Softing introduces mobiLink multiprotocol interface

  • May 03, 2018
  • Softing Inc.
Softing introduces mobiLink multiprotocol interface
Softing introduces mobiLink multiprotocol interface

May 3, 2018 - With the introduction of mobiLink Softing offers access to the major process automation protocols HART, Foundation Fieldbus and PROFIBUS PA with one single interface. mobiLink communicates via USB or Bluetooth and is suited for commissioning and maintenance with handheld host devices.

Softing’s mobiLink provides mobile access to field devices for plant operators, system integrators, device developers and other users in the process industries. In combination with the relevant software, e.g. Softing’s Communication Configurator, it is suitable for configuration, commissioning, diagnostics and monitoring. mobiLink supports FDT Frame Applications and major engineering tools. It allows access to HART and Foundation Fieldbus devices such as transmitters or valves. Access to PROFIBUS PA devices will be possible on July 1st, 2018.

mobiLink is battery-operated and suitable for use in explosive areas. It communicates with handheld host devices like smart phones and tablets via Bluetooth and has a USB interface for bench host operation.

 

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Softing is a management holding company run in accordance with the principles and values of a German Mittelstand enterprise. The Automotive, Industrial and IT Networks business segments market cutting-edge software and hardware products as well as services. In close partnership with customers, Softing uses standard products, among others, to create, customized solutions that bridge technological gaps. 

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