Q3 2010 Issue


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Industrial Networking magazine is all about the design and implementation of networked systems in industrial environments. From wireless Ethernet to process buses to device networks, Industrial Networking examines how OEMs, discrete manufacturers, and process plants can begin to take full advantage of networked system architectures in their manufacturing environments.


PoE-The Missing Link
The Increased Interest in Wireless Networks and Need for Associated Distributed Wireless Access Points Seems to Be the Logical Application that Will Drive the Adoption of Industrial PoE

Win With Wireless
Users Overcome Obstacles and Interference on Their Way to Adopting Wireless Solutions

Keep Your Network Healthy
Software Tools Monitor the Well-Being of Critical Components That Bring the Data From the Process

Canadian Mine Achieves Wireless Efficiency
The Communications Vision Was Infrastructure to Enable Interconnectivity of PLCs, PCs, Video and Voice, as Well as Equipment and Resource Tracking

Safety-Over-EtherCat Becomes Global Standard
Defining the Fundamental Requirements of a Communication System in Terms of Safety-Relevant Data Transmission

802.3ba Standard Ratified for 40 and 100 Gbps Ethernet
The First Standard to Specify Two New Ethernet Speeds

Quick! Get Connected
Mini-Fast Pigtails Installed More than 10 Years Ago Are Still In Service. Not One Has Failed. This, Due to a Defect or Fault in the Pigtail or Its Device Receptacle Counterpart

Accepting Freebies
Many End Users, Integrators and Even Suppliers with Parallel or Competing Products Use Free Tools, to Provide Some Backup or Support for Their Own Solution