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Open Automation Software’s Customers Choose KEPServerEX for Connectivity
Open Automation Software | June 09, 2011
Open Automation Software announced the results of a customer poll that showed OPC Systems.NET users chose KEPServerEX for a complete OPC solution over the other OPC servers on the market. Over 50% of Open Automation Software's customers chose to "Get Connected" with Kepware, and reported a high level of satisfaction when using the product with OPCSystems.NET.
Product Launch: OPC RESCUE
OPC Training Institute | May 25, 2011
EDMONTON, CANADA, May 24, 2011 - The OPC Training Institute (www.opcti.com) is proud to announce the release of the newest resource for every Engineer’s arsenal: OPC Rescue®. This groundbreaking diagnostic tool is for anyone in the automation industry who wants to effortlessly eliminate their communications issues. OPC Rescue® enables end-users to not only diagnose communication and security problems with their systems, but to also repair them instantly with the push of a button. This innovative diagnostic resource boasts an easy-to-use interface that never requires DCOM configuration. OPC Rescue® takes care of all the DCOM configuration and lets end-users focus on their systems, and not their DCOM headaches.
OPC TRAINING INSTITUTE RELEASES 2011 TRAINING SCHEDULE
OPC Training Institute | May 17, 2011
The OPC Training Institute (www.opcti.com), the global leader in OPC Training for automation professionals, has released new training sites and dates, including locations not visited before.
4 Bravo Marketing Announces New Level of Lead Generation and Marketing for Industrial Automation
OPC Training Institute | March 31, 2011
4 Bravo Marketing Announces a new level of Lead Generation and Marketing for Industrial Automation
Reduce System Diagnostic Costs by Using the TH SCOPE
OPC Training Institute | March 29, 2011
Reduce system diagnostic costs by consolidating data from different systems in one interface using the TH SCOPE.
Open Automation Software announces a new level of secure OPC Connectivity for SCADA Systems
Open Automation Software | March 08, 2011
Today Open Automation Software announced the release of OPC Systems.NET Enterprise Version 4 with enhanced OPC Connectivity, and security, designed to provide full user friendly support for SCADA systems and Human Machine Interfaces (HMIs). The new release of the Open Automation Software’s platform provides full support for 32 and 64 bit Windows operating systems exponentially expanding the amount of real-time data supported from each server to 1,000,000 tags.
RoviSys BridgeMaster makes connecting Dissimilar Systems Easy!
RoviSys Company | February 22, 2011
BridgeMasterTM is a software application, from RoviSys, that bridges data between any two or more OPC servers. This interface supports bi-directional data flow and supervisory control between two or more control systems. It enables operators to control digital and analog control loops implemented within Digital Control System (DCS) controllers, Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) or SCADA systems from operator consoles or other controllers native to either system.
OPCTI Announces Training Promotion for National Engineering Month
OPC Training Institute | January 24, 2011
EDMONTON, CANADA, January 24, 2011 - The OPC Training Institute (www.opcti.com), the global leader in OPC Training for automation professionals, has announced a training promotion for National Engineering Month to support all Canadian Engineers.
OPCTI Releases 2011 Training Schedule
OPC Training Institute | January 06, 2011
EDMONTON, CANADA, JANUARY 6, 2010 - The OPC Training Institute (www.opcti.com), the global leader in OPC Training for automation professionals, has released the 2011 Winter-Spring Training Schedule.
Cyberlogic Announces New OPC Math & Logic Feature
Cyberlogic | November 17, 2010
Cyberlogic, the leading independent supplier of OPC server and industrial communication software, announced this week the release of version 7.1 for the company’s entire line of OPC software products.
OPC Xi Implementation and Demo Project Launch
OPC Training Institute | March 31, 2010
OPC is starting an OPC Xi (Express Interface) Implementation and Demo project, open to all OPC Members, that will be composed of weekly telecons to review the Xi Reference Implementation code for clients and servers to show developers how to adapt the wrapper code to their servers, and how to use the client code to quickly integrate Xi into client applications.
Integration Objects releases robust OPC tunneling solution for secure real-time, historical and alarms & events data access
Integration Objects | March 29, 2010
Integration Objects releases robust OPC tunneling solution for secure real-time, historical and alarms & events data access. The need to securely transfer and access data has never been more prominent and while OPC is the top communication standard for accessing data remotely, having to configure Microsoft DCOM when the OPC client and server applications are installed on two separate machines can cause frustrating security and configuration headaches.
