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

The OPC Foundation welcomes Foxconn Industrial Internet as the 699th OPC Foundation member

Foxconn Industrial Internet, a leading intelligent manufacturing solution provider standardizes on OPC UA to harness the power of the Industrial IoT. Scottsdale, AZ – November 26th, 2019 – The OPC Foundation proudly welcomes Foxconn Industrial Internet (Fii) the six hundred and ninety ninth (699th) OPC Foundation member. As one of the world’s leading intelligent manufacturing […]

OPC Foundation General Assembly Meeting on Dec 4th, 2019

The OPC Foundation General Assembly Meeting (GAM) 2019 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 2020. OPC Foundation members and non-members are welcome to participate. Register here for the GAM web conference on Wed, Dec 4, 2019 […]

Global machine tool community paving the way for Industry 4.0

70 companies from 10 countries have connected 110 machines and 28 value-added services at EMO Hannover 2019 via the OPC UA based umati standard Interface Scottsdale, AZ – Sept, 16th, 2019 – The OPC Foundation announces the OPC UA based unified machine tool interface (umati) Standard demonstrated at the EMO Hannover show. Created and prototyped […]

OPC Foundation and MTConnect Institute announce release of the OPC UA Companion Specification for MTConnect®

MTConnect semantic information model for machine leveraging the OPC UA Service Oriented Architecture Scottsdale, AZ, – Sept 10th, 2019 – The OPC Foundation in conjunction with the MTConnect Institute announce the release of the jointly developed “OPC Unified Architecture for MTConnect Companion Specification Part 1”. This companion specification makes the MTConnect semantic information model for […]

World’s First Internationally Developed Machine Vision Information Model Based on OPC UA Released by VDMA Machine Vision Initiative

OPC Foundation vision for facilitating the creation of globally harmonized information models via OPC UA Companion Specifications reaches its first milestone and demonstrates path forward to true semantic interoperability Scottsdale, AZ – Sept 1st, 2019 – The OPC Foundation announces the release of the first global OPC UA Machine Vision Part 1 Companion Specification whose […]

Upcoming Events

The Oil and Gas IOT Summit

Lisboa, Portugal

Jan 22, 2020

Embedded World 2020

Nürnberg, Germany

Feb 25, 2020

OPC Interoperability Workshop, North America

Phoenix, United States

Mar 09, 2020

Hannover Messe

Hannover, Germany

Apr 20, 2020

SPS ITALIA

Milano, Italia

May 26, 2020

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