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OPC UA Companion Specification for Weighing

METTLER TOLEDO built the specifications for their simple static weighing and dynamic checkweighing scales ahead of time –to be ready when the Companion Specification is released in the near future.

ICONICS and Takebishi Announce OPC Server Partnership

ICONICS has announced an agreement with Takebishi Corporation to integrate the Takebishi DeviceXPlorer OPC Server with its own OPC-based automation software solutions. “ICONICS automation software is OPC-to-the-Core,” said Russ Agrusa, President and CEO of ICONICS.

New X20 Generation for the Future of Automation

B&R is among the first manufacturers to introduce controllers with OPC UA over TSN communication technology and Intel Apollo Lake I processors. The new X20 controllers are distinguished by significantly higher performance, additional RAM and integrated onboard flash memory.

OPC UA Integration in TwinCAT Scope Software

Beckhoff Automation has announced greater integration of OPC UA communication technology into TwinCAT Scope software. In the context of Industrie 4.0 and big data applications, machine data acquisition via OPC UA and analytics tools are becoming increasingly important. TwinCAT Scope software provides optimum support for integrated data acquisition across heterogeneous system environments.

Easily in Touch with Your Machines

Asset Performance Monitor is B&R’s first cloud application based on ABB Ability. By giving OEMs a reliable overview of all their machines in the field, it allows them to identify potential improvements, take service operations to the next level and unlock new business models and revenue streams. OPC UA guarantees the secure data transfer from the machine to the cloud.

IoT for OPC UA with Cogent DataHub v9 [Sponsored]

The latest release of Cogent DataHub adds support for the MQTT standard. The DataHub gateway can now connect your operations data gathered from OPC UA devices to MQTT-enabled systems. This helps with the integration of edge devices across a wide variety of industries around the world.