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April 30, 2013

Sponsor: Softing
Softing — One Stop for All
Softing is a world-leading provider of industrial communication products and technologies for process automation. We actively support FOUNDATION fieldbus technology and FOUNDATION for Remote Operations Management. Softing's comprehensive FOUNDATION fieldbus product family includes stacks (HSE and H1), modules, gateways, configuration tools, services and support. Read more.


2013 General Assembly: Largest Fieldbus Event in China
With over 380 attendees, the Fieldbus Foundation's 2013 General Assembly–held the week of March 14th in Shanghai–was the largest fieldbus-related event held in China in recent history. Read more »

For more information and coverage of the 2013 General Assembly meeting, click to view:

  • Exclusive report from Control magazine
  • Image slideshow of presenters and presentation highlights
  • Video highlight reel on the Fieldbus Foundation's YouTube channel
  • Presentation archive on the Fieldbus Foundation's Slideshare channel
  • Fieldbus Equipment Donations Needed for New India Training Site
    Latest certified training site seeks contributions of hosts, devices, physical layer components and cable to properly deliver vendor-neutral, first-class training to end users in India. Read more »

    Power-Genex Ltd. Joins Fieldbus Foundation
    Headquartered in Incheon, South Korea, Power-Genex Ltd. joined the Foundation in support of plans to develop a FOUNDATION fieldbus-enabled smart valve positioner. Read more »

    UK Study Day Series Kicks Off In London
    The Fieldbus Foundation UK Marketing Committee welcomed 28 participants including end users and contractors to its first Study Day of 2013. Read more »

    Fieldbus Foundation Co-Sponsors Field Communications Lounge at
    Hannover Fair

    With its theme, "See, Learn, Compare, Implement," the Field Communication Lounge allowed visitors the opportunity to experience the latest in field communication technologies. Read more »

    Sponsor: FCI
    Put Gas Flow Measurement on the Bus
    FCI's new ST100 Series gas flowmeters are the solution to deliver process gas flow measurement over FOUNDATION fieldbus for process control, plant productivity, leak detection, emissions monitoring and reporting, and more. The ST100 Series provides flow rate, totalized flow, temperature and optionally pressure measurement. It supports any air/gas application, including pure gases, mixed composition gases, dry or moist gases in lines from 1 to 100 inches (25 to 2500 mm). Learn more.
    Sponsor: Phoenix Contact
    Distributed Diagnostics: Field Diagnostics Module (FDM) from Phoenix Contact
    In FOUNDATION fieldbus the main cause of disturbances creating communication problems originates in the field. Why not analyze the bus precisely in the environment that is affecting it the most? The FDM is installed in the field junction box and was designed using our innovative modular concept. The module measures all of the standard diagnostic data with single-channel flexibility. Device management is easy utilizing DD, EDDL and DTM technology. Read more.


    Latest Registered FOUNDATION Fieldbus Products
    The number of FOUNDATION fieldbus products registered by the Fieldbus Foundation continues to grow. The Foundation is one of the only automation industry organizations with a registration program requiring mandatory testing of critical elements of its technology. The effort encompasses FOUNDATION fieldbus host systems and field devices and physical layer components such as power supplies and device couplers from all segments of the automation market. Learn more »

    Other Headlines You Might Be Interested In:
  • Azbil Control Valve Software Improves Maintenance Efficiency, Online Diagnostics
  • Honeywell Provides Efficient and Cost-effective FOUNDATION Fieldbus Solution
  • Phoenix Contact Field Diagnostic Module Measures Diagnostic Data in the Field
  • R. STAHL Power Supply System Customized for Yokogawa ALF111
  • Softing FFusb Interface Accesses FOUNDATION H1 Networks via USB Port
  • Calendar

    FOUNDATION Fieldbus End User Seminar June 5, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    FOUNDATION Sales Force Training June 6, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

    Europe, Middle East, Africa
    Control Roadshow May 7, Windhoek, Namibia
    Control Roadshow May 9, Walvis Bay, Namibia
    Process Expo 2013 Exhibition May 21-23, Johannesberg, South Africa
    FOUNDATION Fieldbus Study Day May 21, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    FOUNDATION Fieldbus Update Roadshow June 4, Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
    FOUNDATION Fieldbus Technology Day June 4, Cesena, Italy
    FOUNDATION Fieldbus Update Roadshow June 5, Doha, Qatar
    Control Roadshow July 23, Gaborone, Botswana
    Control Roadshow July 25, Francistown, Botswana

    FOUNDATION Fieldbus End User Seminar May 15, Perth, Australia
    FOUNDATION Sales Force Training May 16, Perth, Australia

    Pepperl+FuchsPhoenix ContactRockwell Automation
    Lee CollegeMicrocyber
    R. STAHLSait PolytechnicTrine UniversityMoore Industries

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