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    • EtherNet/IP Implementors Workshop Update Gary Workman General Motors CRW
    • Outline
      • What Is EtherNet /IP ?
      • GM's Vision Presentation Summary
      • Workshop Planning Seminar Summary
      • KUKA Demonstration Cell Proposal
      • EtherNet/IP “Plug Fest” Discussions
      • Discussions With Key GM Suppliers
      • Workshop Agendas
    • “ Plug Fest” Discussions – 9/11
      • Multi-Vendor Demonstration of EtherNet/IP Would Provide Focus For Workshop Activities
      • Demonstration Would Require Neutral Host Site
      • Workshop Organized Demonstration Must Be Open To Any Workshop Participant
      • GM’s Interest Is EtherNet/IP Demonstration Involving Key GM Suppliers
      • What Is Workshop Role Of User Companies?
    • “ Plug Fest” Discussions – 9/12
      • KUKA Demonstration Proposal Offer Excludes Involvement By Other Robot Suppliers
      • Functionality to Be Demonstrated Includes:
        • Robot EtherNet/IP Real-Time Communication To PLC And Weld Controller
        • Routing Of Explicit Messages To / From Robot DeviceNet Networks Via EtherNet/IP
      • Minimum Demonstration Cell Includes:
        • PLC, HMI, PC Workstation, Robot, and Weld Controller
        • PLC DeviceNet Network, Robot End Of Arm DeviceNet Network, and Two DeviceNet Devices
    • Key Supplier Discussions
      • KUKA Robotics:
      • Willing And Able To Commit To 3Q 2002 EtherNet/IP Implementation And GM Validation Cell Effort
      • Full Time Engineer Assigned And Dedicated Exclusively To EtherNet/IP Implementation
    • Key Supplier Discussions
      • Fanuc Robotics:
      • Technically Capable Of Providing 3Q 2002 EtherNet/IP Implementation
      • Unsure Of Market Demand – GM Is Only Customer Asking For EtherNet/IP Today
      • Will Wait For GM EtherNet/IP Pilot Results And Assess GM’s Commitment To EtherNet/IP
      • Can Participate In 4Q 2002 Validation Cell If Begin Implementation In 1Q 2002
      • Will Implement When Included In GM’s Robot Specifications
      • What Is GM’s Target Program For Robot EtherNet/IP?
    • Key Supplier Discussions
      • ABB Robotics:
      • Initial Response:
      • 3Q 2002 EtherNet/IP Implementation Is Aggressive
      • Follow-up Response:
      • Expect To Have EtherNet/IP Support Available For GM Validation Testing By 3Q 2002
      • Willing To Provide GM With Beta Test Robot Controller Only, Suitable For Communication Performance Testing, Next May
    • Key Supplier Discussions
      • WTC:
      • Expecting To Implement Ethernet Interface In 2002
      • Willing To Commit To 3Q 02 GM EtherNet/IP Validation Effort
      • Exploring EtherNet/IP Support For Both Communication Initiator and Responder Roles
      • No Problem With Idea Of Sequential Testing Controller With Multiple Robot Suppliers
      • Call When GM Plans And Dates Become Firm
      • EtherNet/IP Will Co-exist With Proprietary Network Protocol
    • Key Supplier Discussions
      • Square D:
      • Expecting To Implement EtherNet/IP Interface In 2002
      • Willing To Commit To GM EtherNet/IP Validation Effort In Second Half Of 2002
      • Expecting To Support EtherNet/IP Only For Communication Responder Role
      • Willing To Provide Multiple Weld Controllers For Testing With Multiple Robot Suppliers
      • Implementation Will Begin As Soon As Workshop Activity Gets Started
      • EtherNet/IP Will Co-exist With Proprietary Network Protocol
    • Key Supplier Discussions
      • Bosch:
      • Have Already Developed IDA Ethernet Interface
      • Expecting To Implement EtherNet/IP Interface In 2002
      • Willing To Commit To GM EtherNet/IP Validation Effort In Second Half Of 2002
      • Hoping EtherNet/IP Support Will Help To Penetrate GM Market
      • EtherNet/IP Will Co-exist With Proprietary Network Protocol
    • 11/6/01 Workshop Agenda
      • Welcoming Remarks
      • Terminology Review, Discussion, Agreement
      • EtherNet/IP Scanners versus Adapters
      • Lunch
      • Building an EtherNet/IP Scanner
      • Bridging and Routing
      • Planning for Next Workshop
    • 1/16/02 Workshop Agenda
      • Update of Terms and Definitions
      • Review / Discussion of System Functional and System Performance Requirements
      • Lunch
      • TCP/IP Primer
      • IP address configuration methods
      • To reserve a place at the workshop, contact ODVA at:
      • Phone: (1) 954 340-5412
      • Web site: www.odva.org