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Yokogawa Receives SICE award

November 2018 News

Yokogawa Electric Corporation announced that it has received a Technology Award from the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers (SICE) for its achievements in the development of an IIoT-enabled flow configuration tool.

Yokogawa’s FlowNavigator is a software tool that is used to configure the flow parameters for multivariable transmitters and vortex flowmeters and thereby ensure the precise measurement of mass flow. With its support of the latest FDT standard, this software allows users to monitor the status of their instruments on a smartphone or an Ethernet-enabled device from anywhere and at any time. Compatibility between the FDT2.0 and OPC UA industrial standards allows the integration of FlowNavigator data with data from manufacturing execution systems (MES), enterprise resource planning (ERP) packages, and other software. For its achievement in developing key technologies for an asset management tool that makes full use of the IIoT to measure mass flow, Yokogawa received the award on September 13.



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