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