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Factory Automation Edge Computing Operating System Reference Implementation

Deliverables

Report on Dissemination and Communication Activities - M37 release

This deliverable is a report (living document) illustrating the project’s dissemination and communication activities. It reflects the outcomes of task T8.1. This is the fourth of four incremental releases.

FAR-EDGE Architecture and Components Specifications

Specification of the project’s edge computing architecture for factory automation, along with the components that comprise the architecture.

FAR-EDGE Evaluation Activities - M28 release

A report on all the evaluation activities of the project, including testbed scenarios evaluation, evaluation of the project’s use cases, as well as analysis of stakeholders’ feedback. This is the first of two incremental releases.

Report on Ecosystem Members, Activities and Participants - M18 release

This deliverable provides a comprehensive report on the members/participants to the project’s ecosystem, as well as on related activities and services offered to members. It reflects the outcome of tasks T7.1 and T7.4. This is the first of two incremental releases.

CPS Data Model Architecture - M12 release

Report on the CPS data models and ontologies of the project, including techniques for their aggregation into higher level data models. This is the first of two incremental releases.

Analysis of Stakeholders’ Requirements and Factory Automation Vision

Report on stakeholders requirements reflecting the outcomes of task T2.1.

Report on Dissemination and Communication Activities - M6 release

This deliverable is a report (living document) illustrating the project’s dissemination and communication activities. It reflects the outcomes of task T8.1. This is the first of four incremental releases.

Report on Digital Models Support - M24 release

Specification of the digital models that will be integrated and supported by the FAR-EDGE platform, based on the outcomes of task T5.2. This is the second of three incremental releases.

Participation and Contributions to Standards Bodies, Clusters and Associations - M23 release

A report reflecting the outcomes of task T8.5. This is the first of two incremental releases.

Specification of Ecosystem Services

This report outlines the ecosystem structure and services based on the outcomes of task T2.3.

Participation and Contributions to Standards Bodies, Clusters and Associations - M35 release

A report reflecting the outcomes of task T8.5. This is the second of two incremental releases.

Blueprint Solutions and Strategies for Migrating to Decentralized Factory Automation Architectures - M30 release

This deliverable documents strategies for cost-effective migration of conventional automation architectures to hybrid and decentralized ones. The strategies are based on blueprint architectures, which are variants of the project’s core edge computing architecture. The deliverable reflects the results of T3.7. This is the third of three incremental releases.

Exploitation Agreement and Plans - M24 release

This deliverable describes the project’s joint exploitation plan, along with the partners’ individual exploitation plans. It also includes the exploitation agreement of the partners as an appendix. This is the first of two incremental releases.

Blueprint Solutions and Strategies for Migrating to Decentralized Factory Automation Architectures - M10 release

This deliverable documents strategies for cost-effective migration of conventional automation architectures to hybrid and decentralized ones. The strategies are based on blueprint architectures, which are variants of the project’s core edge computing architecture. The deliverable reflects the results of T3.7. This is the first of three incremental releases.

FAR-EDGE Evaluation Activities - M36 release

A report on all the evaluation activities of the project, including testbed scenarios evaluation, evaluation of the project’s use cases, as well as analysis of stakeholders’ feedback. This is the second of two incremental releases.

CPS Data Model Architecture - M24 release

Report on the CPS data models and ontologies of the project, including techniques for their aggregation into higher level data models. This is the second of two incremental releases.

Exploitation Agreement and Plans - M36 release

This deliverable describes the project’s joint exploitation plan, along with the partners’ individual exploitation plans. It also includes the exploitation agreement of the partners as an appendix. This is the second of two incremental releases.

Report on Testbed Scenarios and Validation - M27 release

A comprehensive report on the testbed validation processes, including an analysis of the technical and operational aspects of all scenarios. This deliverable is the second of a series of three, built on the findings of the previous one.

Public Final Activity Report

A publishable final activity report, covering main aspects of the work, objectives, results and conclusions, including the publishable results of the final plan for using the knowledge and sustaining the project’s results.