Kepware Releases Tunneling and Automation B2B Solution
Kepware Technologies | March 15, 2010
Portland, ME – Kepware Technologies, the leader in Communications for Automation, announced today that it has released KEPServerEX version 5.2. This release delivers significant new features including an OPC UA Client and Server, an Alarm and Event Condition option - expanding on the previously delivered OPC AE interface, and updated Mettler Toledo and IDEC Drivers.
Cisco is "Connected with Kepware"
Kepware Technologies | March 01, 2010
Cisco partners with Kepware Technologies to deliver network device monitoring and management to automation software vendors. Kepware Technologies, the leader in Communications for Automation announced today that Cisco has joined the "Connected with Kepware" program to deliver OPC based network monitoring and management drivers for use with their products.
Predator Software is Connected with Kepware
Kepware Technologies | February 08, 2010
Kepware Technologies, the leader in Communications for Automation, announced today that it has been selected by Predator Software as their Interoperability provider. Predator Software will leverage KEPServerEX client interfaces; Standards such as OPC DA, OPC AE, OPC UA and native interfaces, to achieve proven interoperability with Kepware’s vast array of HMI/SCADA, Historian, MES and ERP partners.
OPC Training Institute Hosts Webinar on New OPC Technology Launch: OPC Xi
OPC Training Institute | February 01, 2010
OPC Xi (OPC Express Interface) is the newest OPC specification from the OPC Foundation. OPCTI provides an overview of this new technology. Based on Microsoft's .NET framework, OPC Xi enables...
OPC Training Institute to deliver Customized OPC Training course for Honeywell Experion PKS Users
OPC Training Institute | June 29, 2009
The OPC Training Institute (www.opcti.com), the world’s largest OPC training provider, announced that it will develop customized OPC training for Honeywell based on Experion® PKS. This course is intended for Honeywell engineers, end-users, EPC contractors, and system integrators. It will equip them with an understanding of OPC technology and planning, designing and implementing secure and reliable OPC interface to Experion PKS Systems. This course will be delivered at Honeywell’s Automation College locations globally.
OPC Training Institute to Provide Training for Citect by Schneider Electric
OPC Training Institute | May 28, 2009
The OPC Training Institute (www.opcti.com), the world’s largest OPC training provider, announced that it has been selected by Citect, a Schneider Electric company as its OPC training provider following the completion of on-site OPC workshop training sessions for technical support employees.
Apriso Achieves OPC Foundation’s "Compliance Certified" Status
Apriso | March 24, 2009
Apriso is first Manufacturing Operations Management provider to achieve this OPC certification, demonstrating the firm’s commitment to integration standards.
OPC Foundation Certification Test Lab Opens in North America
OPC Foundation | March 24, 2009
The OPC Foundation announced today that it has officially opened a North American Certification Test Lab to validate and certify OPC products. This new lab joins the first OPC Test Lab opened in Erlangen, Germany in 2008. As uncertain economic times force new demands on every industry, companies that want to maintain their leadership position need to make future facing decisions when considering their network architectures.
North American Interoperability Workshop Rallies Support for OPC UA
OPC Foundation | March 23, 2009
The OPC Foundation is pleased to announce that the 2009 North American Interoperability Workshop engaged the largest number of vendors committed to the development of OPC Unified Architecture (OPC UA) to date.
ABB Supports New OPC Analyzer Integration Spec
ABB | March 17, 2009
ABB plans to release products against the OPC-ADI specification, which provides a common method for data exchange for analyzer data models for process and laboratory analyzers.
MatrikonOPC's Server Framework passes Independent Certification
MatrikonOPC | February 17, 2009
MatrikonOPC announced that its OPC Framework has successfully completed the OPC Foundation's highest level of testing - Independent Certification. All MatrikonOPC Servers are based on this Framework and are now all certified.
OPC Foundation Releases Specification for Analyzer Devices Integration (ADI)
OPC Foundation | February 10, 2009
The OPC Foundation has announced the release of the draft Analyzer Devices Integration (ADI) Specification. This new specification provides the Pharmaceutical industry with a common method for data exchange for analyzer data models for process and laboratory analyzers. Developed as a logical extension of the OPC UA specifications, the OPC ADI Specification serves as an information model for analyzer devices and enables true plug-and-play multivendor interoperability.
Kepware Creates New OEM Offerings
Kepware Technologies | February 03, 2009
Kepware Technologies, the leader in Communications for Automation, announced today that it has developed new product offerings to deliver OPC interoperability, ranging from OPC-Classic to the newest OPC-UA, for license with OEM software products in the automation marketplace.
New & Improved Online Resource for Automation Integrators
OPC Training Institute | January 27, 2009
The OPC Training Institute (OPCTI) recently launched an online resource center focused on standards-based OPC technology used in process control and manufacturing automation. The center caters to automation personnel, integrators, process control engineers, IT architects and others involved in industrial data connectivity.
Yokogawa is "Connected with Kepware"
Kepware Technologies | January 26, 2009
Kepware Technologies, the leader in Communications for Automation, the leader in Communications for Automation, announced today that it has been selected by Yokogawa Corporation as their primary provider of connectivity for their Controllers and Recorders.
New ICONICS OPC-UA Server Library Released
ICONICS | January 14, 2009
ICONICS, a 2008 Microsoft Gold Certified Partner of the Year and provider of Web-enabled, OPC-based, HMI/SCADA Visualization and Manufacturing Intelligence software for Microsoft Windows operating systems, announced the release of ICONICS OPC-UA Server Library. This release signifies the largest and most comprehensive inventory of OPC-UA and OPC-DA Servers.
Robust OPC Tunneling for Data Access and Historical Data Access
Integration Objects | November 21, 2008
In an effort to provide companies with solutions to their communication configuration obstacles, Integration Objects has released an upgraded version of the OPCNet Broker
. The original version tunnels DA (Data Access) data between OPC clients and servers and now with the enhanced version, users can also securely tunnel HDA (Historical Access Data) data.
Web Demo Shows Live OPC Data in a PDA or Cell Phone
Cogent Real-Time Systems | November 19, 2008
The latest web demo of the OPC DataHub from Cogent Real-Time Systems lets anyone using a PDA or cell phone interact with a live system--to view data in real time, and to send commands for controlling the system. The OPC DataHub gives quick, reliable, and secure access to valuable information direct from the factory floor.
Cyberlogic releases OPC Crosslink for OPC data bridging
Cyberlogic | November 13, 2008
Cyberlogic today introduced OPC Crosslink Suite as part of the company’s Vista-compatible release of its compliance-certified OPC products.
Mtelligence is "Connected with Kepware"
Kepware Technologies | November 10, 2008
Kepware Technologies, the leader in Communications for Automation, announces that it has been selected by Mtelligence Corporation of San Diego, California, as their primary provider of device connectivity to manufacturing equipment on the plant floor.
Oracle certifies MatrikonOPC to provide complete data connectivity
MatrikonOPC | November 06, 2008
is proud to announce the release of the MatrikonOPC Shop Floor Connector for Oracle Manufacturing Operations Center (MOC). Tested and certified by Oracle, the MatrikonOPC Shop Floor Connector for MOC is the preferred method of reliably delivering production and manufacturing data from the plant floor to MOC.
New release of the OPC Data Transfer
Integration Objects | November 04, 2008
Integration Objects is pleased to announce the release of their high performance solution for automatic data bridging, the OPC Data Transfer. This product is designed to help customers configure and monitor data transfers between OPC servers (local and remote), thus allowing different control systems to exchange information.
LumaSense Technologies releases Remote Control with OPC Connectivity
LumaSense Technologies | October 29, 2008
LumaSense Technologies, a leading provider of temperature measurement and gas analysis solutions, announces the release of its LumaSoft
Gas Multi Point 7850 remote control software for use with the Innova gas analyzer systems. The LumaSoft Gas Multi Point 7850 is also supplied with a build in OPC Server to give access from an OPC Client.
GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms To Deliver Kepware Communications Protocols
Kepware Technologies | October 27, 2008
Kepware Technologies announces that GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms has entered into a resale agreement with Kepware to expand their drivers and OPC servers offering for the Proficy HMI/SCADA - iFIX and Proficy HMI/SCADA - CIMPLICITY products.
The OPC Foundation and Kepware Partner to Manage OPC-UA Codebase
Kepware Technologies | October 22, 2008
Kepware Technologies and the OPC Foundation announce they have partnered to manage the next generation of OPC technology, OPC-UA. The benefits of this approach will foster rapid adoption through the licensing of proven technology, quality control of an industry-wide solution and guaranteed interoperability at the communications level.
