FF Training Certification

Just completed the first day of the FF Certified Training Center audit here at SAIT with Denise Lloyd from the Fieldbus Foundation and we are almost complete part 1 of 3 in the process. Day 1 was spent reviewing the course curriculum content against the criteria as defined in the...

Johannesburg Fieldbus Seminars

Here I am in Johannesburg South Africa exactly 1 Month before the start of one of the world’s sporting spectacles, the World Cup. The FF South Africa Marketing Committee asked me to come down to present a couple of Foundation Fieldbus seminars to engineers in Johannesburg and another in Cape Town.

Foundation Fieldbus Seminar

I had the opportunity to attend the Fieldbus Foundation Seminar in Vancouver last week and was not only pleasantly surprised by the turn out, some folks drove up from Seattle, but more importantly the fact that several EPC companies were represented.

FDI - Integration Now more than a dream

There is new hope for End Users that a uniform interface to the rich information such as diagnostics and related material in smart instruments may soon be available. This is because a number of supplier companies have joined the FDI cooperation project that initially consisted of the major technology trade...

Fieldbus--the Scottish Play

Nothing Shakespearean or tragic about this. Just a snip from Andrew Bond's latest INSIDER report on testing of Foundation fieldbus technology in Glasgow. Here's what Andrew reports:

More from Our Man in Yokohama

Here's the latest from Fieldbus Foundation 2009, courtesy of John Rezabek, who's attending it live and in person.

Our Man in Yokohama

John Rezabek, Control's fieldbus columnist is in Yokohama, Japan, attending the Fieldbus Foundation 2009 conference. He's reporting back for us. His first report follows: 

Foundation Fieldbus SIS-- we CAN all get along!

Rich Timoney, president of the Fieldbus Foundation, likened it to the difference between forensics and diagnostic medicine. One figures out what happened after you're dead, the other keeps you alive and healthy. That's the point to the five year effort to develop Safety Instrumented Systems using Foundation Fieldbus.

Fieldbus Foundation Speaks Out on Wireless WAR

I received this letter from Rich Timoney, President and CEO of the Fieldbus Foundation. It was sent to all the voting members of ISA100. It speaks for itself.