Tag Archive: FDT


Migration of Existing Control System Tools to FDI

Since the announcement of the Field Device Integration effort at the Interkama/Hannover trade fair in 2007, many companies have contributed to the development of the Field Device Integration (FDI) standard, IEC 62769. This standard is scheduled to be released in 2015. One of the objectives of the ISA104 committee, Device Integration, is to adopt and …

Continue reading »


FDI for Device Integration

FDI Meets Plant Device Integration Needs

The scope of the ISA104 committee, Device Integration, was modified last year to include adoption and support of the Field Device Integration (FDI) standard (IEC 62769). To help promote the benefits of FDI technology in the process industry, four members of the ISA104 committee worked together this year to write and present a paper on …

Continue reading »


The Benefits of FDI Technology

Benefits of FDI Technology

The ISA104 Device Integration committee was established to develop or adopt, and to facilitate the application of standards and technical reports that represent device and interface descriptions for access of field devices in automation systems. In 2012 the scope of the committee was expanded to include the promotion of the Field Device Integration (FDI) standard, …

Continue reading »


Field Device Integration (FDI) Standard – IEC62769


The SC65E WG7 committee met May 28-June1, 2012 in Meisdorf, Germany. In this meeting the committee addressed work that is part of the maintenance cycle for IEC61804 – Function blocks (FB) for process control. Also, much of the meeting discussion focused on work related to the development of IEC 62769 Field device integration (FDI) standard. …

Continue reading »


Field Device Integration (FDI)


In June, 2100 the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC)  distributed a new project proposal 65E/199/NP, Devices and integration in enterprise systems; Field Device Integration (FDI) – Part 1 to 7. Voting on this proposal was completed in October, 2011 and the new project was approved. Within IEC the SC65E WG7 committee will address converting the draft FDI …

Continue reading »


ISA104 Meeting – ISA Automation Week

EDDL Web Site

ISA Automation Week will be held this year on 17-20th October 2011 at the Arthur R. Outlaw Convention Center, Mobile, AL. Many of the ISA committees that work on the creation of standards for the process industry will be meeting in conjunction with ISA Automation Week. To avoid any schedule conflict the technical sessions, many …

Continue reading »