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What is TCP/IP?

Is TCP/IP a type of communication protocol?

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Smart Systems utilizes Modbus TCP/IP as an Ethernet communication protocol.

TCP/IP - Transmission Control Protocol - Internet Protocol is the protocol or language computers use to communicate and travel on the internet.
  • TCP - Transmission Control Protocol is responsible for breaking data down into small packets before they can be sent over a network, and for assembling the packets again when they arrive.
  • IP - Internet Protocol - takes care of the communication between computers. It is responsible for addressing, sending and receiving the data packets over the Internet.
  • Modbus TCP/IP - This is a Modbus variant used for communications over TCP/IP networks (Ethernet). 
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