OPC UA from user perspective

Source: ControlGlobal.com

By Andrew Bond, Industrial Automation Insider

Jan 23, 2009

The OPC Training Institute has produced a paper on how the OPC Unified Architecture (OPC UA) impacts automation integrators and end users. “OPC UA: An End User’s Perspective” addresses many of the questions and concerns which engineers, process control personnel, integrators, end users and automation professionals have regarding the new technology. Following an overview, topics covered include communication with DCOM, OPC via Web Services, the Object Oriented Data Model, Improving Existing OPC Specifications, Backwards Compatibility and Tunneling, OPC at the Enterprise level and Security. Copies can be downloaded for free from www.opcti.com/documentdetails.aspx?id=36.