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Ethernet Powerlink Standardisation Group

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Secure and seamless communication with POWERLINK and OPC UA 26/02/2018
A joint announcement by the OPC Foundation and the Ethernet POWERLINK Standardization Group (EPSG) confirmed that an OPC UA companion specification is now available for POWERLINK. Full Story...

OPC UA and POWERLINK set to provide seamless communication from sensors to the ERP layer 30/11/2015
OPC Foundation and Ethernet Powerlink Standardisation Group (EPSG) have announced that they are set to create a solution to integrate communication from the sensor layer to the ERP layer – without the need for any interfaces. Full Story...

Simplifying safety integration 20/11/2014
To make integrating openSAFETY easier and more cost-effective, Hilscher has developed a new netSAFETY module featuring openSAFETY over POWERLINK. Full Story...

POWERLINK goes on tour 12/07/2011
The Ethernet POWERLINK Standardization Group (EPSG) will hold 11 conferences across France, Germany, the UK, Italy and Switzerland, starting in September. Full Story...

EPSG unveils uniform safety standard 11/05/2010
The Ethernet Powerlink Standardization Group (EPSG) claims openSAFETY, introduced at Hannover Fair, represents the first uniform safety standard for all industrial Ethernet solutions. The development should answer demands of an automation industry that has been clamouring for a uniform standard for safety systems. Full Story...

Powerlink specification V.1.1.0 integrates new features; contest for Euro students 10/02/2009
Ethernet Powerlink Standardisation Group (EPSG) has released the new Powerlink specification V.1.1.0. Separately, the registration deadline for an EPSG contest for European college students is February 28. Full Story...