Articles & News on FDT Technology

FDT Technology Development: Expanding the Horizon of Device and Network Integration

  • February 5, 2016
  • Feature

By Glenn Schulz, Managing Director, FDT Group FDT Technology holds the key to integrating a wide range of devices and networks in today’s complex process automation architecture. Ongoing development of this technology, driven by growing instrumentation supplier involvement, is enabling end users to realize the true potential of decentralization, transparency, integration, and a unified view of all data and functions within the manufacturing enterprise.

FDT Group Announces Board Changes

  • April 16, 2015
  • News

Lee Lane, Business Director at Rockwell Automation, is now Chairman of the FDT Board of Directors.

M&M Software Becomes FDT Group Sponsoring Member

  • February 16, 2015
  • News

M&M Software elevated its membership status to that of sponsoring member of the FDT Group.

FDT and PACTware to present fieldbus seminars in Europe

  • August 22, 2014
  • News

The no charge seminars educate plant engineers on easier solutions to commission, diagnose and maintain HART, FOUNDATION Fieldbus and PROFIBUS devices over the device life cycle with a single tool.

FDT to exhibit at Yokogawa User Group meeting

  • August 20, 2014
  • News

The FDT Group will exhibit a technology demonstration that focuses on smart device integration solutions that are both protocol and supplier independent.

ISA announces FDT Group as Promotional Partner

  • January 24, 2014
  • News

As an ISA Promotional Partner, the FDT Group will provide the ISA community access to device maintenance and management strategies through a range of ISA media and direct marketing opportunities.

FDT to support CIP networks in FDT2

  • April 9, 2013
  • News

The FDT Group will develop an annex to the FDT2 specification for users of EtherNet/IP, DeviceNet, CompoNet and ControlNet.

FDT Technology Recognized as ANSI/ISA Standard

  • June 22, 2011
  • News

ANSI formally approved Field Device Tools (FDT) Technology standards, previously adopted internationally as IEC 62453.

FDT Group updates FDT standard

  • September 21, 2010
  • News

FDT 2.0 includes.NET and FDT Express development environments.