One of the major events within the lifetime of the PROFIBUS and PROFINET International (PI) community was the first release of a specification for safety communication in 1999. It caused a quantum leap in possibilities in the world of automation. Since this event, PROFIsafe has evolved to become the leading and most comprehensive safety communication technology in the world. PROFIsafe is an International Standard IEC 61784-3-3 since 2007. This document provides a thorough insight into the PROFIsafe technology and the related topics.
PROFIsafe is approved by both the IFA and TÜV.