Using PI with the Xi interface

Discussion created by ptulou on Dec 29, 2009
Latest reply on Apr 20, 2010 by amaksumov

I am trying to connect our product to PI over Express Interface (Xi).  When PI is the server, I can simply wrap the OPC servers with the Xi wrapper that's supplied from the Xi site.  (  However, I have not figured out a good way to use Xi when Pi is an OPC client.  There is no off the shelf client wrapper that I can find.  Has anyone done this and know a good solution?


Also, are there any plans for PI to support Xi natively?  I found a reference that OSIsoft was one of the developers of the Xi standard.  (


Thanks for any ideas or solutions,