FEATURED ARTICLESin Industrial Networks
Top Questions on Securing the IoT
By Mike Hannah, Rockwell Automation
Standards are critical to realize the promise of the IoT. Without standards, digital devices won’t...
What is SmartMesh IP?
By Mike Fahrion
Based upon the wireless IEEE 802.15.4e standard, SmartMesh IP creates full-mesh networks, sometimes referred to as...
EtherCAT Allows Ease of Use and Real-Time Performance for Distributed Systems
By Daron Underwood, Intervalzero
Leveraging the compatibility of Ethernet with additional Real-time protocol, EtherCAT has become an...
The Internet of Things and Wireless Communication Standards
By Cees Links, Greenpeak Technologies
The battlefield can be split up into three horizontal combinations of layers: (1) the...
NEWSin Industrial Networks
- Servo2Go offers Advanced Motion Controls EtherCAT products
- Lee College Announces Fieldbus Training Schedule
- Billions of IoT devices in the next decade may be a pipe dream
- Moxa UC-8100 Certified for Verizon Wireless Networks
- Innovasic announces TILE In-Line Security
- Industrial networking trends point to global expansion
- B+B SmartWorx to supply wireless sensing platform to Novotech
- Industrial wireless sensor networks: Trends and developments
- Sercos claims 5 million real-time nodes installed world-wide
- HMS Netbiter EC350 certified for AT&T wireless 3G network
- FDT Group Announces Board Changes
- OPC Foundation and EtherCAT Technology Group to cooperate
PRODUCT NEWSin Industrial Networks
Siemens releases Ruggedcom RSG920P Ethernet switch
RSG920P has 20 Gigabit Ethernet ports and four Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) interfaces supplying up to 120 watt (30 watt per port) of power.
GE releases Global Discovery Server based on OPC UA
Global Discovery Server is based on the new Part 12 of the OPC UA standards.
Signal Hound Introduces VSG25A Vector Signal Generator
VSG25A operates from 100 MHz–2.5 GHz with digital test pattern generation. Price: $495
MEDIAin Industrial Networks
RESOURCESin Industrial Networks
Enhancements in WeConfig 1.2 enable time consuming and complex configuration of large networks to be implemented reliably in just minutes.
Industrial Ethernet protocols use Client, Server and I/O Messaging methods to communicate. This video explains how these methods work...
The On-Chip Software Development Kit ensures that developers can stably run both the pre-compiled SmartMesh IP networking stack and their...
WHITE PAPERSin Industrial Networks
By JMA Wireless
Since its introduction in 2008, LTE technology has been transforming and many different versions have been and continue to be...
By Todd Landry, JMA Wireless
When it comes to determining the best fit for in-building or outdoor wireless needs it is best to discount the hype...
By Moore Industries
Details how the use of a HART interface module can serve as a simple and cost-effective method for gathering HART information...
CASE STUDIESin Industrial Networks
FMC Technologies uses Westermo Ethernet switches to connect equipment as deep as 3000 metres down.
Rockwell’s CompactLogix 5370 controller and three Kinetix 350 EtherNet/IP servo drives are used as the control platform for the new tubing...
KVAL used Beckhoff PC-based control, servo drives with one cable, and EtherCAT industrial Ethernet for communications to...
EVENTSin Industrial Networks
The Rockwell Automation TechED event provides 170+ hands-on labs, technical sessions and discussion forums. With the latest Rockwell Automation products and technology solutions on display, participants will gain an in-depth understanding of how the Integrated Architecture is information-enabling global companies.
The agenda for this event is largely developed by customers, for customers with opportunities for knowledge sharing and networking. Join us as we discuss trends and new technologies impacting the automation industry.
The Summit will provide engineering and operational professionals, automation and operations management and senior-level executives with end user learning opportunities covering the complete spectrum of automation--from process and discrete to motion control and drives.
TRAININGin Industrial Networks
This Basic Profibus training course is an intensive hands-on and theoretical 3-day training program. Upon completion of the 24 PDH course you will receive a completion certificate from Endress+Hauser.
This program is officially recognized by PROFIBUS International and represents a worldwide training standard. During the first three days trainees gain a thorough base of knowledge regarding PROFIBUS PA and parts of DP technology. On the fourth day, the program finishes with an exam. The lessons build upon each other in a way that the depth of the course steadily intensifies while core topics...