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Phoenix Contact Software GmbH

Phoenix Contact Software provides cutting-edge, perfectly matched automation software for industrial controls and functional safety according to IEC 61131 resp. IEC 61508, and PROFINET, the industrial Ethernet solution. With technologies, products, and tailor-made solutions from Phoenix Contact Software you develop and program logic controls (PLC) fast, easily, and efficiently - both for embedded and PC-based devices. The company was founded as KW-Software GmbH in 1982, and has been part of the Phoenix Contact Group since 2001.

Phoenix Contact Software delivers Profinet Industrial Ethernet solutions for a broad range of Wind River VxWorks and Linux platforms.

Wind River and Phoenix Contact Software have a longstanding strategic relationship and have collaborated on industrial control software solutions based on the most acknowledged and accepted industry standards. The most recent collaboration is to consolidate PROFINET IRT on standard PC hardware for intelligent devices. This is a very compelling offering for the industrial automation market for the reasons highlighted below.

  • Eliminate the need for custom ASICs
  • Minimize complexity with a software-based solution
  • Reduce operational and capital expenditures