Mobile Node Logistics and Industrial Network


MONOLIN - 6936

Keywords communications systems, networks


Start Date: 01-JUL-92 / Duration: 36 months

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Objectives

The objective of MONOLIN is to integrate escort memories - IC chips attached to moving products or production units - into CIM communication networks. This will require the development of standards for both escort memories and their integration into manufacturing systems.

The approach will be to specify a system with modular nodes (both mobile and stationary) and two interface levels, namely:

The work will include enhancement of existing technologies in the areas of miniature ID plates and data transmission range, speed and capacity.

Pilot demonstrations envisaged are:

The results will be incorporated in products and services marketed by members of the consortium.


CONTACT POINT

Mr Gerard Segarra
Renault RNUR
34 Quai du Point-du-Jour
F - 92109 Boulogne Billancourt Cedex
tel: + 33/ 1-47-779-545
fax: + 33/ 1-47-779-206

Participants

RENAULT RNUR - F - C
SAAB-SCANIA AB - S - P
DSA GMBH - D - P
ROYAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY - S - P
REDAR NAH-ORTUNGSTECHNIK GMBH - D - P
DAVY MCKEE LTD - UK - P
DATATRONIC - F - A
EPFL - CH - A


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MONOLIN - 6936, December 1993


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