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HMS Networks Report: industrial Ethernet now makes up for 59% of the global market
May 08, 2019

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.

EtherCAT Technology Group announces vendor-independent diagnosis interface
December 05, 2018

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 releases EtherCAT P specification documents
May 15, 2017

EtherCAT Technology Group releases EtherCAT P specification documents

The specification provides device manufacturers with an official foundation to implement EtherCAT P technology, which enables data and power transmission on a single, standard cable.

EtherCAT Technology Group publishes EtherCAT P technology specification
December 01, 2016

EtherCAT Technology Group publishes EtherCAT P technology specification

EtherCAT P is a new industrial Ethernet technology that combines EtherCAT communication and power lines into one standard 4-wire Ethernet cable.

EtherCAT Technology Group releases version 2.0 of Conformance Test Tool
July 14, 2016

EtherCAT Technology Group releases version 2.0 of Conformance Test Tool

The EtherCAT Conformance Test Tool, or CTT, is the official reference tool for specifying compliant implementation of EtherCAT technology into EtherCAT slaves. The CTT enables the hundreds of EtherCAT device manufacturers to ensure reliable interoperability in the field.

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Safety Profiles for Real-Time Ethernet-based Industrial Automation Networks - $55.00
May 31, 2016

Safety Profiles for Real-Time Ethernet-based Industrial Automation Networks - $55.00

Part of the ISA/O3neida series, this book discusses network systems in industrial automation and their features related to real-time and functional safety requirements.

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Elmo announces Free Online Motion Control Practice System
July 21, 2014

Elmo announces Free Online Motion Control Practice System

Elmo is offering login access to its EASII Experience RPS for anyone to explore motors and drives in action, configure the EtherCAT network, perform complex multi-axis synchronized motions, and develop IEC-61131-3 programs.

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EtherCAT Publishes Industrial Ethernet System Comparison
April 23, 2014

EtherCAT Publishes Industrial Ethernet System Comparison

“Industrial Ethernet Technologies: Overview and Comparison” gives valuable insight into today’s most important Industrial Ethernet technologies.

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April 16, 2014

EtherCAT Technology Group updates its Website

Changes include enhancements to the central search function as well as the “download,” “events,” and “product” sections of the website.

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Introduction to EtherCAT - the Ethernet Fieldbus
December 12, 2013

Introduction to EtherCAT - the Ethernet Fieldbus

The document introduces EtherCAT and explains what makes EtherCAT the fastest industrial Ethernet standard. EtherCAT is a high-performance, low-cost,easy to use Industrial Ethernet technology with a flexible topology. It was introduced in 2003 and has been an international standard since 2007.

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Dataforth publishes Corporate Capabilities Brochure
June 10, 2013

Dataforth publishes Corporate Capabilities Brochure

The 16-page document covers 1200+ data acquisition and control, signal conditioning, and data communication products.

September 26, 2011

Online Product Guide

The EtherCAT Product Guide lists EtherCAT products and services as submitted by ETG member companies. Even though the guide already contains over 300 entries there are many more which have not been entered yet.

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Industrial Ethernet, 2nd Edition - $69.00
August 28, 2011

Industrial Ethernet, 2nd Edition - $69.00

This best-seller is a convenient installation, troubleshooting, and reference tool on one of the hottest topics in automation and process control. It will help you understand Ethernet and TCP/IP terminology and provide important information about industrial protocols and standards.

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December 09, 2010

EtherCAT Technology Group Announces Safety Development Package

A package to develop new Safety over EtherCAT solutions is now available for automation system vendors.

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May 20, 2010

EtherCAT Group adds CANopen to Drive Profile

The EtherCAT Slave Sample Code now includes the CANopen drive profile according to the ETG implementation guideline.