Q4 2014 Issue
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Industrial Networking magazine is all about the design and implementation of networked systems in industrial environments. From wireless Ethernet to process buses to device networks, Industrial Networking examines how OEMs, discrete manufacturers, and process plants can begin to take full advantage of networked system architectures in their manufacturing environments.
Don't Underestimate the Usefulness of These Workhorse Connectors
Going Wireless Relieves Weather Woes and Cuts Labor and Material Costs at Occidental's North Dakota Facilities
Whether Thicker or Thinner, New Solutions Push Deeper Into Industrial Settings
Tested Wireless Topologies and Devices Ensure Secure Access
End of Useful Life: Say Good-Bye to Industrial Networking, But the Basic Job of Cutting Through the Hype and Nonsense Remains
KISS is Still the Best Advice to Follow When Building a Redundant Network
If a Wireless Industrial Device Needs to Connect to Send a Process Update or Alarm and Can't Though the Signal Appears Strong, the Consequences Could be Severe
Many Companies Want to Use Wireless to Give Them More Flexibility and Control in Extreme Conditions
ANSI/ISA-100.11a-2011, "Wireless Systems for Industrial Automation: Process Control and Related Applications," has been unanimously approved by the IEC as an international standard
Manufacturing workers are jumping on the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) bandwagon
The final step in constructing a single organization to lead process automation communications and integration technologies was completed at the end of August when the members of both the HART Communication Foundation and Fieldbus Foundation approved the merger proposed by their respective boards.