Industrial Networking

Courtesy of: Antaira
Industrial Networking March 23, 2022

Quality of service for today’s industrial networks

Today’s industrial networks are intelligent and robust, which is a stark change from what they were even a few years ago. Some of these changes and advances are highlighted.

By Henry Martel
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Industrial Networking March 5, 2022

LoRaWAN recognized as ITU International Standard for Low Power Wide Area Networking

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the United Nations specialized agency for information and communication technologies (ICTs), approved LoRaWAN from the LoRa Alliance as a standard, likely to boost Internet of Things (IoT) applications.

By LoRa Alliance
Image courtesy: Brett Sayles
Industrial Networking January 27, 2022

Upgrading automation devices with TSN connectivity

Knowing how to support time-sensitive networking (TSN)-based industrial Ethernet protocols and how to leverage a corresponding development ecosystem is key to ensuring manufacturing success.

By John Browett
Courtesy: Brett Sayles
Industrial Networking January 7, 2022

TSN’s future role in industrial automation

Time-sensitive network (TSN)-compatible automation components can create agile and future-proof manufacturing factories.

By Jeremy Shinton
Courtesy: PI North America
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.

By PI North America
Image courtesy: Brett Sayles
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).

By PI North America
Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media and Technology
Industrial Networking November 27, 2021

Open automation with plug and play

Plug-and-play and non-proprietary open automation system designs have become the goal of users. Many interoperability efforts include the O-PAS standard for control system architecture, time-sensitive networking (TSN) for industrial Ethernet and IEC 61499 for programming.

By Stone Shi
Courtesy: FDT Group
Industrial Networking November 16, 2021

Networking association names managing director

FDT Group named Steve Biegacki as the group's managing director starting in 2022.

By FDT Group
Courtesy: Virtual Training Week from CFE Media and Technology and Wago Corp.
Industrial Networking October 16, 2021

Ensure industrial control system networks reliability and security

Mark Immordino, a field product training engineer for WAGO Corp., shares insights on best practices for industrial control system networks.

By Kevin Parker
Courtesy: Virtual Training Week, CFE Media and Technology, PI North America
Industrial Networking October 13, 2021

Manufacturers seek benefits of open, real-time location services

An interoperable standard for a real-time location system (RTLS) is helping industry benefit from open interfaces and ultra-wideband (UWB) wireless technologies for asset tracking indoors and outdoors, according to an Oct. 20 Virtual Training Week training session from CFE Media and Technology.

By Mark T. Hoske