An electronic survey of Industrial Networking readers was conducted in February, 2013, in order to identify usage and application trends of wireless networking among the magazine's readership.
47.5% of respondents have approved initiatives to deply wireless during the next year. 52.5% do not.
Of the 47.5% of respondents who have approved initiatives to deploy wireless in the next year the following initiatives were indicated:
- Wireless HART 35.8%
- 802.11b/g 16.1%
- 802.11n 14.8%
- 802.15.4(Zigbee) 4.9%
- Proprietary protocol 6.2%
- 802.11a 2.5%