Posts Tagged ‘FDT’

Update and History of Field Device Integration (FDI) Effort

Posted in Asset Management on Friday, March 15th, 2013. No comments yet
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Standards are an essential part of technology advancement. They provide a way for users to choose from multiple suppliers, and suppliers to create solutions with multiple suppliers’ technologies. In areas where competing standards emerge, it’s great when a path to a unified standard emerges. Such is the case with smart instrumentation device integration. The Field […]

Discussions around EDDL and FDT

Posted in Asset Management on Tuesday, February 12th, 2008. No comments yet
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Automation World magazine’s editor in chief, Gary Mintchell, wrote a post yesterday on his Feed Forward blog. The post, The Saga Continues – FDT v EDDL describes some of his discussions with people involved in both groups about the relative merits of their respective approaches to smart device communications. Lest I be accused of tossing […]