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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. PROFINET Test System – Quality is the Goal

    Weber, 21.04.2017 , Germany

    In order to provide optimal support to the members of PI (PROFIBUS & PROFINET International) for development of new PROFINET devices, PI offers...

  2. Data is the new gold

    Weber, 21.04.2017 , Germany

    Cooperation between eCl@ss e.V. and PROFIBUS & PROFINET International (PI)

  3. PI technologies continue very strong market position

    Weber, 11.04.2017 , Germany

    The installed base of devices with interfaces of the communication technologies of PROFIBUS & PROFINET International (PI) continues its very...

  4. New Options for Diagnostics

    Weber, 05.04.2017 , Germany

    IO-Link now makes it possible to transfer larger data volumes

  5. Significant Increase in Certificates for PROFINET Devices

    Weber, 30.03.2017 , Germany

    Practical and high-quality certification tests for communication interfaces are among the key factors for acceptance of an open communication...

  6. Shaping the Future

    Weber, 29.03.2017 , Germany

    PI Conference in the Field of Tension between Established Technology and Networks of the Future

  7. 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...

  8. 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....

  9. New possibilities for IO-Link through firmware update

    Weber, 31.01.2017 , Germany

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

Our well-known PI technologies

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.