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Interesting links

www.vdma.de Homepage of VDMA, Germany

www.omac.com Homepage of OMAC, USA

www.opcfoundation.org Homepage of OPC Foundation
www.iec61131.com.br Brazilian IEC 61131 website

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Cambridge University Control Engineering Virtual Library

Probably the best way to start in the sea of different field busses... the best overview !
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ACCESS.bus

http://www.catc.com

Semtech’s HID and System Management Division produces input devices and system management electronics for notebook, hand-held and vertical systems and information appliances. Input device products include pre-programmed ICs for keyboards and pointing devices, such as touch screens, force sticks and touch pads. System management products include ACPI-compliant embedded controllers with integrated keyboard encoder, SMBus ports for the connection of Smart Batteries or other SMBus devices as well as HID functionality.


Arcnet

ARCNET is a high speed token based network technology used to provide LAN communications between computers in both the industrial and commercial marketplaces. The ARCNET Trade Association (ATA) is a non-profit organization of ARCNET users and manufacturers formed for the purpose of promoting ARCNET and providing information and standards for users. ATA is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) to develop American National Standards.


Actuator-Sensor Interface (ASI)

AS-Interface the Actuator Sensor Interface is the simplest automation networking solution. It is the ideal choice for networking sensors and actuators in factory automation and process control environments.
http://www.infoside.de/infida/asi/asi000.htm


BITBUS

BITBUSis a fieldbus based on standard technologies like RS-485 and SDLC. It is a simple to use Master-Slave communication system allowing a master to talk with up to 249 slaves. BITBUS is an international standard and also known as IEEE-1118. More about BITBUS here.


CONTROLLER AREA NETWORK (CAN)

CAN in Automation (CiA)
international users and manufacturers group

CORBA www.corba.org

DEVICENET / ODVA http://www.odva.org

DILBERT http://www.unitedmedia.com/comics/dilbert

DIN-MEASUREMENT BUS http://www.infoside.de/infida/dinmess/measure.htm

EUROPEAN INSTALLATION BUS (EIB) http://www.eiba.be/

FIELDBUS FOUNDATION http://www.fieldbus.org/business/information

FIP/WORLDFIP http://www.worldfip.org

HART http://www.ccsi.com/hart

I2C http://www.ping.be/~ping0751/i2c.htm

IEEE-1451 ftp://anonymous@129.6.36.21

INTERBUS-S http://www.interbusclub.com

LON http://www.echelon.com

MARITIME INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY STANDARD (MiTS)
ftp://snorre.itk.unit.no/pub/mits

PROFIBUS http://www.profibus.com

SEMICONDUCTOR EQUIPMENT COMMUNICATION STANDARD (SECS-I/II) http://www.semi.org

SERIPLEX http://www.seriplex.org

SMARTHOUSE http://www.nahb.com/gener7.html

VELDBUSSEN http://veldbussen.uwpagina.nl

X10 http://www.ionet.net
http://www.smarthome.com/smarthome/index.html
ftp://oak.oakland.edu/pub/simtelnet/msdos/x_10
ftp://ftp.digibd.com/pub/rick/x10.shar