The FDT/DTM technology standard is focused on industrial device management for manufacturers of all types.
FDT technology can be utilized in any industrial control automation environment, including factory automation and hybrid applications.
The Unified Environment for Control System Integration is a concept developed by the FDT Group that aims to provide a common framework and environment for integrating control systems, devices and software applications from different vendors.
Industrial Internet of Things connectivity dominates the industrial automation workplace, enabling modern ways to manage intelligent devices.
FDT Group named Paul Brooks from Rockwell Automation and Rolf Birkhofer from Endress+Hauser to the FDT Board of Directors.
FDT Group's UE-enabled systems and devices are designed to market supporting modern industrial device management.
Upgraded configuration environment features backwards compatibility and adds support for FDT3 web-based DTMs and FDI Device Packages.
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.
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.
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.
FDT Group named Steve Biegacki as the group's managing director starting in 2022.
FDT 3.0 Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) standard enables open automation transformation. See video.
Companies designing next-generation IIoT devices must produce enhanced functionality within limited time and budgets, but leveraging developer toolkits can increase efficiency and interoperability.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
China has adopted the FDT 2.0 specification as their national standard to help the country to standardize communication and configuration interfaces between field devices and host systems, and is expected to be a key tool for intelligent manufacturing center integration.