FEATURED ARTICLESin OPC & OPC UA Interoperability
5 Ways to Extend the Life of Your Material Handling Equipment
By Jerry Matos, Cherry's Industrial Equipment
Regular maintenance pays dividends as it enables you to extend the life of your material...
Packing machine automation – it just works
By Robert Trask, Beckhoff
Whether in Germany or the U.S., PackML and OPC UA can both be part of this macrolevel computerization strategy....
Information Revolution 2014
By Bill Lydon, Editor
The OPC Foundation Information Revolution 2014 Conference was held at Microsoft's Redmond Campus on August 4-7, 2014. The...
Is Industrial Automation evolving to IT?
By Bill Lydon, Editor
Industry 4.0, Internet of Things (IoT), Industrial Internet, Industrial Internet Protocol (IP) all relate to the...
NEWSin OPC & OPC UA Interoperability
- OPC-UA Offers Security for Remote-Site Applications
- OPC Foundation appoints Ziad Kaakani to Board of Directors
- Lenze adds OPC to its motion control software
- OPC certifies TeslaSCADA for OPC UA
- Softing Acquires Online Development Inc.
- PLCopen and OPC Foundation define Function Blocks for IEC 61131-3
- Software Toolbox toolkit obtains OPC UA certification
- MTConnect and OPC connect
- Ocean Data Systems Joins OPC Foundation
- GE announces Controls Convergence Strategy
- ICONICS Achieves OPC UA Lab Certification for GENESIS64
- OPC updates OPC UA for Devices and Analyzers
PRODUCT NEWSin OPC & OPC UA Interoperability
Kepware Updates KEPServerEX to Support Big Data Analytics
Updates in KEPServerEX version 5.16 include an Industrial Data Forwarder (IDF) for Splunk Plug-In, Local Historian Plug-In, and IEC 60870-5 Suite.
Progea announces Automation Platform.NExT HMI/SCADA software
Automation Platform.NExT HMI/SCADA software integrates equipment and systems across the plant floor and multiple locations without the need for...
B&R adds OPC UA to Automation Studio software
Automation Studio now supports POWERLINK, openSAFETY and OPC UA.
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RESOURCESin OPC & OPC UA Interoperability
PLCopen and OPC Foundation created an open standards ecosystem that simplifies the communications of packaging machines with other plant systems...
AlarmAgent.info makes a system OPC-compatible, enhancing its existing real-time reporting features by sharing data communication with HMI / SCADA...
Presentations from the inaugural OPC Technology Summit have been made available for download at its web site.
WHITE PAPERSin OPC & OPC UA Interoperability
By Tony Paine, Kepware
Data has to be transmitted over public domains securely in order to protect the authenticity, integrity, and...
By: Tony Paine, Kepware, and Russel Treat, EnerSys
A Distributed Communications Architecture removes the problems found in the Host-Centric...
By Liam Power and Darek Kominek, MatrikonOPC
Embedded OPC UA presents tremendous opportunities for device vendors to make their products stand out...
CASE STUDIESin OPC & OPC UA Interoperability
Using Kepware’s KEPServerEX, Cascades now supports communications across all of its seventeen plants, seventeen paper machines, and nearly ninety...
By Chad Sullivan, 5 Star measurement, et al
Five Star Measurement of Weatherford, Texas uses Software Toolbox's Electronic Flow Measurement (EFM)...
Since adopting KEPServerEX communications platform, the food production system integrator has been able to improve interoperability and reduce...
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