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Yon on wireless

In this podcast for the Process Automation Radio Network, Dr. Gene Yon, president of Adaptive Instruments at Accutech, provides his perspective on industrial wireless to CONTROL Editor in Chief Walt Boyes.

Dr. Gene Yon, president of Adaptive Instruments at Accutech, has a long history of leadership roles in process automation companies. He worked in combustion engineering at what is now ABB, and later with Invensys PLC.

 

In this podcast for the Process Automation Radio Network, Yon provides his perspective on industrial wireless to CONTROL Editor in Chief Walt Boyes. Is wireless really gonna be the revolutionary paradigm breaking, chasm crossing technology everybody says it's gonna be? Well, according to Yon, it depends on how fully committed the standards development people are to understanding the technologies involved and the users needs.

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