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New OPC whitepaper available for download

The OPC Training Institute has prepared a paper for automation end-users on the newly released OPC Foundation specification, which is available for free download.

The paper covers the new OPC Unified Architecture (OPC UA) specification, and how it impacts automation integrators and end-users.

The paper, titled “OPC UA: An End-User’s Perspective”, is available for download here.

The paper addresses many of the questions and concerns engineers, process control personnel, integrators, end-users and automation professionals have regarding the latest changes in OPC Technology, according to the OPC Training Institute.

The OPC paper is divided into the following helpful sections:

1. OPC Overview

2. OPC communication with DCOM

3. OPC via Web Services

4. Object Oriented Data Model

5. Improving Existing OPC Specifications

6. Backwards Compatibility and Tunneling

7. OPC at the Enterprise level

8. Security

For more information, contact the OPC Training Institute by emailing or visiting

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