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Press Releases

This section is mainly for the media, and includes press releases from PI and the PI Community in general.  For local press releases please go to the individual pages of each PROFIBUS & PROFINET organization.

  1. New Record Figures for PI Technologies

    Weber  19.04.2024   Germany

    In its annual survey of newly installed nodes, PROFIBUS & PROFINET International (PI) reports outstanding growth figures for its technologies. PROFIsafe and IO-Link in particular are showing impressive increases.

  2. IO-Link and mioty: The best of both worlds

    Weber  16.04.2024   Germany

    The seamless integration of mioty into the IO-Link ecosystem extends the scope of IO-Link.

  3. IO-Link Digital Days 2024: An Interactive Platform of Experts

    Weber  25.03.2024   Germany

    From May 6 through June 3, 2024 this interactive platform provides information on the future-oriented IO-Link technology, as well as innovative solutions and services.

  4. An Anniversary Year for the PNO

    Weber  19.03.2024   Germany

    35 years of reliability and innovation in communication technology

  5. Linux TSN Testbench now available

    Weber  06.03.2024   Germany

    PI (PROFIBUS & PROFINET International) is trying to drive the adoption of Linux and TSN for PROFINET. Hence, PI is supporting the opensourcing of the Linux TSN Testbench.

  6. PI standards for interoperability

    Weber  28.02.2024   Germany

    Innovations explained at the Hanover Fair

  7. World’s first omlox test lab commences operations

    Weber  13.02.2024   Germany

    On the path to open, future-proof tracking systems.

  8. For locating and orientation: omlox locating technology continues its ascent

    Weber  23.01.2024   Germany

    The omlox technology group is continuing to expand its range in new industries all the time.

  9. PROFINET over APL is ready for use

    Weber  12.12.2023   Germany

    The experts at PROFIBUS & PROFINET International (PI) have successfully completed all activities for the use of PROFINET in hazardous applications in process automation. The final step here was provision of a complete certification test for PROFINET over APL devices.

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.

MTP Module Type Package enables modular production in which individual components can be flexibly combined.

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

omlox is an open technology standard for real-time indoor localization systems for industrial manufacturing.