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First WirelessHART sensor powered by energy scavenging #pauto

Industrial Wireless Temperature Transmitter Powered by Heat

Forget the ISA100.11a-WirelessHART Feud ... Home Wireless Is Where It's at

Our U.K. correspondent, Andrew Bond, says that while following the soap opera of the ISA/WirelessHART standards wars may make for a good read, the real action in wireless is happening much closer to home--literally. In the February issue of Bond's  Industrial Automation Insider, he reports that "home automation system shipments...

Forget the ISA100.11a-WirelessHART Feud ... Home Wireless Is Where It's at

Our U.K. correspondent, Andrew Bond, says that while following the soap opera of the ISA/WirelessHART standards wars may make for a good read, the real action in wireless is happening much closer to home--literally. In the February issue of Bond's  Industrial Automation Insider, he reports that "home automation system shipments...

Wireless Compliance Institute Gears Up for ISA100 Products

The commercialization of products based on the ISA100.11a wireless standard took several steps forward at the ARC World Industry Forum this week in Orlando. "ISA100.11a is unique," said GE's Justin Smith to a gathering of industry media, "because its requirements were determined by end users in an open consensus process,...

Book Review: Essentials of Modern Measurements and Final Elements in the Process Industry

Control's ControlTalk author Gregory K. McMillan has put together a new book entitled "Essentials of Modern Measurements and Final Elements in the Process Industry." It is published by ISA Press and can be ordered from www.isa.org/books and from Amazon.com.

Wireless Standards- here's a reality check

Here's a reality check for everybody who thinks that the choice is between WirelessHART and ISA100 and Zigbee. This is a press release from Bob Eckery at EnOcean:

NAMUR blesses WirelessHART #Pauto

Here is a press release from Liz Patronella at the HART Communication Foundation detailing the outcome of the NAMUR testing at BASF Ludwigshafen:

#emrex More from Paul Sereiko

After reminding me that I should ask Emerson when I am going to get my royalty check for naming the THUM, Sereiko ventured into the world of standup: "About the THUM, they really ought to call it the PFIST because it is so big!"

#emrex Airsprite WirelessHART Technology Sells to e-Senza

One of the other speakers at the ClimateTalk Alliance meeting yesterday was Paul Sereiko, former CEO of Airsprite Technologies, which was one of the first victims of the banking crisis. Paul informed me that his very innovative WirelessHART technology has finally found a new home.

Wireless-- something interesting from Nivis! Or is it?

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.