Wireless Guide

Our Wireless Guide sorts through the confusing maze of technologies, standards and issues that is the current wireless landscape. With the help of Control's Editor in Chief Walt Boyes, you can discern the lay of the land and begin to figure out what wireless technologies -- if any -- are right for you.

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Look, Real End Users!
Wireless case studies are scarce, so it’s ironic that Emerson, Honeywell, Invensys and others are coming up with them.

ConocoPhillips Makes Wireless Look Easy
Learn How ConocoPhillips Transitioned from Multiple, Incompatible Wireless Networks to Honeywell’s OneWireless Offering

New OneWireless Release Is "Standards-Ready"
Honeywell Demonstrating at User Conference How End Users Have Successfully Applied OneWireless Technology

Honeywell’s Never-Ending Quest to Aid Super-Hero Users
Honeywell Process Solutions' Integrated Main Automation Contractor Methodology Can Help Users Execute Projects, Set Operations and Business Objectives, and Sustain...

Safety, Reliability, Efficiency Anchor Honeywell Vision
Honeywell Talks About Its Ongoing Commitment to Life-Cycle Preservation and Low Total Cost of Ownership at the User Conference 2008

Wireless Now
Think Beyond the Wire

Better Manage Your Business, Your Plant
Plant-Level Wireless Networks Are Already Ensuring Physical Security and Tracking People and Assets

Think Beyond the Wire
Innovative First Movers Gain Competitive Advantage, Even as Last Barriers to Widespread Adoption Fall

Organic Wireless Growth Must Be Managed
Technologies Compete for Bandwidth.

Which Way Wireless?
ISA100.11a and WirelessHART – Your Future Wireless

The Elephant in the Room
There’s an Elephant in the Wireless Room

What About Wireless?
  ...What About Wireless? ControlGlobal.com Users have the power to control wireless standards. Walt Boyes suggests they use it.

Wireless Devices in the Factory Automation
An Overview of Adoption Trends


Wireless security on the plant floor
Most papers written on wireless security concerns address corporate LAN access. This paper discusses both corporate and industrial wireless concerns but places an emphasis on the industrial automation wireless security aspects.

Is wireless for you?
From telephones to remote TV controls to alarm systems, wireless is everywhere! It is the hottest and latest technological breakthrough. Or is it? This White Paper compares wired and wireless applications, and the benefits and limitations of this 100-year-old communications technology.

Interference and Security Considerations for Wireless Communications
From traditional narrow-band to more complex spread-spectrum technologies, a variety of radio frequency (RF) communication techniques are available for deployment in industrial environments. Presented and evaluated here, in terms of their relative security and integrity performance, are the most common narrow-band and spread-spectrum alternatives.

Why Go Wireless: Benefits and Challenges of Wireless Remote Monitoring
This paper discusses how wireless technology has evolved and considerations for designing wireless remote monitoring applications.

Open Industrial Wireless Solutions: Realizing the Full Potential of Wireless
In the current global economic climate, manufacturing facilities are being continually pushed to grow the efficiency and profitability of their processes.

Emerson solves wireless problems
CONTROL Editor in Chief Walt Boyes’ interviewed Emerson’s Director of Technology, Bob Karshnia, about the company’s solutions for wireless, the standards work being done by SP100 and the HART wireless working group, and if the company is attempting to force its own formulation of a HART wireless standard down the throats of the other working group members.

Wireless Economics 101

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