Industrial digitalization can involve many hardware, software and networking technologies, including these five.
Serial-to-Ethernet converters provide ICS operators with a cost effective and easy-to-use solution to achieve operational efficiency, but they also present malicious threat actors with a gateway to high-risk cyber-physical devices.
Power over Ethernet (PoE) technology has been around nearly 20 years, but there’s still confusion about what it can and can’t do for end users and what the certifications mean.
The role of Ethernet continues to expand, supporting the high speed transfer of data and certification will play a larger role in this expansion.
Profibus process automation (PA) is used in process manufacturing applications., which typically requiring slower procedures and also might be characterized by explosive or hazardous environments.
Profibus devices come in three different classes and each has a specific role they play on the plant floor.
The EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG) held a Technical Working Group (TWG) Semi meeting and focused on Safety over EtherCAT (FSoE) technology and conformance testing.
The CC-Link Partner Association (CLPA) announced the Intel Corporation has joined the organization to develop and promote the application of time-sensitive networking (TSN).
PI North America has signed a contract with the IO-Link Community to become a Regional IO-Link Interest Group (RIOLIG) for North America.
Profinet real time (RT) and Profinet isochronous real time (IRT) can be employed to deliver data within a Profinet network, but they are best used for specific applications.