EC: 802.11abgn Fast Industrial Hotspot

Network Integration - Wireless products: The 802.11abgn Fast Industrial Hotspot is an advanced, high-speed wireless Ethernet solution designed for critical manufacturing and process control systems. This is a Control Engineering 2014 Engineers’ Choice award winner.

By Control Engineering October 17, 2013

The new ProSoft Technology 802.11abgn Fast Industrial Hotspot features breakthrough advancements in client/bridge fast roaming between access points, Ethernet packet optimization, and enhanced diagnostics. These advancements expand secure wireless into critical mobile machine and material handling systems.

These new capabilities provide seamless high speed Ethernet connections for machines and platforms traveling long distances in assembly plants, crane systems, automated guided vehicles and mining. The secure, high speed wireless network reduces project costs, while improving productivity by eliminating mechanical festooning, rails and slip rings for economical and reliable mobile applications.

Designed for extreme environments and hazardous locations, it is an ideal wireless solution for Producer/Consumer PLC/PAC networking, remote I/O, safety I/O, plant backhaul networking, remote video and mobile worker connectivity. 

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