Specifications internationally standardized, conformance test plans implemented, first products released
ODVA has published enhancements to The EtherNet/IP Specification, which outline how to integrate devices built to the IO-Link Communication Standard into CIP architectures
ODVA's board of directors announced Dr. Al Beydoun, the vice president of technology and standards, appointed as president and executive director of ODVA.
ODVA announced at Hannover Messe their intention to develop a common industrial cloud interface, which will encompass two elements for the industrial cloud: a cloud gateway and an application program interface (API) for transporting data.
ODVA announced the pending publication of a new volume in its specifications titled CIP Security and will be initially applicable to EtherNet/IP.
ODVA’s technical work includes the adaptation of time sensitive networking along with cybersecurity, application data models and communication integration standards.
ODVA's CIP Safety Specification will include services for safe motion applications that will allow users to deploy networked motion systems using Ethernet/IP and SERCOS III.
The ODVA Board of Directors selections were made during the ODVA annual meetings in October. Cyril Perducat has been appointed as chairman of the board for the 2012-2013 term. ODVA is the governing organization for EtherNet/IP, DeviceNet, CompoNet, ControlNet, and other network tools based on the ODVA Common Industrial Protocol (CIP).