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Wireless September 19, 2022

NSF grants support future of wireless

Rice University researchers received three grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF) as part of a larger effort to make wireless systems more intelligent and resilient.

By Mike Williams
Figure 3: Proof-of-concept test configuration uses new algorithms and 5G to resolve tough advanced process control challenges. Courtesy: Yokogawa
Wireless August 12, 2022

5G communications drive process industry digitalization

5G is emerging as an advanced wireless technology for industrial process requirements and can provide better on-site support in harsh conditions and better connect devices and machines.

By Hideo Nishimura and Shuji Yamamoto
Wireless August 4, 2022

Three ways to build reliable wireless communications for AGVs

When building AGVs and AS/RS systems, there are three factors machine OEMs and system integrators should be aware of.

By Calvin Chuko
Wireless July 24, 2022

Enabling 5G wireless communication through beam management

Novel beam management practices for 5G wireless technology are being developed to provide a reliable solution for mmWave communication.

By Rachel Rose
Wireless July 21, 2022

Industrial 5G fieldbus in R15 enhanced mobile broadband

5G technologies are in three parts; even in the first, it’s possible to communicate with industrial communications protocols. A fieldbus protocol can be used for industrial 5G, over the 5G R15 enhanced mobile broadband (eMBB).

By Stone Shi
Image courtesy: Brett Sayles
Wireless May 21, 2022

Project designed to enhance wireless system resilience

Texas A&M project aims to advance the resiliency of next-generation wireless and mobile communication, networking, sensing and computing systems.

By Rachel Rose
Courtesy: LoRa Alliance
Wireless May 19, 2022

Wireless protocol supports end-to-end IPv6

LoRaWAN now seamlessly supports Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) from end-to-end, which will increase its applicability for smart buildings, manufacturing and more.

By LoRa Alliance
Figure 1: IO-Link protocol is used to connect intelligent edge devices to the factory network. Courtesy: Control Engineering Europe.
Wireless May 8, 2022

Implementing small and energy-efficient field sensors

IO-Link is a standardized technology that regulates how sensors and actuators in industrial systems interact with a controller.

By Suhel Dahani
Image courtesy: Brett Sayles
Wireless April 24, 2022

Secure remote access via public 5G network

There is a lot of potential for 5G for industrial applications where remote access to distance equipment is required.

By Sander Rotmensen
Courtesy: Endress+Hauser
Wireless April 18, 2022

Wireless instrumentation communication propels plant processes

Using Bluetooth, WirelessHART and cloud connections, plants and facilities are leveraging increased process and diagnostic data to enhance operational efficiency and decrease downtime.

By Tim Shope