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Richard R Sharpe Jr, Craig R Tielens, Jon D Westbrock: Integrated communication network for use in a field device management system. Fisher Rosemount Systems, Marshall O Toole Gerstein Murray & Borun, September 28, 1999: US05960214 (237 worldwide citation)

A field device management system includes an interface which provides communication between a software application implemented on the system and a set of smart field devices coupled to the system. The interface accesses information from and/or writes information to the smart field devices, a databas ...


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Richard R Sharpe Jr, Robert Bruck, Richard Wagenknecht, Jon D Westbrock, Craig R Tielens, James W Kieley: Interface controls for use in a field device management system. Fisher Rosemount Systems, Marshall O Toole Gerstein Murray & Borun, May 11, 1999: US05903455 (186 worldwide citation)

An interface control for use in a field device management system coupled to a set of smart field devices automatically performs functions related to communication between a device, a database and a user of the management system and functions related to interfacing with a user in a manner which is tr ...


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Jeffrey W Wellan, Richard R Sharpe Jr, Jon D Westbrock: Method and apparatus using a device description for a conventional device. Fisher Rosemount Systems, Marshall O Toole Gerstein Murray & Borun, August 18, 1998: US05796602 (106 worldwide citation)

A field device management system communicates with a smart device using a device description written in a communication protocol associated with the smart device and accesses data pertaining to a conventional or non-smart field device using a device description written in conformance with the smart ...


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Larry O Jundt, Mark J Nixon, Jon D Westbrock: User interface that integrates a process control configuration system and a field device management system. Fisher Rosemount Systems, Marshall Gerstein & Borun, September 9, 2003: US06618630 (70 worldwide citation)

A user interface is adapted to be used in a process control network having a controller communicatively coupled to a plurality of field devices, a process control configuration database and a workstation having a display, a processor and a memory communicatively coupled to the controller. The user i ...


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Evren Eryurek, Craig Thomas Llewellyn, Lester David Marschall, Jon D Westbrock, Stuart A Harris, Scott N Hokeness: Integrated alert generation in a process plant. Marshall Gerstein & Borun, July 7, 2009: US07557702 (22 worldwide citation)

Operational status information associated with a process entity in a process plant is received. The operational status information is mapped into one of a plurality of status conditions. Then, an alert message associated with the process entity is generated, where the alert message is indicative of ...


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Evren Eryurek, Lester David Marschall, Jon D Westbrock, Craig Thomas Llewellyn, Stuart A Harris, Scott N Hokeness: Integrated alert generation in a process plant. Marshall Gerstein & Borun, January 13, 2005: US20050007249-A1

Operational status information associated with a process entity in a process plant is received. The operational status information is mapped into one of a plurality of status conditions. Then, an alert message associated with the process entity is generated, where the alert message is indicative of ...