November 8, 2018 — FieldComm Group has officially launched its Product Registry and its online Repository – bringing the two prior standalone HART and FOUNDATION Fieldbus product registries into the 21st century by providing a unified tool to obtain the latest device files while also providing online access to APIs that host system manufacturers can tap into to enable built-in real-time access to the latest versions of EDDs and FDI Device Packages for field devices.
The release of these two systems comes as FieldComm Group works to simplify the experience users have with industrial standards and their integration across systems and enterprises, for the industry’s transition to IIoT and Industry 4.0.
The Product Registry Includes:
Text search capabilities
Advanced filtering by application and FDI
Unified registry for FF, HART and FDI
Full device versioning support in EDD downloads (all registered versions provided in a single download)
The Repository Provides:
Cloud-based solution with REST APIs
Single source for registered EDDs and FDI Device Packages irrespective of vendors and protocols
Ability to update hosts and handhelds automatically or by manual trigger through the cloud
Streamlined device revision management
Push notifications for available updates
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