More than 20M PROFINET Devices on the Market

Impressive numbers from PI's latest node count audit. PROFINET devices exceeded 20M, PROFIsafe continued a very positive trend, IO-Link achieved a record in two regards: device count and growth.

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PROFINET Exhibits First Integration of TSN

PI showcased its first TSN integration demonstration at Hannover Messe 2018. From a user perspective, the demo subtly exhibited a very interesting and unique feature...

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IO-Link Wireless Specification Ready

IO-Link is the first technology for communicating with sensors and actuators below the fieldbus level to be adopted as an international standard. With this technology you will now be able to go wireless with IO-Link!

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System Redundancy with PROFINET [Tech Tip]

The two pillars: reliability and availability. Reliability is the first priority, but availability is a more complex problem because it’s not just about moving bits across a network. That’s where redundancy comes in to play...

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IO-Link Integrated in OPC UA

The IO-Link Community developed a method for implementing IO-Link into OPC UA in 2017. Learn more about the further seamless integration of sensor data into MES and ERP systems; currently being performed in the OPC Foundation.

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New Products – May 2018

This month: Eclipse high-performance transmitters; Perle industrial switches now support PROFINET; PROCENTEC presents Mercury for diagnostics; Siemens expands Simatic S7-1500 controllers; Turck simplifies communication with I/O modules, and much more.

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Motion Control and PROFINET [Tech Tip]

How is PROFINET uniquely prepared to handle the most demanding motion control applications? Why is PROFINET also suitable for even simple motion control applications? Read this Tech Tip to find out!

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