Business Cases Analysis - M36 release

A report detailing business plans for the two use cases / deployments of the project at WHR and VTC. This is the second of two incremental releases.

Report on Testbed Scenarios and Validation - M33 release

A comprehensive report on the testbed validation processes, including an analysis of the technical and operational aspects of all scenarios. This deliverable is the third of a series of three, built on the findings of the previous one.

Report on Digital Models Support - M30 release

Specification of the digital models that will be integrated and supported by the FAR-EDGE platform, based on the outcomes of task T5.2. This is the third of three incremental releases.

Report on Digital Models Support - M12 release

Specification of the digital models that will be integrated and supported by the FAR-EDGE platform, based on the outcomes of task T5.2. This is the first of three incremental releases.

Business Cases Analysis - M27 release

A report detailing business plans for the two use cases / deployments of the project at WHR and VTC. This is the first of two incremental releases.

Report on Dissemination and Communication Activities - M24 release

This deliverable is a report (living document) illustrating the project’s dissemination and communication activities. It reflects the outcomes of task T8.1. This is the third of four incremental releases.

Report on Dissemination and Communication Activities - M12 release

This deliverable is a report (living document) illustrating the project’s dissemination and communication activities. It reflects the outcomes of task T8.1. This is the second of four incremental releases.

Report on Testbed Scenarios and Validation - M19 release

A comprehensive report on the testbed validation processes, including an analysis of the technical and operational aspects of all scenarios. This deliverable is the first of a series of three, corresponding to the earliest validation activities of the project’s workplan.

Reference Scenarios, Use Cases and KPIs

Report describing reference scenarios and use cases based on the outcomes of task T2.2.

Report on Ecosystem Members, Activities and Participants - M37 release

This deliverable provides a comprehensive report on the members/participants to the project’s ecosystem, as well as on related activities and services offered to members. It reflects the outcome of tasks T7.1 and T7.4. This is the second of two incremental releases.

Blueprint Solutions and Strategies for Migrating to Decentralized Factory Automation Architectures - M20 release

This deliverable documents strategies for cost-effective migration of conventional automation architectures to hybrid and decentralized ones. The strategies are based on blueprint architectures, which are variants of the project’s core edge computing architecture. The deliverable reflects the results of T3.7. This is the second of three incremental releases.

Baseline Edge Computing Infrastructure for Virtualizing the Automation Pyramid - M24 release

A prototype implementation of the baseline edge computing architecture of the project based on task T3.1. This is the second of two incremental releases.

Distributed Data Analytics Infrastructure - M12 release

Based on the outcomes of task T3.4, this deliverable is the prototype implementation of a data analytics infrastructure over the edge nodes of the edge computing architecture. This is the first of two incremental releases.

Real to Digital Synchronization Functionalities - M15 release

Prototype implementation of the run-time framework implementing the synchronization between real and digital worlds. This is the first of two incremental releases.

Integrated Simulation Services - M27 release

Prototype implementation of the simulation services, along with an accompanying report. This is the second of two incremental releases.

Secure State Sharing and Intelligent Reconfiguration for Edge Computing - M15 release

This deliverable is the prototype implementation with an accompanying report of the secure state sharing (plug-in) mechanisms that is implemented in Task T3.2. These mechanisms are used as a basis for synchronizing the physical and cyber worlds based on the outcomes of tasks T3.4. This is the first of two incremental releases.

Baseline Edge Computing Infrastructure for Virtualizing the Automation Pyramid - M12 release

A prototype implementation of the baseline edge computing architecture of the project based on task T3.1. This is the first of two incremental releases.

FAR-EDGE Integrated Platform - M33 release

The implementation of the integrated FAR-EDGE platform, including an accompanying report. This deliverable is the outcome of task T5.3. This is the third of three incremental releases.

