SOURCE: Software Toolbox

Software Toolbox

February 28, 2012 10:00 ET

Software Toolbox Introduces Product for New OPC UA Specification

OPC Data-UA Offers Simple Library for Creating Any Type of Custom .NET Application for Accessing Data From an OPC UA Server

CHARLOTTE, NC--(Marketwire - Feb 28, 2012) - Software Toolbox®, a leading supplier of industrial automation software, today introduced OPC Data-UA, which supports the next-generation Unified Architecture OPC standard.

The new OPC standard provides a cohesive, secure and reliable cross platform framework for access to real time and historical data and events. The OPC UA specification expands options for Software Toolbox OPC Data Client connectivity, enabling it to connect securely to OPC data sources with the latest standards.

"The release of the OPC Data-UA 1.0 reflects the commitment of Software Toolbox to open standards," said Renee Sikes, brand manager for OPC Data Client at Software Toolbox. "With this product customers can create an OPC UA client that can connect to any OPC UA server that supports the DA profile. It is a perfect complement to the existing OPC Data Client products, which provide custom access to OPC DA and A&E data. This combination of support ensures the long-term usability of OPC Data Client for users."

The Software Toolbox OPC Data Client family of products includes support for developing OPC DA, A&E and UA clients for a wide variety of target environments including thick clients, thin clients, web services and Windows services.

OPC Data-UA is available for download at:

NOTE TO EDITORS: High-resolution 300dpi graphic for OPC Data-UA 1.0 available for download at the following link:

Since 1996, Software Toolbox has been an industry source for industrial automation software, from project conception to completion. The company has served more than 10,000 clients in 110 countries helping them find, evaluate, purchase and support automation software solutions. These solutions include OPC servers, clients, development toolkits, HMI/SCADA add-ins/enhancements, and ActiveX and .NET development tools for Visual Studio C#/VB/C++. Software Toolbox works with its clients in all phases of projects to help them find and determine the right tools to use and to support overall project objectives and maximize their industrial software results.

The Software Toolbox name is a registered trademark of Software Toolbox, Inc. All Rights Reserved Worldwide.

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    John Weber
    Software Toolbox, Inc.
    704-849-2773, ext. 1122
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