MarketsandMarkets recently performed a market research report titled "Industrial Wireless Sensor Networks (IWSN) Market - Global Forecast & Analysis (2012 - 2017): By Technology, Components, Applications, Geography." This report determined that the industrial wireless sensor network market is forecasted to reach $3.795 B by 2017.
In less than 1 week (July 27 -28) a wide range of experts will be in Houston at the Westlake Club to discuss how passive sensors (similar to RFID) will be used in the future.
One of the challenges identified in our last posting http://community.controlglobal.com/content/mobile-communications-gdp was the increasing demand on the 2.4 GHz bands to be all things to all people and that unfortunately, IEEE 802.15.4 is further hindered by the restrictions put on the radios. One possible solution is to migrate to a different...
ISA100.11a-- the final, final votes are in-- and it doesn't call for strict interoperability and interchangeability
Well, it's over. Finally. The ISA100 leadership team is packing the .11a standard up and sending it to the Standards and Practices Board for approval...and then on to ANSI, and maybe to IEC.
I've just received the following press release from Nivis. I'm going to let the release speak for itself, but after you've read it, read down for some commentary and some questions the release raises.