Voices: Mike Bacidore

Ethernet vs. fieldbus: the right network for the right application

The promise of time-sensitive networking has pushed the growth of Ethernet networks, but fieldbus networks still account for more than half of the industrial uses. Which is right for you?

By Mike Bacidore, editor in chief
Oct 17, 2016

Industrial Ethernet continues to grow, but don’t count out fieldbus networks just yet. The upgrade from 4-20 mA analog signals to fieldbus had a significant impact on industry, but Ethernet networks are positioned to support time-sensitive networking (TSN).

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