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This section provides an in-depth introduction into EtherCAT (Ethernet for Control Automation Technology). The following information can also be found the the EtherCAT Brochure, available in various languages.

EtherCAT is a real-time Industrial Ethernet technology originally developed by Beckhoff Automation. The EtherCAT protocol which is disclosed in the IEC standard IEC61158 is suitable for hard and soft real-time requirements in automation technology, in test and measurement and many other applications.