Wireless Networks and Machine Safety: Lessons Learned in a Non-Industrial Environment

Thursday, February 28, 2013

Designing a system to control a myriad of large hydraulic gates at the Elephant Community Center at the Smithsonian National Zoological Park provides lessons learned in an application…

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Understanding Benefits and Security Implications of Using Wireless for Safety

Thursday, December 1, 2011

A look at the multiple benefits of using wireless for industrial safety applications, along with a detailed discussion of implications and pitfalls to avoid when implementing the latest…

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Case Study: Dairy Food Company Proves Wireless Networking is Ready for Mission-Critical Control

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Texas ice cream manufacturer replaces five aging PLC’s with one modern PLC on each of its three automated storage and retrieval systems, all outfitted with wireless Ethernet for…

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Wireless Networks: Self Healing Capabilities Offer Edge

Thursday, January 7, 2010

The self healing capabilities of wireless networks offer an edge over traditional wired technology. In the wired versus wireless debate, network cables have always been touted as the…

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Wireless Integration Ensures Wastewater Plant Reaches Its Upgrade Goals

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Upgrading the control system for a municipal wastewater system was going to be costly and time consuming until facilities engineers reviewed available wireless technologies. The Persigo Waste Water…

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6 Critical Things to Know Before Implementing Wireless on the Plant Floor

Thursday, October 1, 2009

While the automation command “startup” may not be as historically significant as the dots and dashes of the Morse code “SOS” distress call, it is no less important…

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