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SPE Industrial Partner Network Quintuples Its Membership Before Its First Birthday

SPE Industrial Partner Network Quintuples Its Membership Before Its First Birthday


With currently 37 members, the number of founding members in November 2019 has more than quintupled even before its first birthday. Clear tendency: More and more members are joining every week.

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OPC Experts Interviews: Companion Specifications

OPC Experts Interviews: Companion Specifications


Learn from an interview with Karl Deiretsbacher of the OPC Foundation about Companion Specifications; the different types of Companion Specifications that exist; what Joint Working Groups are; and how the OPC Foundation guides the development and maintenance of Companion Specifications.

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OPC Field Level Communications: A Controller-to-Controller Specification Within Reach

OPC Field Level Communications: A Controller-to-Controller Specification Within Reach


Essential for the convergence of IT and OT, FLC is also important for upgrading legacy systems.

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SPE Industrial Partner Network Quintuples Its Membership Before Its First Birthday

With currently 37 members, the number of founding members in November 2019 has more than quintupled even before its first birthday. Clear tendency: More and more members are joining every week.

OPC Experts Interviews: Companion Specifications

Learn from an interview with Karl Deiretsbacher of the OPC Foundation about Companion Specifications; the different types of Companion Specifications that exist; what Joint Working Groups are; and how the OPC Foundation guides the development and maintenance of Companion Specifications.

OPC Field Level Communications: A Controller-to-Controller Specification Within Reach

Essential for the convergence of IT and OT, FLC is also important for upgrading legacy systems.

FDT 3.0 Style Guide: Empowering a Standardized and Responsive Web User Interface

Optimizing mobile and remote operations in the new era of automation.

FDT 3.0 IIoT Solutions Enabled Right Out-of-the Box

New toolkits auto-enable OPC UA capabilities–no additional coding required.

OPC Experts Interviews: OPC UA Use Cases

Learn from an interview with Christopher Anhalt of Softing about markets, adoption drivers, competing standards, the horizontal and vertical integration of IT and OT, companion specification use cases, green-field and brown-field… and many other things relevant to use cases that have made OPC UA so successful.

Finally a Consensus on the M12 PushPull?

After a lengthy period of connector manufacturers pursuing various approaches with regard to M12 PushPull locks, IEC 61076-2-010 is now finally bringing a system that is consistent across the industry.

Private 5G Networks Offer New Enterprise Business Opportunities

New ARC Advisory Group research on the global Industrial 5G market reveals that 5G technology is still evolving, with new features added with each new specification release.

HighByte Joins the PTC Partner Network's "Connected with Kepware" Program

The new collaboration aims to enable a seamless user experience for mutual customers and partners.

New International SPECTARIS Standard for Laboratory Equipment Communication

The OPC Foundation is pleased to announce the establishment of the new "Laboratory Agnostic Device Standard" (LADS). 

Rockwell Automation and Fluke Networks Launch New Industrial Ethernet Testing Guidelines

The comprehensive guide is now available for designers, integrators and installers.

Building and Industrial Automation Industry Focus Launched by Ethernet Alliance

With Single-Pair Ethernet (SPE) creating opportunities for Operational Technology (OT) network innovation,
Ethernet Alliance seeks to tap into building- and industrial-automation expertise.

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