SPS 2014 Wrap-up, photo gallery, and videos

Here’s a directory to PROFINET, PROFIBUS, and IO-Link news from the SPS/IPC/Drive Fair:

(There is some overlap between the blog and PROFINEWS, but the blog posts provide more behind the scenes, first-person “reporting.”?

New video from PI exploring the PI Stand:

From Phoenix Contact on their stand:

From Siemens on their stand:


At the Siemens stand, I was fascinated by the rotating “supersized” replicas of their products (click to enlarge and start slide show):

And finally, some random photos (click to enlarge and start slide show):


I always consider AS-interface to be complementary to PROFINET and PROFIBUS.  So a quick visit to the AS-i stand was in order.  Their gimmick this year was laser etching your name onto a pocket knife with the AS-i logo:

–Carl Henning