over the globe: PROFINET courses in Denmark, Brazil holds its first users meeting, a PI Competency Center in India attended an important vendor meeting, and much more...
PROFINET is gaining market share in the Japanese market, and the demand for deeper knowledge in the technology is growing. As such, the Japanese PROFIBUS Organization (JPO) is gearing up for a big year with new documentation, trainings, and a special event in May.
News from around the globe... the largest industry expo in Scandinavia, PROFINET training in Denmark, and PROFINET showcased in North Wales.
PI's newest Training Center and Competence Center in Argentina reflects on the process of becoming PI certified and future steps to educate the next wave of controls engineers.
Global news this month centers on events in the UK, the United States, Germany, and Italy. Industrie 4.0 enablers are to be featured at a PI event at Wrexham Glyndwr University. Free PROFINET one-day training classes resume in the USA following a summer recess. ABB will host German-language PROFIBUS DP / PA workshops in November. And an IO-Link workshop is planned for October 11 in Turin, Italy.
In Bangkok, a PI seminar drew big crowds, next up is Vietnam. In the USA, there is a series of workshops to “add PROFINET to your device in three hours” coming up in October. Australia looks back on their 2016 Automation Innovation Summit.