Online Development Inc. will be demonstrating their OPC UA Server module for ControlLogix at Automation Fair 2013 in Houston, November 13-14.
The eATM-OPC UA is a ControlLogix module that provides OPC UA Server functionality in the chassis. As a result, the ControlLogix system can exchange data with OPC UA clients. The OLDI module is among the first to support on-the-fly structure creation for unknown data types including complex data created from User Defined Tags in the ControlLogix program.
OLDI offers specialty data exchange, computing and network cards under the OLDI brand. The company differentiates itself through in-depth knowledge of industrial computing and communications technologies. In addition, as a leading Original Design Manufacturer (ODM), OLDI enables OEM customers to get to market quickly with new technology or to offload their internal teams of legacy development.
“The addition of the OPC UA Server module demonstrates our commitment to providing a variety of data transfer options for ControlLogix,” said Ron Monday, CEO of OLDI. “By offering this module, we’re addressing customers who want chassis-based OPC UA connectivity.”
OLDI worked closely with The OPC Foundation to ensure the OPC UA Server provides the latest in data transfer support, and also with Unified Automation in testing the module with their OPC client products.Since 1996, the OPC Foundation has facilitated the development and adoption of the OPC information exchange standards as both advocate and custodian of these specifications. The organization serves over 450 members worldwide in the industrial automation, building automation, oil and gas, and smart energy sectors.Unified Automation is a leading OPC UA technology provider with products and services for standardized communication for automation industry and beyond. Based on OPC Unified Architecture technology, Unified Automation products offer a cross-platform OPC UA software development framework to enable vertical information integration for application providers, from embedded device manufacturers up to enterprise application developers.