The eWON Flexy is now OPC UA compatible
Yes! The eWON Flexy now features an OPC UA server and is the first of its kind to do so! But what is OPC UA?
It is a communication protocol for a secure and reliable exchange of data in industrial automation applications. OPC UA has the huge advantage of being platform-independent. It ensures the seamless flow of information among devices from multiple vendors. From sensors to cloud, OPC UA is fully scalable, object oriented and allows to use structures or models which makes governance and maintenance much easier.
The OPC UA server is your great companion when you need to share key values of your equipment on the factory floor. Quick configuration, completely independent from the PLC.
On the eWON Flexy!
As of firmware v11.2, the eWON Flexy features an OPC UA server that allows easy access to tags through an OPC UA Client. The OPC UA server supports DA layer of OPC UA and it is very easy to configure the tags to be published on the OPC server. The OPC UA protocol allows the client to simply browse the list of the available tags and the user only needs to pick up the tags he wants to monitor.
What we really like about it
This makes not only your existing, but also your legacy PLC's compliant to the OPC UA standard. Integration of machines within factory is now at your fingertips and ready for the IIoT future!