This FunctionalGroup is used to organize IO data from sensors and actuators connected to the AutoID Device. All vendor or configuration specific IO data of AutoID Devices shall be exposed below this FunctionalGroup. FunctionalGroups can be nested. The IO data may also be exposed in other parts of the AutoID Device OPC UA Server Address Space.

An IO data point is represented by an OPC UA Variable Value. OPC UA Clients can read and write Variable Values depending on the AccessLevel of the Variable. Values can also be monitored for changes.

The FunctionalGroupType is defined in OPC 10000-100.