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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. World’s first omlox test lab commences operations

    Weber  13.02.2024   Germany

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

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Get Together for Robotics II – A successful conference for easier, machine-integrated robot programming

    Weber  22.11.2023   Germany

    Following its major success last year, the Get Together for Robotics conference was held today once again.

  5. The PROFINET Security Specification Gets a Fine Polish

    Weber  13.11.2023   Germany

    PI (PROFIBUS & PROFINET International) already realized some time ago that the underlying requirements in the area of OT security are of utmost importance.

  6. Expanded Portfolio of PI Technologies for Process Automation

    Weber  13.11.2023   Germany

    PROFIBUS & PROFINET International (PI) is offering an attractive and valuable portfolio for process automation.

  7. MTP Activities Have Picked-up Speed

    Weber  13.11.2023   Germany

    PI (PROFIBUS & PROFINET International) has been chosen as the host of MTP technology by NAMUR and ZVEI.

  8. IO-Link Wireless is now an International IEC Standard

    Weber  13.11.2023   Germany

    The international standardization of IO-Link Wireless has been successfully completed.

  9. Comprehensive Technology Portfolio for Digitalization

    Weber  13.11.2023   Germany

    Bit by bit, PI (PROFIBUS & PROFINET International) is expanding and deepening the technology portfolio for digitalization.

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.