Cyberlogic updates MBX Driver to support USB Modbus Plus
Cyberlogic | October 22, 2008
Schneider Electric’s answer for a notebook-friendly Modbus Plus adapter is the new, USB-based TSXCUSBMBP. Schneider also announced in September that the TSXCUSBMBP is now shipping with the updated MBX Driver Suite software from Cyberlogic.
Malvern Joins Industry Group in Developing Common Model for Analyzer Integration
Malvern Instruments | October 21, 2008
Malvern Instruments is pleased to announce its participation in the newly-formed OPC Analyzer Device Integration Working Group. The group has been constituted to develop a common method for data exchange and an analyzer data model for process and laboratory analyzers. It comprises interested members of the OPC Foundation, an organization dedicated to ensuring interoperability in automation via open standards.
ICONICS publishes list of OPC-UA Servers
ICONICS | October 20, 2008
ICONICS announced its online list of compatible OPC Unified Architecture (OPC-UA) and Data Access (OPC-DA) Servers, making it the most comprehensive list in the marketplace.
ICONICS GENESIS64 (OPC UA Compliant) Features Silverlight Technology
ICONICS | October 15, 2008
ICONICS announced its Version 10.5 of the GENESIS64 64-bit-optimized, Web-enabled, OPC-integrated HMI/SCADA suite.
Advantech Launches a Standardized OPC Server for Industrial Device Servers
Advantech | October 09, 2008
The Industrial Automation Group of Advantech introduces a standardized interface for industrial device servers, the OPC Server. Advantech OPC server drivers were developed using ICONICS's OPC ToolWorX V3.2.
OPC DataHub First to Put All of OPC data into Excel
Cogent Real-Time Systems | October 08, 2008
Cogent Real-Time Systems announces that the OPC DataHub is the first OPC-to-Excel product capable of feeding OPC timestamps, quality, and type, as well as data values, into an Excel spreadsheet in real time. "There are other products on the market that claim the ability to connect OPC to Excel," said Andrew Thomas, President of Cogent. "But they only write the value, so you only get part of the picture. The commonly-used properties of OPC are value, timestamp, quality and type. Most OPC clients receive all of these, and now the OPC DataHub puts all of them into Excel."
Stratus Technologies partners with MatrikonOPC to provide a new level of guaranteed data delivery for the Stratus Fault Tolerant System
MatrikonOPC | October 01, 2008
) announced today at the 2008 Emerson Exchange, that Stratus Technologies has chosen to partner with MatrikonOPC to complement Stratus' ability to offer continuous availability of plant applications data. MatrikonOPC now offers complete SNMP monitoring of the Stratus ftServer, as well as securely exposing data to a wide variety of other OPC diagnostic tools.
MatrikonOPC now offers industrial strength data connectivity for Siemens S7 PLCs
MatrikonOPC | September 18, 2008
MatrikonOPC announces the release of the new MatrikonOPC Server for Siemens S7 PLC’s with full compatibility to the entire family of Siemens S7 Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs).
OPCTI Answers the Top OPC Integration Questions
OPC Training Institute | September 17, 2008
In July 2008, the OPC Training Institute collected and released the most asked OPC integration questions. Now available are all of the answers to the OPC integration questions, courtesy of OPC experts from Kepware, Software Toolbox and OPCTI.
ICONICS and OPCTI Collaborate on OPC Training Offerings
OPC Training Institute | September 12, 2008
ICONICS, an award-winning Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and provider of Web-enabled, OPC-based, HMI/SCADA Visualization and Manufacturing Intelligence software for Microsoft Windows operating systems announces its collaboration with OPC Training Institute (OPCTI), headquartered in Alberta, Canada, in its OPC training courses as well as ICONICS’ selection as a preferred vendor of OPC servers and toolkits.
The OPC Foundation has announced the release date for the OPC Analyzer Devices Integration draft specification
OPC Foundation | September 04, 2008
The OPC Foundation has announced the release date for the OPC Analyzer Devices Integration draft specification for review. The Analyzer Device Integration working group is developing a common method for data exchange and an analyzer data model for process and laboratory analyzers. The model is developed as a logical extension of the OPC UA specifications. The release date for the draft specification is December 2008.
