Consortium releases device integration model
Upgraded configuration environment features backwards compatibility and adds support for FDT3 web-based DTMs and FDI Device Packages.
Simplifying device lifecycle management
With smarter, more complex devices, including everything from input/output (I/O) to flowmeters, simplicity is key to help users get the most out of their devices.
Unified environment migration empowers data-centric business models
Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) strategies offer endless productivity improvements through smart devices and systems that link machines through open platforms and enable them to think, learn and react in real-time.
Digital twin improves plant design and operational performance
While the converging worlds of information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) have different interests and requirements, it does open the door to innovative Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions – like digital twins.
Networking association names managing director
FDT Group named Steve Biegacki as the group's managing director starting in 2022.
Open automation transformation platform released
FDT 3.0 Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) standard enables open automation transformation. See video.
Common components decrease development effort, increase interoperability
Companies designing next-generation IIoT devices must produce enhanced functionality within limited time and budgets, but leveraging developer toolkits can increase efficiency and interoperability.
Groups unify IT/OT visualization with universal device information model
The FDT OPC UA companion specification empowers FDT data-centric Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) platform enabling uniform IT/OT data access to the enterprise.
FDT IIoT ecosystem built to connect, empower intelligent industrial enterprise
Easier digital transformation and innovative industrial automation business models are expected to result from the FDT Group’s platform independent FDT 3.0 – IIoT Server (FITS) platform to help with control system integration in automation supplier and end-user communities in the process, hybrid and discrete markets.
IIoT-based industrial protocol upgrade to support process, factory automation industries
FDT Group and ODVA are partnering together for FDT’s 3.0 architecture solution by incorporating FDT IIoT Server (FITS), to the common industrial protocol (CIP).
IIoT development tools receive standard update
FDT Group announced the release of its updated developer tools, known as Common Components, which are designed to enhance interoperability while accelerating time to market.
Standard for integration fieldbuses and devices approved for American market
FDT 2.0 technology, which enables enterprise-wide client/server integration and application of fieldbuses and devices, has been approved by the International Society of Automation (ISA) for the American market.
IIoT server architecture designed with platform independence, interoperability
The FDT IIoT Server (FITS) architecture has been empowered with full platform independence and is designed to be deployable on a Microsoft-, Linux-, or macOS-based operating system.