OPC & OPC UA Interoperability

HMS Industrial Solutions announces OPC UA and MQTT support for Anybus CompactCom line
November 14, 2017

HMS Industrial Solutions announces OPC UA and MQTT support for Anybus CompactCom line

The support for OPC UA and MQTT in CompactCom facilitates communication with IT-systems and IIoT applications, offering data straight from a device or machine.

Opto 22 announces new version of groov edge appliance with MQTT and OPC-UA drivers
October 24, 2017

Opto 22 announces new version of groov edge appliance with MQTT and OPC-UA drivers

Added to the groov View software for web and mobile visualization, and the open-source Node-RED development environment, the new release offers engineers, technicians, and developers a comprehensive set of tools for edge deployment in industrial environments.

Kepware announces release of KEPServerEX version 6.3
October 02, 2017

Kepware announces release of KEPServerEX version 6.3

Included in the 6.3 release is the Keyence KV Ethernet driver, which enables KEYENCE PLC users to connect KV series PLCs to diverse devices and software applications, including OPC clients and IoT solutions.

Moxa partners with Microsoft and OPC Foundation to release MC-1121 industrial-grade IoT gateway
September 20, 2017

Moxa partners with Microsoft and OPC Foundation to release MC-1121 industrial-grade IoT gateway

Moxa’s MC-1121 Series IIoT gateways deliver user device data to the cloud with support for Microsoft’s OPC UA Publisher module. These IIoT gateways include a variety of interfaces to connect to Ethernet, serial, and I/O devices, and can be used in conjunction with Microsoft Connected Device Studio.

 Integration Objects announces OPC Easy Archiver for automatic OPC data retrieval and archiving
September 07, 2017

Integration Objects announces OPC Easy Archiver for automatic OPC data retrieval and archiving

The OPC Easy Archiver supports Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, IBM DB2, MySQL, Microsoft Access databases, PostgreSQL, CSV flat files or any other database via OLEDB or ODBC providers. For example, it supports Cassandra DB ODBC access.

Siemens announces software version 5.1 for Simotion motion control system
August 22, 2017

Siemens announces software version 5.1 for Simotion motion control system

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
August 10, 2017

Softing announces enhanced OPC Suite with REST Connector, NoSQL support

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
July 27, 2017

GE Digital announces updated version of Asset Performance Management software suite

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
June 16, 2017

Matrikon announces release of Matrikon UA Tunneller

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
May 02, 2017

Honeywell introduces Matrikon FLEX OPC UA developer tookit

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
May 02, 2017

EATON announces XC300 modular PLC

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
April 28, 2017

Siemens introduces V3 firmware for Simatic RF600 RFID system

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
April 14, 2017

Kepware introduces KEPServerEX Version 6.1 connectivity software

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
March 02, 2017

Skkynet announces Cogent DataHub v. 8.0

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
February 06, 2017

Delphin Technology introduces Custom Measurement Case with OPC UA interface

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

Softing announces dataFEED uaGate SI gateway to integrate Siemens S7 control systems
January 30, 2017

Softing announces dataFEED uaGate SI gateway to integrate Siemens S7 control systems

The OPC UA gateway for Siemens S7 control systems is ideally suited to implement an Industrial Internet-of-Things and Industry 4.0 systems architecture.

Kepware releases KEPServerEX Version 6 software
January 27, 2017

Kepware releases KEPServerEX Version 6 software

Enhancements include a new method for remote configuration, additional languages that support critical industrial automation markets, and significant updates to the user interface and licensing experience

Softing adds MQTT connector to dataFEED OPC Suite
January 19, 2017

Softing adds MQTT connector to dataFEED OPC Suite

The MQTT Connector enables the integration of automation devices via MQTT Publisher functionality in IoT cloud applications, e.g. IBM Bluemix Cloud.

Integration Objects releases OPC UA Wrapper
December 28, 2016

Integration Objects releases OPC UA Wrapper

Integration Objects’ OPC UA Wrapper is a plug and play solution that enables OPC UA clients to communicate with classic OPC servers. It supports OPC Data Access, OPC Historical Data Access and OPC Alarms & Events servers.

Beckhoff integrates OPC UA extension into TwinCAT 3 software
December 05, 2016

Beckhoff integrates OPC UA extension into TwinCAT 3 software

This integration can be utilized in all areas of machine design, plant engineering and building automation technology. This is especially true in M2M scenarios within machine networks, for example, in small manufacturing systems as well as complex machines and buildings.