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RZN plus GOAL – a powerful MCU meets the Generic Open Abstraction Layer

RZN and GOAL middleware – it solves the challenges of IoT and Industrie 4.0 industrial communication

GOAL - Customer Benefit

"MCU RZN by RENESAS and PORT´s GOAL Technology"  the perfect way to integrate real time communication successfully   - one Hardware, one middleware - many possibilities...

  • an Communication Middleware for Industrial Networking
  • more than a HAL
  • powerful socket for protocols like PROFINET, EtherNet/IP, EtherCAT, CANopen...
  • connector to IoT / Industrie 4.0
  • powerful services around networking Timer, Memory Management, Flash...

GOAL Structure -
Interface to Operating System

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GOAL -
Core2Core Communication

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GOAL – the components

GOAL is configured in it‘s Building Blocks to address:

  • MCU/CPU capabilities
  • Switch Management vs. Single Port
  • Protocols as needed
  • Information / Data / Variables Management
  • Connecting to upper Layers via TCP/IP, OPC-UA and many more

GOAL – Management Basic Package

Network Management

Access and List Management, Threads

Configuration Mangement

  • PHY Management
  • Ethernet frame sending/receiving
  • Switch Management
  • Interface Mangement
  • IP Address Management (if supported by underlying OS/TCP/IP stack)
  • HTTP Server
  • Command line interface
  • Locks
  • Mutex
  • Binary and counting semaphores
  • Linked Lists
  • Thread creation and control
  • Central management of configuration variables
  • Variables identified by module and id
  • Callbacks for value validation and when values change
  • Loading/saving of variables
  • Variables can be marked as temporary and locked
  • Customer storage systems can be integrated

GOAL - Basic Package Protocol-Solutions

GOAL - Basic Engineering Tool Package

  • CANopen: CANopen Design Tool
  • EtherCAT: EtherCAT Design Tool
  • Powerlink: Powerlink Design Tool
  • PROFINET: PROFINET Design Tool
  • PROFINET: Configuration Tool (freeware)
  • PROFINET: Command Line Tool (freeware)
  • EthernetIP: EthernetIP Design Tool (under construction) 

GOAL - Options and Extensions

  • DLR – Device Level Ring (EthernetIP)
  • PROFIBUS DP
  • IEEE 1588
  • RSTP (Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol)
  • 802.1x 

GOAL - supported Hardware platforms

Industrial multi-protocol implementation made easy -   get your "GOAL" with Renesas RZ/N1 

here you can find out more about RZ/N1 by Renesas 

  • RIN32M3
  • RZ/T
  • RZ/N
  • RX64

Limitations

Platform

Platform

EthernetIP

EtherCAT

POWERLINK

CANopen

RZ/N

CCA/CCB

yes + DLR

yes

yes (end of 2017)

Yes – Master / Slave

RZ/T

CCA/CCB

yes + DLR

yes

no

Yes – Master / Slave

RIN32M3

CCA/CCB

yes + DLR

yes

no

Yes – Master / Slave

PORT GMBH - Products & Service Overview

Stacks, Tools and Middleware

Integration, Consulting & Design In

OEM & Customer-specific Engineering

Further services & Products

  • CANopen
  • PROFINET
  • EthernetIP
  • EtherCAT
  • POWERLINK
  • PROFIBUS
  • MODBUS
  • other on Request
  • GOAL - Middleware
  • Design Tools
  • Analysis Tools
  • Configuration Tools

 

  • Stack - Integration in your Hardware
  • Creation of the List of Requirements
  • Design In Service
  • Hardware & Software Consulting
  • Training (on Request)
  • SMA Service Maintenance Agreements

 

  • OEM Development
  • Customized Software-Engineering
  • Customized Hardware- Engineering
  • Gateway, I/O, Switch and Router Engineering
  • Security relevant Engineering

 

  • E²MS electronic manufacturing services
  • Embedded Hardware Module
  • CAN / CANopen - Hardware

 

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