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FDT to exhibit at Yokogawa User Group meeting

August 20, 2014 - The FDT Group will be exhibiting at the upcoming Yokogawa Users Conference and Exhibition in North America, September 9-11, 2014 at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Houston, TX. The growth in industrial network standards, instrument configuration methodologies, and the relentless pursuit for operational excellence and increased plant reliability has accelerated the use of the FDT Technology on worldwide basis. This year the FDT Group will exhibit a technology demonstration that focuses on smart device integration solutions that are both protocol and supplier independent. With the magnitude and diversity of suppliers, products and communication protocols available on the market today, device integration and interoperability are key concerns in the user’s mind and FDT focuses and delivers the solution.

In addition to the exhibit, the FDT Group will host a presentation on Standardization and Integration of FDI (Field Device Integration) into FDT (Field Device Technology) Standards on Wednesday, September 10th from 1:15 PM to 1:45 PM. Presented by Chuck Micallef, the presentation will examine the capabilities of the FDT2 standard and describe how FDI device packages are easily integrated into an FDT2 Frame Application. Directly following the FDT presentation, FDT will participate in a question and answer session along with experts from the Fieldbus Foundation and OPC. Please plan to attend.

About the FDT Group AISBL
The FDT Group AISBL is an international non-profit corporation consisting of over 90 leading worldwide companies active in process and factory automation. The major purpose of the FDT Group is to provide an open and non-proprietary interface for the integration of field devices with engineering, automation and asset management systems. In this environment, end users, manufacturers, universities, and research organizations are working together to develop the technology; to provide development tools, support, and training; to coordinate field trials and demonstrations; and to enable product interoperability.

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