Customer Cases

Customer cases of a variety of our projects: What was developed and what do our customers say themselves?

AW-Energy Oy

Using OPC UA to monitor and control devices transforming the energy of the ocean waves into a usable form

AW-Energy Oy is a Finland-based company developing oscillating wave surge converter - technology. The company has the highest technology readiness level in surge-based wave energy technology globally. The first proof-of-concept device was installed over 20 years ago, and several larger-scale demonstration units have been established since.

Krüger A/S

Waste Water Treatment in the Cloud

Krüger A/S, part of the Veolia Group, specializes in waste water treatment through their STAR Utility Solutions platform. The platform generates savings for its users and maximizes the value of their waste water processes. Prosys developed an Amazon Web Services based OPC UA solution to the data integration needs of the Krüger STAR Utility Solutions platform.

Teledyne FLIR

Java-based traffic management server

Teledyne FLIR designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and distributes technologies that enhance perception and awareness. Organization brings innovative sensing solutions into daily life through our thermal imaging, visible-light imaging, video analytics, measurement and diagnostic, and advanced threat detection systems. The entire Flux server is written in Java code, supporting both Windows and Linux operating systems. Prosys OPC UA SDK for Java library was used to add an OPC UA interface to the Flux server with minimum effort.


OPC UA Accelerates Product Service Automation

NextNine’s mission is to improve the performance of its customers’ service organizations via automated, proactive, remote product service. NextNine Virtual Support Engineer (VSE) is a Java based software that is extremely flexible and can be “programmed” to monitor various components of the supported product, including applications, operating systems, databases and network components. Prosys OPC UA Java SDK was the choice of NextNine for implementing an OPC UA client within the VSE.


Integration of Industry 4.0 production systems using OPC UA technology

At Valio, product quality and traceability requirements are at a very high level, highlighting the importance of smooth and reliable communication between different production systems. To meet these requirements, Prosys developed the OPC UA standard based software Valio uses for integrating all their automation and manufacturing execution systems.


Reducing the integration effort with Prosys OPC UA Java SDK

The Cherenkov Telescope Array (CTA) is IFAE’s (The Institute for High Energy Physics) advanced facility for ground based very-high-energy gamma ray astronomy. OPC UA communication is used by all subsystems of the telescope to reduce the integration effort of the whole system. Among all the different solutions, IFAE tried different implementations of the OPC UA protocol and found the Prosys OPC UA Java SDK to be the most complete.

Intelligent Mud Solutions

Making local data globally accessible using cloud solutions

Intelligent Mud Solutions AS of Norway (IMS) provides continuous real-time analysis of drilling fluids primarily for the oil and gas drilling industry. Their RheoSense© equipment is installed at-line to the main drilling fluid process to analyse the drilling fluid being pumped into and out of the well. The patented technology is able to convert pressure measurements to rheological data "on the fly" and produce timestamped data into an OPC UA server for their clients to access locally or remotely.
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Intelligent Electrical Power Grids (IEPG)

The Control Room of the Future

The IEPG group conducts research on the generation, transmission and distribution of electrical energy, and a characteristic is a system-oriented approach. They investigate the theoretical and technological limits of current and future power systems and components, considering the changing operating environment. This includes the large-scale introduction of renewable energy sources and the application of state-of-the-art digital technologies.
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OPC UA Online Workshop

Centria’s R&D is closely linked to teaching activities, which allows university students to benefit from a learning environment based on the real working life. Currently Centria executes several projects with industrial and high-tech companies, where Industry 4.0 smart systems are developed and OPC UA communications can be used. Centria participated in the OPC UA Online Workshop organized by Prosys.
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Communication Solution for Process Industry

Neste is the Nordic region’s leading provider of technology, engineering and project services for the oil and gas, bio refining, petrochemicals and chemicals industries, including also the utilities and life science sectors. Prosys OPC has worked with Neste to add the new OPC UA communication protocol to Advanced Process Control system and real-time process database. In another project Prosys developed hard control and alarm switch support for training simulator system using OPC UA.
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WeiHai CIMSTech

OPC UA Applied in Standardized Smart Grid

WeiHai CIMSTech Co., Ltd. is a leading provider of power system automation, technology standards research, software development and system solutions. CIMSTech’s technical team is dedicated to the research and promotion of IEC 61970, IEC 61968, IEC 61850 and IEC 62541 etc. international standards. The company takes a leading position in China by offering solutions to electric power systems and enterprise modeling, standard interface, power dispatch center and enterprise-level data platform, and enterprise architecture management.
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University of Antwerp

Open information exchange for flexible manufacturing

At the University of Antwerp’s Electromechanics test lab a research team has created a flexible automation proof-of-concept. The setup is a lab-scale version of a soft drink production plant (SMC IPC200). The test setup was successfully demonstrated at the OPC Europe Day 2013 in Amersfoort. The soft drink plant can be easily reconfigured to produce new products. The Prosys OPC UA Client SDK is used in the Easy95 and Android based recipe designers. The PES uses the Prosys OPC UA Server SDK as well as the client SDK.
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OPC UA solution for traffic management in Switzerland

Steria provided the traffic management SCADA system for the whole canton Valais in Switzerland, including central monitoring and alerting in case of events in tunnels or sections of the highway network of the Valais region. Prosys delivered OPC UA Java SDK which was used for implementing OPC UA interface to the SCADA system. Prosys also helped Steria to get started with the OPC UA development project by providing QuickStart service.
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OPC and OPC UA Technology Training for an Energy Company

Helen is one of Finland's largest Energy companies and they utilize OPC solutions provided by different vendors. The new OPC UA definition enables secure data transfer in all environments and networks. This will increase the popularity of the OPC UA technology in the future, which also creates new educational needs, which can be fullfilled with expert training. Prosys organized a customized training for Helen. A major part in the training was practical excersises, with which the participants could also achieve precious practical experience about the subjects included in the training.
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Power System Data Exchange with OPC UA

OPC UA offers a high potential for becoming the standardized communication infrastructure for various information models from different domains with its information modeling capabilities. The KALKITECH ELTRIX suite, providing an intelligent decision support system for energy utilities and consumers, utilizes OPC UA in its communications.
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Shanghai Research Institute of Petrochemical Technology

Sinopec Shanghai Research Institute of Petrochemical Technology, a subsidiary of one of the major petroleum companies in China, Sinopec used Prosys OPC SDK Sentrol to develop a Real-Time Process Data Acquisition System for testing process of styrene evaluation device. The collected data can be integrated with chromatograph analysis data, then stored in the database. Communication of data acquisition devices is implemented using OPC protocol, enabling retrieval of real-time process data and storing the collected data into a database.
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Application for Handling Recipes for Chemical Processes

Prosys designed and developed with Adpap a recipe handling application, which is used to manage the recipes of chemical processes. The application provides a web browser based user interface for defining the ingredients, production units and process cells of a chemical plant. The implementation is based on Delphi and Prosys Sentrol, a leading SDK (software development kit) for OPC client, server and application development.
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Software applications for industrial automation

Valmet’s automation business line customers are oil and gas industry, pulp and paper industry, power production, industrial gas and alternative fuels. Prosys OPC designed and developed software for the diagnostics and management of valve controllers and valves for Valmet. In another project a communication module for machine vision system was developed.
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OPC UA Delivers Real-Time Data

Symboticware offers a real-time intelligent monitoring system that operates in rugged environments. Symboticware's platform offers bi-directionality, store-and-forward, data-standardization and remote configuration capabilities. The SymBot platform is a rugged, versatile and low power hardware/software device for monitoring and decision support applications. It complies with open standards for industrial automation and systems interoperability. Symboticware chose Prosys OPC UA Java SDK for implementing an OPC UA Server to the SymBot platform.
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KLG Systel

Smart Energy Management Solution & OPC UA

KLG Systel Ltd. is a high-tech company quoted on the NSE (India) and the Luxembourg Exchange, Europe. is the product of KLG Systel's R&D, a smart energy management solution which provides user, whether industrial, commercial or utility, many advantages through powerful reports and in-built control methods. When developing new OPC UA communications, KLG Systel carried out Proof of Concept and selected Prosys OPC UA Java SDK.
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