Omron Introduces NJ101 Sysmac Controller

  • Omron Automation & Safety
  • OMRON Automation & Safety

Entry-level PAC has EtherCAT and EtherNet/IP communications.

Balluff releases BIS V RFID reader

BIS V can read three different frequencies of RFID tags and communicate via EtherNet/IP, Profinet, Profibus, CC-Link, or Ethercat.

Beckhoff introduces ER Series EtherCAT Box I/O Modules

  • Beckhoff Automation

ER series I/O modules feature die-cast zinc housings that provide good performance in severe environmental conditions.

ADLINK introduces EtherCAT control system

  • ADLINK Technology

Talos-3012 IEC 61131-3-compliant automation controller and EPS Series time-deterministic I/O and motion control system provide control of automatic processes.

Siemens updates Sinema Server software

  • SIEMENS
  • Siemens

Enhancements in V13 include automatic detection of Profinet and Ethernet devices.

HMS releases Profile Driver software packages

  • HMS Industrial Networks Inc

Software can be embedded into a drive during development to allow connection to EtherNet/IP, EtherCAT, and Profinet/Profibus.

TURCK Introduces M8 Ethernet connector

  • TURCK Inc.

With the ability to transfer up to 100Mbps of data, the M8 connector for Ethernet is suitable for various Industrial Ethernet protocols, including EtherCAT

Microchip Introduces LAN9252 EtherCAT Slave Controller

LAN9252 has two 10/100 Ethernet transceivers that support both fiber and copper, along with cable diagnostics capabilities.

Innovasic adds EtherCAT to fido5200 REM Switch chip

The fido5200 REM Switch chip is configured via software driver as an EtherCAT Slave Controller (ESC) that supports cycle times down to 12.5µs.

POSITAL adds two interfaces to IXARC Encoders

  • POSITAL - Fraba Inc.

IXARC magnetic rotary encoders now have PROFINET and EtherCAT communications interfaces.