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FEATURE COMMUNICATIONS & NETWORKING


Laying the foundations for industrial IoT adoption across the entire manufacturing enterprise


After a decade of pioneering wireless technologies for industrial companies, Emerson predicts the next 10 years will see exponential growth in the adoption of wireless and pervasive sensing applications. These will help companies maximise safety and reliability, optimise production and enable Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) strategies


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key technology of Emerson’s Plantweb digital ecosystem, wireless products have transformed industrial facilities around the world. As many technologies of the past decade have accelerated and improved information at people’s fingertips, industrial wireless has given manufacturers the digital technology to access essential data to make better decisions and improve operational performance. “Wireless is arguably the most


impactful technology for industrial manufacturers since the introduction of digital instrumentation more than three decades ago,” says Bob Karschnia, vice president and general manager, wireless, Emerson Automation Solutions. “Over the past 10 years, industrial wireless combined with smart sensors has provided the foundation that will support cloud-based applications, remote monitoring and other Industrial IoT programmes over the next decade.” By collaborating with customers on


early installations, Emerson helped introduce the world’s first industrial wireless automation standard in 2007. Since then, Emerson has surpassed 10 billion hours of wireless operations across more than 32,000 networks, proving its reliability, robustness and security. While initial adoption focused on harsh, remote and difficult to reach environments, wireless has expanded customers’ automation ecosystems from core functions to new applications such as acoustic monitoring, corrosion detection and power consumption monitoring. New plant construction is leveraging


wireless technology for other enterprise- wide applications, such as equipment health monitoring and energy


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To help manufacturers minimise potentially negative impacts on their operations, Emerson recently introduced technologies for advanced wireless detection of piping corrosion, steam and gas leaks, as well as wireless monitoring of power consumption


management, with upwards of 20 percent wireless infrastructure. “Given the ‘new normal’ for oil prices and the intense focus on getting more value from existing assets, companies are increasingly turning to wireless as a cost- effective and highly efficient technology for fleet-wide performance optimisation,” says Karschnia. “In the next 15 years, there could be 100 percent wireless plants, just as many homes today have cut the cord on wired telephone service.” The Emerson wireless portfolio of gateways and devices supports Emerson’s Plantweb digital ecosystem that harnesses Industrial IoT to expand digital intelligence to the entire manufacturing enterprise, while providing an architecture for either on- or off- premise monitoring. Providing the communications network for Industrial IoT, wireless is also helping customers collaborate with Emerson’s experts through remote monitoring and other


cloud-based services. Emerson wireless technologies, based


on the internationally recognised WirelessHART standard approved by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) in 2010, are widely implemented in refineries, oil fields, offshore platforms, chemical plants and other industrial facilities around the world. With them, manufacturing personnel obtain plant information on- demand to achieve operational certainty, including greater reliability, worker and plant safety, reduced emissions and lower risk of environmental impacts. Emerson recently announced its new


dual-mode wireless gateway which helps customers establish a robust and flexible wireless plant infrastructure, supporting both WirelessHART and ISA100 industrial wireless communications standards.


Emerson Automation Solutions www.Emerson.com/Wireless


CONNECTING MACHINES TO THE INTERNET USING 4G H


MS Industrial Networks has released a new 4G LTE EU (Europe) extension card for eWON


Flexy, an advanced IIoT gateway and remote access router. This enables Flexy users to access, monitor and control machinery remotely over the cellular 4G network. Many field-based applications do not have access to a wired Internet connection and requires cellular connectivity. Using an eWON Flexy with a 4G cellular connection allows users to access their machinery in remote places where Ethernet is not available. A more reliable connection - The 4G extension card can connect, not only to the newest LTE (Long- Term Evolution) networks, but also ensures an automatic fall-back to lower cellular connectivity. If the 4G network becomes unstable, congested or


unavailable, the connection will automatically switch to 3G (HSPA/WCDMA) or 2G (GPRS/EDGE). In other words, it ensures a connectivity continuity, no matter what the network circumstances are. For remote access, a SIM


card with a data plan is all that is needed to connect the Flexy to the Talk2M cloud-based solution and access an industrial control system. Similarly, for SCADA-like applications, secure remote VPN connectivity can also benefit from the SIM card.


HMS Industrial Networks www.ewon.biz


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