Secure State Sharing and Intelligent Reconfiguration for Edge Computing - M27 release

This deliverable is the prototype implementation with an accompanying report of the secure state sharing (plug-in) mechanisms is be implemented in Task T3.2. These mechanisms are used as a basis for synchronizing the physical and cyber worlds based on the outcomes of tasks T3.4. This is the second of two incremental releases.

Distributed Data Analytics Infrastructure - M24 release

Based on the outcomes of task T3.4, this deliverable is the prototype implementation of a data analytics infrastructure over the edge nodes of the edge computing architecture. This is the second of two incremental releases.

Real to Digital Synchronization Functionalities - M24 release

Prototype implementation of the run-time framework implementing the synchronization between real and digital worlds. This is the second of two incremental releases.

Automation Framework - M27 release

The prototype implementation of the framework for developing automation workflows, with an accompanying report based on task T3.3. This is the second of two incremental releases.

Integrated Simulation Services - M18 release

Prototype implementation of the simulation services, along with an accompanying report. This is the first of two incremental releases.

Automation Framework - M15 release

The prototype implementation of the framework for developing automation workflows, with an accompanying report based on task T3.3. This is the first of two incremental releases.

FAR-EDGE Integrated Platform - M27 release

The implementation of the integrated FAR-EDGE platform, including an accompanying report. This deliverable is the outcome of task T5.3. This is the second of three incremental releases.

FAR-EDGE Integrated Platform - M18 release

The implementation of the integrated FAR-EDGE platform, including an accompanying report. This deliverable reflects the outcome of task T5.3. This is the first of three incremental releases.

FAR-EDGE Portal and Ecosystem Services - M24 release

The implementation of the FAR-EDGE portal and services, including an accompanying report. This deliverable reflects the outcome of tasks T7.2 and T7.3. This is the second of three incremental releases.

FAR-EDGE Portal and Ecosystem Services - M36 release

The implementation of the FAR-EDGE portal and services, including an accompanying report. This deliverable reflects the outcome of tasks T7.2 and T7.3. This is the third of three incremental releases.

FAR-EDGE Portal and Ecosystem Services - M12 release

The implementation of the FAR-EDGE portal and services, including an accompanying report. This deliverable reflects the outcome of tasks T7.2 and T7.3. This is the first of three incremental releases.

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Publications

Architectural Design Principles For Industrial Internet of Things

Author(s): Hasan Derhamy
Published in: 2018

Planning of Edge Computing in Manufacturing

Author(s): Jakob Zietsch
Published in: 2019

Distributed Ledger Architecture for Automation, Analytics and Simulation in Industrial Environments

Author(s): Mauro Isaja, John K. Soldatos
Published in: IFAC-PapersOnLine, Issue 51/11, 2018, Page(s) 370-375, ISSN 2405-8963
DOI: 10.1016/j.ifacol.2018.08.321

A Microservice-based Middleware for the Digital Factory

Author(s): Michele Ciavotta, Marino Alge, Silvia Menato, Diego Rovere, Paolo Pedrazzoli
Published in: Procedia Manufacturing, Issue 11, 2017, Page(s) 931-938, ISSN 2351-9789
DOI: 10.1016/j.promfg.2017.07.197

Edge Computing and Blockchains for Flexible and Programmable Analytics in Industrial Automation

Author(s): Mauro Isaja, John Soldatos, Nikos Kefalakis, Volkan Gezer
Published in: International Journal on Advances in Systems and Measurements, Issue 2 per year, 2018, Page(s) 208-219, ISSN 1942-261x
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.2624662

Symbiotic Integration of Human Activities in Cyber-Physical Systems

Author(s): Paola Fantini, Paulo Leitao, José Barbosa, Marco Taisch
Published in: IFAC-PapersOnLine, Issue 52/19, 2019, Page(s) 133-138, ISSN 2405-8963
DOI: 10.1016/j.ifacol.2019.12.124

Identifying the potential of edge computing in factories through mixed reality

Author(s): Jakob Zietsch, Lennart Büth, Max Juraschek, Nils Weinert, Sebastian Thiede, Christoph Herrmann
Published in: Procedia CIRP, Issue 81, 2019, Page(s) 1095-1100, ISSN 2212-8271
DOI: 10.1016/j.procir.2019.03.259

