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    Find out how omlox is evolutionising real-time locating(01/06/2021)

    omlox is an open and interoperable standard that is revolutionising real-time locating and therefore a milestone for companies on the path to Industry 4.0.

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    Over 100 million PROFIBUS and PROFINET devices in use(11/05/2021)

    Despite challenges brought about by the pandemic, products featuring technology from PROFIBUS & PROFINET International (PI) have been very well accepted by users. The total number of PROFIBUS and PROFINET products so far installed at plants has exceeded 104 million.

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    PROFINET and Edge Computing(30/03/2021)

    Moving relevant data in PROFINET networks from field to edge to cloud and back is as transparent as possible – no matter where the edge is. Learn about PROFINET and edge computing in just one minute. Watch this video to find out!

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    Webinar: Guide to PROFINET testing & certification(23/02/2021)

    Are you adding PROFINET to your device or machine? If yes, this webinar is for you! It explains how testing and certification work, how to prepare for testing, and how to get a product certified. Also, suggestions and resources to complete the certification process with ease will be provided.

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    Why use a fieldbus? New video explains key benefits(21/01/2021)

    This video explains one of the most dramatic evolutions in industrial automation: the transition from 4-20 mA to digital fieldbuses. It compares the two and highlights key benefits and new business models arising from the implementation of fieldbuses.

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    New video: Cables in PROFINET networks(05/01/2021)

    Many questions arise when setting up a PROFINET network. Since the installation and design steps are critical to building a reliable project, it is important to understand cabling requirements ahead of time.

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    Intrinsically safe Ethernet(30/10/2020)

    APL (Advanced Physical Layer) is an exciting new technology enabling intrinsically safe Ethernet connectivity to instruments in hazardous areas. This "minute video" explains how PROFINET can be made to meet the needs of process automation, enabling long cable lengths and explosion protection via intrinsic safety with communication and power over two wires.

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    A PROFIBUS vs PROFINET comparison(30/10/2020)

    PROFIBUS is a classic serial fieldbus, and PROFINET is an industrial Ethernet protocol. PROFIBUS and PROFINET are two different, widely deployed automation protocols created by the same organisation. They share similarities due to their common source, but PROFINET has additional capabilities that allow faster and more flexible communication. Watch this video for a complete PROFIBUS vs PROFINET comparison.

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    Webinar: Seven steps to develop a PROFINET device(24/08/2020)

    There are many ways to add a PROFINET interface to an automation device, that it may seem daunting to know where to start. The starting point depends on the type of product, its existing design, quantity expected, and time to market needed.

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    PROFINET: The world’s leading industrial Ethernet system(17/02/2020)

    The latest research from IHS Markit | Technology, now a part of Informa Tech, analysing industrial communications shows that PROFINET, the industrial Ethernet communication system of PROFIBUS & PROFINET International (PI), is widely adopted in industry.

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    PROFINET enhanced with further security measures(13/01/2020)

    PI (PROFIBUS & PROFINET International) recognised at an early stage that security is one of the most vital components of an industrial communication system.

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    Lots to see at PROFIBUS, PROFINET and IO-Link seminar in Coventry(01/10/2018)

    Taking place in Coventry on October 24, this free seminar will be supported by an exhibition with live product demonstrations, making it of great value to Designers, Production/System Engineers, Instrument Technicians/Engineers and C&I Engineers involved in the design, operation and maintenance of modern automated factories and process plant.

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    New PROFIdrive profile tester and ENCODER profile released(15/08/2018)

    Introducing an interoperable, standardised and vendor-neutral drive interface for time-sensitive networking (TSN).

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    PROFINET – the backbone for Industry 4.0(01/02/2018)

    Industrial Communication is yet again in the position to change production automation. In Industry 4.0 the job at hand is to enable new business models by connecting the shop floor to IT systems. Karsten Schneider, PROFIBUS & PROFINET International (PI) Chairman talks us through the two fundamental requirements to make this work – connectivity and data.

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    PROFIBUS, PROFINET and IO-Link seminar comes to Glasgow(25/01/2018)

    This free-to-attend seminar addresses the key practical issues arising from the use of digital communications technologies in automated manufacturing and process industry applications, with particular attention to Industry 4.0 and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).