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3.2 OPC UA for OpenSCS Terms ToC Previous Next

Aggregation

A collection of serialized child objects (such as bottles or cases) in a serialized parent object (such as a case, container, or pallet)

Commissioned Label

A printed label that is associated with a specific product or package.

Information Provider

An application or system which responds to a request for a service or information from an Information Requester or provides information to an Information Receiver. In this OPC UA implementation the Information Provider is an OPC UA Server.

Information Receiver

An application or system which receives information from an Information Provider and may provide an acknowledgement. In this OPC UA implementation the Information Provider is an OPC UA Server.

Information Requestor

An application or system which requests a service or information and receives responses from an Information Provider. In this OPC UA implementation the Information Requestor is an OPC UA client.

Printed Label

A serial number on a human and machine-readable label that is not yet associated with a specific package or aggregation.

Serial Number

A string of characters with a defined syntax used for purposes of establishing uniqueness between otherwise identical objects. Serial numbers may be numeric, alphanumeric and contain symbols.

Serialized Identifier

A unique identifier (serial number) comprising of a string of characters within a defined format that is associated with a physical object such that no two physical objects are associated with the same string of characters. Abbreviated as SID, this could be an EPC according to the GS1 standard.

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