Device-Based Firewall Profile Added to CIP Security to Further Protect EtherNet/IP Networks

Nuremberg, Germany – November 14, 2023 – ODVA announced today that CIP SecurityTM, the cybersecurity network extension for EtherNet/IPTM, has added a new device-based firewall for enhanced intrusion deterrence. The CIP Security device-based firewall provides users with a simple traffic filter similar to how the IP Tables program enables a firewall to be setup in… Continue reading

ODVA’S 2023 Industry Conference Spotlights Latest in Single Pair Ethernet, 5G, Security, Process Automation, TSN, and Data Science

El Vendrell, Spain – October 19, 2023 – ODVA held its Industry Conference and 22nd Annual Meeting of Members in Europe for the first time in El Vendrell, Spain from October 17 – 19, 2023. Over 125 industry professionals from approximately 50 different companies hailing from all around the world were in attendance. Attendees were… Continue reading

ODVA Leadership Elected for 23rd Term

El Vendrell, Spain – October 19, 2023 – The leadership for ODVA’s 23rd term was elected and announced at the 22nd Annual Meeting of Members in El Vendrell, Spain on October 19, 2023. This brings to a conclusion a successful 22nd term that saw an ODVA MemberTM increase to 400 companies, a host of EtherNet/IP… Continue reading

EtherNet/IP Adds Process Device Profile Support for Enhanced Process Variable and Diagnostic Standardization

Hanover, Germany – April 17, 2023 – ODVA announced today that process device profiles have been added to The EtherNet/IPTM Specification to provide automation practitioners with another critical tool to help optimize plant operations. Process device profiles provide a standard format for process variables and diagnostics across an array of devices for smoother vendor interoperability… Continue reading

ODVA Conformance Testing Available for EtherNet/IP Devices on the Ethernet-APL Physical Layer for Process Automation

Nuremberg, Germany – November 8, 2022 – ODVA announced today that conformance testing is now available for EtherNet/IP network-enabled devices that communicate over the Ethernet-APL physical layer. Conformance testing verifies the Ethernet-APL physical layer functionality by checking that the different port types properly adhere to the relevant specifications. The EtherNet/IP communication network functionality is also… Continue reading

ISA100 WCI, NAMUR, ODVA, PI, VDMA, and ZVEI Plan to Partner with FieldComm Group and OPC Foundation to Collaboratively Develop the Process Automation Device Information Model Standard

Collaboration promises to simplify integration of OT and IT systems by optimizing process automation end users’ management of data from field devices Frankfurt, Germany – August 23, 2022 – Major standards development and end user organizations serving the process automation industry announce today ongoing collaboration work on the specification for a standardized Process Automation Device… Continue reading

APL Project Successfully Completed: Ethernet-APL is Here!

Specifications Internationally Standardized, Conformance Test Plans Implemented, First Products Released Frankfurt, Germany – August 23, 2022: After almost 4 years of close and fruitful collaboration between the four leading standards development organizations, FieldComm Group, ODVA, OPC Foundation, and PROFIBUS & PROFINET International (PI), combined with significant support from 12 major industry project partners, the participants… Continue reading

Joint Consortium Standardizes Common “Power Consumption Management” for the Shop Floor

A new interface standard for the acquisition of energy consumption data in industrial manufacturing is being developed by ODVA, OPC Foundation, PI, and VDMA based on OPC UA Hannover – May 30th, 2022 – A key objective of the future mechanical and plant engineering sectors is to achieve climate-neutral production. This is backed up by… Continue reading

Single Common Conformance Test Plan to be Available for the IEC/IEEE 60802 TSN Profile for Industrial Automation

Hanover, Germany – May 30, 2022: the Avnu Alliance, CC-Link Partner Association, ODVA, OPC Foundation, and PROFIBUS & PROFINET International jointly announce that they are collaborating to develop a single conformance test plan for the IEEE/IEC 60802 Time Sensitive Networking (TSN) profile for Industrial Automation. The test plan will be used as a base test… Continue reading

ODVA Accelerates Innovation at Its 21st Annual Meeting of Members

Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA – March 28, 2022 – ODVA held its 21st Annual Meeting of Members in San Diego, California, USA on March 10, 2022. With over 85 industry professionals from 30 companies in attendance, highlights of the Annual Meeting included a keynote on the future of the field instrumentation layer in process automation… Continue reading