Summer 2006 Issue
Industrial Networking magazine is all about the design and implementation of networked systems in industrial environments. From wirless 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.
Our Summer 2006 edition features a review of the key networking standards in place that affect your ability to operate an industrial network, along with how they might influence next-generation systems.
The wireless sensor network (WSN) marketplace still is in the early stages of development. As a result, the market is littered with multiple standards and technologies vying for supremacy, and that fragmentation is slowing market growth, according to ABI Research.
Three techniquesoverlapped VLANs, rate limiting, and port securitycan help safeguard control networks from problems with office networks or equipment such as Windows PCs.
Perpetuums microgenerator powers sensors, microprocessors and transmitters for accurately monitoring the condition of plant equipment and machinery without the need for batteries, expensive cabling or maintenance.
Invensys and Apprion report theyve jointly completed the first phase of a managed wireless infrastructure deployment at PPG Industries chlor-alkali chemical manufacturing complex in Lake Charles, La.