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01.08.2019

PROFINET und EtherNet/IP as one Package – including DesignTool Support


PROFINET und EtherNet/IP as one Package - including DesignTool Support

Port combines the so far separately offered protocol libraries for PROFINET and EtherNet/IP under GOAL into one package. Both protocols run on top of the middleware GOAL, jointly enabling port.de customers for standard compliant PROFINET and EtherNet/IP communication. Everything is available out-of-the-box and compliant to the latest Conformance Test Software by ODVA and PNO (Profibus.com). Accordingly, the customer's application can support PROFINET or EtherNet/IP out of one project.The corresponding DesignTools support the customer setting-up the objects in the libraries and in creating the corresponding EDS Files (EDS and GSDML).The middleware GOAL is the corresponding connector resp. anchor to the specific hardware and provides the real-world hooks to the hardware and to the environment while the protocol libraries implement the communication protocol itself and take comfort in the services, provided by GOAL.

GOAL with PROFINET, EtherNet/IP supports the following targets:

  • RZ Family by Renesas: RN/N-1D, RZ/N-1S RZ/N-1L und RZ/T1
  • RZ/N-1D: Dual Core A7 MCU + M3 Subsystem - GOAL runs in the M3 Sub system and the API is being mapped to the Linux Kernel
  • RZ/N-1S: Single Core A7 MCU + M3 Subsystem - GOAL runs in the M3 Sub system the Stack API are being mapped into the A7 Core - running ThreadX
  • RZ/N-1L: M3 MCU - GOAL runs in the M3 Sub system- RZ/T1: R4(F) MCU + M3 Sub system - GOAL runs in the M3 Sub system
  • R-IN32M3
  • STMicro: STM32F4
  • TI Tiva: TM4C
  • Linux: using the eth0 (or any other ethx) and done.