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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. Device developers in the spotlight

    Weber, 06.07.2018 , Germany

    In June of this year, more than 150 developers met at three PI events focusing on PROFINET device development. Through this series of workshops,...

  2. IO-Link General Meeting sets course for the future

    Weber, 29.06.2018 , Germany

    IO-Link community welcomes its 200th member

  3. FieldComm Group, ODVA and PI Provide Joint Update on an Advanced Physical Layer for Industrial Ethernet

    Weber, 08.06.2018 , Germany

    Organizations are cooperating to promote developments for Industrial Ethernet to expand use of EtherNet/IP™, HART-IP™ and PROFINET™ into hazardous locations in the process industry

  4. PA Profile V4.0 Adopted

    Weber, 08.06.2018 , Germany

    PROFINET, as an Ethernet-based communication technology, is increasingly evolving into a pillar for automation concepts of the future, as the...

  5. SEW-Eurodrive becomes new PNO Advisory Board Member

    Weber, 24.04.2018 , Germany

    On April 23, 2018, the PROFIBUS Nutzerorganisation e.V. (PNO) held its annual members assembly meeting in Hanover, Germany, at which the PNO Board of...

  6. More than 20 million PROFINET devices on the market

    Weber, 20.04.2018 , Germany

    Each year, PROFIBUS & PROFINET International (PI) conducts a notarized survey of the number of installed devices with interfaces equipped with...

  7. IO-Link integrated in OPC UA

    Weber, 20.04.2018 , Germany

    On the basis of existing use cases, the IO-Link Community developed a method for implementing an integration of IO-Link in OPC UA in 2017. OPC UA,...

  8. IO-Link Wireless Developer Workshop in Hamburg

    Weber, 20.04.2018 , Germany

    The IO-Link Community is holding an IO-Link Wireless Developer Workshop in June 2018. This workshop will be held on June 27 and 28, 2018, at the...

  9. PROFINET exhibits first integration of TSN

    Weber, 20.04.2018 , Germany

    As with all new technologies, the application and its associated requirements are always of primary importance for PROFIBUS & PROFINET...

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