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Thank you, John...

At the ISA Wireless Summit last week, notwithstanding all the other fine presentations, including an excellent one by Honeywell's Harsh Chitale, the cream was the speech given by John Berra, CEO of Emerson Process Management. You can read my contemporaneous notes on the blog from last week but I asked John if...

Paul Sereiko closes out the conference...

This is an out of the box presentation, Paul said.

The Dust Newbie talks Money

Steve Toteta, new kid from Dust Networks, is talking about an economic perspective on wireless mesh networking. His agenda: Wireless Sensor Networking Economic Impact Case Studies Self organizing and self healing mesh technology brings many things to the industrial environment.

Soroush Amidi explains RFID!

Business Case for RFID in Industrial ApplicationsSoroush Amidi Product Marketing Manager Honeywell Charlie Robinson from ISA introduced Soroush by saying that Soroush had claimed to be the best looking Honeyweller. So when Soroush stood up to speak, he commented on his male pattern baldness problem as the reason he shifted from...

Richard H. Paine, from Boeing, 802.11 and the open group

The Boeing Company default wireless infrastructure is 802.11. Paine has been a network technologist since 1977, has been leading wireless at Boeing since 1993, was the co-chair of the Secure Mobile Architecture working group of the Open Group, and is co-chair of IEEE802.11k

Optimizing Wireless Technology: Perspectives of the End User

Dick Caro says he has always represented the end user. Unless you have the end-user you won't sell anything. Dick Caro CEO of CMC Associates: Business Strategy & Professional Services Vice President of ARC Advisory Group in Dedham, Massachusetts Chairman of ISA SP50 and formerly of IEC Fieldbus Standards Committees...

Hesh Kagan says it is better to be a WINA than a loosa.

Kagan, with his usual dry wit, explained what WINA, the wireless industrial networking alliance, is about, what it does, and what its mission is. "Our mission is to promote the adoption of wireless technologies and solutions that improve the efficiencies, production and safety of industrial manufacturing and processes," Kagan said.