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Editorial archive;

Safety services on a standard network 10/11/2020
Communication networks have changed the look of today’s automation systems by distributing processing, sensors and actuators to where they are required. The ODVA says that CIP Safety provides the same benefits to safety systems.  Full Story...

ODVA enters into agreements with FDT and Fieldcomm Group 21/04/2020
ODVA has announced that it has entered into separate agreements to further integrate FDT and FDI technologies into EtherNet/IP. Additional device description work on the next generation xDS for CIP devices also continues to move forward. Full Story...

EtherNet/IP now integrates IO-Link devices 24/01/2020
The ODVA has published enhancements to The EtherNet/IP Specification, which outline how to integrate devices built to the IO-Link Communication Standard into CIP architectures. Full Story...

Standard process diagnostics added to EtherNet/IP 02/12/2019
ODVA has published enhancements to ‘The EtherNet/IP Specification’ which outline integration of NAMUR NE 107 diagnostics for process automation into CIP architectures. Full Story...

Get smart but stay safe 22/11/2019
Find out more about CIP Security – an enhancement to EtherNet/IP technology to address cybersecurity – which allows devices to defend themselves using industry-standard, widely adopted technology. Full Story...

ODVA expands CIP Security for improved productivity 21/05/2019
ODVA has released its first round of specification enhancements to its technologies for 2019, which includes specific enhancements to the EtherNet/IP Specification, including key updates to the CIP Security technology. Full Story...

Expanded CIP security for improved productivity 15/04/2019
ODVA has released the first round of specification enhancements to its technologies for 2019, which included specific enhancements to The EtherNet/IP specification, including key updates to the CIP Security technology. Full Story...

EtherNet/IP integrates Hart devices 05/12/2018
ODVA has published enhancements to The EtherNet/IP Specification which outline how to integrate devices built to the HART Communication Protocol into an EtherNet/IP architecture. Full Story...

Honeywell increases commitment to Ethernet/IP and ODVA 23/10/2018
Honeywell has become a principal member of ODVA alongside Bosch Rexroth, Cisco Systems, Endress+Hauser, Rockwell Automation, Omron and Schneider Electric. Full Story...

Ethernet moves a bit closer to the field 10/09/2018
The latest developments to the Advanced Physical Layer project to enable Ethernet to the Field were reported at ACHEMA by three leading standards-based organisations for suppliers of process automation. Suzanne Gill reports. Full Story...

Communication cooperation continues apace 30/01/2017
Suzanne Gill reports on the latest networking and communication protocol developments. Full Story...

EtherNet/IP nodes take 25% of market share 03/01/2017
According to figures from IHS Markit, an international analyst firm, EtherNet/IP represents the largest number of new nodes shipped of industrial Ethernet networks in 2015, at nearly 25% share of market. Full Story...

NAMUR and ODVA to collaborate to optimise Industrial Ethernet 28/11/2016
NAMUR and ODVA are collaborating to develop an EtherNet/IP proof-of-concept system for process automation in a bid to advance the adoption of industrial Ethernet in the process industries. Full Story...

ODVA works towards a Common Industrial Cloud Interface 03/05/2016
ODVA has announced a new area of technical work to develop standards for the gateway and interface technology needed to transport data between the cloud and CIP-enabled industrial control systems (ICS) populated with EtherNet/IP and DeviceNet devices. This work will result in The Common Industrial Cloud Interface Specification. Full Story...

Ethernet/IP set to benefit from cybersecurity specifications 08/12/2015
The Open DeviceNet Vendors Association (ODVA) has announced the imminent publication of a new volume in its specifications specifically dedicated to cyber security. This will provide users with additional tools to secure their industrial control systems using EtherNet/IP by augmenting traditional defense-in-depth techniques with CIP Security. Full Story...

Smartfactory KL set to demonstrate proof of concept of ODVA machine data model 09/11/2015
In a keynote speech given by Prof. Dr.-Ing Detlef Zühlke, executive chairman of SmartFactory KL, at ODVA’s 2015 Industry Conference & 17th Annual Meeting of Members it was announced that the 2016 SmartFactory KL Demonstrator will include a proof of concept implementation of the ODVA machine data model.  The proof of concept will be supported by ODVA principal member Bosch Rexroth. Full Story...

The rise of Ethernet 29/07/2015
In 2013, Ethernet technology celebrated its 40th birthday. Over this period, collaboration innovation in all sectors of the world – academia, business, government and consortia – have led to ubiquitous adoption of the technology.  Katherine Voss, president and executive director at ODVA, offers her views on technology developments. Full Story...