Edge Computing and Distributed Ledger Technologies for Flexible Production Lines: A White-Appliances Industry Case

Author(s): Pierluigi Petrali, Mauro Isaja, John K. Soldatos
Published in: IFAC-PapersOnLine, Issue 51/11, 2018, Page(s) 388-392, ISSN 2405-8963
DOI: 10.1016/j.ifacol.2018.08.324

An Introduction to Edge Computing and A Real-Time Capable Server Architecture

Author(s): Volkan Gezer, Jumyung Um, and Martin Ruskowski
Published in: International Journal on Advances in Intelligent Systems (IARIA), Vol. 11, No. 1&2, IARIA, 7/2018, 2019, Page(s) 105-114, ISSN 1234-5679

System of System Composition Based on Decentralized Service-Oriented Architecture

Author(s): Hasan Derhamy, Jens Eliasson, Jerker Delsing
Published in: IEEE Systems Journal, 2019, Page(s) 1-12, ISSN 1932-8184
DOI: 10.1109/jsyst.2019.2894649

Local Cloud Internet of Things Automation: Technology and Business Model Features of Distributed Internet of Things Automation Solutions

Author(s): Jerker Delsing
Published in: IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine, Issue 11/4, 2017, Page(s) 8-21, ISSN 1932-4529
DOI: 10.1109/MIE.2017.2759342

Combining Edge Computing and Blockchains for Flexibility and Performance in Industrial Automation

Author(s): Mauro Isaja, John Soldatos, Volkan Gezer
Published in: Proc. UBICOMM 2017, 2017

An Extensible Edge Computing Architecture: Definition, Requirements and Enablers

Author(s): Volkan Gezer, Jumyung Um, Martin Ruskowski
Published in: Proc. UBICOMM 2017, 2017

Migration towards digital manufacturing automation — An assessment approach

Author(s): Ambra Cala, Arndt Luder, Filippo Boschi, Giacomo Tavola, Marco Taisch
Published in: 2018 IEEE Industrial Cyber-Physical Systems (ICPS), 2018, Page(s) 714-719
DOI: 10.1109/icphys.2018.8390795

Distributed ledger technology for decentralization of manufacturing processes

Author(s): Mauro Isaja, John Soldatos
Published in: 2018 IEEE Industrial Cyber-Physical Systems (ICPS), 2018, Page(s) 696-701
DOI: 10.1109/icphys.2018.8390792

Protocol interoperability of OPC UA in service oriented architectures

Author(s): Hasan Derhamy, Jesper Ronnholm, Jerker Delsing, Jens Eliasson, Jan van Deventer
Published in: 2017 IEEE 15th International Conference on Industrial Informatics (INDIN), 2017, Page(s) 44-50
DOI: 10.1109/indin.2017.8104744

An Extensible Real Time Capable Server Architecture for Edge Computing

Author(s): MARTIN RUSKOWSKI, VOLKAN GEZER
Published in: Sixth International Conference on Advances in Computing, Electronics and Communication - ACEC 2017, 2017, Page(s) 71-75
DOI: 10.15224/978-1-63248-138-2-15

A Configurable Distributed Data Analytics Infrastructure for the Industrial Internet of things

Author(s): Nikos Kefalakis, Aikaterini Roukounaki, John Soldatos
Published in: 2019 15th International Conference on Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems (DCOSS), 2019, Page(s) 179-181
DOI: 10.1109/dcoss.2019.00048

Digital Models for Data Analytics and Digital Twins in Industrial Automation Applications

Author(s): Nikos Kefalakis, John Kaldis, John Soldatos, Mauro Isaja
Published in: The Thirteenth International Conference on Mobile Ubiquitous Computing, Systems, Services and Technologies UBICOMM 2019, 2019, Page(s) 88-91

