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Wireless expands availability through innovation, simplification and acceptance

Wireless may not get all the attention, but digitalization wouldn't be as powerful without wireless technologies supporting it 24/7/365 from behind the scenes.

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Remember the lever, atlatl and sling? More recently, remember block-and-tackle, Vice-Grip locking pliers and the compound bow? Some are old and some are newer, but they're all ways of extending physical reach and delivering more concentrated power.Wireless is a lot like all of these "force multipliers." It may not get all the recent attention lavished on the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), virtualization, cloud computing and others forms of digitalization, but none of these Johnny-come-lately phenomena would be as powerful without wireless technologies supporting them from behind the scenes. Oh, and wireless can bring in signals that can't be obtained with any…

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Our latest issue: November 2018

It may not get all the attention lavished on the IIoT, virtualization, cloud computing and other forms of digitalization, but none of these phenomena would be as powerful without the wireless technologies supporting them 24/7/365Read the issue.


Level Measurement, Part II

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Use a variable-speed pump and minimize valve pressure drops.

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