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Using data from the internet in a PLC application

A lot of information is (freely) available in the cloud and on the internet. For example, think of energy prices, water levels in our rivers or weather information at a certain location in the world. It can be very interesting…

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Pushing data to and visualizing PLC variables in the cloud

Sharing, analysing and processing data is crucial for being able to utilize new technological applications related to Industry 4.0. Think of cloud-based services and databases that help to enable predictive maintenance, for example. But also, simply pushing PLC variables to…

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Using apps from the online store in a PLC application

Since the arrival of Smart Devices, everyone knows the so-called App Stores, online marketplaces for software, from which applications can be installed directly on a Smart Device. These App Stores allow users to easily extend the functionality of their Smart…

Applications

Using Open Source Software in a PLC Application

Sharing software applications is not (yet) common in industrial automation.

The manufacturer’s software libraries are used to develop applications themselves, but different users share virtually nothing with each other – while many benefits can be gained there. Buying functionality can…

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Cloud Security – A detailed Look

A holistic cloud security concept not only saves time and money, but also protects against manipulation, data loss and unauthorized…
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Correct and fast Decisions thanks to AI Applications

Artificial Intelligence can help to establish smart and sustainable analyses of raw data to drive processes and developments to quickly…
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Phoenix Contact awarded IEC 62443 certificate for PLCnext Control by TÜV SÜD

Phoenix Contact is the first company to receive a certification for a controller (PLC) in accordance with IEC 62443-4-1 ML…
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New PLCnext Engineer Simulation is now available

The engineering software PLCnext Engineer has been extended by a simulation feature which is now available for download.
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How open ecosystems change the way we work together

The strength of an open ecosystem results from the specific competencies of the contributors. What does it need to exploit…
Applications

Using data from the internet in a PLC application

A lot of information is (freely) available in the cloud and on the internet. For example, think of energy prices, water levels in our rivers or weather information at a certain location in the world. It can be very interesting…

Applications

Pushing data to and visualizing PLC variables in the cloud

Sharing, analysing and processing data is crucial for being able to utilize new technological applications related to Industry 4.0. Think of cloud-based services and databases that help to enable predictive maintenance, for example. But also, simply pushing PLC variables to…

Applications

Using apps from the online store in a PLC application

Since the arrival of Smart Devices, everyone knows the so-called App Stores, online marketplaces for software, from which applications can be installed directly on a Smart Device. These App Stores allow users to easily extend the functionality of their Smart…

Applications

Using Open Source Software in a PLC Application

Sharing software applications is not (yet) common in industrial automation.

The manufacturer’s software libraries are used to develop applications themselves, but different users share virtually nothing with each other – while many benefits can be gained there. Buying functionality can…

TeaserPreview
Articles

Cloud Security – A detailed Look

A holistic cloud security concept not only saves time and money, but also protects against manipulation, data loss and unauthorized…
TeaserPreview
Articles

Correct and fast Decisions thanks to AI Applications

Artificial Intelligence can help to establish smart and sustainable analyses of raw data to drive processes and developments to quickly…
TeaserPreview
News

Phoenix Contact awarded IEC 62443 certificate for PLCnext Control by TÜV SÜD

Phoenix Contact is the first company to receive a certification for a controller (PLC) in accordance with IEC 62443-4-1 ML…
TeaserPreview
News

New PLCnext Engineer Simulation is now available

The engineering software PLCnext Engineer has been extended by a simulation feature which is now available for download.
TeaserPreview
Articles

How open ecosystems change the way we work together

The strength of an open ecosystem results from the specific competencies of the contributors. What does it need to exploit…

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November 18, 2021
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We are very sorry not to be able to attend the SPS on site in Nuremberg…

The PLCnext Technology marketing team was already sitting on packed bags. After many hours of preparation, we would have been very happy to meet you live in Nuremberg at the… Read more
October 4, 2021
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New PLCnext Store release coming up

On Monday, October 11, 2021 the PLCnext Store website will temporarily be closed for updates and maintenance. The following features will be implemented with the new release: License activation on… Read more
September 6, 2021
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Webinars

Thank you very much for the great interest in our webinars. We have noticed that there seems to have been some confusion among participants from time to time. We would… Read more
May 27, 2021
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Accelerate your production processes with the PLCnext Factory – Book a live tour now

In the PLCnext Factory, the production facility of Phoenix Contact Electronics in Germany, products for automation, safety applications and network security are produced. Digitization in production requires above all a… Read more

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Hinterland of Things Conference

Hinterland of Things 2022 will be happening on-site & in person as an exclusive event of 1.300 C-level Innovators in Bielefeld. Dive into an ecosystem of fascinating peopl

01 Jun 2022 Bielefeld Read more
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MATLAB EXPO

Engage with Experts: Hear from MathWorks engineers and industry leaders in the field. Learn from their experience and be inspired by their success stories.

17 May 2022 Online Read more
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Hannover Messe

The world's leading trade fair for the industry will be held as a hybrid event. As the showcase of industry - with future topics such as AI, sustainable production or 5G,

30 May 2022 Hanover Read more
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embedded world

embedded world – the global platform of the embedded community Whether it's the safety of electronic syst

21 Jun 2022 Nuremberg Read more
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YouTube Livestream:
New collaborations in industrial automation & future visions

Collaborations, partnership and networking are one answer to the changing demands in industrial automation. We can only solve the requirements of digitalization together. PLCnext Technology, the op

23 Nov 2021 YouTube Read more
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YouTube Livestream:
Implementing your visions with artificial integillence

Experience how codecentric realizes people detection and distance measuring in real-time by using artificial intelligence and PLCnext Technology. Keep your distance! Not only important in the new "

24 Nov 2021 YouTube Read more
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YouTube Livestream:
Enhancing your individual software solution

We let our customers talk - Learn more about how Reisenbauer uses the open PLCnext Control as a hardware platform for their own runtime and software solution. The software solution is used for remo

25 Nov 2021 YouTube Read more
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SPS 2022: Live in Nuremberg – See you!

Finally, it is time again: The SPS will take place live and colourful in Nuremberg. Meet our experts around the open ecosystem PLCnext Technology in hall 9/310 and talk with them about innovative a

08 Nov 2022 NürnbergMesse
Messezentrum 1
90471 Nuremberg
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