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Title:
FACTORY AUTOMATION (FA) SYSTEM, CONTROLLER, AND CONTROL METHOD
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2019/176337
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
Provided is a technique that makes it possible to prevent loss of packet data for any one of controllers (100A-100C) connected to the same network. This FA system is provided with a plurality of controllers (100A-100C). Each of the controllers (100A-100C) comprises: a buffer (150); a communication module (152) for performing packet communication with another controller; a packet monitor module (154) for buffering, into the buffer (150), packet data generated at one controller and packet data received by such controller; and a stop module (156) for stopping the buffering function of the packet monitor module (154) for a designated controller from among the plurality of controllers (100A-100C) on the basis of satisfaction of a predetermined stop condition (108).

Inventors:
KONISHI, Fumiaki (801 Minamifudodo-cho, Horikawahigashiiru, Shiokoji-dori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-sh, Kyoto 30, 〒6008530, JP)
KUROKAWA, Yoichi (801 Minamifudodo-cho, Horikawahigashiiru, Shiokoji-dori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-sh, Kyoto 30, 〒6008530, JP)
IGARASHI, Hisanori (801 Minamifudodo-cho, Horikawahigashiiru, Shiokoji-dori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-sh, Kyoto 30, 〒6008530, JP)
Application Number:
JP2019/002736
Publication Date:
September 19, 2019
Filing Date:
January 28, 2019
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Assignee:
OMRON CORPORATION (801 Minamifudodo-cho, Horikawahigashiiru Shiokoji-dori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-sh, Kyoto 30, 〒6008530, JP)
International Classes:
G05B19/05
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
FUKAMI PATENT OFFICE, P.C. (Nakanoshima Festival Tower West, 2-4 Nakanoshima 3-chome, Kita-ku, Osaka-sh, Osaka 05, 〒5300005, JP)
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