Process Engineering: Exclusive contributions from the HART Communication Foundation

Feb. 1, 2005
The HART Communication Foundation is an exclusive contributor to The Foundation is an independent, non-profit organization that provides worldwide support for application of the HART Protocol.

The HART Communication Foundation is an exclusive contributor to Its contributions can be accessed via or via our monthly Process Automation newsletter.

The HART Communication Foundation is an independent, non-profit organization that provides worldwide support for application of the HART Protocol. Established in 1993, the Foundation is the technology owner and standards setting body for the HART Protocol.
The Foundation manages the Protocol standards, ensures the technology is openly available for the benefit of the industry and educates users by providing training and support for application of the HART Protocol.

Membership is open to all suppliers, end users, and others interested in the use of HART technology.

The following content has been provided exclusively to from the HART Communication Foundation. This page is updated regularly with contributions.

HART – Dealing with device description
There is a myth surrounding HART devices that you'll need a device description to communicate with a HART device. Learn why this isn't true and what you do need to know in operating a HART communication device.

HART - Dispelling the Myths
Myths and misconceptions surround the HART Communication technology despite being in use for as many as 15 years in some places. This article dispels those myths and highlights the benefits of HART.

Making a HART connection
This article is the first in a series of web-exclusive items designed to increase your knowledge about the HART Field Communications Protocol. Read here to find out the benefits of using HART Communication.

HART survey confirms growth
The HART Communication Foundation (HCF) confirms that industry users and suppliers are firmly committed to the growth of the HART Communication technology for years to come.

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