Ethernet-APL is an incredible advancement in networking. And the PROFINET protocol includes the features needed to operate a plant with maximum efficiency. Now let's look beyond what's possible at the protocol level.
New products this month include: new I/O modules from Belden; a new MTP Suite from COPA DATA; omlox hub software and omlox core zone hardware from TRUMPF Tracking Technologies; PROFIsafe encoders from TR electronic; and MTP training from Semodia.
PI North America, along with host Phoenix Contact, are sponsoring a US-based PROFINET Plugfest. If you are a PROFINET controller or device manufacturer, read more about the event and how to participate.
The SmartFactoryOWL in Lemgo, Germany hosted not only a TSN Plugfest, but also an APL Plugfest. Everyone at both events learned a lot and came away with an understanding on what it takes to achieve the next level of success with these groundbreaking technologies.
With the rapid growth and now more than 80 members in China, the IO-Link Community has accredited a new IO-Link Test Lab: Hefei Onsoon - first test lab outside Germany. Find out more about this successful accomplishment.
Signing GSD files ensures authenticity and guarantees the integrity of the functional description of a device from the manufacturer. Read about the process and how the new GSDX files are generated.
The PROFIBUS Group (UK) will participate at MachineBuilding.Live on October 4, 2023. The event is being held at a venue much favored by engineers of all disciplines: the acclaimed National Motorcycle Museum in Birmingham.
PROFINET One-Day Training Classes are a great way to learn all about the technology. Check out where we will be next and sign-up for the class in your area.