GE Is First To Implement New OPC UA Standards: Q&A With Matt Wells

In May, GE announced that it is the first to implement a Global Discovery Server (GDS) based on the OPC UA standards. The GDS enhances the Industrial Internet technology employed across several GE businesses and enables better connectivity across devices and equipment. I had the chance to speak with Matt Wells, General Manager of Automation Software, GE Intelligent Platforms Software about GE’s feat. He provided insight into why GE decided to embrace the new OPC UA standards.