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Oliver Fels is responsible for the Vendor ID for the EtherCAT Technology Group.
Ethernet May 28, 2024

EtherCAT group celebrates vendor ID milestone

The EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG) celebrated the assignment of its 4,000th EtherCAT Vendor ID, which is used to enable and identify unique devices.

By EtherCAT Technology Group
Ethernet April 30, 2023

EtherCAT reaches almost 60 million nodes

The EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG) announced 59.1 million nodes to date with 18.4 million nodes added in 2022 alone.

By EtherCAT Technology Group
EtherCat conformance test tool
Ethernet June 11, 2022

EtherCAT conformance test tool released

Version 2.3 of the EtherCAT Conformance Test Tool is available to all EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG) members via the organization’s Technical Advisory Board (TAB).

By EtherCAT Technology Group
Ethernet July 23, 2021

Ethernet group discusses safety, conformance testing

The EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG) held a Technical Working Group (TWG) Semi meeting and focused on Safety over EtherCAT (FSoE) technology and conformance testing.

By EtherCAT Technology Group
Ethernet March 9, 2021

Ethernet interoperability testing week

The first EtherCAT Interoperability Testing Week was designed to provide EtherCAT device developers with an online opportunity to improve interoperability.

By EtherCAT Technology Group
Ethernet October 28, 2019

Ethernet group accepts addition to standard

The EtherCAT Technology Group's (ETG) technical committee has accepted EtherCAT G, introduced by Beckhoff Automation in 2018, as an addition to the EtherCAT standard.

By EtherCAT Technology Group
Ethernet December 3, 2016

EtherCAT specification document released

The EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG) has published a first draft of the official EtherCAT P technology specification with the extension of all corresponding documents on its website.

By EtherCAT Technology Group
Cybersecurity May 4, 2015

Organizations join forces to focus on common interfaces for Industrie 4.0 and IoT

The EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG) and the OPC Foundation signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at Hannover Messe 2015 to define common interfaces for Industrie 4.0 and the Internet of Things (IoT).

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