Interoperability tools in place

Sullivan, Gary H.
March 2007
InTech;Mar2007, Vol. 54 Issue 3, p77
The article reports on the efforts of the Manufacturing Interoperability Guidelines Working Group in establishing the technical framework and organizational foundation to support manufacturing data exchange standards. Using a common set of rules, tools have been created to speed up the convergence of instrumentation systems and automation- and open applications group integration-based manufacturing standards. Also technically feasible is the harmonization of the open applications group integration specification, ISA-95 and business to manufacturing markup language.


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