Softing has announced the release of the latest version of the FF-HSE-LD CommDTM for its FOUNDATION fieldbus-to-Modbus Gateway (FG-110 FF). Version 1.30 conforms to the FDT specification 1.2 and can be used without a specific license key or license dongle.
The easy-to-use software, consisting of a FOUNDATION fieldbus HSE Communication DTM and a FOUNDATION fieldbus Linking Device Gateway DTM, supports the following operating systems: Microsoft Windows® XP, 7 and 8. The software ensures a seamless integration of standard FDT frame applications like SMART VISION, FieldMate, Field Device Manager, or PACTware with Softing's FG-110 FF or Softing’s FOUNDATION fieldbus Interface Module FIM-110 FF. The FF-HSE-LD CommDTM allows transparent access to field devices that support the FDT standard and are connected to the referring FOUNDATION fieldbus H1 networks.
The software is included with Softing's gateway solutions FG-110 FF and FIM-110 FF (CD-ROM) or, alternatively, can be downloaded from the Softing website free-of-charge.