PI has long been thinking about how new industrial communication requirements can be integrated into the existing networks without the proven solutions being compromised or having to be painstakingly rebuilt. The pragmatic proposal: Just do it!
We have observed an increase in indoor localization demand in logistics and production, accompanied by an increase in RTLS providers. Within those providers, who enables the more significant competitive edge? What is the difference in customer value between proprietary RTLS providers and omlox?
Learn about omlox, the first open locating standard, by joining this webinar. The session will cover all the introductory details, including hub, core, applications, implementation, and more. Register today!
New products this month include an IIoT-in-a-box solution from Hilscher based on IO-Link; plus an upgraded PROFINET interface for absolute rotary encoders from POSITAL. Read on to learn more.
In the PROFINET world, PROFINET RT and PROFINET IRT are common terms. What is the difference between PROFINET RT and IRT? This video makes a detailed comparison.
This month, PI shares the following announcements: you are invited to co-exhibit at the PI joint booth at SPS; mandatory certificates will be required for all PROFINET-based PI profiles; several documents have been updated and are available for download.
DATAEAGLE technology from Schildknecht and the EchoRing concept developed by R3 Reliable Realtime Radio demonstrate a method to ensure high-speed reliable wireless communication in difficult environments utilizing the 5.8 GHz frequency band. Learn more about what they achieved.
Over the years, you’ve amassed smart field devices through different area owners, different project owners, and even purchasing, and now you are backed into a tough spot; you have to extract the 'smarts' from these pricey devices acquired from different manufacturers, connected to different PLCs, and in some cases across different protocols. What to do?