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GM applying OPC UA in production

04.12.2013


General Motors have given a presentation at the ARC World Industry Forum about their new MES/automation link, which they have based on OPC UA. The automation link is done mainly with Kepware but on the MES side they are using Prosys OPC UA Java SDK. Go ahead and click the picture to view the complete video (in YouTube).

John Cooke explaining the architecture of the OPC UA based communication system

John Cooke explaining the architecture of the OPC UA based communication system

John Cooke explaining the architecture of the OPC UA based communication system. (Click to view the video starting from the architecture view at 8:12)

The results are also pretty impressive (at 10:13 on the video):

Results of the GM MES integration upgrade

Results of the GM MES integration upgrade.
Jouni Aro

Jouni Aro

Chief Technology Officer

Email: jouni.aro@prosysopc.com

Expertise and responsibility areas: OPC & OPC UA product development, project work and customer support

Tags: Java, MES, OPC UA, Cases

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