April 1998

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HP Control: Progress in fieldbus

Several encouraging announcements were made at the Fieldbus Foundation's (Austin, Texas) '98 General Assembly, March 5, in Houston. These included acceptance of the Foundation Fieldbus interoperabilit..

Kane, L., Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Several encouraging announcements were made at the Fieldbus Foundation's (Austin, Texas) '98 General Assembly, March 5, in Houston. These included acceptance of the Foundation Fieldbus interoperability test kit, establishment of multivendor "test beds," an enhanced H2 program, and acceptance of a disputed ballot by the International Electrotechnical Committee (IEC). These announcements have removed some of the biggest objections to Foundation Fieldbus, and users should really begin to take this technology seriously. Interoperability tester and test beds. A major concern among users is the ability to substitute field devices from different suppliers without having to worry about digi

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