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Press Releases from M&M Software GmbH (14 total)

FDT Developer Forum USA

We will hold a two-day long, free-of-charge FDT Developer Forum with support from the FDT Group on the 9th and 10th of September in Boston, Massachusetts. The aim of this event is to communicate and discuss among a group of FDT experts the inner workings of the FDT technology. FDT frame developers, DTM developers and professionals, who are interested in device integration technology, will learn more about important aspects and technical

embeX GmbH and M&M Software GmbH entered into a business cooperation

embeX GmbH, a leading expert for the development of embedded systems and M&M Software GmbH, specialist for software development and consulting headquartered in St. Georgen, entered into a business cooperation. Mainly companies from the process-, industry- and building automation, energy-, logistics- and laboratory techniques sector will benefit from this cooperation. The main focus of this cooperation is to complete both companies’ range of services. embeX GmbH complements with its offer of

fdtCONTAINER application V4 –innovative touch on a tried and tested basis

The completely revised version 4 of the fdtCONTAINER application has been released and is available for download free of charge from April 1, 2014. The Windows XP style of the previous versions has been replaced by an up-to-date user interface which complies with the enhanced requirements of software usability. Structure and handling of this new FDT-frame application is based on the most current Microsoft Office programs. The integrated touch-mode allows

FDT Developer Forum 2013

A two-day long course for FDT frame and DTM developers hosted by M&M Software GmbH In cooperation with the FDT Group, M&M Software GmbH will organize and hold a free-of-charge, two-day long forum on March 5 - 6, 2013 in St. Georgen, Germany for Frame and DTM experts and developers. This event will focus on FDT2, the new generation of the FDT standard. Every major revision of a standard creates new

fdtCONTAINER supports FDT 2

The fdtCONTAINER-Product family, the scalable system of software components for any FDT-application environment by M&M Software, already supports the new FDT 2 standard. A prototype-version of the project- and DTM-administration has been integrated in the fdtCONTAINER application, to be the first such frame application and is on display at the M&M exhibition booth during the HMI 2011. The technical basis of the FDT 2 standard is .NET; COM and ActiveX

FDT is now platform independent

Besides many advantages FDT sometimes reaches its limits: it is linked to Windows and requires the local installation of DTMs. By using intelligent technologies for desktop virtualization M&M Software has developed an innovative concept to overcome these limits: Instead of an installation on operator stations, all necessary DTMs are only installed in one central Remote FDT Server together with a special fdtCONTAINER. Now, an operator station gets access on specific DTM

dtmMANAGER supports .NET

With its latest version the M&M development toolkit dtmMANAGER supports .NET and thus enables a flexible development and efficient design of user interfaces. With the scalable Tools dtmMANAGER, dtmDEVPACK, basicDTM or the direct DTM generation with the dtmGENERATOR, together with a comprehensive service package, M&M Software offers an all-in package for the DTM development. In addition to this and starting in 2010, all M&M customers, who purchase a DTM development

FDT 2.0: Advantages, Benefits, Implementation

The FDT-Technology is ready to switch from ActiveX and COM to .NET and WPF. Andreas Börngen, Director Sales and Product Marketing at M&M Software illustrates the advantages and implementation of the new standard FDT 2.0 on a press conference on this year’s SPS/IPC/DRIVES fair in Nuremberg. Comprehensive and economically successful device integration is based on technology standards, such as FDT, OPC, EDD, FDI o TCI. M&M is the technology partner in

Event note: M&M Software invites to the 3rd Forum Factory Automation in Stuttgar …

On September 29th and 30th 2009 M&M Software invites to their 3rd Forum Factory Automation. Once again, the forum takes place in Stuttgart and focuses on: Device Management Strategies. As technology partner the FDT Group participates on the first day. Therefore FDT is one of the main topics for this year’s forum. Other topics are OPC UA and device diagnostics. On the second day, presenters will show their strategies in

IO-Link: Group of companies places order to M&M Software for the development of …

Members of the IO-Link-Consortium, consisting of the companies Sick AG, Phoenix Contact, Turck, Bosch Rexroth, Wago, Festo, Pepperl+Fuchs and Heidenhain, have jointly decided to place an order to the M&M Software for the development of a generic IODD- Interpreter and DTM. IO-Link is a standardized communication protocol for the efficient linking of sensors and actuators in the lower field level. The sensors and actuators are described with

dtmGENERATOR - from EDD to DTM

The process automation industry employs two major technologies for the integration of field devices: Electronic Device Description (EDD), which uses device description files based on human readable clear text formats, and FDT-Technology, which utilizes so called Device Type Managers (DTMs) as a software-driver-based solution. Depending on the given plant scenario and the respective control system, a facility will make use of one of these technologies or a combination of both. The

fdtCONTAINER OPC Server makes it possible: Condition Monitoring with FDT & OPC

With the new product fdtCONTAINER OPC Server M&M Software offers an unique tool which enables the trouble-free access of device parameters even in heterogeneous Fieldbus environments. The new product is specially meant for the connection of Condition Monitoring and Asset Management applications. What makes the fdtCONTAINER OPC Server so special is the combination of the well-proven technologies FDT and OPC. The tried and tested fdtCONTAINER component has been integrated into an OPC-Server and

Functional range extended: fdtCONTAINER application with hartCOMMDTM and hartDEV …

M&M Software included a HART device DTM and a HART communication DTM into the proven FDT frame application fdtCONTAINER application. Both DTMs are designed in a universal way, meaning they are working with nearly every HART field device and HART modem. The functionality of the hartDEVICEDTM covers the reading of the HART universal commands and is therefore perfect for accessing the basic parameters of a HART device. The hartCOMMDTM is

M&M Software offers open portal: FDT Technology Platform online

M&M Software one of the leading partners in the FDT/DTM technology now offers a new, free service for all those interested in FDT and for FDT-users: The „FDT Technology Platform“. This open portal allows access to a lot of information and helpful tools in and around FDT/DTM. The portal can be reached under the address https://extranet.mm-software.com/fdt-platform . The user will find many editorials and presentations that will get him acquainted