Industrial Wireless Networks

This series of industrial wireless tutorials is provided by Control Engineering in a series of blog posts, looking at the basics of industrial wireless technologies, wireless concepts, wireless standards, along with a bit of wireless best practices, based on experiences from Daniel E. Capano, owner and president, Diversified Technical Services Inc. of Stamford, Conn. Dan Capano has more than 30 years of experience providing instrumentation and electrical consulting services to municipalities and clients in the private sector. He has been published extensively, including a textbook, “Network Cabling for Contractors,” in 2000, and contributing to “The Instrument Engineer's Handbook,” providing chapters detailing the use of proprietary data buses and wireless networking technology. Diversified Technical Services Inc. has been providing technical services and staffing to the water treatment industry since 1997. Capano also serves as the president of the New York Section of the ISA and vice-chair of the Stamford Water Pollution Control Authority. He is a Certified Wireless Network Administrator (CWNA).