Telinstra,Managing Director and President ISA (International Society of Automation), UAE Section delivering the introductory speech at the EtherCAT Technical Group (ETG) seminar in Abu Dhabi on the 26th of January 2016. The session was attended by several end users, consultants and industry professionals and was a one day event at the Radisson Blue, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi.It was an excellent opportunity for industry professionalss to learn about EtherCAT and Industrial Ethernet.This seminar was supported by Beckhoff Automation.
EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG) – the world’s largest Industrial Ethernet and Fieldbus organization with over 3400 member companies from 58 countries brings the EtherCAT technology to you.
Founded in November 2003, it is also the fastest growing fieldbus organization.EtherCAT is an open technology. The EtherCAT Technology Group stands for this approach and ensures that every interested company may implement and use EtherCAT.
At the same time the EtherCAT Technology Group aims to ensure the compatibility of EtherCAT implementations by defining functional requirements, conformance tests as well as certification procedures.ETG’s goal is to ensure that EtherCAT technology meets and exceeds the requirements of the widest possible application range.
In order to accomplish this goal the group combines leading control and application experts from machine builders, system integrators, end users and automation suppliers to provide both qualified feedback about application of the existing technology and proposals for future extensions of the specification.