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Vorto / Describing Devices

Model Editing and Sharing Options:

1. Eclipse Vorto Toolset (current)

2. Any text editor + Vorto Command Line Interface (near future)

3. Web-based editor (far future) Mockup about a Web-based Information Model Editor

Here is an overview about how devices can be described using Eclipse Vorto. There are three elements that can be used to create device descriptions:

- Entities allow to define all kinds of complex data types. In particular entities can be used to represent data and their semantics.

- Functionblocks represent reusable building blocks that group specific properties and functionalities of device parts.

- Information Models represent a specific devices by grouping functionblocks.

Please find more information about the described elements by clicking on the links above.

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