The OPC Data Access (OPC DA) specification is the first of a group of specifications known as the OPC Classic Specifications. It is a group of client-server standards that provides specifications for communicating real-time data from data acquisition devices such as PLCs to display and interface devices like Human-Machine Interfaces (HMI), SCADA systems and also ERP/MES systems. The specifications focus on the continuous communication of data.
Implementing this protocol with the Cybus Connectware allows to establish communication between various machines and applications that support OPC DA in the shop floor.
Nowadays, it is mostly being replaced by OPC UA.
- Machine monitoring
- Energy Monitoring
- Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Communication
- Control visualization
- MES Integration
- Read more about the OPC DA protocol implementation in Cybus Documentation
About Cybus Connectware
Cybus Connectware is the IIoT Edge Application platform made in Germany.
Cybus Connectware provides smart factories with universal connectivity to edge devices, sensors and machines, with on-premises pre-processing and effective data governance.
IT departments use Cybus Connectware as a layer of security and orchestration to selectively provide IIoT services and applications, local or cloud, with just the data that is required. Under the hood, Connectware serves the OT as unified on-premises hub to connect any type of machine, device or sensor. It buffers, converts and pre-processes data locally. A transparent expert system that offers industry best practices and DevOps for quality assurance, workflows and automation, are easy to adopt and limitless to extend.
With Cybus Connectware, the data producer stays in control and can securely leverage IIoT use cases of any scope and size, single or many in parallel. It means agility and versatility to win the IIoT era.