When I first encountered the topic of IO-Link 18 years ago, uniform communication at the sensor-actuator level was at a tipping point. It was basically clear to everyone that you can only win with a uniform standard. We almost didn't succeed in creating the IO-Link you know today...
New PROFINET products to announce this month include: the first Ethernet-APL devices from Endress+Hauser; easy device development from RT-Labs; passive network data tapping from Hilscher; and small form-factor SCARA robots from Mecademic.
There are ten (10) new IO-Link products to announce this month, including those from: microsonic, Siemens, SICK, Leuze, HBK, Balluff, and Renesas.
Learn about the latest trends in the PROFINET PROFIprocess application profile in this two part webinar. Part 1 is Sep 26 and Part 2 is Sep 27. There are two time slots for each part, one slot to cover Europe / Asia timezones and one slot to cover the Americas.
Coming up in October 2023, there are many events involving IO-Link. Two are dedicated to IO-Link end-users, and two are dedicated to sensor/actuator manufacturers. Check out these opportunities and register for the events here.
Learn all about omlox, the world's first open location-tracking standard, in this 1-hour webinar. Timeslots are available on either Sep 26 or Sep 27 to suit global audiences. Find out how to apply this technology to your application.
PROFINET One-Day Training Classes continue in September with classes in Chicago and Detroit. Register now for the class near you.
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.