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IDX Industrial Data Xchange

Sean Ogborne

1 Weaver Street, Fourways

2055 Johannesburg

South Africa

Phone: +27 11 548 9960

Fax: +27 11 465 8890

Email: seano(at)idx.co(dot)za

Web: www.idx.co.za

Competence Areas
  • PROFIBUS
  • PROFIBUS PA
  • PROFIdrive
  • PROFIsafe
  • PROFINET
  • PROFINET PA
  • PROFIdrive
  • PROFIsafe
Profile

Demo-systems:
All demonstration/training units are designed for mobility. The initial configurations are:

  • 9 PROFIBUS DP/PA rigs used for certified installer and engineer training
  • 3 PA Rigs used for PA Engineers Course
  • Vertical demo rig used for shows and demos

Special experience:
Supplier of PROFIBUS testers and analysers, PROFIBUS interfaces and gateway, OPC servers, clients and customer development solutions.

Training, workshops, seminars:

  • OPC and PROFIBUS courses since 2001
  • PROFINET courses since 2011
  • SAIMC Technical Evening Presentations
  • Breakfast events
  • Certified courses
  • Workshops on PA and PROFINET, PROFIBUS to PROFINET Migration, PROFINET and PROFIBUS fault-finding - methodology and tools, FDT/DTM, Connecting between Fieldbuses and Industrial Ethernet Systems
  • Training schedule available here: http://idx.co.za/Default.aspx?tabid=396

Special services:

  • Audit of PROFIBUS and PROFINET installations
  • Development of PROFIBUS software drivers, including OPC servers
  • Development of gateways from legacy systems (eg StarNet HDLC) to PROFIBUS
  • Design assistance and testing of PROFIBUS interfaces
  • Design and testing of gateways between PROFIBUS and other field-buses and Ethernet protocols
Available experts
  • Kyle Roos (kyler(at)idx.co(dot)za):

    • PROFIBUS
    • PROFIBUS PA
    • PROFIdrive
    • PROFIsafe
    • PROFINET
    • PROFINET PA
    • PROFIdrive
    • PROFIsafe
  • Alex Thalmann (alext(at)idx.co(dot)za):

    • PROFIBUS
    • PROFIBUS PA
    • PROFIdrive
    • PROFIsafe
    • PROFINET
    • PROFINET PA
    • PROFIdrive
    • PROFIsafe
  • Tzu-Chieh (Jackson) Kao (jacksonk(at)idx.co(dot)za):

    • PROFIBUS
    • PROFIBUS PA
    • PROFIdrive
    • PROFIsafe
    • PROFINET
    • PROFINET PA
    • PROFIdrive
    • PROFIsafe
  • Jehrene Phillip (jehrenep(at)idx.co(dot)za):

    • PROFIBUS
    • PROFIBUS PA
    • PROFIdrive
    • PROFIsafe
    • PROFINET
    • PROFINET PA
    • PROFIdrive
    • PROFIsafe
  • Sean Ogborne (seano(at)idx.co(dot)za):

    • PROFIBUS
    • PROFIBUS PA
    • PROFIdrive
    • PROFIsafe
    • PROFINET
    • PROFINET PA
    • PROFIdrive
    • PROFIsafe
  • Thavendren Naicker (thavenn(at)idx.co(dot)za):

    • PROFIBUS
    • PROFIBUS PA
    • PROFIdrive
    • PROFIsafe
    • PROFINET
    • PROFINET PA
    • PROFIdrive
    • PROFIsafe
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Our well-known PI technologies

profibus


PROFIBUS is a standardized, open, digital communications system for all areas of application in manufacturing and process automation.

profinet


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.