PI is proud to introduce a uniform data interface between PLCs and robot controllers to make robot programming easier and more efficient for manufacturers of both PLCs and robots, and of course, for the PLC programmers themselves.
Join us for a knowledge-packed PROFINET technology workshop on Tuesday, September 28th. This workshop is targeted towards device manufacturers, vendors, and product managers who are looking to implement a PROFINET interface into their products. Registration is open and free of charge.
This month, several companies announce new products entering the market, including Carlo Gavazzi, Dimetix, di-soric, KEB Automation, Oriental Motor, Peter Hirt, Provertha, Sick, Softing, and Turck.
The Campus Positioning of T-Systems and its components focus on combining different localization technologies like mobile cellular technology and complementary technologies like UWB, BLE, RFID, GPS, WiFi, etc. The connectors and APIs are all based on omlox, the first open and independent industry standard for localization services.
Edge components make it possible for data to be processed almost in real-time, directly at the source, with a minimum of network traffic. Learn about edge applications and how PROFINET is laying the foundation for modern edge concepts here.
Three upcoming workshops in Germany to announce this month: PROFIsafe Certified Designer + Refresher courses in early October; an IO-Link Interoperability Workshop in early November; and an IO-Link Safety Plugfest also in early November.
The PROFINET specification with updated extensions for TSN and security, plus the associated additional guidelines and tools, have now been completed by the various PROFINET Working Groups. This bundle of results shows the steps taken by the PI community for future-proof industrial communication with PROFINET.
IO-Link Wireless is a standard that was defined specifically for factory automation. It provides a reliable, real-time, and deterministic protocol for control systems. Learn the details about IO-Link Wireless compared to 5G Ultra-Reliable and Low Latency Communication.