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OPC UA for Adaptive Production Lines and Diversified Products

    The world is changing rapidly, and automakers are required to balance quality with product diversification. In response, manufacturing sites need to deploy production lines more frequently and earlier with quality traceability whilst maintaining conventional productivity. Via OPC UA, Omron is helping them to natively integrate with IT systems.

    Empower End-Users with OPC UA Data Modeling

      If data connectivity to individual 3rd party OT applications and components is the foundation, then organizing that OT data into meaningful contexts is the cornerstone. As such, Matrikon Data Broker (MDB) data technology (DT) is both the foundation and the cornerstone.

      New OPC UA-based OT/IT Integration Solution

        With the new edgeAggregator, Softing offers a flexible, container-based solution for managing complex system architectures in OT/IT integration all the way to edge and cloud applications, featuring OPC UA integration.

        Further Expansion: Takebishi and ICONICS Partnership

          Takebishi Corporation is honored to announce that we have reached an agreement with ICONICS, Inc. to be a global sales partner of Takebishi from September 2022 onwards. Especially in Americas and EMEA regions, ICONICS will be a primary sales partner of Takebishi.

          OPC Foundation Announces Product Marketplace

            The new OPC Marketplace lets you easily search for OPC-enabled products that meet your needs. Whether you are looking for products that implement a particular Companion Specification, or belong to a particular device category: feature filters enable quick sorting of available products.

            DeviceXPlorer OPC Server Ver.7 will be released in 2022

              Takebishi will launch its first new major upgrade of DxpSERVER in 3 years, which is planned for release at the end of 2022. The current series Ver.6 was released in 2019 with minor improvements being made along the way.

              Embedding OPC UA into Your Product – Made Easy with SDKs

                Are you a software coder or embedded programmer looking to add an OPC UA client/server into the software or hardware you are developing? The creation of your customized OPC UA product can be done fast and easily with OPC UA Software Development Kits (SDKs) from Softing.

                Matrikon – Product News Q2 2022

                  Matrikon has released Data Broker 2.0 including a demonstration in collaboration with Microsoft Azure at the 2022 Hannover Messe. Also at Hannover, Matrikon FLEX v5 featuring OPC UA PubSub over MQTT was demonstrated. Finally, prepare yourself for Windows DCOM security changes coming in 2023.

                  Connecting PLCs to Various Software Packages with OPC UA

                    Multi-vendor installations of secure production systems corresponding to the international standard OPC UA are spreading. This article introduces an example of the OPC UA products that are used in these systems and the various software packages to which they can be securely and easily connected.

                    Efficient OPC UA applications with TwinCAT

                      A fundamental challenge of Industrie 4.0 and IIoT applications is the secure, standardized exchange of data and information between devices, machines and services – even across industries. OPC UA is the industry standard for manufacturer- and platform-independent communication and it can be used extremely efficiently with TwinCAT software from Beckhoff.