OPC Foundation—new partner of IT2Industry

opcserversAt the coming edition in June 2016, IT2Industry—International Trade Fair and Open Conference for intelligent, digitally networked working environmentswill be cooperating with the OPC Foundation. Apart from a joint stand, an OPC thematic day is also planned as part of the Open Conference.

What does OPC mean?

Open Platform Communications represent standardized software interfaces for the exchange of data between applications from different producers in the automation industry. Open Platform Communications are originally based on the Object Linking and Embedding (OLE) system. For some years, ‘OPC’ has become established as a standard term.

What are the aims of the OPC Foundation?

The OPC Foundation has set itself the objective of spreading and maintaining the OPC standard, of facilitating and promoting the cooperation between users and producers. For this purpose, it draws up standards for data transfers as well as secure and reliable compatibility. To pursue these objectives further, the OPC Foundation takes the following measures:

  • Drawing up and maintaining OPC specifications
  • Verifying the OPC specifications through certification tests
  • Cooperating with leading industry-wide standardization organizations

OPC Foundationnew partner of IT2Industry

The OPC Foundation is acting as partner of IT2Industry from now on; in connection with the coming edition in June 2016, it will organize its annual international OPC Conference in Munich. In addition, it will participate with a joint stand in the exhibition area. At this stand, companies belonging to the OPC Foundation will be presenting their products and services for the Industrial Internet of Things. The OPC Foundation rounds off its involvement with a thematic day of its own at the accompanying IT2I Open Conference.

IT2Industry takes place on June 21–24 as a fair within the fair parallel to AUTOMATICA 2016 at Messe München.

Further information:

www.it2industry.de

www.opcfoundation.org

www.automatica-munich.com

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