It is an application layer convention on top of the CAN (Controller Area Network) innovation, created by Bosch. DeviceNet adjusts the innovation from the Common Industrial Protocol (CIP). what’s more, exploits CAN, making it ease and powerful contrasted with the customary RS-485 based conventions.
Keeping in mind the end goal to advance the utilization of DeviceNet around the world, Rockwell Automation has received the “open” idea and chose to share the innovation to outsider merchants. Subsequently, it is presently overseen by ODVA, a free association situated in North America.