FDI/FDT DTM

Field device integration plays an important role in the world of industrial automation to ensure easy and efficient configuration, calibration, diagnostics and monitoring of the low level industrial assets like flowmeter, valve, actuator, etc. EDDL, FDT/DTM™ (Field Device Tool/Device Type Manager) and FDI (Field Device Integration) are three existing device integration enablers in the process and discrete industry.

Increasingly complex and sophisticated field devices have led to device-specific software applications that access and analyze information about the device and its condition. With that focus in mind, FDT/DTM technology is a communication framework that facilitates the integration of various devices like sensors, actuators, and I/O devices. Utthunga’s FDI/FDT suite consisting of the uFDI-DTM and uDD-DTM converters are built upon this technology and assists automation suppliers by dramatically reducing their time-to-market and guaranteed adherence to the standard. Implementing uFDI-DTM and uDD-DTM converters in your infrastructure is easy and it supports the most widely used communication DTM protocols such as HART, Modbus, PROFIBUS, Foundation Fieldbus, etc.

Why FDI/DD to DTM converter is required for Industries?

Consistent and easy commissioning of field devices is an absolute necessity otherwise the complicated settings and setup can easily wear out even some experienced service personnel. Even though the standards like EDDL, DTM, and FDI serve similar functions, they do have some differences. Device and host vendors invest in these complimentary technologies to have a wider reach and appeal. Conversion tool such as Utthunga’s uDD-DTM and uFDI-DTM is beneficial for vendors as they can generate FDT 1.2/2.0 FDT device compliant DTMs using the existing DD or FDI Device Packages.

FDT/DTM Products Provided By Utthunga

Our highly skilled and experienced team has developed this comprehensive, robust, and cost-effective conversion tool that takes the existing DD/FDI Device Package as input and converts it into FDT 1.2/2.0 device compliant DTMs. Customized communication DTMs are also possible depending on the customer business requirements and goals.

Features:

  • Supports FDT 1.2.x, 2.0 standards and complies to FDT style guide.
  • Supports HART, Profibus and Foundation Fieldbus (FDT 1.2x) protocols.
  • UIP hosting support including direct access.
  • Device Health Status.
  • Offline/Online Configuration.
  • Upload/Download.
  • Interoperable all major FDT Hosts.
  • Communication DTM customization for:
    1. Import/Export
    2. Print
    3. UI Customization.
    4. Additional or Custom DTM Functionality.
  • Supported Operating Systems:
    1. Windows 7 SP1
    2. Windows 8.1
    3. Windows 10
    4. Windows Server 2008 R2
    5. Windows Server 2012
    6. Windows Server 2016
    7. Windows Server 2019

Why FDT/DTM Development from Utthunga?

Utthunga is your reliable partner for DTM management. Our domain understanding and experience in the control and measurement process of the industries gives us an inherent advantage to overcome the challenges and pain points of the customers’ processes. Our services include development, maintenance, and DTM certification for cost-effective and customizable DTM solutions allowing faster time to market of the products.

Based on decades of experience in offering more than 500+ device integration solutions to device suppliers, we at Utthunga understand the challenges and have an innovative solution for developing and maintaining DTMs based on existing DD or FDI using the uFDI-DTM/ uDD-DTM development tool.

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