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OPF Foundation Cooperates with ODVA and Sercos International to Develop OPC UA Motion

Cooperation to speed up Field Level Communications (FLC) initiative backed by proven technologies from established organizations Scottsdale, AZ – June 25th, 2020 – The OPC Foundation, ODVA and Sercos International are pleased to announce a collaboration to develop a new generation of a best-in-class motion technology for industry.  This new motion technology will be initially published… Continue reading

EtherNet/IP Enhanced to Further Address Industry 4.0 and IIoT

Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA – April 20, 2020 – ODVA announced today the latest enhancements to The EtherNet/IP™ Specification to provide improved network diagnostics, new methods to lower bandwidth and resource requirements for devices, and the addition of IIoT building block infrastructure. “EtherNet/IP’s continued leadership in the industrial communication space will be assured by adding… Continue reading

ODVA Enters into Agreements with FDT and Fieldcomm Group and Continues XDS Development to Expand EtherNet/IP Technology Ecosystem

Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA – April 20, 2020 – ODVA announced today 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.  “ODVA is committed to making EtherNet/IP a best in class… Continue reading

OPC UA Companion Specification to Be Developed for CIP

Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA – April 1, 2020 – ODVA announced today that it has launched a joint working group with the OPC Foundation to develop an OPC UA companion specification to the Common Industrial Protocol (CIP). The collaboration between ODVA and the OPC Foundation will result in reliable, secure communications between devices that are… Continue reading

ODVA Looks to the Future at Its 20th Annual Meeting of Members

Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA – March 24, 2020 – ODVA held its 20th Annual Meeting of Members in Palm Harbor, Florida, USA on March 5, 2020. With over 120 industry professionals from over 50 companies in attendance, highlights of the Annual Meeting included a panel discussion titled “Can 5G and WiFi 6 Deliver on the… Continue reading