Entry type: FAQ Entry ID: 109757263, Entry date: 07/23/2021

Frequently asked questions about "Time-Sensitive Networking" (abbreviation: TSN)

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Time-Sensitive Networking is considered the next generation of the Ethernet: network communication with real-time requirements. This entry answers a series of frequently asked questions on this topic.

Ethernet has become an indispensable part of industrial automation technology.
The uniform technical basis, the associated cooperation of different systems, and the scalability give this communication standard broad acceptance. However, Ethernet has not yet been able to penetrate one application area: network communication with real-time requirements.

Time-Sensitive Networking (abbreviation: TSN) allows time-controlled and deterministic transmission of real-time critical messages via standard hardware.
TSN ushers in a new era in industrial communication.

A PDF is available in the download section of this entry. This PDF contains a collection of questions and answers about Time-Sensitive Networking.

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