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OPC Foundation’s Field Level Communications Initiative reaches significant milestone

11/24/2020

Initial Release Candidate completed and Technical Paper published  Scottsdale, AZ – November 24th, 2020 – OPC Foundation announces today that its Field Level Communications Initiative has accomplished a significant milestone in the ongoing project by completing their initial release candidate with the focus on the Controller-to-Controller (C2C) use case. In addition, a technical paper has been […]

New International Initiative to Define OPC UA Cloud Library

10/29/2020

OPC Foundation and CESMII initiated new joint working group joined by major industry players to enable manufacturers to speed up pre-built shopfloor and digitalization applications. Scottsdale, AZ – October 29th, 2020 –The OPC Foundation, in collaboration with CESMII, is pleased to announce the launch of the “OPC UA Cloud Library” Joint Working Group (JWG). The […]

OPC Foundation Welcomes Emerson to Its Board of Directors

10/10/2020

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

08/12/2020

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

06/25/2020

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

06/25/2020

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

06/25/2020

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 […]

OPC Foundation Cooperates with ODVA and Sercos International to Develop OPC UA Motion

06/25/2020

Cooperation to speed up Field Level Communications (FLC) initiative backed by proven technologies from established organizations  Scottsdale, AZ – June 25th, 2020 – The OPC Foundation, ODVA and Sercos International are pleased to announce a collaboration to develop a new generation of a best-in-class motion technology for industry.  This new motion technology will be initially published […]

We do not stop because of COVID-19!

05/18/2020

OPC Foundation has been managed and OPC UA developed over many years in a virtual environment, bringing together experts from every continent to work to a common goal. In these extraordinary times, we are bringing these skills to our user facing activities so that work-from-home can mean work-with-OPC UA. OPC Day – International as digital […]