OLE for Process Control


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OLE for Process Control

(standard)
(OPC) A set of seven open standards for connectivity and interoperability of industrial automation and the enterprise systems.

Based on fundamental and evolving standards and technology of the general computing market, the OPC Foundation adapts and creates specifications that fill industry-specific needs.

OPC Foundation.
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OPC (OLE for Process Control) performs a communication interface between various data sources and applications that provide data from those sources.
The OLE for Process Control (OPC) specification defines a set of standard interfaces based on Microsoft's COM technology.
OPC (OLE for Process Control) has been emerging as a popular buzzword in the controls industry.
With the FP-SG-140, users can inter-face with Lab View, Lookout, LabWindows/CVI, or any OLE for process control (OPC) client to quickly create custom measurement applications with shorter setup time and increased flexibility, says NJ.
That release will also include OLE for Process Control (0PC), a standard protocol for communications between control systems and control devices.
VisualMEM now features an OPC (OLE for process control) interface and FOCAS Ethernet communications for GE Fanuc and FANUC controls.