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Industrial automation standard for portability and Industry 4.0

IEC 61499: standard for portability and Industry 4.0

IEC 61499 defines a high-level system design language for distributed information and control. It allows encapsulation of functionality, …

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Edge computing is a next step in the evolution of Ethernet-based automation and machine control networking.

No edge computing without an appropriate network

With the continuing emergence of the Industrial Edge, the industrial network will play an even more central and …

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Data integration for innovative IoT solutions must fulfill a series of complex requirements, while architectural issues have a key role to play in implementation.

Data integration for the Industrial Internet of Things

IT architectures need to play a vital role in IIoT system architectures, with gateways evolving to provide more …

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Industrial Control Systems & Security

Industrial Control Systems: CIP Security and IEC 62443-4-2

CIP Security meets a significant number of IEC 62443-4-2 requirements and implements robust and ubiquitous security technologies to …

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Edge computing and AI

Edge computing and AI create Industrial AIoT applications

Enabling AI capabilities at the edge can improve operational efficiency and reduce risks and costs for industrial applications. …

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FSoE Conformance Test Tool (CTT) for automatic verification and conformance test.

Safety over EtherCAT conformance testing

To formally confirm a high level of safety, the manufacturers of EtherCAT devices must meet requirements during development, …

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Use Cases for a CIP Companion Specification for OPC UA

An OPC UA companion specification for CIP to OPC UA Gateways is based on assumptions that the cloud …

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Single Pair Ethernet

Single Pair Ethernet, RJ45 and clarifying the mating interfaces

Previously, there has been a classic break in communication systems between Ethernet and fieldbus systems. But now, modern …

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Single Pair Ethernet Technology

SPE in industrial applications

Single Pair Ethernet work continues with the aim of toughening up this evolutionary new technology for as many …

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Industrial network infrastructures

Optimizing infrastructure performance

Industrial network infrastructure is a valuable business asset. Investments in legacy networks require a clear migration path to …

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PROFINET Over Industrial WLAN Infrastructure

PROFINET Over Industrial WLAN

Two key challenges need to be addressed when building a stable PROFINET application over a WLAN infrastructure. The …

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Single-Pair Ethernet for constrained devices

New operational concepts are being developed to drive EtherNet/IP deployment to low-end constrained, in-cabinet devices such as contactors …

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