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20 Years of Leading Innovations in Open Network Technology with the CLPA

20 Years of Leading Innovations in Open Network Technology with the CLPA


November 2020 marks a significant milestone for the CC-Link Partner Association (CLPA), as the organization will celebrate its 20th anniversary.

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EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG) releases EtherCAT Device Protocol Poster

EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG) releases EtherCAT Device Protocol Poster


The poster deals with the basics of EtherCAT technology, the EtherCAT Device Protocol (EDP), and provides a visual overview of EtherCAT. It describes the basic functional principles of EtherCAT, the structure of the frame and its processing in the EtherCAT Slave Controller (ESC).

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EtherCAT Technology Group announces support for EtherCAT G

EtherCAT Technology Group announces support for EtherCAT G


EtherCAT G was introduced by Beckhoff Automation in 2018 as an extension of the EtherCAT standard. Beckhoff recently presented the gigabit technology addition to the ETG, and after thorough review, the organization’s Technical Committee accepted it. Right now, the ETG is working to add EtherCAT G to the corresponding technology specifications.

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20 Years of Leading Innovations in Open Network Technology with the CLPA

November 2020 marks a significant milestone for the CC-Link Partner Association (CLPA), as the organization will celebrate its 20th anniversary.

EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG) releases EtherCAT Device Protocol Poster

The poster deals with the basics of EtherCAT technology, the EtherCAT Device Protocol (EDP), and provides a visual overview of EtherCAT. It describes the basic functional principles of EtherCAT, the structure of the frame and its processing in the EtherCAT Slave Controller (ESC).

EtherCAT Technology Group announces support for EtherCAT G

EtherCAT G was introduced by Beckhoff Automation in 2018 as an extension of the EtherCAT standard. Beckhoff recently presented the gigabit technology addition to the ETG, and after thorough review, the organization’s Technical Committee accepted it. Right now, the ETG is working to add EtherCAT G to the corresponding technology specifications.

Beckhoff Automation announces opening of Boston and Philadelphia area offices.

Both locations will provide additional applications engineering, sales and training resources. Automation Technology showrooms at the two offices will also offer hands-on experiences with Beckhoff hardware and software for engineers and business leaders.

EtherCAT Technology Group holds first Safety over EtherCAT Plug Fest

A total of 36 participants from 18 different companies came to Verl, Germany to test their FSoE devices for interoperability, and in total they brought nine masters, 15 slaves as well as one stack and one tool

HMS Networks Report: industrial Ethernet now makes up for 59% of the global market

As an independent supplier of solutions for industrial communication and the Industrial Internet of Things, HMS has an insight into the industrial network market. Here are some of the trends they see within industrial communication in 2019.

Beckhoff Automation announces Kevin Barker as President

As the new president, Barker will oversee all sales, engineering, marketing and administrative operations from the headquarters of Beckhoff Automation LLC in Savage, Minn. (Minneapolis area).

EtherCAT Technology Group announces vendor-independent diagnosis interface

The software-based interface can be implemented in controllers offered by any device manufacturer, which makes it an interesting feature to vendors of both master devices and diagnostic tools.

EtherCAT Technology Group announces Dmitry Dzilno election to Board of Directors

Dzilno has been instrumental in making EtherCAT a fieldbus in chip manufacturing. He is currently Head of Engineering at the ALD Division as Managing Director and Senior Principal Member of Technical Staff at AMAT.

Safety over EtherCAT approved as Chinese National Standard

EtherCAT itself has been a Chinese recommended standard since 2014. With FSoE now also reaching this official status, end users, system integrators and device manufacturers alike have the reassurance that the entire EtherCAT technology ecosystem is fully accepted in China

Beckhoff Automation to highlight EtherCAT and TSN networking, Smart Factory technologies at Hannover

Beckhoff will exhibit in the Integrated Automation, Motion & Drives (IAMD) USA section in booth 134417. During the show, Beckhoff will also support the EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG) at partner booth 134117.

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