OPC participates in Industrial Internet of Things and Industrie 4.0

  • June 22, 2015
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June 22, 2015 - We’ve seen renewed commitment from all the major automation players providing OPC UA based products from embedded all the way through the enterprise.  OPC UA has been selected as the communication platform because of its rich service-oriented architecture and information modeling capability. 

The OPC Foundation recently kicked off a sub working group of the OPC Unified Architecture working group to expand platform to include publish-subscribe and support for the TSN (times sensitive network) which enhances the OPC Unified Architecture components to leverage high speed open Ethernet and truly enabling deterministic real time support for the OPC UA aware applications.   This enhancement to the OPC UA base will provide the communication solution for horizontal and vertical communication between devices and applications from multitudes of vendors and industrial Ethernet organizations truly allowing plug and play interoperability in ways end uses only dreamed of. 

The first kickoff meeting had 46 people from multitudes of companies on an international basis to contribute to making this initiative a reality in record time. 

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