- October 28, 2012
- Softing Inc.
Softing's interface boards provide AMS Suite with PROFIBUS asset capability needed to access diagnostic information from PROFIBUS DP and PA devices when connecting to third party host systems.
October 28, 2012 - Softing announced that Emerson Process Management extended the functionality of its AMS Suite predictive maintenance software application by integrating Softing's line of industry-hardened PROFIBUS interface boards. Softing's interface boards provide AMS Suite with PROFIBUS asset capability needed to access diagnostic information from PROFIBUS DP and PA devices when connecting to third party host systems.
AMS Suite uses predictive intelligence to improve the availability and performance of key production assets, including mechanical equipment, electrical systems, process equipment, instruments, and valves. This integrated family of best-in-class diagnostic software applications enables users to detect plant equipment problems before they occur. From plant management, operations, or maintenance and reliability, AMS Suite gives users the information they need to make informed decisions.
Softing’s PROFIBUS boards are globally used in a wide range of applications including compact slave solutions, solutions for mobile devices, operation and visualization terminals, real-time machine controls, and extended temperature-range applications.
Softing's protocol software is designed to support the following protocols:
- PROFIBUS DP-V0
- PROFIBUS FMS
- PROFIBUS DP-V1
- PROFIBUS FDL
- PROFIBUS DP-V2
Drivers for a wide range of operating systems and real-time environments are available.
About Emerson Process Management
Emerson Process Management, an Emerson business, is a leader in helping businesses automate their production, processing and distribution in the chemical, oil and gas, refining, pulp and paper, power, water and wastewater treatment, mining and metals, food and beverage, life sciences and other industries. The company combines superior products and technology with industry-specific engineering, consulting, project management and maintenance services. Its brands include PlantWeb, Syncade, DeltaV, Fisher, Micro Motion, Rosemount, Daniel, Ovation, and AMS Suite.
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. In fieldbus technology, Softing is an expert for FOUNDATION fieldbus, PROFIBUS, and CAN/CANopen/DeviceNet. The company’s wide range of expertise also includes solutions for OPC, FDT, and Real-Time-Ethernet solutions such as PROFINET IO and Modbus/TCP. Softing provides customers with solutions to connect devices, controls and systems with the leading communication technologies. In addition, Softing has established itself as a provider of sophisticated diagnostic tools for fieldbus systems.
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