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Process Instrumentation and Sensors June 26, 2023

MTP benefits for process automation equipment

Module type package (MTP) applies OPC UA information models to create standardized, non-proprietary, application-level descriptions for process automation equipment.

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Digital Transformation May 9, 2023

Using Profinet to improve communication, networking

Profinet facilitates digital transformation with real-time/non-real-time channel separation, deterministic communication and coexistence with other protocols.

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Digital Transformation May 2, 2023

Profinet benefits for digital transformation and Industry 4.0

Profinet enables reliable communication and rises to the challenges of Industry 4.0 and the factory's digital transformation.

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Industrial Networking December 16, 2021

Module type package added to Profinet database

Profibus & Profinet International (PI) are added module type packages (MTPs) to their industrial networking portfolio.

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Industrial Networking December 9, 2021

Profinet community stack launched to support TSN

PI has launched a Profinet community stack project to support the spread of time-sensitive networking (TSN).

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Industrial Networking September 15, 2021

Digitalization with TSN, functional safety, edge computing, APL Ethernet, 5G

Industrial digitalization can involve many hardware, software and networking technologies, including these five.

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Industrial Networking July 26, 2021

Three types of Profibus device types explained

Profibus devices come in three different classes and each has a specific role they play on the plant floor.

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Ethernet July 13, 2021

Regional interest agreement signed for technology group

PI North America has signed a contract with the IO-Link Community to become a Regional IO-Link Interest Group (RIOLIG) for North America.

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Industrial Networking May 8, 2021

Omlox benefits for manufacturers

Omlox is an open and interoperable standard for a real-time location system (RTLS) in manufacturing industries.

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Automation April 30, 2021

How industrial automation can benefit from 5G

5G is appealing to industrial automation where distance concerns can be overcome easily with many cells and the performance can surpass that of traditional Wi-Fi.

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Industry News March 10, 2021

Industrial networking testing and certification guide released

A comprehensive guide for PROFINET product testing and certification for device manufacturers has been released by PI North America.

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Wireless August 18, 2016

Organization hosts plugfest to test controllers, devices

PI North America's Profinet plugfest in Ann Arbor, Mich., was attended by thirty-five engineers from 13 companies, who brought six controllers and 30 input/output (I/O) devices to the plugfest, which was designed to evaluate and test the products in a large network.

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