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Use Cases for a CIP Companion Specification for OPC UA

An OPC UA companion specification for CIP to OPC UA Gateways is based on assumptions that the cloud …

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EtherNet/IP field device connected to FDT Host.

Mapping EtherNet/IP CIP object to OPC UA model

Exposing EtherNet/IP object via OPC UA Information model provides new technology for EtherNet/IP devices in the process automation. …

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Access to the data in the SINUMERIK 840D sl CNC controller via the standards OPC UA and MQTT.

Using OPC UA and MQTT to access CNC controller data

Use of a gateway along with OPC UA and MQTT, can provide access to S7 controller machine tool …

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OPC UA over TSN: Frequently Asked Questions

The automation community is continuing to champion the introduction of OPC UA (Unified Architecture) over Time Sensitive Networks …

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Smart devices leverage PROFINET and OPC UA

Smart devices provide operators not only with I/O data but also with a wealth of information about industrial …

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PackML and OPC UA create a connectivity framework for machine and automation controls.

PackML with OPC UA solution for machine integration

The combination of PackML and OPC UA can be used to solve strategic and machine integration issues facing …

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Cloud communication capabilities can be easily added to the Simatic S7-1500 controller.

A converged approach to industrial automation standards

This article is a summary of a new architecture proposal to integrate OPC UA, Data Distribution Service (DDS) …

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Modbus in the IoT era: collision of two worlds

Around the world in factories large and small, worlds are colliding as the Modbus world, massive and pervasive, …

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SPE in industrial applications

Single Pair Ethernet work continues with the aim of toughening up this evolutionary new technology for as many …

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Industrial network infrastructures

Optimizing infrastructure performance

Industrial network infrastructure is a valuable business asset. Investments in legacy networks require a clear migration path to …

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PROFINET Over Industrial WLAN Infrastructure

PROFINET Over Industrial WLAN

Two key challenges need to be addressed when building a stable PROFINET application over a WLAN infrastructure. The …

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Single-Pair Ethernet for constrained devices

New operational concepts are being developed to drive EtherNet/IP deployment to low-end constrained, in-cabinet devices such as contactors …

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