ODVA Develops its Next Generation of Digitized Descriptions for Device Data

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The "Project xDS™”, started by ODVA, will focus on the development of specifications for workflow-driven device description files for device integration and digitized business models

ODVA Develops its Next Generation of Digitized Descriptions for Device Data
ODVA Develops its Next Generation of Digitized Descriptions for Device Data

ODVA has announced that it has embarked on a major new technical activity to develop standards and tools for its next generation of digitized descriptions for device data. ODVA has named the activity "Project xDS™”. The project will focus on the development of specifications for workflow-driven device description files for device integration and digitized business models. Starting with EtherNet/IP™, ODVA's industrial Ethernet network, and EtherNet/IP’s core foundation in standard Ethernet and Internet technologies, ODVA has pursued a vision of simplifying the movement of device data from the plant floor to the enterprise.  

Furthermore, ODVA's Common Industrial Protocol, commonly known as “CIP™” and used by EtherNet/IP and ODVA's other industrial network technologies, provides a rich, context-based repository for device data.  Together, these technologies ¬ EtherNet/IP and CIP ¬ give the foundation for the definition of a holistic description file that provides the digitized representation of a device.  Project xDS will define the technologies and standards for “xDS™” device description files that are based on a common format and syntax to enable workflow-driven device integration. 

Posted on May 30, 2017 - (79 views)
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