Hannover 2016: The PI Booth

The PI booth was once again the hub of PROFINET and PROFIBUS activity under the banner of “Backbone of Industrie 4.0.” Featured walls included PROFINET, process, PROFIsafe, IO-Link, and vision. The PI Lounge provided a venue for networking and refreshment. Many meetings – planned and ad hoc – took place.

Some quick facts about the booth: 215 sq. meters (2314 sq. ft.), 86 co-exhibitors, Factory Automation Wall with 97 devices, Process Automation Live Demo with 52 Devices, PROFIsafe Live Demo with 22 devices, IO-Link Wall with 175 devices, and 21 company kiosks.

–Carl Henning