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System concept (ADS-net)

Autonomous Decentralized System network (ADS-net)

ADS-net is an open Industrial Real Time Network based on Autonomous Decentralized System technology.

What is ADS-net?

  • ADS-net (Autonomous Decentralized System network) is one of the open industrial real-time networks according to ISO/IEC 8802-3 and is based on the ADS technology defined in ISO 15745-4 – Industrial automation systems and integration – Open systems application integration framework.
  • ADS-net has incorporated recent evolutions in network technology – such as advanced priority control, and autonomous re-configuration and communication – developed in collaboration with organizations such as IEEE ISADS (International Symposium on Autonomous Decentralized Systems, established in 1993), as well as IPv6 technology.

IEEE : The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
IPv6 : Internet Protocol version 6

Autonomous decentralized architecture

Architecture of ADS-net

Standardization Activities for ADS-net

Online Test Support Function

ADS-net technology has already been widely adopted.

  • Numerous manufacturing and industrial systems
    ・Automotive   ・Tires   ・Food & Beverage   ・Pharmaceuticals   ・Newspaper printing   ・Steel   ・Petrochemicals   ・Gas treatment   ・etc.
  • Numerous social infrastructure systems requiring high reliability, usability and maintainability
    ・Power generation, and transmission and distribution control
    ・Train traffic and power control (Shinkansen/high-speed and conventional trains, urban networks)
    ・Water and wastewater treatment
  • More than 30 countries and regions worldwide

Why ADS-net technology?

ADS-net incorporates features of the most up-to-date and state-of-the-art requirements for large to small networks.

  • High reliability and availability
  • Online testing for network software in the nodes
  • Adapting IPv6 environment


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