What is OPC? Learn about the most used technology in the automation world

What is OPC? OPC (originally OLE for Process Control) is based on OLE/COM standard from Microsoft. This standard ensures exchange of data between industrial automation applications. It ensures high interoperability between client and server applications from multiple vendors. OPC Specifications The most common types of data used between devices and applications in industries are: Real-time data, […]

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MQTT – The IIoT protocol

What is MQTT? “MQTT stands for MQ Telemetry Transport. It is a publish/subscribe, extremely simple and lightweight messaging protocol, designed for constrained devices and low-bandwidth, high-latency or unreliable networks. The design principles are to minimize network bandwidth and device resource requirements whilst also attempting to ensure reliability and some degree of assurance of delivery. These […]

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What is OPC UA?

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OPC Unified Architecture (UA) is an industrial communication standard dedicated to the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). It provides a flexible mechanism for information exchange between enterprise-type systems and the kind of controls, monitoring devices and sensors that interact with real world data. Moreover, OPC UA is a platform independent service-oriented architecture that integrates all […]

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