PROFINET in Process Control... Start here...
PROFINET has been introduced into PCS 7 since the start of PCS 7 V8.0. The use of PROFINET creates new architectural possibilties in order to connect IO in a more flexible way consisting of potential combinations of star, line and ring architectures.
The upcoming V9 (summer 2017) will further improve PROFINET usage by adding CiR support (Configuration in Run) and physical double redundancy. Certain industries already use the advantages of PROFINET today.
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- Quick development of PROFINET know-how
- Description of typical scenarios (configuration, commissioning, integration)
- Reduction of the planning and configuration overhead.