esd develops and manufactures hardware and software for the automation industry throughout the world. Special focus is given to custom-specific solutions. The company holds a subsidiary in the US and maintains long standing partnerships with distributors all over the world.
esd has gained CAN experience since 1990 and is one of the leading suppliers of CAN modules. This particularly includes interface boards (PCI, CompactPCI®, PMC, PCI EXPRESS®, VME, USB, Ethernet, WLAN, Bluetooth®) and gateways (EtherCAT®, PROFIBUS, PROFINET®).
esd attaches importance to EtherCAT as the technology par excellence for Industrial Ethernet.Thus esd's EtherCAT Master together with the corresponding EtherCAT Workbench constitutes a high-performance software which is also available for real-time operating systems. Throughout implementation esd provides technical support by offering training courses and workshops to its customers. Furthermore esd develops modules and gateways based on EtherCAT or PROFINET