FEATURED ARTICLESin OPC & OPC UA Interoperability
OPC-UA enabled smart devices drive intelligent water management
By Silvio Merz
Decentralized, independently acting embedded controllers can form an intelligent network for the control of potable water and...
Understanding the OPC unified architecture
Industrial Ethernet Book
By Eric Murphy, Matrikon OPC
OPC UA covers a wide range of topics and functionality, but what people really want to know...
Optimizing Multi-Site Operations, Large and Small
By Grant Gerke
By using PC-based control tools and EtherCAT industrial networks, companies can plug into their existing legacy...
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....
NEWSin OPC & OPC UA Interoperability
- OPC UA security and interoperability – a review of the European Interop Workshop 2014
- OPC-UA makes subsea control more secure
- OPC Server and SISORT DA system control 29 substations without SCADA
- Compliance Corner
- 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
PRODUCT NEWSin OPC & OPC UA Interoperability
Beckhoff announces SOA-PLC with OPC
The SOA (Service Oriented Architecture) PLC provides communication for the implementation of “Smart Factories,” Industry 4.0 and Internet of...
Kepware announces Local Historian
Local Historian Plug-In for KEPServerEX provides industrial automation markets with new solution for collecting, storing, and accessing historical...
Siemens enhances TeleControl Server Basic software for cellphones
Version 3 makes it possible to monitor and control remote stations around the world not only using a cell phone, but also via Ethernet/Internet.
MEDIAin OPC & OPC UA Interoperability
RESOURCESin OPC & OPC UA Interoperability
This specification describes the mapping of the Sercos information model to OPC UA so that functions and data of Sercos devices are made available...
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...
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
By Kepware Technologies
Repete implemented Kepware’s KEPServerEX communications platform to address the diverse protocol environments of its...
Molex plant floors consist of hundreds of different machines from a variety of vendors, with each speaking its own language or “protocol.” An...
Using Kepware’s KEPServerEX, Cascades now supports communications across all of its seventeen plants, seventeen paper machines, and nearly ninety...