FDT Group Welcomes GP Systems GmbH as a New Corporate Member

  • News

End users drive manufacturers to deliver FDT standardized, data-centric asset management solutions.

FDT Group Welcomes Fuji Electric as Corporate Member

  • News

Leading Japanese automation manufacturer to develop FDT 3.0-enabled flowmeters for the energy and environmental markets.

EcoStruxure Control Expert

  • by Michel Ausseil & Guillaume Martine
  • News

For a simplified automation lifecycle.

Mobile Access to Production Data: Custom OPC UA Apps for FDT 3.0 Applications

  • by Dr. Vivek Hajarnavis
  • News

Automation industry stakeholders can utilize a variety of third-party software developer toolkits and apply the power of the OPC Unified Architecture (UA) to create bespoke Apps leveraging all the data available in the FDT® 3.0 IIoT Server (FITS™) application.

FDT: Led by Industry Subject Matter Experts

  • by Lee Lane
  • Feature

Sheer talent on-loan from our members drive FDT evolution.

FDT 3.0 Style Guide: Empowering a Standardized and Responsive Web User Interface

  • by Suriya Selvaraj
  • Feature

Optimizing mobile and remote operations in the new era of automation.

FDT 3.0 IIoT Solutions Enabled Right Out-of-the Box

  • by Lee Lane
  • Feature

New toolkits auto-enable OPC UA capabilities–no additional coding required.

FDT 3.0 Standard and Development Tools Now Available

  • by Lee Lane, FDT
  • Opinion

By Lee Lane, FDT Chairman of the Board of Directors
Created on the long legacy of the rock solid FDT standard, we now release the features and capabilities that are needed for IIoT, remote monitoring, mobility, and IT/OT integration.

How Field Tablets are Changing the Game in Instrumentation

  • by Fabrício Andrade, Endress+Hauser
  • Opinion

Device libraries have been a common problem for many field communicators, and the complicated update procedure has been a nightmare for many users. Vendors sometimes struggle to understand what really happens in the field, and the chat groups on WhatsApp prove that the challenges still exist out there.

PRM’s New Features Optimize Plant Maintenance

  • News

PRM centralizes management of large volumes of data from instrumentation and equipment.and fully supports communication standards such as HART, FOUNDATION fieldbus™ (FF-H1), PROFIBUS, PROFINET, ISA100 and FDT/DTM (Field Device Tool/Device Type Manager4) interface standards