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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’s Field Level Communications Initiative reaches significant milestone and celebrates premiere

20 companies showcase cross-vendor interoperability of OPC UA FX specifications with the first live multi-vendor demo  Scottsdale, AZ – December 8th, 2021 – Three years after its launch, the OPC Foundation’s Field Level Communications (FLC) initiative has completed the second release candidate of the OPC UA FX (Field eXchange) specifications and has started the review […]

The OPC Foundation Takes Ownership of the MDIS Sub-Sea Standard

As an OPC Foundation specification, MDIS is now freely available for market adoption and the MDIS working group is open to all interested OPC Foundation members. Scottsdale, AZ – December 08th, 2021 – The OPC Foundation (OPCF) is proud to announce that it consolidated and took over the MCS-DCS Interface Standardisation (MDIS) specification ownership.  Effective […]

General Assembly Meeting 2021 & Public Press Conference

The OPC Foundation General Assembly Meeting 2021 will announce the results of the Board of Directors’ election, reports on budget, technical and marketing overview and provide first technical and marketing insights for 2022. Wed Dec 8th, 2021 – at 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EST (4:00 PM – 5:00 PM CET) Please register here Agenda: OPC […]

OPC UA is recognized as “the most important interoperability technology in today’s industrial landscape” by the ARC Advisory Group

A new ARC report examines the critical role OPC UA serves globally as the core data interoperability standard in process and discrete manufacturing industries and beyond Scottsdale, AZ – June 15, 2021 – The OPC Foundation is pleased to announce that the ARC Advisory Group published a report entitled “OPC UA Momentum Continues to Build.” […]

The OPC Foundation launches its OPC UAcademics program to supplement OPC UA training in post-secondary institutes

New OPC UA training content donated by the OPC Foundation offers academic institutions ready-made course material for use in their curriculums Scottsdale, AZ – June 8th, 2021 – The OPC Foundation announces the launch of its academic outreach program called OPC UAcademics. The OPC UAcademics program provides post-secondary institutes with official, up-to-date OPC UA course […]

Upcoming Events

OPC Day Japan 2021

Webinar / International

Dec 09, 2021

The Oil and Gas IOT Summit

Lisboa, Portugal

Jan 20, 2022

IIFES 2022

Tokyo, Japan

Jan 26, 2022

ARC Industry Forum

Orlando, United States

Feb 07, 2022

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