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Press Releases

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 vendor-neutral data platform for IO-Link devices

    Weber, 21.02.2017 , Germany

    The IO-Link Community presents the IODDfinder, a new, central database for IO device descriptions This service offers advantages both for...

  2. New IO-Link Design Guideline

    Weber, 16.02.2017 , Germany

    A new Design Guideline from the IO-Link Community offers all interested users support during the planning of automation systems with IO-Link devices....

  3. New possibilities for IO-Link through firmware update

    Weber, 31.01.2017 , Germany

    IO-Link firmware update profile simplifies the updating of device software

  4. Quality of PROFINET at a high level

    Weber, 23.11.2016 , Germany

    With the automation of test runs for the certification of PROFINET interfaces of products, PI (PROFIBUS & PROFINET International) keeps the...

  5. Start for new PA Profile 4.0

    Weber, 23.11.2016 , Germany

    Today, the field devices in processing plants, flow control, pressure and temperature, for example, but also the actuator technology are controlled...

  6. First results on the way to Industrie 4.0 with PROFINET

    Weber, 23.11.2016 , Germany

    PI (PROFIBUS & PROFINET International) is making good progress with the subject Industrie 4.0. Main work is done in the teams of the PI working...

  7. PI Conference 2017 – Network of the future

    Weber, 23.11.2016 , Germany

    The program of the 5th PI conference on March 22 and 23, 2017, at the Commerzbank-Arena football stadium in Frankfurt/Germany is finalized. Under the...

  8. Process protection by means of Asset Management with PROFINET

    Weber, 23.11.2016 , Germany

    The further development of the proven PROFINET standard is a consequence from the ever larger spread and integration in plants and machines. After...

  9. IO-Link sets store by quality

    Weber, 23.11.2016 , Germany

    The IO-Link community is further expanding its quality management. In addition to the already existing five competence centers worldwide, with...

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