Mixed Reality for Visualization of Operating Data and Semantic Self-Descriptions of Machines using OPC UA

  • Johannes OlbortEmail author
  • Heiko Herden
  • Vladimir Kutscher
  • Reiner Anderl
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1216)


The current age is characterized by the ongoing digitalization, which especially affects the mechanical industry. Together with information and communication technology based on Cyber-Physical Systems, it creates a new stage in the value chain known as Industrie 4.0. In addition, new standardized technologies, such as the Open Platform Communications Unified Architecture (OPC UA), are being developed and implemented. This opens up a multitude of possibilities for making processes more effective and efficient e.g. in combination with new ways for interaction such as worker assistance systems. In the following we present the concept and implementation for the provision and representation of operating data and semantic self-descriptions of machines using OPC UA in Mixed Reality based on three segments containing server, client and the user .


Mixed Reality OPC UA Operating data Semantic self-description Cyber-Physical Systems 



This work was funded by the Hessian LOEWE initiative within the Software-Factory 4.0 project.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Johannes Olbort
    • 1
    Email author
  • Heiko Herden
    • 1
  • Vladimir Kutscher
    • 1
  • Reiner Anderl
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer Integrated Design (DiK)Technical University of DarmstadtDarmstadtGermany

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