FieldComm Group and friends speed Field Device Integration adoption

FieldComm Group (FCG) announced June 22 joint-ownership and management agreements, contracts, standards and events to formalize and accelerate adoption of Field Device Integration (FDI) technology, and drive it to become the global standard for field device integration independent of underlying device protocols. The contracts and agreements include:

Completed contract by FDI technology co-owners FieldComm Group and Profibus/Profinet International to manage IP rights, roadmap and distribution of FDI technology, tools and host components.

Completed contract between FDI partners FieldComm Group, Profibus/Profinet International, OPC Foundation and FDT Group to govern FDI specification enhancement, and leverage FieldComm Group’s Integration Working Group as the collaboration venue for all FDI partners.

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