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OSADL Special Events

OSADL Special Events

First workshop on OPC UA/TSN

February 13 and 14, 2018
Fraunhofer-Institut für Optronik, Systemtechnik und Bildauswertung
Max-Syrbe Saal
Fraunhoferstraße 1
76131 Karlsruhe, Germany
February 13: 9.30 am - 5.00 pm
February 14: 9.00 am - 2.00 pm

Presentations (OPC UA project participants login required)



The first workshop of the OPC UA/TSN project group has the following three main purposes:

  • General training on OPC, OPC UA and TSN
  • Practical training on how to use the provided OPC UA software
  • Discussion of the design and the practical realization of the demonstrator to be exhibited at the Embedded World 2018.

The presentations of the workshop will be made available here for documentation purposes and also to give participants who are unable to attend the workshop an opportunity to access – at least in part – the information that is provided at the workshop.


  1. Introduction to OPC UA
  2. Introduction to TSN
  3. Hardware and software dependencies for TSN
  4. TSN endpoint IP availability
    • TSN endpoint hardware availability
    • TSN switching hardware availability
    • TSN software component availability
    • OPC UA/TSN in the Linux framework
  5. APIs that will be available and compiling applications in user space
  6. License obligations
  7. How to determine that a real-time Linux system, in fact, provides real-time capabilities
  8. Practical issues of using real-time Linux in user space
  9. Hands-on session to compile and run the OPC UA library


  • Siddharth Ravikumar, Kalycito Infotech
  • Julius Pfrommer, Fraunhofer IOSB
  • Carsten Emde, OSADL

Access to the workshop

Access is restricted to participants of the project "OPC UA/TSN". The project is still open for participation; details can be found in the letter of intent of the project. Anybody who would like to join may contact the project organizers at officeª


Registration: Please register by email to officeª

Registration deadline: February 12, 2018

Workshop language

The meeting language is English.


Hotel Hoepfner Burghof

Hotel Hasen

B&B Hotel Karlsruhe

How to reach


The workshop will take place at the Fraunhofer Institute of Optronics, System Technologies and Image Processing IOSB.
Fraunhofer IOSB
Max-Syrbe Saal
76131 Karlsruhe
Fraunhoferstr. 1
49.01546, 8.4257999


Use map

Calculate directions to and from Fraunhofer IOSB using this map.

By car
  • From Frankfurt: Take the autobahn A5 Frankfurt-Basel
  • From Stuttgart: Take the autobahn A8 Munich-Karlsruhe, at the Karlsruhe three-way junction turn onto the A5 towards Frankfurt

Take exit no. 44 Karlsruhe-Durlach towards Karlsruhe B10, at Durlacher Allee towards the city center, and turn right at the 2nd traffic light intersection directly after the railway underpass. Then, please follow the Ostring road towards Hauptfriedhof, turn left onto the Haid-und-Neu-Straße, then take the second road on the right (Stumpfstraße) until you reach the Fraunhoferstraße.

By train

From Karlsruhe main station, take the tram line 4 (not the S4!) towards »Waldstadt« or »Jägerhaus« and get out at the stop called »Hauptfriedhof«; walk back approximately 50 meters, turn onto the Stumpfstraße and turn left onto the Fraunhoferstraße after approximately 100 meters.

By airplane

Take the train from the long-distance train station from Frankfurt airport directly to Karlsruhe, the travel time is approximately one hour; from Stuttgart Airport, travel to the Karlsruhe main station by train, travel time is approximately two hours.


Please do not hesitate to contact us in case you have further questions:
Andrea Ruf
Phone.: +49 6221 98504 13