ODVA Publishes First Edition of CompoNet Specification

ARCwire - The Open DeviceNet Vendors Association (ODVA) announced that the first edition of The CompoNet Specification has been published. The Common Industrial Protocol (CIP) Networks Library of specifications includes EtherNet/IP, DeviceNet, ControlNet, CIP Safety, and now CompoNet. The CIP is a single, media-independent protocol that provides the interoperability and interchangeability essential to open networks and open systems.

Complementary to the entire family of CIP Networks, CompoNet meets the requirements of applications using large numbers of simple sensors and actuators by providing high-speed communications with configuration tools and combining this with efficient construction, simple setup, and high availability—all on a single network.

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