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EtherCat Technology Group

Ostendstraße 196
90482 Nuremberg
Germany

Telephone : +49 (911) 5 40 5620
Fax : +49 (911) 5 40 5629
Email : info@ethercat.org
Web : www.ethercat.org


Editorial archive;

Focusing in on bus technology 22/11/2019
The communication network is the single most important technological component of a machine or plant control system. Martin Rostan offers some food for thought about how the fieldbus choice is made. Full Story...

EtherCAT Technology Group offers vendor-independent diagnosis interface 05/12/2018
The EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG) has specified a new vendor-independent diagnosis interface, which allows third-party tools to access diagnostic information from EtherCAT networks. Full Story...

Safety over EtherCAT approved as Chinese National Standard 30/09/2018
The safety technology for EtherCAT, FSoE, is now a recommended National Standard (GB/T) in China, effective October 1, 2018.  Full Story...

Christoph Widmann becomes chairman of the Marketing Committee of the ETG 18/03/2014
Christoph Widmann, managing director at acontis technologies GmbH, is to be the new chairman of the Marketing Committee at the EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG). He takes over for Michael Strauss from SEW-EURODRIVE GmbH & Co KG who has held the position since 2005. Full Story...

EtherCAT sensor enables real-time measurements 03/07/2012
EtherCAT is growing in importance for enabling the latest laser displacement sensors to transfer measurement data in real-time in automated industrial environments, says Chris Jones, managing director at Micro-Epsilon UK. Full Story...

Korea accepts EtherCAT standard 14/02/2012
Following completion of a two-year project, driven by the Korean EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG), EtherCAT has been accepted as a Korean Industrial Standard (KS) by the Korean Agency for Technology and Standards. Full Story...

Features and benefits of EtherCAT 16/08/2011
Martin Rostan, executive director at EtherCAT Technology Group, explains more about the features and benefits of the EtherCAT industrial Ethernet communication solution. Full Story...

EtherCAT Technology Group becomes the world’s largest fieldbus organisation 06/12/2010
The EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG) has recently become the world’s largest fieldbus organisation. Already basting the title of the largest Industrial Ethernet organization. Full Story...

Hannover Messe’s Synchronised Servos 04/05/2009
A popular way to show precise motion control at Hannover Messe is to display spinning wheels that are carefully aligned in real time to form recognisable patterns. Lately we’ve seen this technique to show off high speed motion control buses. Full Story...

Synchronised Servos 24/04/2009
You’ve seen this kind of display at trade fairs before: spinning wheels from synchronised servo motors, dancing around with stunning precision. So, this was nothing new. But, take another look at this, said Martin Rostan in the EtherCAT stand at Hannover Fair. Full Story...