Automation & Communication
HANNOVER MESSE 2022: Ensuring Security of Supply and Growth in a Dynamically Changing World, While Counteracting Climate Change
The topics to be discussed this year are more relevant than ever. Kay Petermann from IEN D-A-CH interviewed Dr. Jochen Köckler, Chairman of the Managing Board, Deutsche Messe AG, on the comeback of the fair as a live event.
Users in process automation have the most to gain from insight through data from sensors and actuators. This is where the advanced physical layer for Ethernet, short Ethernet-APL comes in, the data highway to the field of process plants. Many questions must be answered when deploying Ethernet-APL for the first time. This article discusses topologies for Ethernet-APL that can be realized with currently available infrastructure components.