Softing Introduces Mobile Multiprotocol interface for Field Device Configuration

mobiLink communicates via USB or Bluetooth and is suited for commissioning and maintenance with handheld host devices

By FieldComm Group

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Softing Product Photo 250 compressorWith mobiLink, Softing is the first company to offer access to the major process automation protocols FOUNDATION Fieldbus, HART and PROFIBUS PA with one single interface. mobiLink communicates via USB or Bluetooth and is perfectly suited for commissioning and maintenance with handheld host devices.

Softing’s mobiLink simplifies mobile access to field devices for plant operators, system integrators, device developers and other users in the process industries. In combination with the relevant software (e.g., Softing’s Communication Configurator), it is suitable for configuration, commissioning, diagnostics and monitoring. mobiLink supports FDT Frame Applications and major engineering tools. It allows access to FOUNDATION Fieldbus and HART devices such as transmitters or valves. Access to PROFIBUS PA devices will be possible on July 1, 2018. mobiLink is battery-operated, extremely robust and suitable for use in explosive areas. It communicates with handheld host devices like smart phones and tablets via Bluetooth and has a USB interface for bench host operation.

Visit Softing at the ACHEMA Trade Fair, June 11-15, 2018, at the Fieldcomm Group Pavilion, Hall 11.0, Stand E44.

For more information, please visit the Softing website.

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