OPC Foundation Announces Support of Publish / Subscribe for OPC UA

  • April 06, 2016
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April 6, 2016 – The OPC Foundation announces the addition of the publish/subscribe messaging pattern to the OPC UA specifications The first live demonstration featuring multiple vendors will be shown at the Industrial Automation show Hanover Fair the week of April 25 in the OPC Foundation Booth hall 9 - A11.

The OPC Foundation addition of publish/subscribe communication functionality to OPC UA provides the necessary infrastructure to achieve seamless interoperability for IIoT, IoT, and industry4.0 applications and devices.  The inclusion of publish/subscribe provides a solid infrastructure that allows information integration from embedded devices to the cloud.

The OPC Foundation is working currently with 42 international suppliers that are developing products and solutions for the IIoT and needed to provide publish/subscribe to the technology portfolio to facilitate high-performance high reliable device application connectivity for this important market. Existing applications already using OPC UA client/server communications can add the publish/subscribe features with minimal effort.

About The OPC Foundation Since 1996, the OPC Foundation has facilitated the development and adoption of the OPC information exchange standards. As both advocate and custodian of these specifications, the Foundation’s mission is to help industry vendors, end-users, and software developers maintain interoperability for their manufacturing and automation assets. 

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