Modern Automation Technologies Professional Magazine

      3 2021

#   3/2021

      3 2020

#   3/2020

Advantech EKI-5500/5600 Industrial Managed Ethernet Switches

The article gives a brief overview of EKI-5500/5600: the low-end line of industrial managed Ethernet switches made by Advantech.

      4 2019

#   4/2019

Ethernet with a single twisted-pair cable is already a reality

The article presents a new standardized technology of Ethernet data transmission over a single-pair cable, which will actually allow to reconsider the organization of the physical layer of OSI models.

Cybersecurity technologies in the IoT era

With the advent of IoT, cyberthreat protection and network infrastructure management are becoming extremely relevant tasks. ADLINK offers an optimized concept of the modular construction of network protection devices, which improves the efficiency of the custom application development and reduces the cost of their operation and modernization.

      3 2019

#   3/2019

Cable technologies for industrial networks from BELDEN: soldered twisted pair

The technology for the soldered twisted pair by Belden, which allows the improvement of the quality of the industrial Ethernet physical level, is described in the article.

      2 2019

#   2/2019

Industrial unmanaged EKI-2000 Advantech Ethernet switches

Building of Ethernet networks involves different types of switching equipment. It is worth highlighting the unmanaged switches, which are simple devices enabling to arrange the operation of a small Ethernet-network in fast and efficient way. This article provides a brief overview of Advantech unmanaged industrial Ethernet switches of entry-level EKI-2000 series.

      1 2017

#   1/2017

ndustrial VDSL-modems for extending the industrial Ethernet boundaries

The extension of the Ethernet network is an essential task for many customers. The use of high-speed VDSL-modems is one of the ways to resolve this problem. The article provides an insight into the VDSL and Ethernet over VDSL technologies that allow data transmission over a copper two-conductor wire which is used as a transmission medium. Also discussed are the new EtherWAN solutions that offer an Ethernet line up to 2,600 m in length.

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      4 2016

#   4/2016

Hirschmann managed switches: safety first

The article discusses the key features of managed switches used to provide network security. This is illustrated by the example of Hirschmann products. The functions and usage of the managed switches described in the article will help operators of industrial enterprises to protect the industrial IT-system more efficiently.

      3 2015

#   3/2015

Development of Industrial Ethernet technology through an example of brand new communication equipment

The article examines the basic trends in the development of the Industrial Ethernet technology illustrated by the examples of the new Hirschmann and EtherWAN products. These examples vividly demonstrate the functionality and peculiarities of application of the modern network devices.

      3 2013

#   3/2013

Security concepts based on EAGLE system

The article discusses the advantages and the operating features of the Hirschmann EAGLE family of hardware and software. Also included are examples of typical schemes of EAGLE equipment connection into the existing network of an enterprise. The main functions, modes of operation and nuances of adjustment are described.

      4 2012

#   4/2012

Embedded switches: is it time to get on the bandwagon?

The article describes the practical advantages of using the embedded switches and offers a brief excursion into the redundant Ethernet technologies. Also discussed are the technical features of Hirschmann embedded module EES20 and its possible applications.

      2 2011

#   2/2011

New horizons of the wireless Ethernet: 300 Мbit/s from the air

The article provides a historical overview and covers the advantages and specific features of WiFi IEEE 802.11n standard. Also included is a review of the industrial equipment that meets the family of IEEE 802.11 standards.

      2 2010

#   2/2010

HART Loop Converter as a bridge between the digital and analog world

Maintaining a safe production process often depends on the right information at the right time. The new HART Loop Converter from Pepperl+Fuchs uses the full potential of HART enabled field devices. It serves as a bridge between the digital and analog world and provides access to vital process data, which were not available until now.