Ethernet radios offer secure wireless communication

Middletown, PA—Wireless Ethernet radio products from Phoenix Contact provide wireless communication said to be "truly secure" and offer "an unprecedented level of data protection."

By Control Engineering Staff April 18, 2006
Industrial wireless Ethernet radio products from Phoenix Contact feature advanced security measures, come in wall-mount and compact DIN-rail-mount versions, and support 2.4 and 5 GHz bands.

Middletown, PA —Wireless Ethernet radio products from Phoenix Contact provide wireless communication said to be “truly secure” and offer “an unprecedented level of data protection.” The 802.11 a/b/g industrial radios feature 802.11i/WPA2 security with AES-CCMP and 802.1x advanced security measures.

Simple, IT-friendly embedded software gives any network PC with a Web browser and proper identification the ability to configure devices. No software installation is required. The radios support three modes—access point, client, and bridge/repeater—and can be used in many types of applications.

Line comes in wall-mount and compact DIN-rail-mount versions and supports 2.4 and 5 GHz bands. Built-in RS-232/422/485 device servers allow the integration of serial devices onto the wireless Ethernet network.

—Control Engineering Daily News Desk
Jeanine Katzel, senior editor, jkatzel@reedbusiness.com