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System integration: development of a global network communication protocol
conference contributionposted on 20.05.2015, 15:41 by Sarah Cosentino, Massimiliano Zecca
In the era of globalization and standardization, in the perspective of industrial system integration, the implementation of a network framework able to interconnect any type of device and supporting both real-time (RT) and time-uncritical communication is becoming a must. This paper proposes an original entirely software-based communication framework to support RT communication over standard Ethernet, and compares it with the most relevant commercially available RT protocols in term of global costs and performances. ©2010 IEEE.
The authors would like to thank Sielco s.r.l. for their support to the research. Partial support has been also provided by STMicroelectronics, Global COE Program "Global Robot Academia", Okino Industries LTD, Japan, ROBOTECH LTD, SolidWorks Corp, and Dyden Corp.
- Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering