Posts tagged as WirelessHart

Final specification for ISA100.11a device integration released

  The Fieldbus Foundation has released the final specification for integration of ISA100.11a wireless field devices into its FOUNDATION for remote operations management (ROM) technology. Unlike solutions limited to a single network standard, this development allows automation end users to employ multiple wired and wireless protocols for greater flexibility and expandability. FOUNDATION for ROM will […]

Virtual panel discussion – ISA 100 and WirelessHART

  by Hans van de Groenendaal, EngineerIT Currently there are two industrial wireless communication standards, ISA 100 and WirelessHART with varying support for each one. There have been efforts to develop a common standard but some believe that newer versions of ISA 100 obviate the need for WirelessHART. Recently Tim Bourke, Honeywell Analytics, UK said […]

Wireless technology is here to stay in process industries

by David Walker, Emerson Process Management, Middle East & Africa If you don’t have wireless as part of your automation toolbox, then you’re behind the curve. I’m living proof of that. Fig. 1: WirelessHART system architecture diagram. Modern wireless mesh networks lie WirelessHART allows users to link wireless sensors and instruments from multiple vendors to an […]