Posts Tagged ‘device description’

Field Device Local Display in Process Safety Applications

Posted in Final Control Element on Wednesday, October 9th, 2013. No comments yet
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One of the great things about conferences such as last week’s Emerson Exchange Americas conference is reconnecting face-to-face with people where some time has passed. I had the chance to connect with Emerson’s Riyaz Ali, whose expertise I’ve highlighted in several digital valve controller and safety-related posts. He shared a story where he was recently […]

Device Revisions Management Best Practices-Is DD the Problem or the Solution?

Posted in Asset Optimization, Emerson Exchange, Interoperability on Thursday, October 18th, 2012. No comments yet
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Emerson’s Jonas Berge posed this question, which he addressed in his Emerson Exchange presentation with the same name. His abstract: Keeping the system up to date with new types and versions of 4-20 mA/HART, WirelessHART, FOUNDATION fieldbus, and PROFIBUS devices as they come into the plant over its operational life is a challenge in most […]

Enhanced Foundation Fieldbus Interoperability

Posted in Foundation Fieldbus, Interoperability on Wednesday, May 11th, 2011. No comments yet
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I saw the news from the Fieldbus Foundation of automation systems or “hosts” being registered incorporating the Host Profile “61b”. It is described: In the Foundation fieldbus automation infrastructure, hosts can include configuration tools, recording devices, alarm display panels, human-machine interfaces (HMIs), or a combination of functionality. Host profiles are key to fieldbus system interoperability, […]