Softing offers free PROFIBUS Communication DTM

  • August 23, 2011
  • Softing Inc.
  • News

August 23, 2011 - Softing announced version 2.11 of its PROFIBUS Communication Device Type Manager (PROFIdtm). The software is free-of-charge and is available for download from Softing's web site. PROFIdtm enables applications that adhere to the FDT standard to easily access field devices on a PROFIBUS network. The new version is released for

  • Windows 7,
  • Vista, XP and
  • Server 2008

and supports the 64-bit versions of the latest operating systems.  PROFIdtm does not require any software licensing which significantly improves its ease-of-use aspect. The latest version of Softing's DTM has been tested with leading FDT frame applications. It is compatible with all PROFIBUS master PC interface boards from Softing and with the Ethernet remote interfaces of the FG PROFIBUS series. About Softing In industrial automation, Softing is a specialist for fieldbus technology and has established itself as a world-leading partner for networking automation systems and control solutions. Softing provides customers the key technology to connect devices, controls, and systems with the leading communication technologies. In fieldbus technology, Softing is a world-class expert for FOUNDATION fieldbus, PROFIBUS, and CAN/CANopen/DeviceNet. The company’s wide range of expertise includes solutions for OPC, FDT, and Real-Time-Ethernet protocols such as, PROFINET IO, EtherNet/IP, and Modbus/TCP. Many of the products and services developed by Softing since the company was founded in 1979 have become reference standards throughout the world. In addition, Softing has established itself as a provider of sophisticated diagnostic tools for fieldbus systems.  

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