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 including Design-Tools 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