FDT Supplement – September 2021 Issue | Real-Time Mobility Apps Empowering Innovation

September 7, 2021

In This Issue:

  • Editorial: FDT 3.0 Testing and Certification Opens for Next Generation DTMs
    Certified DTMs establish interoperability criteria for IIoT and I4.0 applications
  • FDT Tech Focus: FDT 3.0 Platform for Innovation Helps Developers Deliver Apps for Diverse Automation Use Cases
    New mobility Apps will benefit both device suppliers and end users by transforming industrial optimization and maintenance strategies
  • Case Studies
    • From HART Device to Smart Device – Endress+Hauser
    • TeSys island – Full Tool Integration into EcoStruxure Control Expert Supporting M580 Controller – Schneider Electric
    • “Quick Monitoring by DTM” for Machine Condition Monitoring Applications – Yokogawa Electric
    • Improve Operations with Access to Plant-floor Data Using DTM Enhanced HART I/O Modules – Rockwell Automation
    • Your One-Stop-Shop for FDT – M&M Software
  • FDT Video: Transformation by FDT 3.0
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FDT Real-Time Data Supplement – May 2021 Issue – Empower Endless Integration Capabilities

May 10, 2021

In This Issue:

  • Editorial: Modern, Open Automation Platform Reaches Final Milestones – FDT 3.0 certification updates, IO-Link Interpreter DTM, and OPC UA Information Model to be released
  • Tech Focus: Changes to Device DTM Certification with FDT 3.0 – Modern developer tools, comprehensive testing and new online DTM repository streamlines certification process for manufacturers and improves DTM access for end users
  • FDT IIoT Case Studies:
    • Yokogawa’s Collaborative Information Server – An OpreX Control and Safety System solution for integrated management of plant operations from any location (Yokogawa Corporation)
    • Improve Plant Operations with Enhanced Gateway DTMs for HART I/O Modules – Remote connectivity to field devices, configuration and monitoring features (Rockwell Automation)
    • PLCnext as the Ideal Platform for IIoT Integration – Limitless automation (Phoenix Contact)
    • TeSys Island by Schneider Electric – Digital multifunctional load management solution up to 80A (Schneider Electric)
    • From HART Device to Smart Device – The FieldPort SWA50 by Endress+Hauser can upgrade instruments to wireless communication making them IIoT ready (Endress+Hauser)
    • Leveraging IT into FDT 3.0 Specification Realizes FDT IIoT Architecture – Accelerating the evolutionary journey into the Fourth Industrial Revolution (FDT Group)
  • FDT 3.0 Mobility – White Paper
  • FDT 3.0 Podcast with Control Amplified
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FDT Supplement – February 2021 Issue | Real-Time Metrics Driven by an Data Centric IIoT Platform

February 10, 2021

In This Issue:

  • Editorial: Happy New Year – Healthy Metrics Driven by a Standardized Data-Centric IIoT Platform
  • Smart Manufacturing Starts with Data-Driven FDT 3.0 Device Type Managers (DTMs)
  • Case Studies
    • DTM Enhances Plant Operations and Safety in AADvance Process Safety Control System – Rockwell Automation
    • Your One-Stop-Shop for FDT – M&M Software
    • Device Driver for Digital Valve Controllers for a Leading OEM – Utthunga
    • Mobile FieldMate for Field Device Management – Yokogawa Corporation
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Device Integration Strategies Newsletter – June 2020 Issue

June 9, 2020

In This Issue:

  • Editorial: FDT 3.0 Standard and Toolkits Now Available
  • FDT 3.0 Common Components Decrease Development Efforts and Increase Interoperability
  • Plant Resource Manager (PRM) Offers New Features Optimizing Plant Maintenance
  • How Field Tablets are Changing the Game in Instrumentation
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