Guarantee Quality, Increase Food Safety with IO-Link

In the age of Industry 4.0, digitization and the added value of information become very important. As a result, food and beverage manufacturers are scrutinizing internal processes and pushing change to improve quality and safety in production.

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New Ethernet-APL White Paper

The agreement to develop Advanced Physical Layer (APL) technology under “The APL Project” was established in 2018 and is backed by the leading industry standards development organizations. A new White Paper details how we are getting closer to launching a solution.

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New Video: PROFIBUS vs PROFINET Comparison

This whiteboard video answers one of the most common PROFIBUS and PROFINET questions we receive: What is the difference between PROFIBUS and PROFINET? Watch the video and get a complete answer with technical details. Enjoy!

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New Video: PROFINET and Edge Computing

Moving relevant data in PROFINET networks from field to edge to cloud and back is as transparent as possible -no matter where the edge is. Learn about PROFINET and edge computing in just 1 minute. Watch this video to find out!

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PROFINET to the Edge: Single Pair Ethernet

An intelligent, interconnected automation environment requires digitally connected systems and devices. Single Pair Ethernet (SPE) provides seamless Ethernet connectivity from the Enterprise to the Edge on a converged network to unlock the benefits of Industry 4.0.

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Which Switch to Use for PROFINET? [Tech Tip]

Should you use a managed switch or an unmanaged switch with PROFINET? It is your choice. You can employ managed or unmanaged switches. But, how to choose? This Tech Tip will help you make a decision.

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New White Paper: PROFINET Application Profiles

Download this White Paper to gain an overview of PROFINET Application Profiles. It explains the details and mechanisms for the most commonly implemented Application Profiles: PROFIsafe, PROFIenergy, and PROFIdrive.

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New White Paper: PROFINET Optional Features

Aside from the mandatory characteristics in each PROFINET device, PI defines a list of optional features: Device Redundancy, Controller redundancy, Shared Device, I-Device, Dynamic Reconfiguration, Fast Startup, iPar Server, and much more...

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