Posts Tagged: show report

Hanover Fair, News on Condition Monitoring

With the PROFINET specification complete and stable, work continues on application profiles. An application profile standardizes the way data is sent and received to simplify user interaction; the underlying communications protocol is not impacted. As one example, PI is the… Read more »


Green, Green, It’s Green, They Say…

Green, green, it’s green, they say… on the far side of the hill AND in Hanover and Stuttgart: On Wednesday, Winfried Kretschmann (center) visited the PI booth. He is Minister-President of the state of Baden-Württemberg and the first Minister-President in… Read more »


Hanover Fair, News

Here are a couple news items from PI at Hanover Fair. PROFINET in Process PROFIBUS PA and PROFINET play well together, we are reminded. Our addition of functions such as CiR (Configuration in Run), Redundancy, Time synchronization, and Time stamping… Read more »




SPS/IPC/Drives Show 2013: PI Booth 2

PROFINET and PROFIBUS at every turn… in the vendor kiosks and PI features around the PI Booth at SPS. Here’s a photo gallery “look around” (click to enlarge and start slide show): And finally, a shortened, but still boring, robot… Read more »


SPS/IPC/Drives Show 2013: PI Booth

There were familiar PROFINET and PROFIBUS features of the PI Booth: PROFINET Wall, PROFIBUS Wall, Forum, Lounge, and member kiosks. Here’s the overview: Let’s take a look around, starting with the PROFINET Wall: The PROFIBUS wall features a little PROFINET… Read more »


SPS/IPC/Drives Show 2013: Press Conference

The second morning, before the show started, was the PI Press Conference. Even though it is conducted mostly in German, the PI North America staff was in attendance. (Maybe you followed my Tweets live from the press conference: @AllThingsPROFI.) Karsten… Read more »


SPS/IPC/Drives Show 2013: News

Thanksgiving is past; Black Friday is just a memory. So, it’s time for the SPS/IPC/Drives Show wrap-up from a PROFINET and PROFIBUS perspective. This will definitely take a bunch of posts! There were several big news stories. Emerson was showing… Read more »


Hanover Fair: News Roundup

After ranting just a little about PROFIpeople, I was called upon to introduce the international version of PROFInews.  I’ll repeat the introduction in the next PROFInews North American Edition.  And that introduction is about Hanover Fair so make that your… Read more »