One of the reasons that many facilities do not approve the installation of repeaters on their industrial networks is because these installations all require power for the repeater element and unfortunately finding reliable power where and when you need it is not always a ‘sure thing’ and with the increased...
Reminder: Four Subject Matter Experts Discuss Industrial Wireless Ethernet...and you're invited! #pauto
Wireless Ethernet: Ready for Industrial Prime Time
Please take notice of another good deed by an automation vendor. We need everybody to jump in and do things like this if we want to continue to have people who want to work in automation:
As the ISA100.11a draft standard nears approval, the chorus of vendors committed to WirelessHART, at least for now, continues to swell. Last month, at Interkama, ELPRO Technologies, Emerson, Endress+Hauser, Pepperl+Fuchs and MACTek all launched WirelessHART products.
The wise old sage who wrote Ecclesiasties tells us to cast our bread on the water, and if we're patient, our investment will pay off. It's National Engineers Week, and in honor of the event, Phoenix Contact is doing some ground-level recruiting of the youngest engineers that won't pay off...