What does umati refer to?
umati, short for "universal machine technology interface," is a collective comprising the machine building industries and their clients. Its purpose is to advocate for and encourage the implementation of open and standardized interfaces, utilizing OPC UA as the foundation.
What does OPC UA stand for?
OPC UA, which stands for "Open Platform Communications Unified Architecture," is a standardized communication protocol designed for industrial automation and Internet of Things (IoT) applications. It facilitates secure and dependable data exchange between machines, systems, and enterprise applications. Importantly, OPC UA ensures interoperability across different hardware, software, and operating systems, enabling seamless communication.
What are Lenzing Instruments' expectations of umati and the partnership?
Through this partnership, Lenzing Instruments emphasizes the importance of open, comprehensive, and certified communication standards that facilitate seamless integration between production machines, testing instruments, and control systems. By fostering a robust partnership, Lenzing Instruments aims to unlock the possibilities and actively contribute to shaping the future of integration using OPC-UA.
What are the advantages that umati offers to Lenzing Instruments and its customers?
umati provides Lenzing Instruments with the opportunity to demonstrate the seamless integration and reliability of their instruments within a wide range of production environments. This ensures that customers can have full confidence in the flawless integration of Lenzing Instruments' devices. Moreover, umati highlights the potential for deep interconnectivity, showcasing the advanced levels of connectivity and collaboration achievable through the use of umati standards.
How does Lenzing Instruments view the expansion of the umati initiative to the entire mechanical engineering industry?
Lenzing Instruments recognizes the growing demand from its customers to integrate with their unique production control and execution systems. It is of great significance to Lenzing Instruments that the OPC-UA standard is widely adopted throughout the mechanical engineering industry, fostering a shared understanding among those implementing OPC-UA. Lenzing Instruments believes that a key aspect of achieving this is through the broad utilization of companion specifications, which can facilitate seamless interoperability and collaboration across different systems and stakeholders in the industry.