Ethernet

Courtesy: PI North America
Ethernet 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.

By PI North America
Courtesy: Cynalytica
Ethernet August 28, 2021

How serial-to-Ethernet converters help attackers breach cyber-physical assets

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.

By Cynalytica
Courtesy: University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL).
Ethernet August 27, 2021

Power over Ethernet benefits, applications and certifications

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.

By Craig Chabot
Courtesy: Fluke, New Products for Engineers Database
Ethernet August 19, 2021

Testing the physical infrastructure with industrial Ethernet

The role of Ethernet continues to expand, supporting the high speed transfer of data and certification will play a larger role in this expansion.

By Mark Mullins
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Ethernet August 4, 2021

Profibus PA overview and description

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.

By Nelly Ayllon
Courtesy: PI North America
Ethernet 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.

By PI North America
Image courtesy: Brett Sayles
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
Image courtesy: Brett Sayles
Ethernet July 16, 2021

Microprocessor manufacturer joins TSN group

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).

By CC-Link Partner Association (CLPA)
Image courtesy: Brett Sayles
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.

By PI North America
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Ethernet July 6, 2021

Understanding the difference between Profinet RT and Profinet IRT

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.

By Nelly Ayllon