is the open real-time Ethernet network originally developed by Beckhoff. EtherCAT sets new standards for real-time performance and topology flexibility.
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ETG experiences continued growth through outstanding technology and comprehensive support

Nov 2019 | Just in time for this year's SPS exhibition in Nuremberg, Germany, the EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG) has once again taken stock of its membership growth, which is again convincing in 2019. More...

Visit us at SPS 2019: ETG Joint Booth

Nov 2019 | From Nov 26th to Nov 28th, 2019, we will exhibit again at this years SPS fair in Nuremberg, Germany. Together with 55 co-exhibitors, we’ll show more than 550 products and solutions with EtherCAT at our ETG Joint Booth in Hall 5, Booth 310. More...

EtherCAT Seminar Korea 2019

Nov 2019 | We cordially invite all interested parties to attend our full-day EtherCAT seminar in Seoul on Tuesday, December 10th, 2019. More...

ETG officially supports EtherCAT G

Oct 2019 | The Technical Committee of the EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG) has accepted EtherCAT G as an addition to the EtherCAT standard. Moving forward, EtherCAT G, which extends EtherCAT technology to 1 and 10 Gb/s, respectively, will be supported and promoted by the ETG. More...

EtherCAT Roadshow Russia 2019

Oct 2019 | It is our great pleasure to invite everybody interested in learning about Industrial Ethernet, Industrie 4.0, IoT and especially EtherCAT to participate at our EtherCAT seminars in Russia 2019, taking place in Moscow (Nov 12) and Novosibirsk (Nov 14). More...

EtherCAT Information Day Seminars in North America

Oct 2019 | We are inviting everybody interested to the free-of-charge Industrial Ethernet seminar series, continuing at selected premium venues in Salt Lake City, UT (Nov 5), St. Louis, MO (Nov 7) and Mississauga, ON (Nov 21). More...

EtherCAT Seminar Finland (Nov 5, 2019)

Oct 2019 | ETG will visit Finland again with an exclusive and free-of-charge, half-day morning EtherCAT seminar on Tuesday, Nov 5, in conjunction with the Teknologia19 fair in Helsinki. More...

EtherCAT Seminar Series Denmark 2019

Oct 2019 | You are invited! ETG will visit Denmark again with an exclusive and free-of-charge EtherCAT breakfast seminar series in Aarhus (Nov 12), Copenhagen/Roskilde (Nov 13) and Odense (Nov 14) this year. More...

Successful EtherCAT events in Japan

Sep 2019 | Recently, our German EtherCAT experts travelled to Japan once again to conduct several EtherCAT events together with the on-site ETG team. More...

EtherCAT Seminar Series Sweden 2019

Sep 2019 | We invite all interested users, engineers, system integrators, OEMs, machine builders and students to participate in our upcoming half-day and free-of-charge seminar series in Sweden, taking place October 22-24. More...

Latest Product Entries

IOLITE - DAQ and Control by Dewesoft

Dec 2019 | Data aquisition and real-time control front-end system for industrial applications. All-in-one solution for real-time control and feedback monitoring.

IDX 56 by maxon

Dec 2019 | maxon's IDX 56 are compact, high-performance, IP 65-protected, brushless DC drives with either integrated positioning controller or speed controller particularly suitable for the use in harsh environmental conditions.


Dec 2019 | The compact PLC C6 Compact convinces with is efficient concept. KEB's embedded controller combines economy with flexibility and excellent performance.


Dec 2019 | All in one solution. TGhe C6 HMI LC is an ARM-based panel PAC (Programmable Automation Controller) system, combining visualization, control and remote maintenance in a single unit.

C6 S14 by KEB

Dec 2019 | All in one automation solution. Multi-talent with embedded technology, smart system with integrated real-time controller, visualisation and remote monitoring supplemented by a wide range of interfaces.

C6 P33 BM by KEB

Dec 2019 | The system is based on the Intel Celeron 3955U 64 bit dual core processor. Smart memory concept for maximum flexibility in application.

AMI812x | Compact integrated servo drive 48 V

Nov 2019 | Beckhoff Automation offers compact drive technology: The AMI812 is a compact integrated servo drive.

S500 I/O modules by ABB

Nov 2019 | ABB offers a wide range of configurable and scalable remote I/O modules for the most common industrial fieldbuses. The remote I/O family called S500 consists of a communication interface and I/O modules.


Nov 2019 | Integrated PSD direct drives with EtherCAT from halstrup-walcher GmbH.

ECC - EtherCAT Current Converter by Redcur

Oct 2019 | Attaches LEM Precision Current Transducers for 60 - 2.000A (IT/IN/ITN series) to EtherCAT for DC measurement.

Training EtherCAT by SYBERA

Oct 2019 | The fast way to EtherCAT in 2 days. Training for users, developers and service technicians. With HandsOnLab on topics such as drive control, wireshark analysis and stack management.

EtherCAT interface for Siemens Sinamics S120 by Robox

Oct 2019 | This board allows to interface the Sinamics S120 drive to an EtherCAT fieldbus as a slave device.

Julia by HRK-BRK

Oct 2019 | The Brain is still an unexplored territory, Julia is the gate to open new scenarios to analyse and explore the inner codes of Human Intelligence with Artificial Intelligence. Julia allows an easy integration with robots, controllers, drives, I/O, vision system and Machine Learning frameworks as TensorFlow, Keras, PyTorch, Theano, Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit.

open:control M10i by ANEDO

Oct 2019 | The M10i is a high performance small sized control unit for mobile work machines. Equipped with in- and outputs and EtherCAT. It is programmable by the development system CODESYS.

open:io S30e by ANEDO

Oct 2019 | The S30e is a complement for distributed sensor/actuator systems in mobile work machines. It consists of 23 outputs (high-side & H-bridge) and 10 inputs (switching, analogue & multifunction).


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