Siemens announces software version 5.1 for Simotion motion control system

  • Siemens

With the Simosim simulation integrated into the engineering, users can now test their software without connecting any hardware. Program parts are optimized at an early stage of the development phase.

Softing announces enhanced OPC Suite with REST Connector, NoSQL support

  • Softing Inc.

Softing’s dataFEED OPC Suite combines a full package of components for OPC and IoT cloud communication within a single product. In addition to the integrated REST interface, the MQTT gateway and OPC UA support enable integration of legacy and new controllers into cloud solutions such as Microsoft Azure or IBM Bluemix.

GE Digital announces updated version of Asset Performance Management software suite

  • GE Digital

This suite of solutions, which includes Machine & Equipment Health, Reliability Management, Compliance and Integrity Management, and Asset Strategy Optimization, is a set of software applications that use data and analytics designed to improve the reliability and availability of industrial assets, minimize total cost of ownership, improve safety, and reduce operational risks.

Matrikon announces release of Matrikon UA Tunneller

  • MatrikonOPC

The Matrikon UA Tunneller allows OPC UA-enabled client applications to communicate with OPC Classic Servers and Clients, as well as OPC UA Servers and vice versa

Honeywell introduces Matrikon FLEX OPC UA developer tookit

  • Honeywell Process Solutions

Intended for use by discrete and process industry manufacturers, commercial customers, and automation original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), Matrikon FLEX is a developer toolkit that enables any application, regardless of size, with OPC UA.

EATON announces XC300 modular PLC

  • Eaton

The controller is suitable as a universal data node for a range of applications. An integrated OPC server enables standardised data transfer in M2M communication, enabling integration into the automation architecture and creating a simple path towards Industry 4.0.

Siemens introduces V3 firmware for Simatic RF600 RFID system

  • Siemens

The firmware allows devices to be connected to the cloud-based open Internet of Things (IoT) operating system MindSphere – for instance over the industrial IoT gateway Ruggedcom RX1400 with MindConnect or with the cloud gateway MindConnect Nano.

Kepware introduces KEPServerEX Version 6.1 connectivity software

  • Kepware

The release is an evolution of Version 6, designed to strengthen the industrial connectivity platform’s core server functionalities that support operational intelligence and the development and deployment of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions.

Skkynet announces Cogent DataHub v. 8.0

  • Skkynet Cloud Systems

The latest version of the Cogent DataHub fully integrates OPC UA as one of its standard protocols, along with OPC DA and other industrial protocols to support OPC networking, OPC server-server bridging, aggregation, data logging, redundancy, and web-based HMI.

Delphin Technology introduces Custom Measurement Case with OPC UA interface

  • CAS DataLoggers

The measurement case combines two important applications to make it a practical device for manufacturing operations: collecting Energy Consumption data and performing Fault Analysis.