TSN AS THE NEW STANDARD FOR THE INDUSTRIAL WORLD
Industrial communication must be fast, real-time capable and standardized so companies can meet the challenges of modern industrial automation. Therefore, WAGO is getting its two new automation solutions, the I/O System Advanced and I/O System Field, ready for Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN). High performance and consistency throughout the network infrastructure are the decisive advantages conferred by the new communication standard.
Efforts are underway around the world to develop communication solutions for real-time and sensor-to-cloud applications in industrial environments. One of the most promising approaches is Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN), whose goal is to expand conventional ETHERNET with the capabilities required for real-time transmission of data – with a bandwidth of multiple gigabits. In combination with the manufacturer-independent communication protocol OPC UA, it allows fast, easy, secure use of information across different manufacturer systems. The WAGO I/O System Advanced and the I/O System Field are ready for OPC UA and TSN.
The advantages of TSN OPC UA:
- Ensures high-performance isochronous communication
- Allows plug-and-produce scenarios through the combination of deterministic communication and information modeling
- One technology allows all application cases through manufacturer-independence and a broad range of uses
- Is fully compatible with the existing ETHERNET standard