Universal Automation Integration Standard

An international, non-profit corporation led by major global companies active in industrial automation, FDT Group AISBL is focused on modernized asset integration and access to performance data for visualizing crucial operational problems as part of digital transformation. The FDT solution supports applications for standardized sensor-to-cloud and enterprise-wide integration—underscoring the technology’s transformation as a complete, standardized Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) architecture.

Today, tens of thousands of FDT-enabled systems are deployed worldwide along with millions of Device Type Managers™ (FDT DTMs™). FDT is the most widely adopted standard for integration of assets in process and factory automation systems, and is included in the IEC 62453, ISA/ANSI 103 and Chinese GB/T 29618-2017 international standards.’