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umati – on its way to becoming the global language of production

04/02/2020

Mechanical and plant engineering sector propelling industry towards Industry 4.0 Scottsdale, AZ – April 2nd, 2020 – During their today’s press conference the VDMA and VDW announced to join forces to promote the use and dissemination of OPC UA standards throughout the mechanical engineering sector under the umati label. “Cross-industry and cross-technology marketing will take […]

Specification for OPC UA Safety Release 1.00 has been completed

03/09/2020

Interoperable functional safety with OPC UA is becoming a reality Scottsdale, AZ – March 9th, 2020 – The OPC UA Safety working group has achieved a key milestone publishing Release 1.00 of the specification for the interoperable communication standard for functional safety – “OPC UA Safety – Part 15” specification”. OPC UA Safety is based on […]

L’Oréal joins the OPC Foundation

02/29/2020

OPC UA is a must for L’Oréal’s packaging lines machine suppliers Scottsdale, AZ – February 29th, 2020 – The OPC Foudation is pleased to welcome L’Oréal, a leading global cosmetics producer as a new OPC Foundation end user member.  Beyond choosing to standardize on OPC UA  as a key enabler for its IIoT era Operations […]

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

11/26/2019

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

11/22/2019

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. The GAM web conference was Held on Wed, Dec 4, 2019 10:00 […]

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 […]