- August 04, 2010
- Softing Inc.
August 4, 2010 - Softing announced the HSEdtm communication DTM for its FG-100 FF/HSE High Speed Ethernet Linking Device. The HSEdm FOUNDATION Fieldbus communications DTM conforms to the FDT specification V1.2 and has passed the official DTM Certification Test.The HSEdtm provides all necessary functionality to seamlessly integrate Softing‚Äôs FG-100 FF/HSE with FDT container applications like fdtCONTAINER, FieldCare, PACTware, and other FDT frame applications. In addition, the HSEdtm is designed to automatically detect devices on H1 networks. The resulting live-list is accompanied with detailed information on all detected devices.Softing‚Äôs Linking Device provides transparent access to field devices connected to H1 networks from supervisory control systems and management systems connected via High Speed Ethernet (HSE). The FG-100 FF/HSE is a compact and high-performance gateway between four (4) H1 networks and HSE. For each H1 channel separately, the Linking Device can be configured to take on the role of Link Master or act as a visitor. In addition, Softing‚Äôs certified FG-100 H1/HSE complies with Class 42c of the HSE profile specification FF-941 1.3. Thus, the FG-100 H1/HSE eliminates the need to locally configure field devices and a user may perform all configuration settings through HSE.About Softing In industrial automation, Softing is a specialist for fieldbus technology and has established itself as a world-leading partner for networking automation systems and control solutions. Softing provides customers the key technology to connect devices, controls, and systems with the leading communication technologies. In fieldbus technology, Softing is a world-class expert for FOUNDATION fieldbus, PROFIBUS, and CAN/CANopen/DeviceNet. The company‚Äôs wide range of expertise includes solutions for OPC, FDT, and Real-Time-Ethernet protocols such as, PROFINET IO, EtherNet/IP, and Modbus/TCP. Many of the products and services developed by Softing since the company was founded in 1979 have become reference standards throughout the world. In addition, Softing has established itself as a provider of sophisticated diagnostic tools for fieldbus systems.