The Marketing Committee will promote the FDT Technology in the Middle East market
FDT Group and M&M Software announce the release of DTM test tool dtmINSPECTOR 2.0. This version of dtmINSPECTOR contains certification tests for Foundation Fieldbus, Interbus, DeviceNet extension to CIP in addition to the already existing Profibus and HART protocols. Several new test cases are also added for all protocols.
The FDT Group has founded in May this year a new working group for the interests of Machine Building and Factory Automation. This group will drive specifically the application of FDT in these branches.
IEC has released the FDT Specification as “Publicly Available Specification” IEC PAS 62453 after an unanimous positive IEC vote in fall last year. Thus, the FDT Group achieved a big step forward on its way to an international standard.
FDT Group has appointed Mr. Flavio Tolfo as new Managing Director
FDT Group and PACTware™ Consortium formalize their long-term collaboration by a cooperation agreement
39 automation vendors, end-users, and engineering companies now support this important open interoperability initiative
38 leading companies participate in General Assembly; 37 individuals participate in User Forum
Executives from ABB, Endress+Hauser, Invensys, Metso Automation, Omron, Rockwell Automation, Yokogawa, and Schneider Electric comprise initial Board of Directors