Unlocking the promise of digital field devices

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This paper demonstrates how field device tool (FDT) technology standardizes the communication interface between field devices and systems, while complementing EDDL from design, installation and commissioning, to operation and maintenance, and eventual asset replacement.

From FDT Group

WITH LEADING automation suppliers supporting both EDDL and FDT, it is becoming clear that FDT is indeed a complementary and truly open technology that allows integration of expert Windows applications from different field device vendors into PAM applications.

In today’s world, users want to buy best-of-breed field devices from any vendor and use them on their host system of choice. And, users need asset performance management to help improve uptime, better utilize staff, and to optimize field device utilization. To address these issues, the industry has closed the gap that separated users from the promise of digital field devices.

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