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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. 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,...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 2019 PI Conference: “With PI into the age of Industrie 4.0 in the field”

    Weber, 20.04.2018 , Germany

    On March 19 and 20, 2019, the PI Germany will hold its sixth PI Konferenz. The House of Logistics and Mobility (HOLM) in Frankfurt/Main, Germany was...

  5. IO-Link Wireless specification completed

    Weber, 13.04.2018

    IO-Link is the first technology for communicating with sensors and actuators below the fieldus level to be adopted as an international standard (IEC...

  6. PROFINET developer workshop in Italy a success

    Weber, 27.03.2018

    After offering successful workshops for developers of PROFINET devices in countries like the US, Germany, China and Japan for many years, PI...

  7. Hannover Messe 2018: Dominated by Industry 4.0

    Weber, 20.03.2018

    The PI (PROFIBUS & PROFINET International) joint booth focuses on concrete steps for the implementation of industrial communication for Industry...

  8. New IRT Basic Technology for PROFINET Controllers

    Weber, 29.11.2017 , Germany

    In addition to dedicated work on the integration of new standards such as TSN, the PI (PROFIBUS & PROFINET International) community also drives...

  9. Integration of TSN in PROFINET makes great strides

    Weber, 29.11.2017 , Germany

    At the 2017 Hannover Fair, PI (PROFIBUS & PROFINET International) announced their intention to use TSN (Time Sensitive Networking) for PROFINET....

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