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Global machine tool community paving the way for Industry 4.0

09/16/2019

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®

09/10/2019

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

09/01/2019

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 […]

Available: Presentations from OPCF GAM2018

01/07/2019

Jan 2019 | Available: Presentations from OPC Foundation General Assembly Meeting 2018 are available for download. During GAM 2018 the results of the Board of Directors’ election have been announced, but also an detailed overview on the activities during the 2018 year and the plans for 2019 have been presented. Details: Download here Content: OPC […]

Major Automation Industry Players join OPC UA including TSN initiative

11/27/2018

The OPC UA including TSN initiative announced by OPC Foundation November 5th has already been joined by many major industrial automation suppliers Scottsdale, AZ – November 27th, 2018 – Within weeks of announcing the ‘OPC UA including TSN down to field level’ initiative, the rapid engagement of leading automation suppliers proves the resonance of this […]

The OPC Foundation elects three new members to its Board of Directors

11/27/2018

Scottsdale, AZ – November 27th, 2018 – The OPC Foundation announces the election of three new directors to its Board of Directors (BoD). The new BoD members include Dr. Bernhard Eschermann, CTO of ABB Industrial Automation Division, Dr. Juergen Weinhofer, vice president of common architecture and technology for Rockwell Automation, and Fabrice Jadot, Senior Vice […]

OPC Foundation extends OPC UA including TSN down to field level

11/05/2018

The OPC Foundation launches an initiative to further enable OPC UA adoption throughout industrial automation by extending standardization and harmonization activities for OPC UA including TSN enabled Ethernet networks   Scottsdale, AZ – November 5th, 2018 – The OPC Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of its new setup to identify OPC UA and […]