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Organizations seeking to expand their use of industry standards, bring innovative control and instrumentation products to market and participate in the future of industrial automation can gain significant advantages from membership in FDT Group. Specific benefits include:

  • Networking with industry peers to build associations that are mutually beneficial
  • Availability of training and education on the latest FDT technology developments
  • Access to testing and certification of FDT-enabled products
  • Influence on the future direction of the FDT specifications
  • Exchange of ideas to improve the performance of automation devices and systems
Class A-D
Class A-D
LVL 1-3
Membership Fee (annual)Various (see membership)Various (see membership)Various (see membership)Various (see membership)Various (see membership)
Use of FDT Member and Technology LogosYYYYN
Marketing Opportunities for FDT-enabled SolutionsYYYNN
Product/Logo Branding - Use of FDT IP Owned TrademarksYYYNN
Join Technology/Marketing Working GroupsYYYNN
Voting Rights at Annual General AssemblyYYNNN
Member of the Board of Directors and Executive CommitteeYNNNN
SpecificationsList PriceDiscountDiscountDiscountDiscountDiscount
FDT 3.x Specification Vendor ID License to Develop FDT UE Products (Note 1)15K€100%100%100%0%0%
FDT Legacy Version SpecificationsFreeFreeFreeFreeFreeFree
Developer ToolsList PriceDiscountDiscountDiscountDiscountDiscount
DTM Common Components (Maintenance Agreement Required)9.5K€50%50%20%0%0%
DTM Common Components Maintenance Agreement1.5K€20%20%20%0%0%
FDT Desktop Common Components (Maintenance Agreement Required)MarketMarketMarketMarketMarketMarket
FDT Desktop Common Components Maintenance AgreementMarketMarketMarketMarketMarketMarket
FDT Server Common Components (Maintenance Agreement Required)15K€50%50%20%0%0%
FDT Server Common Components Maintenance Agreement3K€50%50%20%0%0%
Test ToolList PriceDiscountDiscountDiscountDiscountDiscount
dtmINSPECTOR (Maintenance Agreement Required)3K€50%50%20%0%0%
dtmINSPECTOR Maintenance Agreement750 €20%20%20%0%0%
CertificationList PriceDiscountDiscountDiscountDiscountDiscount
Certification of DTM to Legacy FDT Standards
(not including test lab)
(see certification)
(up to 10K€ annually)
(up to 10K€ annually)
Certification of DTM to current standard
(not including test lab)
1K€100%100%100% (first DTM only annually)0%0%