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FDT Group to display new IIoT architecture at SPS IPC

FDT Group will be exhibiting its latest technologies for connectivity and industrial internet of things at this year’s SPS IPC Drives Fair, in hall 2, at stand 439, scheduled for 28-30 November, Germany.

The company is offering visitors a “test drive” of its latest technology enhancements in a hybrid-batch demo environment.

This year, FDT Group will feature an FDT brewery application demonstration nativity integrated with OPC UA enabling enterprise-wide connectivity and mobile access using tablet computers. 

The native OPC UA capability within FDT has captured the attention of the user community as users seek to realize the intelligent enterprise envisioned in the IIoT and Industrie 4.0 initiatives.

Also, the company will reveal an update to FDT IIoT Server architecture, known as Fits.


FDT says Fits is on track to revolutionize tomorrow’s industrial automation strategies enabling mobility, cloud, and fog enterprise applications, as well as sensor-to-cloud and enterprise-wide connectivity, for the process, hybrid and factory markets.

“Fits simplifies the move to IIoT and Industrie 4.0, combining OPC UA integration, web services and rich control network interoperability to optimize connectivity and information exchange for the next generation of automation,” says the company.

In the emerging Fits architecture, FDT says it maintains its core communication and diagnostic capabilities, but will offer secure remote access to data through mobile devices and web sockets so that other applications can take part in the seamless exchange of information.

Fits will also open the automation architecture to allow for more points of access from a data and user interface perspective.