At the recent AUTOMATICA tradeshow, VDMA Machine Vision and the OPC Foundation signed a Memorandum of Understanding. This was on the preparation of an OPC UA Machine Vision Companion Specification.

OPC Unified Architecture (OPC UA) is an industrial machine-to-machine communication protocol for interoperability.

“We want to make machine vision fit for Industry 4.0 and for the factory of the future. We are aiming at straightforward integration of machine vision systems into production control and IT systems via OPC Unified Architecture,” said Dr. Klaus-Henning Noffz, CEO of Silicon Software and in charge of standardisation issues at the Board of VDMA Machine Vision.

Read the full article, published by vision-systems.

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