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Automation August 28, 2022

Cooperation to develop an instrumentation device profile

Cooperation will harmonize OPC UA-based field instruments and accelerate development and adoption in automation.

By FieldComm Group
Emerson AMS Device Manager now supports FDI for HART instruments, assuring end users of multi-vendor operability. Courtesy: FieldComm Group
Industrial Networking April 28, 2022

Registration of first process automation host system announced

FieldComm Group announced the first FDI host system to earn the right to display the FDI registration logo in product marketing materials.

By FieldComm Group
Industrial Networking May 24, 2019

Nominees being accepted for Plant of the Year award

The FieldComm Group is seeking qualified end users and manufacturers for the 17th annual Plant of the Year Award. Nominations will be accepted until May 31, 2019.

By FieldComm Group
Process Instrumentation and Sensors February 5, 2019

Process automation device model endorsed by standards groups

FieldComm Group's process automation device information model specification (PA-DIM) has been endorsed by the OPC Foundation, and Profibus & Profinet International (PI).

By FieldComm Group
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 November 23, 2018

Product registry and repository launched for device packages, EDDs

FieldComm Group's product registry provides a unified interface for users to find HART and FOUNDATION Fieldbus electronic device descriptions (EDDs) and FDI Device Packages while the repository provides host systems instant worldwide access to these latest files.

By FieldComm Group
September 6, 2018

Refinery and petrochemical company named Plant of the Year

Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemical Limited (MRPL), located in Mangalore, India, has been named the FieldComm Group 2018 Plant of the Year, which is the first time a process facility from India has received the award.

By FieldComm Group
Process Instrumentation and Sensors June 13, 2018

Manufacturing requirements for device package met; microsite launched

FieldComm Group announced the first three companies have successfully completed the requirements for registration of an FDI device package for a field instrument. The group also launched their microsite to provide education on the benefits of FDI and assist users for upcoming projects.

By FieldComm Group
Simulators, Optimizers January 27, 2017

Two technical specification proposals released for comment and voting

FieldComm Group has two technical specifications, the Unified EDD Language Specification and the FDI Technical Specification, open for review for final comment and vote.

By FieldComm Group
Wireless June 24, 2016

Agreements reached for global adoption of field device integration technology

FieldComm Group announced a series of agreements, contracts, standards and events to accelerate global adoption of field device integration (FDI) technology.

By FieldComm Group
Asset Management March 20, 2015

Organization announces availability of field device integration (FDI) specification and developer tools

The FieldComm Group announced that the FDI Cooperation, LLC's Field Device Integration (FDI) specification, tools, and components are available for automation suppliers to develop products and host systems compatible with FDI.

By FieldComm Group
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Automation April 27, 2022

Company Announces Registration of First Process Automation FDI Host System

FieldComm Group announced today that Emerson’s AMS Device Manager has successfully completed conformance requirements testing under FieldComm Group’s FDI Technology Host Registration Policy. Thus, AMS Device Manager became the first FDI host system to earn the right to display the FDI registration logo in product marketing materials.By pairing a registered FDI Device Package with a registered FDI host, end users are assured of achieving the multi-vendor interoperability FDI promise of “One Device – One Package – All Tools.” In practice, this means any HART device supporting FDI will communicate seamlessly with AMS Device Manager, and with future host systems as these become registered.“This is a monumental achievement for FDI technology and Emerson,” says Ted Masters, President and CEO of FieldComm Group. “Over the past several years we have registered over 100 FDI Device Packages.

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