Unified Architecture - OPC Event in Finland
Helsinki - October 20, 2005.
OPC-Event in Helsinki, Finland
The Helsinki University of Technology was holding an information day dealing with todays and future applications and possibilities of OPC. Matthias Damm, director of ascolab GmbH, was invited as guest speaker and introduced the new OPC technology - OPC Unified Architecture - he explained the arising potentials and demonstrated application scenarios.
IOP - Interoperability Workshop Europe
Nuremberg - October 10, 2005.
IOP Workshop in Nuremberg, Germany
Siemens A&D (Automation & Drives) hosted the event whose large attendannce beat all records. The opportunity of one week of testing with a large number of OPC products was taken by an increasing number of companies. The information exchange and getting to know eachother was appreciated by developers and testers. The ascolab GmbH participated with the Compliance Test Tool (CTT) and tests were focused on Alarm & Events, DataAccess 2 and 3, Historical Data Access and XML-DA Server to serve more than 16 different firms. Companies like Axeda Systems, Beckhoff, CAS, Infoteam Software, KW-Software, Phoenix Contact, Progea, Technosoftware, Siemens, Wonderware and many more have tested key functions of their OPC client and server products following a matrix to insure compatiblity and interoperability. The workshop is part of the certification program driven by the OPC Foundation.