While embracing industry standards like Ethernet, TCP/IP, XML, and OPC, PROFINET itself is an open standard supported by PI (PROFIBUS and PROFINET International). PI support means that engineers from top automation companies and end users are continually collaborating to enhance PROFINET's features and keep it in tune with the needs of industry.
Video: Intro to PROFINET
PROFINET supports virtually all automation functions in manufacturing, including discrete control, process control, motion control, peer-to-peer integration, vertical IT integration with Enterprise systems and much more.
Sep 12th, 2011
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