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Dec. 3, 2014

Sponsor
Human-Centered Automation
The Azbil Group provides its customers with timely solutions via an integrated structure that extends from planning and development to maintenance and service, capable of responding rapidly to customer needs. We supply the best solution, tailored to the customer's needs, to building management, factories and plants process automation, and even down to life line, gas and water, measurements in residential area. Learn more.

News

FOUNDATION H1 Interoperability Test Kit 6.1.2 Now Available
The Fieldbus Foundation has announced the availability of FOUNDATION Interoperability Test Kit (ITK), Version 6.1.2. This powerful tool tests the functionality of an H1 (31.25 kbit/s) fieldbus device and its conformity with the FOUNDATION function block and transducer block specifications. The H1 ITK tests some of the most cutting edge features of FOUNDATION fieldbus, including backwards compatibility and advanced diagnostics. Read more »

FOUNDATION Developer Training Set for December 9-12 in Frankfurt, Germany
For instrumentation developers that need assistance implementing FOUNDATION technology, the Fieldbus Foundation offers a complete Developer Training curriculum. Automation suppliers can put their fieldbus product development programs on the "fast track" by attending one of these informative courses. The next session is scheduled for December 9-12 in Frankfurt, Germany. Read more »

Sponsor
Superior Diagnostics to Increase System Availability
One hundred percent availability this is the goal underlying each and every new development in the FieldConnex fieldbus technology from Pepperl+Fuchs. The new generation of FieldConnex components guarantees a seamlessly transparent fieldbus infrastructure that eliminates problems before they arise. No other technology brings your process facilities closer to the goal of one hundred percent availability providing a decisive competitive advantage. Learn more.

Technology

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. For a complete list of registered FOUNDATION fieldbus products, visit the Fieldbus Foundation website. To learn more about FOUNDATION fieldbus interoperability, download "Understanding Host Profile & Testing Registration," a complimentary white paper available on the Fieldbus Foundation website. Learn more »

New FOUNDATION Product News You Might Be Interested In:
  • Emerson Introduces Compact Intelligent Electric Valve Actuator
  • Endress+Hauser's Vortex Flowmeter Revolutionizes Flow Measurement
  • Intelligence Inside: New Pepperl+Fuchs FieldConnex Field Barrier
  • Phoenix Contact Announces Field Diagnostics Module (FDM)
  • Softing Facilitates FOUNDATION Production Process Tool Development
  • Yokogawa Releases FieldMate R3.01 Device Management Wizard
  • Calendar

    Europe, Middle East, Africa
    Hazardex in the Regions Swansea, Wales, Jan. 28, 2015
    CONTROL Roadshow Cape Town, South Africa, Feb. 5, 2015
    Hazardex in the Regions Ellesmere Port, UK, Feb. 25, 2015

    Sponsors
    AzbilSoftingYokogawaEndress+Hauser
    EmersonFCIABB
    HoneywellMoore IndustriesPepperl+Fuchs
    Phoenix ContactRockwell AutomationR. STAHL
    MicrocyberLee CollegeTrine University

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