OPC Unified Architecture Myths Explained
OPC Training Institute | August 26, 2008
The OPC Training Institute (OPCTI), an independent training organization, is scheduled, on September 16, 2008, to address the impact of the OPC Foundation’s OPC Unified Architecture (UA) specification on the worldwide manufacturing industry.
Top 20 OPC Integration Questions Released
OPC Training Institute | July 16, 2008
The OPC Training Institute (OPCTI) released the 20 most common OPC Technology questions asked by automation integrators.
OPC Foundation Initiates System Integrators and Distributors OPC Excellence Strategy
OPC Foundation | April 14, 2008
The OPC Foundation has created a new program targeted to address the opportunity to increase market share for system integrators and distributors and, at the same time provide a solid foundation for these new members to provide the highest quality services in the deployment of products from different vendors.
OPC Training Institute Selects Softing Products for OPC & DCOM Training
OPC Training Institute | April 09, 2008
The OPC Training Institute, a worldwide technology-training provider, announced today that it has selected Softing’s OPC Tunnel product as a teaching tool in their hands-on OPC training workshops.
Kepware's KEPServerEX is Awarded 5 Stars by OPC Training Institute
Kepware Technologies | March 25, 2008
Kepware Technologies, the leader in Communications for Automation, announced today that their product, KEPServerEX, has been independently evaluated by the OPC Training Institute and has been awarded their highest rating for product quality.
OPC Certification Lab Opens
OPC Foundation | March 20, 2008
The OPC Foundation has announced the opening of its first Independent Certification Test Lab to validate and certify OPC products. The new Test Lab is located at the premier facility of Ascolab in Erlangen, Germany.
Demand for Vendor-Neutral OPC Training on the Rise in Europe
OPC Training Institute | February 05, 2008
OPC Training Institute (OPCTI) has had to react quickly to meet the growing demand from companies that are eager to participate in vendor-neutral OPC technology training across Europe. Benefiting System Integrators, Engineers and Process Control and Automation professionals, workshops sold out quickly in Oslo, resulting in a second session being added which sold out as quickly, as did a session in Amsterdam.
OPC Training Institute Answers Calls for Vendor Neutral OPC Training
OPC Training Institute | January 29, 2008
Managers, human resource personnel and other Automation, Process and Control professionals find increased difficulty in differentiating which technology workshops are the most productive to participate in. Many learning opportunities fall short when it comes to providing an accurate emulation of industrial work environments that use OPC Technology. Vendor based training providers focus on the software they sell when in reality industrial operations deploy many disparate applications and control systems. How can you evaluate which training will provide the best results?
OPC Training Institute Selects Kepware as Demonstration Standard
OPC Training Institute | January 14, 2008
Kepware Technologies, the leader in Communications for Automation, announced today that it was selected by the OPC Training Institute as their preferred demonstration product for use in OPC hands-on training workshops.
OPC Foundation Announces Support for Analyzer Devices Integration into OPC Unified Architecture Platform
OPC Foundation | January 12, 2008
The OPC Foundation has announced support for Analyzer Devices Integration into the OPC Unified Architecture. The Analyzer Device Integration Working Group will develop a common method for data exchange and an analyzer data model for process and laboratory analyzers. The model will be developed as a logical extension of the OPC UA specifications. Analyzer integration based on standards will offer unique opportunity in Data Management & Integration for solutions such as Process Analytical Technology (PAT).
OPCTI Announces partnership with Software Toolbox
OPC Training Institute | December 03, 2007
OPC Training Institute (OPCTI), the world’s largest OPC training provider, and Software Toolbox, a leading provider of software components to manufacturing end users, system integrators, and OEMs, have announced a strategic partnership.
OPCTI Announces partnership with InduSoft
OPC Training Institute | November 27, 2007
OPC Training Institute (OPCTI and InduSoft, a leading independent supplier of open HMI and SCADA software, have announced that InduSoft will endorse the Certified OPC Professional (COP) designation.
OPC Training Reduces Integration Time & Risk for Automation Professionals
OPC Training Institute | October 03, 2007
OPC Training Institute (OPCTI) is pleased to announce the launch of its hands-on OPC training classes. OPC is governed by the OPC Foundation. Over 3,000 companies develop OPC software with well over 15,000 unique OPC applications. Topics covered in the workshops include OPC & DCOM diagnostics, system architecture, OPC client application design, and OPC server design.
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