Wireless

Courtesy: Keagan Gay, CFE Media and Technology
Mobility September 6, 2020

Is 5G ready for deployment in the real world?

Installing 5G networks is being built around the needs of machines and systems rather than handset users.

By Brendan O’Dowd
Courtesy: Nigel Reuel, Iowa State University
Labs, Research August 24, 2020

Top 5 Control Engineering articles Aug. 17-23, 2020

Articles about COVID-19 lab testing, vulnerable industrial control systems, flow sensors, time-sensitive networks, and more were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from Aug.17-23, 2020. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Keagan Gay
Courtesy: Avnu Alliance
Wireless August 17, 2020

Extending TSN capabilities over 5G and other wireless networks

Time-sensitive networking (TSN) has gained more attention from manufacturers as capabilities like 5G become more accessible. Benefits include faster communications, better mobility and high reliability.

By Dave Cavalcanti, Stephen Bush and Alon Regev
Courtesy: Keagan Gay, CFE Media and Technology
Cybersecurity August 11, 2020

Virtual private network holes elevate remote access risk

Virtual private network (VPN) implementations that give remote access to operations technology (OT) networks have received more focus due to COVID-19 since more people are working remotely.

By Claroty Research Team
Courtesy: MultiTech Systems Inc., New Products for Engineers Database
Wireless August 11, 2020

5G wireless for industrial use: Six answers

Industrial communications is adding 5G to wireless protocols used. Get answers about 5G progress, 5G benefits, 5G adoption challenges and 5G standard.

By Daniel Quant
Courtesy: Emerson
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 August 7, 2020

Augmented reality tools: A digital bridge for the skill gap

Augmented reality (AR) is changing the way manufacturers work in the field. See three benefits of augmented reality and three examples of how AR helps users.

By Anna Velena, Vineesh Kapoor
Courtesy: PTC
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 August 4, 2020

COVID-19 accelerates digital transformation

Industrial organizations are realizing digital transformation value during the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes rapid production changes, enterprise-wide connectivity, and a shift from proof of concept to proof of value for Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) implementations.

By Sean Callahan
Courtesy: Siemens
Wireless August 1, 2020

What industrial wireless network should I use?

Are your industrial wireless local area networks up to date? Industrial communications are taking another leap forward with IEEE 802.11ax and 5G wireless technologies. Be sure to evaluate the status of industrial wireless LAN (iWLAN) technologies.

By Ford Cheeseman
Courtesy: Siemens and New Products for Engineers Database from CFE Media and Technology
Wireless July 9, 2020

What is radio frequency identification? What can RFID products do?

RFID wireless communication technologies enable many applications across industries include identification and access; people, asset and product tracking; safety and machine tools, among others.

By Mark T. Hoske
Courtesy: Ben Cyr and Dr. Sara Rampazzi, University of Michigan
Sensors, Vision July 7, 2020

Wireless sensors for N95 masks could enable more accurate decontamination

University of Michigan researchers are developing tiny wireless sensors for recycled N95 masks could verify, in real time, whether the respirators are being exposed to proper decontamination conditions

By Zach Champion