OPC Foundation


Digital Twins February 7, 2023

Liaison announced to accelerate digital twin development

The Digital Twin Consortium (DTC) and OPC Foundation announced a liaison agreement to accelerate digital twin-enabling technology adoption.

By OPC Foundation
Industrial Networking February 9, 2021

Field level communications initiative improves interoperability

The OPC Foundation is developing field-related extensions to the OPC UA framework in order to drive industrial interoperability from field level communications (FLC) to cloud and to support information technology/operational technology (IT/OT) convergence.

By OPC Foundation
Ethernet November 13, 2018

Standardization and harmonization activities extended for Ethernet networks

The OPC Foundation has launched an initiative to further enable OPC UA adoption by extending standardization and harmonization activities for OPC UA including TSN-enabled Ethernet networks.

By OPC Foundation
Industrial Networking November 5, 2018

Time-sensitive networking application profile standards to be developed

The OPC Foundation announced the launch of its new setup to identify OPC UA and related TSN-harmonization needs and to extend standards and specifications and provide vendor-independent end-to-end interoperability into field level devices for all relevant industry automation use-cases.

By OPC Foundation
Cybersecurity April 14, 2016

Information group expanding interoperability and cooperation

The OPC Foundation has created open-source availability of its OPC-UA technology and are also collaborating with the Object Management Group (OMG) to create a standard that will allow OPC UA and DDS to function together. The OPC Foundation also plans to demonstrate the addition of the publish/subscribe message to the OPC-UA specification at Hannover Messe 2016.

By OPC Foundation
PLM, Control Design August 8, 2015

Standards group formed to address counterfeit pharmaceutical packaging

The Open Serialization Communication Standard Working Group (Open-SCS) announced the accelerated development of an industrial interoperability standard to focus on healthcare packaging serialization interoperability across the plant’s equipment and systems and between the supply chain.

By OPC Foundation