Realtime fieldbuses

Ethernet-based, realtime fieldbuses with drive communication interfaces are the latest innovation in the fieldbus technology.
As most fieldbuses, they are usually supported by consortiums driving their developments and evolutions. 
As of today, uniVAL drive is compatible out of the box with market leading realtime fieldbus solutions:

EtherCAT

Organization: EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG)
Partners making compatible equipment: Beckhoff, Keba, Stäubli

For more information: ETG website

Ethernet POWERLINK

Organization: Ethernet POWERLINK Standardization Group (EPSG)
Partners making compatible equipment: B&R, Keba, Stäubli

For more information: EPSG website

PROFINET

Organization: PROFINET
Partners making compatible equipment: Stäubli

For more information:
PROFINET website

Sercos III

Organization: Sercos International
Partners making compatible equipment: Schneider-Elau, Keba, manz, Stäubli, Bosch Rexroth

For more information: Sercos International website