Tag Archives: OPC UA

The Manufacturing Data Prison

I don’t know how you personally spend your days, but If you spent them traveling [...]

What Exactly is UA TCP?

Everyone who has any knowledge of the internet is well-aware of the Transport Control Protocol [...]

OPC UA or a RESTful Interface?

Exactly 40 years ago, the Modicon Corporation birthed Modbus and the manufacturing world has never [...]

The Future of EtherNet/IP

Every technology has a life span. It’s introduced. Innovators and early adopters get a hold [...]

It’s a Messy, Messy World – Part 2

In my last article, I described what we all know – the world is not [...]

It’s a Messy, Messy World – Part 1

In the recent past, most of our work revolved around I/O systems, networks, controllers and [...]

The Top 10 Manufacturing Networks of 2019

Since the first days of Modbus, system designers have been creating new manufacturing networks. Sometimes [...]

EtherNet/IP Vs. OPC UA

All of us have our specialties: technologies, sports, cars, judo or something else where we’re [...]

Why Use OPC UA Instead of RESTful Interface

Did you know that there’s a new battleground where manufacturers are bleeding time and money? [...]

OPC UA as the Architecture for IT/OT Convergence

The challenge today is to how to best migrate the tightly-coupled factory floor architectures with [...]