After many years of "supporting OPC" by producing their own, incompatible, Honeywell OPC, Honeywell has acquired one of the fountainheads of OPC technology. For years, customers have complained that HOPC is a proprietary implementation of an open standard (!).
Norm Gilsdorf, president of HPS, spent a half hourwith me on Tuesday discussing the strategic reasonsfor and the implications of Honeywell's acquisition ofRMG, Regel Messtechnik. Here's the podcast, for you tolisten to what Norm said: