OPC UA (Open Platform Communications Unified Architecture) is an industrial machine-to-machine (M2M) transfer protocol, certified according to the IEC 62541 standard. At present, it is the most promising standard for implementing Industry 4.0 communication. OPC UA expands on OPC Classic to ensure platform independence, standardised transport protocols, security mechanisms, and above all he ability to describe the relationships between data. Lays your IP in datascience tomorrow? Let's talk.