Articles & News on FDT Technology

PRM’s New Features Optimize Plant Maintenance

  • June 15, 2020
  • 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

FDT 3.0 Common Components Decrease Development Efforts and Increase Interoperability

  • by Manfred Brill, FDT
  • June 15, 2020
  • Opinion

The FDT ecosystem is evolving to incorporate modern web-based and mobile applications in the process, hybrid and discrete manufacturing markets.

FDT Group releases FDT 3.0 – FDT IIoT Server (FITS) standard

  • June 4, 2020
  • News

The FDT 3.0 standard is intended to accelerate the evolutionary journey into the Fourth Industrial Revolution by enabling an ecosystem of FDT-based solutions to meet demands for IIoT and Industrie 4.0 applications.

FDT Group and ODVA announce addition of FDT 3.0 support to Common Industrial Protocol

  • May 27, 2020
  • News

FDT and ODVA share a common core mission that includes advancing open, interoperable information and communication exchange for the industrial automation marketplace.

FDT Group announces Flowserve Corporation to join Board of Directors

  • May 20, 2020
  • News

Based in Irving, TX, Flowserve has been a member of FDT Group and a participant on the organization’s technical working groups, and recently upgraded its membership to “Sponsor” status and assumed roles on both the FDT Board of Directors and Executive Committee. 

ODVA 2020 General Meeting Focuses on Industrial Digitalization

  • by Bill Lydon,
  • March 24, 2020
  • News

By Bill Lydon, One of the last automation events to occur before the coronavirus shut down business gatherings around the world was the ODVA 20th Annual Meeting of Members in Palm Harbor, Florida, USA on March 5, 2020. More than 120 industry professionals attended to focus on supporting industrial digitalization through the association’s device connectivity technologies, which include the Common Industrial Protocol (CIP) and the network adaptations of CIP: EtherNet/IP, DeviceNet, ControlNet and CompoNet.

DD/FDI Package to DTM + Customization = Easy Integration

  • March 20, 2020
  • News

With the invention of smart field instruments, device drivers associated with them have become crucially important to fetch valuable diagnostic information to improve operations and performance saving valuable time and money.

FDT 3.0 (FITS) to Launch with FDThub

  • by Lee Lane
  • February 3, 2020
  • Opinion

Secure online and offline DTM repository meets use case requirements benefiting suppliers and end users

FDThub Repository Eliminates Device Management Headaches

  • by FDT Technology
  • January 21, 2020
  • Opinion

Automation stakeholders will benefit from secure DTM/App management and storage in the cloud

FDT IIoT Server standard works to yield the optimum ROI for both vendors and end users

  • November 1, 2019
  • Feature

By Lee Lane, FDT We just completed our first European Developers’ Workshop focused on the emerging FDT IIoT Server (FITS) standard scheduled to release to the public in the first quarter of 2020.