Why use a fieldbus? New video explains key benefits

New Video: PROFIBUS vs. 4-20 mA The 4–20 mA convention was born in the 1950s as electronics became cheaper, and the … More

Update on omlox, the world’s first positioning standard for industry

omlox is the world’s first open locating standard! omlox paves the way to industry 4.0 and supply chain transparency by … More

PROFINET security enhanced with additional protection measures

How PROFINET’s additional protection measures enhance automation security…  Security is a topic that must be continuously adapted, particularly with respect … More

Ethernet APL enables PROFINET in the Field of Process Plants

APL [Advanced Physical Layer] for Industrial Ethernet = Intrinsically Safe Ethernet Ethernet is the de-facto communication standard in enterprises, but … More

omlox, the world’s first positioning standard for industry

Press Information – for immediate release. TRUMPF and partners present omlox, the world’s first positioning standard for industry Uniform positioning … More

omlox: The Locating Standard of the Future

omlox: the open locating standard for Industry 4.0 omlox: Motivation Any manufacturing site has an incredible amount of moving objects. … More

PROFINET and OPC UA enable practical predictive maintenance

Mining a treasure trove of data at AUDI Press information – new feature article Abstract:  Unplanned downtimes always slow down … More

PROFINET enhanced with further security measures

PI (PROFIBUS & PROFINET International) recognized at an early stage that security is one of the most vital components of … More

Next steps along the “PROFINET over TSN” roadmap

Since the PROFINET specification V2.4 was released with integrated TSN functionality, PI (PROFIBUS and PROFINET International) has consistently been working … More

Technical work on OPC UA Safety completed

Modularization and interoperability are playing an ever-increasing role in modern systems and are the core requirements for Industry 4.0. PROFIBUS … More