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Leading Field Communication Organizations Partner at Hannover Messe 2014 to Present Solutions That Deliver Benefits to Automation Users

Karlsruhe, Germany, 23 January, 2014: The FDT Group, Fieldbus Foundation, HART Communication Foundation, ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute, OPC Foundation and PI (PROFIBUS & PROFINET International) are partnering to support and promote the fourth Field Communication Lounge exhibit at one of the world’s largest automation trade shows, the 2014 Hannover Messe, (7-11 April, Hannover, Germany). Inside the Lounge, located in Hall 9, Stand D68, these organizations and their members will showcase their individual process and factory automation communication and integration technologies in a co-located demonstration and display area, making it convenient for show visitors.
The Field Communication Lounge creates a single exhibit area for visitors to learn about and experience the latest in field communication and integration technologies and to discuss how these are used to deliver powerful results that may quickly improve a company’s profitability, safety, energy usage, compliance, quality and more...
Fair visitors will have a central place to:

  • discuss the leading automation communication protocols and integration technologies: their advantages, applications and their relevance in practice
  • see practical demonstrations of field communication and integration solutions including the FDI technology and the FDT standard that incorporates all networks as well as DTM and FDI configuration methods
  • find new intelligent field devices, device configuration solutions, asset management and control solutions
  • experience wireless and integration technologies that lower the cost of new measurements
  • learn how the information in intelligent field devices can lower cost and improve plant performance
Typical exhibitors participating in the Field Communication Lounge include major suppliers such as: ABB, Emerson, Endress+Hauser, Honeywell, Hilscher, Phoenix Contact, Siemens, Stahl, Yokogawa and many others.
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