Using the network as a reliable backbone for distributed real-time systems.
Industrial automation and control systems (IACS) are more interconnected now than ever before. This requires a scalable, fast and deterministic network medium.
Common Off the shelf (COTS) network hardware are currently undergoing a transition where traffic can be given real-time guarantees and this can be used to connect systems and sensors on an unprecedented scale.
The aim of the project is to define and implement infrastructure for building scalable distributed real-time systems using deterministic networks whilst ensuring safety and security.