Types of Federates

  1. Value Federates
    • Direct Fixed Connections to other Federates
    • Physical values being sent back and forth
    • Associated Units
  2. Message Federates
    • Packets of data
    • No fixed connections
    • For things such as Events, Communication packets, triggers
  3. Combination Federate (Value+Message Federate)
  4. While not a separate type Filters are supported on all federate types and could be created on a simple federate that doesn’t otherwise support value or Message interfaces.