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Dick Caro Tells Saga of Open Standards in Contemporary Controls’ Newsletter

June 202005
Downers Grove, IL ( June 20, 2005) – In an interview with Contemporary Controls, Dick Caro tells his story of leading the charge for adopting Ethernet as a fieldbus. He describes the presentation of his landmark paper on Industrial Ethernet in 1998, and the battles and victories that ensued. Find out more about his interesting career in the automation business, and cutting-edge, computer-control applications dating before the modern digital era. Highlights include:

  • Redundant Digital Control with Fiber Optic Ethernet—way back in 1983
  • Closed-Door conversations that opened the door for Ethernet on the factory floor
  • The real reason for the Fieldbus Wars
  • Dick's crystal ball on the future of U.S. manufacturing

    This is the second of a two-part series. It is FREE for download, and it is available in both the condensed and uncut versions. To get one or both documents in Adobe Acrobat PDF, go to www.ccontrols.com/DickCaro2.htm.

    Contemporary Controls provides industrial networking hubs, switches, hardware and software for Ethernet, CAN, DeviceNet, and ARCNET, with offices in the USA, UK,
    China, and Germany.
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