Business Case Evaluation Methodology (BCEM) for Factories Digitalization

Author(s): Roberto Rocca, Giacomo Tavola, Filippo Boschi, Paola Fantini, Marco Taisch.
Published in: The Thirteenth International Conference on Mobile Ubiquitous Computing, Systems, Services and Technologies - UBICOMM 2019, 2019

A migration methodology for factories digital transformation

Author(s): Roberto Rocca, Filippo Boschi, Ambra Calà, Paola Fantini, Marco Taisch.
Published in: Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems, ELEC19 Proceedings, 2019

Architectural Blueprint Solution for Migrating Towards FAR-EDGE

Author(s): Ambra Calà, Filippo Boschi, Paola Fantini, Giacomo Tavola, Marco Taisch
Published in: The Thirteenth International Conference on Mobile Ubiquitous Computing, Systems, Services and Technologies UBICOMM 2019, 2019

A field study: The perception of edge computing for production industry

Author(s): Volkan Gezer, Jakob Zietsch, Nils Weinert, Martin Ruskowski
Published in: UBICOMM 2019, 2019

Autonomous production workstation operation, reconfiguration and synchronisation

Author(s): Jaime Garcia Represa, Jerker Delsing
Published in: Proc. ICPR25, 2019, 2019

An AAA solution for securing industrial IoT devices using next generation access control

Author(s): Katyayani Kiranmayee Kolluru, Cristina Paniagua, Jan van Deventer, Jens Eliasson, Jerker Delsing, Rance J. DeLong
Published in: 2018 IEEE Industrial Cyber-Physical Systems (ICPS), 2018, Page(s) 737-742
DOI: 10.1109/ICPHYS.2018.8390799

Edge Computing for the Production Industry A Systematic Approach to Enable Decision Support and Planning of Edge

Author(s): Jakob Zietsch, Nils Weinert, Christoph Herrmann, Sebastian Thiede
Published in: 2019 IEEE 17th International Conference on Industrial Informatics (INDIN), 2019, Page(s) 733-739
DOI: 10.1109/INDIN41052.2019.8972193

Workflow management for edge driven manufacturing systems

Author(s): Hasan Derhamy, Mattias Andersson, Jens Eliasson, Jerker Delsing
Published in: 2018 IEEE Industrial Cyber-Physical Systems (ICPS), 2018, Page(s) 774-779
DOI: 10.1109/ICPHYS.2018.8390805

In-network processing for context-aware SOA-based manufacturing systems

Author(s): Hasan Derhamy, Jens Eliasson, Jerker Delsing, Jan van Deventer
Published in: IECON 2017 - 43rd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, 2017, Page(s) 3460-3465
DOI: 10.1109/IECON.2017.8216586

Interoperable meta model for simulation-in-the-loop

Author(s): Michele Ciavotta, Andrea Bettoni, Gabriele Izzo
Published in: 2018 IEEE Industrial Cyber-Physical Systems (ICPS), 2018, Page(s) 702-707
DOI: 10.1109/ICPHYS.2018.8390793

Edge Computing in Smart Production

Author(s): Jumyung Um, Volkan Gezer, Achim Wagner, Martin Ruskowski
Published in: Advances in Service and Industrial Robotics - Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Robotics in Alpe-Adria-Danube Region (RAAD 2019), Issue 980, 2020, Page(s) 144-152
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-19648-6_17

EDGE Computing e Blockchain nel progetto FAR-EDGE DI Whirlpool - Sfide dell'automazione del futuro

Author(s): Pierluigi Petrali
Published in: Automazione e Strumentazione, Issue Anno LXVII, N 7, 2019, Page(s) 90-92, ISSN 0005-1284

The Digital Shopfloor: Industrial Automation in the Industry 4.0 Era Performance Analysis and Application

Author(s): John Soldatos - Athens Information Technology Greece Oscar Lazaro - Innovalia Association Spain Franco Cavadini - Synesis-Consortium Italy
Published in: The Digital Shopfloor: Industrial Automation in the Industry 4.0 Era Performance Analysis and Application, 2019