ARCwire -- Yokogawa will start the shipment of FieldMate Advance software that helps the configuration and maintenance of intelligent field devices. The use of open interface Field Device Tool technology facilitates the configuration and adjustment of field devices such as sensors and valves at production sites, regardless of the manufacturer or the communication protocols. Electronic device description language interface technology is also supported.
The FieldMate Advance software reportedly helps to realize asset excellence, which is one of the essential elements in Yokogawa's VigilantPlant concept for achieving the ideal plant. FieldMate Advance helps customers optimize asset availability through improved device control and maintenance.