Berkeley adds OPC, ActiveX to motion, machine automation products

Richmond, CA—Berkeley Process Control Inc. announced Nov. 21 that it's adding OLE for Process Control (OPC) server and ActiveX controls capabilities to its BX and BAM motion-and-machine controller products.


Richmond, CA— Berkeley Process Control Inc. uctivity solutions. For instance, OPC enables interoperability between disparate devices, automation control and business sys-tems.

Berkeley reports that adding OPC to its automation control products provides users with easy access to machine and process data for interface with commercial HMI products, SQL databases, web servers, and wireless communications products. Berkeley also offers ActiveX controls, allowing users further GUI flexibility by providing access to important control functions through any ActiveX container.

'We're pleased to be able to offer OPC and ActiveX interoperability for our uniquely capable automation control products. This increase in flexibility enables a broadened spectrum of productivity enhancing automation solutions for the industries we serve, and creates new opportunities for Berkeley in the marketplace,' says Lenson Wong, Berkeley's marketing director.

Control Engineering Daily News Desk
Jim Montague, news editor

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