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JSON Integration for IO-Link



New use cases and requirements concerning the integration between modern IT systems and the production floor require new device interfaces. The connections today mainly focus on the integration of a device into fieldbuses and PLC systems. Cyclic data exchange and real time are the most important requirements for today field bus implementations. The techniques used are completely different than the ones used for the rest of the IT world. On the other hand, modern automation devices provide a way to communicate over TCP/IP networks beside the real time communication with the PLC over the field bus.

This document describes a device data model, objects and semantics for mapping on IT relevant connections or services.

You will find the JSON Integration for IO-Link on the IO-Link web site:
JSON Integration for IO-Link.

PROFIBUS is a standardized, open, digital communications system for all areas of application in manufacturing and process automation.

PROFINET is the innovative open standard for Industrial Ethernet. It satisfies all requirements of automation technology..

IO-LINK is an independent sensor / actuator interface solution for use with PROFIBUS and PROFINET.