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NXLFW - Technology

Also for master solutions and applications

Our netX hardware provides you with the foundation for all networking standards. With the NXLFW firmware, you can flexibly adapt the communication controllers to a wide variety of applications—from controllers, I/O devices and IPCs to motors and field devices. You can ensure compatibility with any required industrial protocol by changing the software. You get reliable technology from the expert without carrying any of the development risk on your own.

Your benefits
Certified master solutions from the market leader

In addition to slave implementations, we also offer master licenses for your solutions.

Less development costs for you

Master and slave firmware versions use the same interfaces, which saves you time and costs in your development.

Complementary tools

We provide you with the engineering and configuration tools SYCON.net and communicationSTUDIO free of charge.

Fast and secure

Fast startup support for PROFINET and Ethernet/IP: Particularly useful for devices that are restarted often, for example robot heads with changing tools

  • Smooth integration of hardware and software, short cycle times, low latency
  • Cut-through switch
  • Secure operation through secure boot mechanisms
  • Protocol-dependent security features such as CIP Security, PROFINET Security, OPC UA Security
The firmware for your IoT solutions

Easily connect your field devices to the cloud and continue to drive the convergence of operational and information layers.

With NXLFW, you already have IoT functionalities such as OPC UA and MQTT integrated in the protocol stacks for PROFINET and Ethernet/IP. The abstraction layer minimizes development on the application side and a simple API ensures access to data.

This allows you to transfer real-time data and IoT data over the same network cable. The result is faster time-to-market and less hurdles for you to overcome accessing the IoT market.

  • Other features and applications:
  • Asset management
  • Condition monitoring
  • Diagnostics
  • Extended configuration & parameterization
  • Visualization
  • Predictive maintenance
Related Links for NXLFW
Multiprotocol SoCs

Overview of our netX communication controllers. As a highly integrated solution, they allow you to flexibly integrate your machines and production systems into your network regardless of the network standard. We provide hardware, software, certification and support from a single source.

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Stacks for Industrial Ethernet & Fieldbus

Our NXLFW firmware is the heart of every netX SoC and netX SoC-based products. It ensures that you can handle all industrial communication protocols with just a single piece of hardware—and all that with only a single software update.

Evaluation Boards

The NXHX evaluation boards for our netX chips are the most effective way to evaluate the integration of your applications into different communication networks. This allows you to start developing your application even before the hardware design has been determined, shortening your time to market.