Welcome to the World of OPC

In today’s complex economy, information is the key to business success and profitability. OPC technologies were created to allow information to be easily and securely exchanged between diverse platforms from multiple vendors and to allow seamless integration of those platforms without costly, time-consuming software development. This frees engineering resources to do the more important work of running your business. Today, there are more than 4,200 suppliers who have created more than 35,000 different OPC products used in more than 17 million applications. The estimate of the savings in engineering resources alone is in the billions of dollars.

OPC News

OPC Foundation Welcomes Emerson to Its Board of Directors

Emerson also joins the OPC Foundation Field Level Communications (FLC) initiative to drive a holistic approach to sensor and device level communications across process and factory automation industries. Scottsdale, AZ – October 12th, 2020 – The OPC Foundation is proud to announce Emerson (NYSE: EMR) has joined its Board of Directors and sincerely welcomes Peter […]

New international SPECTARIS standard for laboratory equipment communication

LADS – Laboratory Agnostic Device Standard as new Joint Working Group between SPECTARIS, OPC Foundation and VDMA Scottsdale, AZ – August 12th, 2020 – The OPC Foundation is pleased to announce the establishment of the new “Laboratory Agnostic Device Standard (LADS) based on OPC UA” as a “Joint Working Group” (JWG) together with the industry […]

OPC Foundation Welcomes Google Cloud as Corporate Member

Google Cloud will offer OPC UA as a part of commitment to openness and industry collaboration Scottsdale, AZ – June 25th, 2020 – The OPC Foundation is proud to welcome Google Cloud as the latest addition to its 773 member community. Google Cloud delivers enterprise-grade cloud solutions that leverage Google’s technology with interoperability, leading infrastructure, […]

OPC Foundation joins the Advanced Physical Layer (APL) Project Group

APL critically important for OPC UA field level strategy in Process Automation Scottsdale, AZ – June 25th, 2020 – OPC Foundation announces today that it has joined the APL project group in order to support the development and promotion of an advanced physical layer (APL) for Industrial Ethernet, suitable for use in demanding applications and […]

OPC UA Compliance Test Tool (UACTT) extended for Companion Spec validation

UACTT now offering validation for PA-DIM (Process Automation Device Integration Model), PLCopen and MDIS Scottsdale, AZ – June, 25th, 2020 – The OPC Foundation announces an updated release of the UACTT, now supporting semantics defined in companion specifications as well as extending OPC UA core functionality testing. This furthers the Foundation’s goal of multi-vendor interoperability in OPC […]

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RFID & Wireless IoT tomorrow 2020

Darmstadt, Germany

Oct 27, 2020

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San Jose, United States

Nov 16, 2020

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Nov 24, 2020

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Mar 02, 2021

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Apr 12, 2021

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