New OPC UA Development Kits for C++ and .NET

The new OPC Unified Architecture (UA) Toolbox V5.00, designed to assist software engineers to elegantly implement effective OPC Clients/Servers or to embed OPC UA technology directly into target devices, will be available starting in October 2009.

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With OPC UA independence from the Windows Operating System, the new development kit has two new flavors: C++ and .NET. The .NET kit guarantees the rapid development of conformant OPC UA client or server products that integrate with the standard Windows development tools like Visual Studio.  The C++ kit is designed to implement dedicated, OPC products or for embedding OPC UA technology into a targeted device.

During field-testing, the development kits achieved outstanding performance levels demanded by the company’s quality standards, the company affirms. One feature of the new toolkits includes a built-in upgrade path for OPC products that are based on Softing’s OPC Toolbox V4.2x. Other benefits are OPC compliance, reduced time-to-market costs and maintenance, and improved data throughput and development services.

Softing North America, Inc.


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