On November 28, 2011, more than 130 robotics organisations kick-started Europe's very first Robotics Week.
EtherNet/IP, the number one industrial Ethernet protocol in the world in terms of nodes shipped, will exceed 4.5 million shipped nodes by the end of the year according to ODVA estimates.
At SPS IPC Drives 2011 in Nuremberg, the automation industry presented its full force.
The CC-Link Partners Association (CLPA) continues to increase its global strength. 2011 has now seen the 1,500th member join, while the worldwide installed base has now exceeded 8.5 million devices.
Fieldbus Foundation, the HART Communication Foundation (HCF) and PI have joined forces to create a common architecture for a WirelessHART gateway device.
The nonprofit CAN in Automation (CiA) group has established the CANopen SIG (Special Interest Group) “IEC 61499”.
The official establishment of PI Middle East was celebrated with an international event in Dubai on June 29, 2011.
openSAFETY is the first safety protocol to be officially supported by the leading network analysis tool Wireshark. Starting with Wireshark 1.6.0, all versions will feature an integrated openSAFETY di
If you’re frustrated with the performance of your industrial Ethernet platform, does gigabit Ethernet offer a better alternative, or does it simply ignore the real cause of your problems? These days m
IMS Research report indicates that industrial Ethernet growth in China depends on strength of various vertical sectors.