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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 …

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Tutorial Series – Foundation Fieldbus

As noted in a previous post, when work on Foundation Fieldbus specification was completed in 1994, there were very few fieldbus products on the market and even fewer control systems that supported these devices. The Fieldbus Foundation function block team discussed the need to communicate the advantages of fieldbus to inform the industry of this …

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