EtherCAT Technology Group Hosted the First Digital EtherCAT Interoperability Testing Week

By Perry Cohen

Associate Editor

Embedded Computing Design

March 15, 2021

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EtherCAT Technology Group Hosted the First Digital EtherCAT Interoperability Testing Week
(Image courtesy of ETG)

The EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG) announced it recently hosted its first EtherCAT Interoperability Testing Week.

The purpose of the week-long digital was to provide EtherCAT device developers with an online opportunity to improve the interoperability of their products and fain knowledge of EtherCAT Development.

The event, which hosted 75 participants, featured a range of Q&A sessions and webinar topics that included the EtherCAT Conformance Test Tool (CTT), EtherCAT Slave Stack Code (SSC), EtherCAT Slave Configuration Interface (SCI), and Safety over EtherCAT (FSoE) implementation.

Further, manufacturers discussed their individual EthercAT implementations with ETG experts in virtual meeting rooms.

For more information about the event and future EtherCAT events, visit www.ethercat.org.

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Perry Cohen, associate editor for Embedded Computing Design, is responsible for web content editing and creation, podcast production, and social media efforts. Perry has been published on both local and national news platforms including KTAR.com (Phoenix), ArizonaSports.com (Phoenix), AZFamily.com, Cronkite News, and MLB/MiLB among others. Perry received a BA in Journalism from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications at Arizona State university.

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