Category: Copper

IEEE Tech Talk: Single Pair Ethernet

New IEEE 802.3 standards and technologies deliver power and data over a single pair of wires to address the challenges of ‘operational technology” (OT) automation applications and simplify OT networks. This talk will explore some of the unique features and reasons for Single Pair Ethernet’s growing adoption in the OT space leveraging modern technology to revisit core Ethernet features and speeds suitable for automation and control applications.

IEEE Tech Talk: Single Pair Ethernet

WNew IEEE 802.3 standards and technologies deliver power and data over a single pair of wires to address the challenges of ‘operational technology” (OT) automation applications and simplify OT networks. This talk will explore some of the unique features and reasons for Single Pair Ethernet’s growing adoption in the OT space leveraging modern technology to revisit core Ethernet features and speeds suitable for automation and control applications.

White Paper: Single Pair Ethernet – The network infrastructure for Industry 4.0

Experts consider Single Pair Ethernet to be the next generation of communication architecture in automation. The concept behind it is essentially an extension of the Ethernet to the sensor, that is wherever “tracks” (in the literal sense) rather than data highways are needed in every inch of space within the plant – it is compact, flexible and offers extensive reach. Download Weidmueller’s White Paper.

DAC Cables Shine in the Cloud

High speed direct attach cables (DACs) are keeping up with increasing requirements in data centers, ensuring that switch-to-server network interface connections don’t become the weakest link. DACs have the lowest latency of all short-reach connection options. This is due to measurable delays in optical connections that actively change copper signals to optical signals and then back to copper signals.