Industrial networks & buses

EtherCAT achieves 3000 vendor IDs

24 August, 2020 | Supplied by: Beckhoff Automation Pty Ltd

Beckhoff has announced that the EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG) issued its 3000th EtherCAT vendor ID in July 2020.


Phoenix Contact FL MGUARD 1100 series security routers

21 August, 2020 | Supplied by: Phoenix Contact Pty Ltd

The FL MGUARD 1100 series security routers from Phoenix Contact are optimised for industrial use while being simple to operate.


Are we embracing disruption?

13 August, 2020 by Jim Wallace | Supplied by: Balluff Pty Ltd

Is the call to take advantage of the current disruption and bring manufacturing back to Australia being embraced, or is it just talk?


ifm and CloudRail announce IIoT strategic partnership

10 August, 2020

ifm and IIoT company CloudRail have announced a strategic partnership to pool their skills for professional IIoT and cloud solutions.


ICP DAS tDS-732i tiny device server

06 August, 2020 | Supplied by: ICP Electronics Australia Pty Ltd

The tDS-732i tiny device server is a serial-to-Ethernet device server that is designed to add Ethernet and internet connectivity to any RS-232 device.


Pepperl+Fuchs IO-Link I/O hub

05 August, 2020 | Supplied by: Pepperl+Fuchs (Aust) Pty Ltd

Pepperl+Fuchs has released an I/O hub with IO-Link interface that enables the integration of binary sensors and actuators into the IO-Link communication channel.


Moore Industries TMZ Modbus transmitter

24 July, 2020 | Supplied by: Moore Industries Pacific Inc

The TMZ PC-programmable Modbus transmitter with dual universal input channels accepts most industry standard temperature, current or voltage signals.


Phoenix Contact and partners develop industrial 5G router

17 July, 2020 | Supplied by: Phoenix Contact Pty Ltd

Phoenix Contact, Quectel and Ericsson have jointly developed a router for use in private industrial 5G networks.


Making integration and continuous improvement easier

15 July, 2020 by Will Healy III* | Supplied by: Balluff Pty Ltd

Enhancing existing controls infrastructure investment with IO-Link technologies.



Pepperl+Fuchs Comtrol RocketLinx Ethernet switches

06 July, 2020 | Supplied by: Pepperl+Fuchs (Aust) Pty Ltd

The RocketLinx series of managed and unmanaged industrial Ethernet switches are designed to meet both performance and environmental demands.


HYDAC 4G TTConnect Wave IoT gateway

01 July, 2020 | Supplied by: HYDAC International

The HYDAC 4G TTConnect Wave IoT gateway and associated cloud platform is designed to offer a complete, end-to-end solution that connects assets to the cloud.


IEEE approves TSN standard

29 June, 2020

New standard offers the prospect of delivering standard, unmodified real-time industrial Ethernet that meets the requirements of industrial automation.


Acromag Vertu VWB2000 point-to-point wireless I/O module

25 June, 2020 | Supplied by: Metromatics Pty Ltd

The VWB2000 signal wire replacement system is a point-to-point wireless signal bridge that takes analog, discrete or Modbus signals.


HMS Networks Anybus Wireless Bolt IoT

22 June, 2020 | Supplied by: Global M2M

The Anybus Wireless Bolt IoT enables cellular-based internet connectivity for assets in the field, using the LTE-based networks NB-IoT and CAT-M1.


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