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Expert interview on the importance of OPC UA for industrial automation 4.0 in the electro Automation (German journal)

The interface standard OPC UA allows the operating system and bus-independent data exchange from the corporate management level down to the field level. Because of its openness and consistency OPC UA is seen as an important tool for the realization of Industry 4.0 – a broad, well-funded German initiative about the production of the future.

This standard is extremely broad and complex, and requires from the user detailed knowledge. What is ultimately the exact meaning for the future of distributed automation solutions and how is the development of OPC UA continue? Read the whole interview here (there is only a German version available)!