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Fieldbus International (Fint) joins the ISA100 Wireless™ Compliance Institute

3/12/2017

Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA (13 March 2017) – The ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute announced today that Fieldbus International (Fint), a global provider of fieldbus connectivity solutions, has joined the ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute.
 
Fint provides fieldbus network products and services to vendors and users in the process control and offshore industry. Fint specializes in products based on the Foundation Fieldbus, Profibus, HART, WirelessHART and now ISA100 Wireless technology.
 
“We are pleased that Fint has joined the ISA100 Wireless ecosystem,” remarked Andre Ristaino, ISA100 WCI Managing Director. “Fint is well known for their expertise in supporting industrial protocols and their engineering services for integrating technology, such as ISA100 Wireless into field devices and systems.”
 
“It is our ambition to advance this powerful technology by offering our products and services to manufacturers,” said Halvor Landet, Founder and CEO of Fint. “Our products and services will enable manufacturers to operate on an ISA100 network in a straightforward way and with a bare minimum of investment.”

About ISA100 Wireless™
ISA100 Wireless (IEC 62734) is an international, industrial wireless networking and communications standard engineered to serve the needs of process industries. With native IPv6 networking and object architecture, ISA100 Wireless extends the Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT) to wireless.  End users can select ISA100 Wireless Compliant™ devices from a best-of-breed pool of suppliers with assurances of device interoperability. ISA100 Wireless enables automation engineers to quickly create, modify, optimize, and scale wireless networks that are open, interoperable, and reliable for their most critical applications. ISA100 Wireless is the first standard in the ISA100 family of open standards.
 
Built from the ground up and driven by user requirements, the ISA100 Wireless standard received formal ANSI approval in January 2012 and approval as IEC 62734 in September 2014.  ISA100 Wireless is the only IPv6, 6LowPAN industrial protocol designed for industrial automation.  ISA100 Wireless meets requirements of ETSI EN 300 328 v1.8.1 for coexistence with nearby 2.4 GHz radio devices.
 
About Fieldbus International, Fint
Fieldbus International is a world-wide provider of fieldbus technology. It is an outsourcing partner, offering development and certification assistance, selling standard as well as customized fieldbus devices. Fint has been a member of FieldComm Group, FCG, (previously Fieldbus Foundation and HART Communication Foundation) and Profibus International since 1995. Its technology and products have passed conformance tests and interoperability tests at accredited labs. For more information visit: www.fint.no
 
About the ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute
The ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute (ISA100 WCI) is a non-profit industry organization that provides users and developers with market awareness, educational information, technical support, and compliance testing for the ISA100 family of standards. ISA100 WCI provides real-world feedback from the deployment of ISA100 Wireless devices and systems to ISA Standards Committees, fostering rapid refinement to the standards.
 
More information about the ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute can be found online at www.isa100wci.org.
 
The ISA100 Wireless and ISA100 Wireless Compliant are trademarks of ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute.  All other marks are trademarks of their respective companies.
 
Press Contacts:
 
Michael Brazda
Marketing and Operations Manager
919-990-9227
mbrazda@isa.org
 
Andre Ristaino
Managing Director
ISA100 WCI
919-990-9222
aristaino@isa.org