Networking and Security
Cover Story: A connected distribution center boosts device connectivity and networking capabilities with PC control and EtherCAT while cutting controller hardware costs by 50%.
Cybercrime has become prevalent because it’s easy and it’s really profitable, generating more than $1.5 trillion in 2018 alone.
The past informs the present when it comes to cybersecurity and what we once thought of as fanciful is becoming a reality. What people are willing to do will inform our future.
Users will employ three major pieces of hardware when building an industrial network with Profinet: controllers, devices, and general infrastructure.See video containing a live demo.
Companies designing next-generation IIoT devices must produce enhanced functionality within limited time and budgets, but leveraging developer toolkits can increase efficiency and interoperability.
Ethernet Advanced Physical Layer (E-APL), an enhanced physical layer for single-pair Ethernet (SPE) based on 10BASET1L, could help process manufacturers move on from 4-20 mA technology.
Use easy-to-use electric actuators: Digital I/O ensures pneumatics-like control, while IO-Link adds a third, mid-point position for new capabilities.