Walt has just submitted this report on a wireless roundtable discussion from the Honeywell user conference. Seems the notion of one wireless standard is out there among the troops, if not among all the vendors.
Our fearless, intrepid reporter, Jim Montague, has gone into the scary lair of that most dangerous of crime fighters, James Bond, and come back with a report. First important piece of news. James Bond is really Jason Urso of Honeywell.
The Honeywell User Group conference is in full swing down in Phoenix, and. in spite of the heat (yes, it is 98 deg F there this afternoon, which kind of puts a different perspective on the 68 deg F and cloudy here at ControlGlobal central).
Well, I'm back from a whirlwind tour of Rockwell Automation's process automation customers in China, and I've managed to mostly dig out from under all the accumulated desk-coverings. That said, we are off to Phoenix on Sunday for the Honeywell User Group Americas for 2010.
I really am sticking to my policy of not playing the shoulda, woulda, coulda game over the Situation in the Gulf. Believe me, if I had anything close to a workable solution that would stop the flow in the next half hour, I'd share it.
My dad always said that if you couldn't help solve a problem, the least you could do was get out of the way of the people who were working on it. That's why I have deliberately not given voice to my feelings, opinions, off-the-cuff comments and snotty remarks about The...
Haven't heard from Walt today (or is it yesterday or tomorrow?), so either he's having way too much fun in China or is out of Internet range. So. . . meanwhile, back at the ranch, this popped up in my mailbox this morning: