OPC Consulting

Introduction in the technology and how it works

OPC is the industry standard technology for communication of process values and events in industrial communications. It connects devices, machines and systems from different manufacturers using the same interface. OPC server adds remarkable amount of value for device, machine or system, as it reduces any integration or application software development costs. Similarly OPC clients made for one OPC server can be connected to any other OPC server without time consuming customization.

Technosoftware GmbH offers on-site training for companies looking to train groups of employees in the OPC Technology while minimizing costs. Technosoftware GmbH offers customized training for classic OPC specifications like OPC Data Access and OPC Alarms&Events but also for the OPC Unified Architecture. Whether you need to implement an OPC Server or OPC Client or just need to integrate OPC technology in your projects – Technosoftware GmbH can offer a customized training package. Whether you are an automation professional, IT personnel, integrator, engineer, operator ore just someone who is responsible for data connectivity within process control and manufacturing, Technosoftware GmbH delivers the right training package, from beginner to advance group training.

Technosoftware GmbH was founded in 2011 and is specialized in software consulting and development services for technical and industrial applications based on OPC and offers also products in this area. During his time at Technosoftware, the founder of Technosoftware GmbH was involved in the design and development of many software products with OPC connectivity and has over 20 years extensive knowledge about OPC. Based on this expertise, the OPC UA SDK .NET product line was released in 2012, which focuses on the pioneering OPC UA technology, but also provides support for the classic OPC specifications such as OPC DA, OPC AE and OPC HDA.

Whether Design or development of an OPC server or Client, integration of the OPC technology into existing systems or the execution of customized training courses Technosoftware GmbH supports you individually within all ranges of the OPC technology:

  • Communication Modules
  • Measurement Systems
  • Condition Monitoring

Our main activities are:

  • Consulting from the analysis to the implementation; Manufacturer and industry independent
  • Consulting, Design and Support Services regarding OPC based solutions
  • Development of OPC server and Clients according to your desires
  • Service and Support for OPC based products

Our services cover:

  • Realization of special OPC servers
  • Consultation during design of your OPC architecture
  • Consultation during development of servers and clients
  • Analysis of communication problems between OPC server and clients
  • Implementation of gateway products e.g. between XML-DA and DA
  • OPC connection to standard components e.g. SPS, data bases, etc.
  • Development of special OPC Clients, e.g. for process value archiving over OPC
  • Consultation with the demarcation from OPC to other technologies and standards
  • Consultation when using OPC in C++, VBA, NET, Web applications
  • OPC DA, AE, HDA, XML-DA, UA and OPC .NET 3.0 (WCF)