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  1. Practical Cooperation between PROFINET and OPC UA

    Weber, 28.11.2018 , Germany

    In close cooperation, and within the framework of a joint working group, experts from PROFIBUS & PROFINET International (PI) and the OPC Foundation have specified a solution for presenting PROFINET data in the OPC UA object model.

  2. Sensor-to-Cloud with IO-Link via OPC UA

    Weber, 28.11.2018 , Germany

    The companion specification "OPC UA for IO-Link" passed a review by the IO-Link Community and the OPC Foundation; the final version V1.0 was then drawn up and adopted.

  3. Transforming Data into Information

    Weber, 28.11.2018 , Germany

    The intelligent manufacturing networks of digital factories will only become reality with machine-processable, standardized information, because they have to work across company and industry boundaries. PROFIBUS & PROFINET International (PI) sees its role in creating the necessary basis for this fact, especially in view of Industry 4.0.

  4. The NEW PI-Konferenz

    Weber, 28.11.2018 , Germany

    The focus of the PI-Konferenz 2019 organized by PROFIBUS Nutzerorganisation (PNO) has changed.

  5. IO-Link Catches Test Fever

    Weber, 09.11.2018 , Germany

    Nearly 90 participants brought their latest product developments to test their devices and software for interoperability with other manufacturers.

  6. Joint PI stand at the SPS IPC Drives trade fair – At the center of Industry 4.0

    Weber, 19.09.2018 , Germany

    The joint PI (PROFIBUS & PROFINET International) stand at the SPS IPC Drives trade fair in Nuremberg, Germany November 27 – 29, 2018 will now be...

  7. IO-Link Community – Two Big Events Coming Up

    Weber, 17.08.2018 , Germany

    The IO-Link Community will host two major events right after the summer break. On September 26, 2018, an IO-Link User Workshop in German language...

  8. IO-Link is coming to Graz

    Weber, 19.07.2018 , Germany

    This year, the IO-Link Community will be holding an IO-Link user workshop in Graz, Austria. On September 26, 2018, users and other interested people...

  9. Into the world of wireless with IO-Link

    Weber, 06.07.2018

    IO-Link Wireless completes the big picture for IO-Link

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PROFIBUS is a standardized, open, digital communications system for all areas of application in manufacturing and process automation.


PROFINET is the innovative open standard for Industrial Ethernet. It satisfies all requirements of automation technology.

IO-LINK is an independent sensor / actuator interface solution for use with with all automation technologies.