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Ready for Wireless?

Posted August 23, 2011 7:24 AM

Wireless technology has come a long way in the past 10 years, with improvements made in range, reliability, and affordability. But many still see shortcomings as barriers to automation applications. Add to that concerns over security, and many engineers have serious reservations. Have the technologies and standards matured enough for you to test the waters? Would you install wireless instruments in your plant?

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Re: Ready for Wireless?

08/24/2011 10:06 AM

Drone applications as reported are good examples of wireless technologies, that seems to be very functional, reliable and possibly affordable.... But what were not reported which at this point remained unknown to many are those Drones that went down, those that went hayward, crashed or gone berserk, and other such malfunctions that can be directly or indirectly attributed to the wireless technology??? So for major and critical applications it still need refinements.

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