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SINGLE PAIR ETHERNET - THE INFRASTRUCTURE FOR IIOT

Reduces complexity, costs and enables you to go beyond existing borders.

TE Connectivity supports Single Pair Ethernet (SPE) as the infrastructure for IIoT. In today's world, we have many trends which provide opportunities for our customers - miniaturization of devices, increased efficiency of devices, and remote power feeding. SPE provides a single open, scalable Ethernet-based network within an automation system. In the past, multiple wires for fast 100 Mbps ethernet and even more wires for Gbps ethernet were required. Now with SPE, only two wires are needed for data and power (PoDL, power over data line). This significantly reduces complexity, costs and enables to go beyond existing borders.

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Single Pair Ethernet, or SPE, enables ethernet transmission with two wires, rather than eight. For years, TE Connectivity has been driving innovation in the automotive industry with this smaller, lighter, smarter technology. TE is now bringing SPE’s powerful advantages to the infrastructure for the Industrial Internet of Things.

Single Pair Ethernet, or SPE, enables ethernet transmission with two wires, rather than eight. For years, TE Connectivity has been driving innovation in the automotive industry with this smaller, lighter, smarter technology. TE is now bringing SPE’s powerful advantages to the infrastructure for the Industrial Internet of Things.

SPE is the starting point for new product developments and connectivity solutions Based on transmission standards in accordance with IEEE 802.3, the new Single Pair Ethernet technology has just been integrated into new generations of automobiles and replaces controller area network (CAN) and other bus systems there.

Controls, communication and safety functions are going to run uniformly on ethernet in the future. Now it is time to bring these advantages to industrial automation. 

As an enabler of IIOT it allows virtually barrier-free communication from the sensor to the cloud. It provides MOVEMENT FREEDOM to applications and makes MINIATURIZATION possible with power over data line (PoDL) and hybrid connector solutions. SPE facilitates an OPEN ECOSYSTEM, allowing REALTIME and HIGH-SPEED COMMUNICATION connections up to 1 Gb/s and cable length up to 1000 meters for 10 MB/s.

  • IP20 and IP67 connector solutions
  • TE’s data solution with PoDL capabilities up to 50 W
  • TE’s hybrid power data solution (power levels beyond PoDL 24 V up to 100 W and 48 V up to 400 W) for easy power distribution (utilizing existing power infrastructures)
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We are here to help you make Industry 4.0 a reality today.

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  1. SPE Roundtable Webinar (English)

Rapid development of trends such as digitalization and smart automation technology requires rapid adjustment and positioning for the future. Within Industrial markets, TE is primed to answer these needs with innovations such as Single Pair Ethernet. Watch the webinar video to explore the solutions.

SPE Industrial Partner Network

TE Connectivity is proud to be a founding partner of the SPE Industrial Partner Network. Together with all members we are driving this technology to become a standard in the industry. The SPE/T1 Partner Program brings together strong brands for the purpose of jointly communicating and positioning the technology of Single Pair Ethernet on the industrial market. The SPE market is being developed to open up new business opportunities. For users, this means a simple picture of IIoT in conjunction with Single Pair Ethernet, with clarity and transparency across the board - from standardization to the components and devices and through to the applications.

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SPE standards allow for innovation across components, devices and applications.