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IO-Link Device Description



An IODD file is mandatory for an IO-Link device.

IO-Devices are described via a device description. It consists of a set of XML files (text) and PNG files (graphs). These files contain information about the identification of the device, communication characteristics, parameters, process data, and diagnosis data.

You will find the IO-Link Device Description Specification and the Schemas here:
IO-Link Specification.

PROFIBUS is a standardized, open, digital communications system for all areas of application in manufacturing and process automation.

PROFINET is the innovative open standard for Industrial Ethernet. It satisfies all requirements of automation technology..

IO-LINK is an independent sensor / actuator interface solution for use with PROFIBUS and PROFINET.