The HART Communication Foundation (www.hartcomm.org) has opened an office in Tokyo, Japan with Mr. Kaoru (Carl) Sonoda as General Manager, HCF Japan Operations. The Tokyo office provides users and Foundation member companies with application assistance, information and technical support on the HART Communication Protocol that includes an understanding of Japanese process industry requirements.
Sonoda will be the focal point for Foundation activities in Japan. He will coordinate with the Foundation’s staff in Austin, Texas, to provide marketing and technical activities on the world’s leading field communication protocol including educational programs, seminars, training, trade shows, documents and website content in Japanese language.
Sonoda is recognized as an expert in digital communication, instrumentation design, new product development and product management/marketing. He holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Meiji University and has published numerous papers and magazine articles on digital communication and field devices.
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