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Testbed Award for TSN Testbed

TSN Testbed from the Industrial Internet Consortium wins the Testbed Award at the IoT Solutions World Congress in Barcelona

The TSN Testbed from the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) received the Testbed Award at the IoT Solutions World Congress which was held from October 3 to 5, 2017 in Barcelona. The prize has been awarded annually in four categories (Industry Award, Innovative Award, Business Transformation Award, Testbed Award) since 2016. The jury judged the TSN Testbed, which was newly constructed this year, to be the best of the eleven nominated testbeds.

Bosch Rexroth is involved in the Industrial Internet Consortium's (IIC) TSN Testbed. In 2016 the consortium set up an initial model of the TSN Testbed at National Instruments in the USA. It was decided this year to build a second version of the testbed in Germany in order to create a testing facility close to the fast-growing community in Europe. Bosch Rexroth is providing the facilities and infrastructure for this.

In the meantime, regular plug fests are being hosted at the Rexroth Erbach site. This is where developers from manufacturers of controls, field devices and network infrastructure components can meet to test out the interplay of their current TSN developments. The exchange of real-time data between controls from various manufacturers based on OPC UA TSN as a prototype can be realized and verified very quickly in this way. Bosch Rexroth, along with other companies involved in the IIC TSN Testbed, is currently developing the foundations for a simple and user-friendly configuration. An associated membership should make it possible for companies to test their products in the TSN Testbed in the future regardless of whether they have IIC membership or not.

Economical, precise, safe, and energy efficient: drive and control technology from Bosch Rexroth moves machines and systems of any size. The company bundles global application experience in the market segments of Mobile Applications, Machinery Applications and Engineering, and Factory Automation to develop innovative components as well as tailored system solutions and services. Bosch Rexroth offers its customers hydraulics, electric drives and controls, gear technology, and linear motion and assembly technology all from one source. With locations in over 80 countries, more than 29,500 associates generated sales revenue of approximately 5 billion euros in 2016.

To learn more, please visit www.boschrexroth.com

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 390,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2016). The company generated sales of 73.1 billion euros in 2016. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. As a leading IoT company, Bosch offers innovative solutions for smart homes, smart cities, connected mobility, and connected manufacturing. It uses its expertise in sensor technology, software, and services, as well as its own IoT cloud, to offer its customers connected, cross-domain solutions from a single source. The Bosch Group’s strategic objective is to deliver innovations for a connected life. Bosch improves quality of life worldwide with products and services that are innovative and spark enthusiasm. In short, Bosch creates technology that is “Invented for life.” The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 440 subsidiaries and regional companies in some 60 countries. Including sales and service partners, Bosch’s global manufacturing and sales network covers nearly every country in the world. The basis for the company’s future growth is its innovative strength. At 120 locations across the globe, Bosch employs some 59,000 associates in research and development.

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