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Don't you dare count ZigBee out of industrial wireless sensor networks!

And further to the idea that there WILL be multiple wireless standards used in the industrial plant environment, here's a press release from the ZigBee folks that clearly plants them in the race for wireless sensor networks, not only in the process plant, not only in the discrete plant...

Automation Gadget Geeks Rejoice! Bluetooth HART Modem!

From the press release: World’s Only Explosion Proof Bluetooth HART Modem for Smart Instrument Communication Improves Safety and Reduces Costs ProComSol, Ltd., has announced the release of a unique product for smart plant instrument communication.  The HM-BT-VIN, HART Modem Bluetooth Voltage Input, is the only explosion proof Bluetooth HART modem...