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March 12, 2013

Sponsor: Azbil
Yamatake Changed its Name to Azbil Corporation
The Azbil Group provides its customers with timely solutions via an integrated structure that extends from planning and development to maintenance and service, capable of responding rapidly to customer needs. We supply the best solution, tailored to the customer's needs, to building management, factories and plants process automation, and even down to life line, gas and water, measurements in residential area. Learn more.

News

Sinopec Executive to Deliver Keynote
At 2013 General Assembly

Mr. Lin Rong, vice chief engineer for Sinopec Engineering Incorporation (SEI), will deliver the keynote address at the Fieldbus Foundation's 2013 General Assembly in Shanghai, China. Read more »

Petrobras to Conduct First Field Demo of FOUNDATION for ROM Technology
The Fieldbus Foundation has announced plans to conduct a series of live field demonstrations showcasing its FOUNDATION for Remote Operations Management (ROM) technology. Read more »

New German Marketing Committee Chairman
The Fieldbus Foundation German Marketing Committee (FFGMC) welcomes Fatih Denizer as its new chairman. Read more »

FOUNDATION Technology Seminar Series Visits Oman and Kuwait
The Fieldbus Foundation Middle East Marketing Committee was pleased with the success of its recent FOUNDATION fieldbus road shows held on December 11, in Muscat, Oman, and on December 12, in Kuwait City, Kuwait. Read more »

Fieldbus Foundation Joins Field Communication Lounge
The Fieldbus Foundation will join The FDT Group, HART Communication Foundation, OPC Foundation and PI in co-sponsoring and promoting the third annual Field Communication Lounge exhibit. Read more »

Updated Device Description Library Now Available
The Fieldbus Foundation has announced an update to its FOUNDATION fieldbus Device Description (DD) Library. The library provides standardized source code for all fieldbus blocks and parameters. Read more »

2012-2013 Scholarship Recipients Announced
The recipients of the scholarships are Váradi Gergely of Hungary; John Lima of the USA; and Pattarapon Taosrichai of Thailand. Read more »

Newest Fieldbus Foundation Member: UL Group
UL Group's products and services address the total supply chain in the automation, machinery, electrical and electronics industries, meeting customers' needs requiring connectivity, interface, communication, engineering and integration solutions. Read more »

Sponsor: MooreHawke
TRUNKSAFE Fault-Tolerant Fieldbus System
Trunksafe Fault-Tolerant Fieldbus System from MooreHawke, a division of Moore Industries-International Inc., provides a cost-effective, highly reliable strategy for maintaining FOUNDATION fieldbus communications between the fieldbus host and field devices without interruption in the event of a single-point failure such as an open circuit or short circuit. Trunksafe consists of two redundant fieldbus dc power supplies and a specially engineered device coupler to provide a secure fieldbus physical layer. Learn more.

Technology

Latest Registered FOUNDATION Fieldbus Products
The number of FOUNDATION fieldbus products registered by the Fieldbus Foundation continues to grow. The foundation is one of the only automation industry organizations with a registration program requiring mandatory testing of critical elements of its technology. The effort encompasses FOUNDATION fieldbus host systems and field devices and physical layer components such as power supplies and device couplers from all segments of the automation market. Learn more »

Other Headlines You Might Be Interested In:
  • Emerson Releases First Coriolis Flowmeter Registered to ITK 6.0
  • Endress+Hauser Offers Wireless Handheld for FOUNDATION Fieldbus
  • FCI ST100 Series Delivers Gas Flow Measurement over FOUNDATION Fieldbus
  • Honeywell Provides Efficient and Cost-Effective FOUNDATION Fieldbus Solution
  • Fieldbus Center at Lee College: Hands-on Training Using Realistic Applications
  • Microcyber Fieldbus OEM Solutions Simplify Device Development
  • Trunksafe System Maintains Reliable Host-Device Communications
  • Rockwell Device Integration Documents Save Time and Cost When Integrating to
    PlantPAx System
  • FFeasy: Rapid Realization of Simple FOUNDATION H1 Transmitters
  • Trine University Receives Indiana Education Awards for Fieldbus Instruction
  • Calendar
    First Ever Open Enrollment Developer Training Planned
    Pune, India, April 23-26
    The Fieldbus Foundation, for the first time ever in India, will offer open enrollment training classes for FOUNDATION fieldbus product developers April 23-26 in Pune, India. The training sessions, meant for developers of FOUNDATION fieldbus products, will be held at UL Group of Companies, Katraj, Pune. The Fieldbus Foundation plans to provide regularly scheduled developer training in the region to keep pace with the growing adoption of FOUNDATION technology in India. Read more »

    Americas
    FOUNDATION Fieldbus End User Seminar May 2013, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    FOUNDATION Fieldbus Sales Force Training May 2013, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    FOUNDATION Fieldbus End User Seminar and Sales Force Training sessions also are under development for Chicago, Houston, Mexico and Brazil.

    Europe, Middle East, Africa
    FOUNDATION Fieldbus Technology Update Roadshow March 26, Al Khobar, Saudia Arabia
    FOUNDATION Fieldbus Technology Update Roadshow March 27, Doha, Qatar
    FOUNDATION Fieldbus Study Day April 2013, Central Belt, Scotland
    Fieldbus Communication Lounge, Hannover Fair April 8-12, Hannover, German
    Control Roadshow May 7, Windhoek, Namibia
    Control Roadshow May 9, Walvis Bay, Namibia
    Process Expo 2013 May 21-23, Johannesberg, South Africa
    FOUNDATION Fieldbus Study Day May 29, Aberdeen, Scotland
    FOUNDATION Fieldbus Technology Update Roadshow May 29, Rijeka, Crotia

    Sponsors
    AzbilSoftingYokogawaEmerson
    ABBEndress+Hauser
    FCIHoneywell
    Pepperl+FuchsPhoenix ContactRockwell Automation
    Lee CollegeMicrocyber
    R. STAHLSait PolytechnicTrine UniversityMoore Industries

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