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M.2 card and Raspberry Pi based gateway deliver Real-Time Ethernet

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Hilscher unveiled a “cifX M.2” card that brings Real-Time Ethernet and FieldBus to PC based systems. The company also released its previously tipped, Raspberry Pi based netPI Real-Time Ethernet gateway for $445.

Hilscher has launched a cifX M.2 expansion card equipped with its netX 90 Real-Time Ethernet controller. It has also begun shipping a netPI gateway for $445 (see farther below). Demonstrated at Embedded World earlier this year, the NetPI Real-Time Ethernet gateway combines a Raspberry Pi 3 with Hilscher’s “netHAT 52-RTE.” The Germany-based Real-Time Ethernet technology firm also recently announced a netX 90 Starterkit (see farther below).

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