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Courtesy: Virtual Training Week, CFE Media and Technology, PI North America
Wireless October 13, 2021

Manufacturers seek benefits of open, real-time location services

An interoperable standard for a real-time location system (RTLS) is helping industry benefit from open interfaces and ultra-wideband (UWB) wireless technologies for asset tracking indoors and outdoors, according to an Oct. 20 Virtual Training Week training session from CFE Media and Technology.

By Mark T. Hoske
Courtesy: Control Engineering Europe
Wireless September 26, 2021

Wireless connectivity trends and considerations

Well-engineered design, which takes into account the physical environment, safety and security can help make wireless control the new normal in factories and plants around the globe.

By Control Engineering Europe
Courtesy: Profibus International
Wireless September 24, 2021

Connecting wireless applications effectively

IO-Link wireless and 5G can offer many benefits for industrial manufacturing applications.

By Alexander Weber
Courtesy: Mark T. Hoske, CFE Media and Technology
Wireless September 22, 2021

Selecting the right wireless sensor network

Selecting a wireless sensor network that can meet the demands of a process manufacturing application is critical.

By Jonas Berge
Courtesy: Kinexon
Wireless September 1, 2021

UWB sensor for IIoT applications

The X-Tag is a UWB-sensor designed for Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) applications and be used in production and logistics applications.

By Kinexon
Courtesy: Wood
Wireless August 7, 2021

Making industrial control system solutions more adaptable

Industrial control system (ICS) solutions need a new architecture and philosophy is required to be more adaptable to changing environments. Six methods are highlighted.

By Bridget Fitzpatrick
Courtesy: Control Engineering webcast on “Exploring industrial wireless best practices.”
Wireless August 6, 2021

Exploring industrial wireless best practices: More answers

Learn more on industrial wireless, including wireless sensors, wireless reliability and wireless technology selection.

By Mark T. Hoske
Image courtesy: Brett Sayles
Wireless July 11, 2021

Increasing speed, reliability of wireless communications

Developing millimeter wave communication technologies could improve the speed, latency and reliability of wireless communications.

By Rachel Hynds
Schmersal Safety Light Curtains now include a Bluetooth interface as a standard feature, available on SLC440COM and multifunctional SLC440 series. The safety light curtains use the Bluetooth Low Energy system for near-field data transmission, which provides secure data transmission up to 5 meters. Data transmitted is accessible by the Schmersal SLC Assist App, available for Android and iOS smartphones and tablets. It received 2021 Engineers’ Choice recognition in the Safety-Machine safety category. Courtesy: Schmersal USA
Wireless February 5, 2021

Light curtain operation is easier with wireless communications

Bluetooth interface helps with setup and operation of a safety rated light curtain.

By David Schucker
Courtesy: Keagan Gay, CFE Media and Technology
Wireless January 24, 2021

Wireless technology benefits for manufacturing

There are many potential benefits to using wireless technology in manufacturing, but users need to be aware of standards and potential challenges.

By Brett Binnekade