On 16th -18th July 2012, the first PROFINET R&D workshop ever took place in Beijing. The workshop was organized by PI-China and one of PI-China board members, Siemens Ltd., China.
PI China was very pleased to welcome technology expert, Mr. Joerg Bullerschen from Siemens support-center in Europe (ComDec) for training. In the three days workshop 18 engineers were trained how to start developing a PROFINET product. Main topics were: Ethernet and PROFINET basic, PROFINET highlights, synchronous communication /asynchronous communication, PROFINET-IO development kits and ASIC chip, how to startup with the PROFINET development kit, components of the PROFINET IO software stack, PROFINET IO software and GSDML.