OPC UA Capabilities Added to EdgeX Foundry

Prosys OPC and IOTech have agreed that IOTech’s Edge Xpert offering will include an optional Prosys OPC UA Java SDK for developing the device services with OPC UA communications. The Prosys OPC UA Java SDK takes care of all the OPC UA communication details and is certified by the OPC Foundation to be OPC UA compliant.

“We are pleased to announce our partnership with IOTech”, said Pyry Grönholm, Prosys COO. “It will deliver unique benefits for many industrial customers by combining Prosys OPC UA Java SDK and the open source based IOTech Edge Xpert”.

IOTech’s first product offering, Edge Xpert, is a commercially-supported and packaged implementation of the open source EdgeX Foundry core platform.  Each Edge Xpert software subscription includes a commercial support and maintenance Service Level Agreement (SLA) to ensure service-level commitments for customers that value premium product quality and support.

The Edge Xpert product offering also includes complementary professional services to optimize EdgeX adoption across the complete project life cycle, including training, on-boarding customer assets, operational technology integration, proof of concept and accelerated roadmap.

“OPC UA is such an important standard for our Industrial IoT customers and it is really important that our products can support it,” said Keith Steele, IOTech CEO. “We are thrilled to be able to offer our customers an implementation based on the superb Prosys OPC UA Java SDK.”

“OPC UA technology is expanding into IoT markets and it’s great to see more and more companies delivering complete solutions to customers”, said Stefan Hoppe, OPC Foundation Global Vice President.