FieldCommThe newly formed FieldComm Group, which combined assets of the former Fieldbus Foundation and Hart Communication Foundation, announced the first live publicly viewable display of functioning FDI Package IDE (development tools) and FDI Common Host Components at this year’s ACHEMA trade fair in Frankfurt, Germany, June 15-19.

As the organization responsible for delivering and maintaining the tools of this new standard on behalf of the participating industry partners of FDI Cooperation, LLC, (FieldComm Group, FDT Group, OPC Foundation and PROFIBUS & PROFINET International), FieldComm Group is introducing these tools publicly for the first time to the market.

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With the availability of these new development tools for FDI, process automation suppliers and developers can now efficiently implement and test FDI Device Packages for FOUNDATION Fieldbus, HART and PROFIBUS®. In addition, they may also use the FDI Common Host Components to build FDI compatible host systems to ensure full integration and consistency of the FDI standard within device management tools, asset management tools and process interface systems.

For additional information on the FDI tools available on display at ACHEMA 2015, visit Booth E43, in Hall 11.0, or contact Tools are available now with introductory pricing.