The driving force behind progress in industrial automation has been the networking of automation products via bus systems. Topics in this white paper include:
- Trends in current product and market developments
- Industrial Ethernet versus field bus – competitors or partners?
- Forecast for the future
- Distributed control intelligence in a network versus centralised
processing of signals and parameterisation
- The rising demand for de-central installation systems
- Possible potentials
This white paper is sponsored by Festo.