New Events Added to Field Communication Lounge at Hannover Messe 2013

The co-sponsors of the Field Communication Lounge at Hannover Messe 2013 (8-12 Apr, Hannover, Germany) - the FDT Group, Fieldbus Foundation, HART Communication Foundation, OPC Foundation and PI (PROFIBUS & PROFINET International) - announce the addition to the Lounge’s technology activities of special presentations by renowned corporate magician Paul Gertner. Gertner will present daily as he combines his state-of-the-art illusions with a field communications message delivering a new show every 30 minutes and a free magic trick giveaway for all attendees at all shows.
Visitors to the Field Communications Lounge (Hall 9, Stand D76) will have the opportunity to view each protocol organization’s process and factory automation communication and integration technologies in a single location including educational displays on current and new technology such as WirelessHART, FDT, FDI, PROFIenergy, IO-Link and many others. There will also be live application demonstrations and a chance to “meet the experts” in the different technology areas. One of them will show the FDI technology, which is commonly developed by the five co-sponsoring organizations. 
The Field Communication Lounge is a single exhibit area where visitors can learn about the latest in field communication and integration technologies and discuss how they are used to deliver powerful results that may quickly improve a company’s profitability.

Major automation companies, including ABB, Emerson, Endress+Hauser, GE, Pepperl+Fuchs, Phoenix Contact, Siemens, Yokogawa and others will exhibit and present practical demonstrations of their respective communication and integration solutions including intelligent field devices, analogue and digital communication protocols, configuration solutions, asset management applications, control applications, wireless technology, and integration technologies.

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