FEATURED ARTICLESin OPC & OPC UA Interoperability
Why Semantics Matter
By Wim Pessemier, KU Leuven
Why semantics matter: or how to build smart machines using OPC UA
How OPC UA Clients Discover Servers (Part 2)
By John Renaldi, Real Time Automation
OPC UA Discovery has a very flexible and sophisticated mechanism for Client devices to find and identify...
How OPC UA Clients Discover Servers (Part 1)
By John Rinaldi, Real Time Automation
OPC UA created a more robust and flexible mechanism that works equally well on the factory floor with...
Can Time Sensitive Networking turbo charge OPC UA?
Industrial Ethernet Book
By Stefan Hensel, B&R Automation.
Integration of all communication from the ERP level to the field level is an essential...
NEWSin OPC & OPC UA Interoperability
- EyeSens adds OPC Support
- PTC to Acquire Kepware for $100 million
- OPC UA Companion Specification for Sercos released
- Kepware Launches IoT Alliance Program
- Softing demonstrates OPC UA Publisher/Subscriber real-time stack
- Cogent DataHub to Support OPC UA
- OPC Foundation and M2M Alliance sign MOU
- OPC Foundation and POWERLINK sign MOU
- OPC Foundation and PI sign MOU
- OPC forms working group to fight counterfeiting
- OPC participates in Industrial Internet of Things and Industrie 4.0
- B&R supports OPC Foundation's real-time working groups
PRODUCT NEWSin OPC & OPC UA Interoperability
Ocean Data Systems updates Dream Report software
Version 4.7 now offers Statistical Process Control (SPC) functions.
Iconics updates GENESIS32 HMI/SCADA software
Iconics released V9.4 GENESIS32, BizViz and Embedded GENESIS32. This release is up to date with the latest operating systems and database platforms...
Bedrock Automation Introduces SIO4.E Ethernet I/O module
The five channel SIO4.E is cyber secure, software configurable for multiple protocols, and has EtherNet/IP, Modbus TCP, and OPC UA on TCP IP...
MEDIAin OPC & OPC UA Interoperability
RESOURCESin OPC & OPC UA Interoperability
Report covers the importance of the machine to machine (M2M) communication protocol OPC Unified Architecture (OPC UA) in achieving Industry 4.0...
The license for Phoenix Contact’s FL mGuard security devices can protect OPC Classic applications.
This specification describes the mapping of the Sercos information model to OPC UA so that functions and data of Sercos devices are made available...
WHITE PAPERSin OPC & OPC UA Interoperability
By Aron Semle, Kepware Technologies
OPC UA, HTTP, MQTT, CoAP, DDS, and AMQP all have a place in IoT. Which protocols take majority market share...
By The OPC Foundation
The OPC Foundation has further developed its standard into the OPC Unified Architecture (UA) which provides solutions to the...
The gateway in an industrial controller or higher-end system can convert from OPC-UA to a backend system, in a controller-to-enterprise...
CASE STUDIESin OPC & OPC UA Interoperability
Production of hydrogen and electricity at zero emissions, thanks to aluminum combustion.
The project called for between 1,000 and 1,500 well sites to come online in 2014, and beyond 6,000 by 2030, over an area of more than 4,500 km2.
The City of Enid, Oklahoma, uses Iconics software and OPC to manage its water production, distribution and reclamation system.
EVENTSin OPC & OPC UA Interoperability
With the leading trade fairs taking place in parallel, HANNOVER MESSE covers a wider range of themes and exhibits than any other event – R&D, industrial automation and IT, industrial supply, production engineering and services, as well as energy and environmental technology. in 2016, the USA is making its debut as the Partner Country at the world’s largest industrial technology event.
HUG has a long tradition of customer led knowledge. Learn how your industry peers solve similar problems, attend valuable and relevant training courses and network with colleagues and leading experts. Join us for roundtables on topics such as migration, cyber security, alarm management, and more. You’ll have many opportunities to gain knowledge. As part of your registration, you can attend...
TRAININGin OPC & OPC UA Interoperability
The Certified OPC Professional (COP) courses provide Automation professionals with the right skills to properly utilize OPC technology to improve plant efficiency and control. Each course offers practical hands-on experience you can apply immediately. Graduates will know exactly how to setup (or troubleshoot) an OPC connection and make it secure the instant they enter the plant.