Automate 2023

Global Production Language - OPC UA Companion

Global Production Language - OPC UA Companion

Johannes Olbort - Project Manager II4IP, VDMA e.V.

For humans, language is of central importance in order to communicate with each other. Language connects and enables understanding. But what about the machines in an increasingly networked production? How can communication and the exchange of information succeed among different types of machines from different manufacturers? Answer: with a Global Production Language. The challenge here lies in the definition of "grammar" and "vocabulary" for the exchange of information from machine to machine and from machine to applications such as MES.


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