IT/OT Convergence Affects Diagnostics

Operational Technology (OT) has come a long way since the first proprietary serial protocols and has adapted to many technological changes. The convergence of OT and IT is one of the most challenging ones. OT and IT have very different requirements – especially when it comes to diagnostics.

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PROFINET vs Ethernet [New White Paper]

What is the difference between PROFINET and Ethernet? Can you give us a PROFINET vs. Ethernet comparison? We get these questions quite often. This White Paper helps clear any doubts by explaining the difference between PROFINET and Ethernet with technical details and examples.

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New PROFINET Testing & Certification Guide

The new guide is aimed toward device manufacturers and solution providers looking to implement PROFINET in devices, controllers, or machines. It explains how testing and certification work, how to prepare for testing, and how to get a product certified. Download it here...

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Integrating Ethernet-APL into Process Instruments

PROFINET over 10BASE-T1L use-cases, including Ethernet-APL, continue to expand across process and factory automation driven by the requirement to connect more field devices to PROFINET networks. Different options exist for integrating Ethernet-APL into instruments depending on their size and capabilities.

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New Video: PROFIBUS vs. 4-20 mA

What are the differences between 4-20 mA and digital fieldbuses? How and when did the transition occur? This whiteboard animation video covers all you need to know about 4-20 mA and fieldbus communication.

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An Overview of omlox Technology

If you are new to the omlox technology, this article is perfect for you. It covers a beginner's overview of omlox, including hubs, core zones, and value propositions.

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New Video: Cables in PROFINET Networks

Many questions arise when setting up a PROFINET network. Since the installation and design steps are critical to building a reliable project, it is important to understand cabling requirements ahead of time. This whiteboard animation video covers all you need to know about cables and PROFINET.

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A Comparison: Fieldbus vs 4-20 mA [Tech Tip]

This article explains one of the most dramatic evolutions in Industrial Automation: the transition from 4-20 mA to digital fieldbuses. It compares the two and highlights key benefits and new control scenarios arising from the implementation of fieldbuses.

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