Considerations on a LonWorks/IP Gateway Implementation

  • Stefan Soucek
  • Hans-Jörg Schweinzer


The success of the Internet makes it a superb goal to discuss interworking aspects with fieldbus systems. LonWorks with its strict layering is especially interesting to explore within this context. The discussion of concepts for a LonWorks/IP gateway leads to three approaches exploiting different protocol mechanisms giving IP hosts access to nodes’ files, network variables and application messages as well as EIA-709.1 link layer packets. An experimental implementation is based on a real-time operating system running on an embedded hardware platform featuring a powerful Motorola micro controller.


Network Variable Work Node File Transfer Protocol Simple Network Management Protocol Protocol Stack 
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© Springer-Verlag Wien 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Stefan Soucek
    • 1
  • Hans-Jörg Schweinzer
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Computer TechnologyTU WienAustria

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