Hanover2014

Apr 10

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 only organization that has created standards for taking information from the plant floor to production…
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Apr 9

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 German history from the Green Party. He was introduced to PROFINET and PROFIenergy, the technologies…
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Apr 9

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 (Sequence of Events) and the proven standardized proxy solution for integrating fieldbus systems of any…
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Apr 8

Hanover Fair 2014, PROFIpeople

Some PI North America members have exhibits or will be stopping by the booth (Hall 9, Stand D68). Be sure to look them up. Many of our colleagues from the PI Support Center are there: here is Dr. Peter Wenzel: At the booth reception desk, Wolfgang Quint and Iris Ketterer of the PI Support Center:…
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Apr 7

Hanover Fair 2014

PI has a booth at Hanover Fair in Hall 9, Stand D68. Stop by and say “Hello.” (Not hello to me though. I did not make the trip this year.) So I am experiencing the Fair vicariously through my colleagues who are there. So say hello to them or experience the show vicariously with me.…
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