Articles & News on FDT Technology

New Rockwell Automation and Endress+Hauser Leaders Appointed to the FDT Board of Directors

  • April 25, 2023
  • News

FDT Group announced that Paul Brooks, manager, technology business development, strategic development for Rockwell Automation; and Rolf Birkhofer, managing director for Endress+Hauser digital solutions have been voted in to serve in leadership roles on the FDT Board of Directors.

Support Expands for the Process Automation Device Information Model

  • August 23, 2022
  • News

The collaboration promises to simplify integration of OT and IT systems by optimizing process automation end users’ management of data from field devices.

Digitalizing Asset Health Maintenance Process to Improve Overall Plant Performance

  • February 22, 2022
  • Case Study

Two major concerns that prevent the plant operators from maintaining assets digitally are: lack of normalized field diagnostic data and absence of an IAMS application to predict asset failure.

Unifying Automation for Industry Success

  • by Lee Lane
  • February 21, 2022
  • Feature

Advancing open-based systems with service-oriented solutions.

FDT Group Announces Mandatory FDT 3.0 DTM Certification with Release of dtmINSPECTOR5

  • November 9, 2021
  • News

Accredited FDT Test Sites are now equipped with dtmINSPECTOR5 to automate and streamline testing of new FDT 3.0 WebUI-based DTMs entering the market.

FDT Group Appoints Steve Biegacki as Managing Director

  • October 26, 2021
  • News

Successor to lead FDT through industry transformation and collaborative evolution.

Smart Manufacturing Starts with Data-Driven FDT 3.0 Device Type Managers (FDT/DTMs)

  • by Robert Hartmann and Dr. Michael Gunzert – CodeWrights GmbH
  • October 18, 2021
  • News

Automation suppliers can innovate device business models with customizable device functions, OPC UA and mobility solutions.

FDT 3.0 Testing and Certification Opens for Next Generation DTMs

  • by Lee Lane
  • October 4, 2021
  • Feature

Certified DTMs establish interoperability criteria for IIoT and I4.0 applications.

Improve Operations with Access to Plant-floor Data Using DTM Enhanced HART I/O Modules

  • September 22, 2021
  • News

In today’s rapidly changing manufacturing environment, remote access to real-time data and plant performance metrics has never been more important, and it starts (all this information originates on the plant floor) in the field.  

FDT Group and OPC Foundation Release Updated Companion Specification for FDT 3.0

  • September 21, 2021
  • News

New server-level universal device information model unifies IT/OT data visualization for the enterprise.