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Glossary containing PROFIBUS and PROFINET terms to improve the unified use of these terms in PI documents.
The glossary terms are split into two levels: all marketing relevant terms are classified as "Top Level", all technical terms are classified as "Tech General".
A third level with technical terms, relevant to experts of single working groups, is in preparation.

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26/04/2009 PI_Glossary_4300_d092_17jan07.pdf pdf 322 KB

PROFIBUS is a standardized, open, digital communications system for all areas of application in manufacturing and process automation.

PROFINET is the innovative open standard for Industrial Ethernet. It satisfies all requirements of automation technology..

IO-LINK is an independent sensor / actuator interface solution for use with PROFIBUS and PROFINET.