OPC DA/UA Gateway Solutions is the most well accepted standards-based connectivity method and answers the questions of the automation industry such as; how to communicate between devices, controllers and/or applications without getting any issue in the driver-based connectivity problems.
OPC Data Access (OPC DA) is an OPC foundation specification which defines how real data can be transferred between a data source and a data sink without any of them having to know each other’s native Protocol.
OPC Unified Architecture (OPC UA) is a machine to machine communication protocol developed by the OPC Foundation used for an Industrial automation. It focuses on communicating with industrial equipment & systems for data collection & control.
Benefits Of OPC DA/UA Gateway Solutions
An OPC enabled application can freely communicate with any OPC enabled data source available on the network & it does not require any special driver software or specific data source.
There is no limitation on the number of connections to be made.
OPC is easy to use.
It provides multiplatform support.
It has high redundancy and reliability.