SPS Highlights from 1997 - 2003
- 30th SPS
1997 – 2003
"Ethernet in the Factory" was first a topic in the industry in 1998. As a result, the second generation of fieldbuses was based on real-time Ethernet. Since 1999, fieldbuses of the first generation have been compiled in the IEC 61158 standard, the real-time-capable Ethernet-based fieldbuses in the IEC 61784-2 standard.