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Updates from Matrikon [Sponsored]

Matrikon has released a series of e-books and webinars covering such topics as “How to use OPC UA Information Modeling to Maximize the Value of Your IioT/I4.0 Products” and “OPC UA vs. Classic OPC – Why Switch and How to Get Started”.

Updates from Softing [Sponsored]

With the new OPC UA .NET Standard Development Toolkit, Softing Industrial presents an additional powerful tool for developing OPC UA Servers and Clients. Its advantages include integrated security functions and cloud support.

Six Ways to Reduce OPC Development Time & Cost from Software Toolbox

The OPC standards have made a significant impact to industrial software interoperability over the last 23 years, and the adoption of OPC UA continues to accelerate. To address these growing needs, the latest version of Software Toolbox’s OPC Data Client development toolkit for OPC clients focuses on the productivity and application time to market for any active developer of custom OPC Client software applications.

Integrating OPC UA with the IIoT via Cogent’s DataHub

Since it has been approved for Industrie 4.0, OPC UA has emerged as the protocol of choice for on-premise industrial data, and it seems a logical choice for many IIoT applications as well. Cogent uses their DataHub Transfer Protocol to tunnel it between off-premise endpoints.

Kepware, a PTC Business, Releases KEPServerEX v6.4

KEPServerEX version 6.4 includes new data collection capabilities, improved data access, and seamless integration with both traditional and industrial Internet of Things (IoT) systems, enabling users to easily manage and monitor their plant floor.

TwinCAT OPC UA Server Now Integrated into Visual Studio

In the latest version, the TwinCAT OPC UA Server includes a so-called “configuration namespace”, which permits the full remote configuration of all server features via a secure OPC UA channel. In order to ensure a graphical, easy-to-use frontend for the configuration namespace, Beckhoff provides a software plug-in package for Microsoft Visual Studio.