Time-sensitive network (TSN)-compatible automation components can create agile and future-proof manufacturing factories.
Profibus & Profinet International (PI) are added module type packages (MTPs) to their industrial networking portfolio.
PI has launched a Profinet community stack project to support the spread of time-sensitive networking (TSN).
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.
FDT Group named Steve Biegacki as the group's managing director starting in 2022.
The VT971 is a rugged conduction cooled module which follows the VITA specification for environmental applications.
FDT 3.0 Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) standard enables open automation transformation. See video.
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Time-sensitive networking (TSN) can help reshape industrial communications and factory operations and futureproof digital manufacturing.
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