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Courtesy: Brett Sayles
Other Networks 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
Other Networks 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
Other Networks 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
Other Networks 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
Other Networks 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: VadaTech, Inc.
Other Networks October 2, 2021

Digital signal processing managed switch

The VT971 is a rugged conduction cooled module which follows the VITA specification for environmental applications.

By VadaTech, Inc.
Courtesy: FDT Group
Other Networks September 22, 2021

Open automation transformation platform released

FDT 3.0 Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) standard enables open automation transformation. See video.

By FDT Group
Courtesy: Caron Engineering
Other Networks September 20, 2021

Top 5 Control Engineering articles September 13-19, 2021

Articles about the Engineering Leaders Under 40, digital transformation ROI, scaling machine learning, linear servo motors and the factory of the future were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from September 13-19, 2021. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: CC-Link
Other Networks September 15, 2021

Digital manufacturing needs TSN

Time-sensitive networking (TSN) can help reshape industrial communications and factory operations and futureproof digital manufacturing.

By Thomas Burke
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Other Networks August 9, 2021

Seven reasons to invest in smart factory technology

Making a major investment – particularly when it involves transformative technologies – can be daunting. Seven reasons for making the push to smart factory technology are highlighted.

By Andy Macpherson