An updated version of the FOUNDATION Fieldbus H1 Interoperability Test Kit (ITK) was released for use by process automation equipment suppliers. ITK Version 6.3.1 reinforces support for Standardized Connection Points (SCP). This developer-oriented tool allows automation suppliers to run a battery of tests against their field devices to ensure robust and effective support for SCP. SCP represents a major milestone within FieldComm Group’s FOUNDATION Fieldbus Usability Initiative, which has already delivered backwards compatibility enabling end users to replace an existing field device with a like device and have the new device seamlessly operate in the preexisting state. This capability has made device replacement scenarios simpler and faster. Read More.