Industry 4.0 & Smart Manufacturing
Samsung Electronics joins OPC Foundation
September 25, 2017 by Manufacturing AUTOMATION
Sep. 25, 2017 – Samsung Electronics has joined the OPC Foundation, an Industrial IoT organization providing data and protocol interoperability, security and reliability from its specifications and open source implementations.
As a Corporate Member, Samsung Electronics aims to accelerate the deployment of interoperable Industrial edge platform into its manufacturing infrastructures relying on OPC UA framework.
OPC is the interoperability standard for the secure and reliable exchange of data and information grown up in the industrial automation and other industries. It ensures the seamless flow of information among multi-vendors and platforms. More than 500 industry vendors and software developers take part in creating the series of specifications for the OPC standard.
Samsung Electronics says it is excited to collaborate with the OPC Foundation, a top-tier standardization organization in the Industrial IoT domains for the interoperability. It says it believes that the potentials of the OPC UA framework could synergy Samsung’s effort to deploy the Industrial IoT edge platform for its manufacturing infrastructures in order to achieve seamless interoperability for the Industry 4.0.