Looking at Industrial Wireless from a New Perspective

Top 10 Industrial Wireless Applications

1. Implement Mobile SCADA

Start using mobile apps for SCADA or network management applications. These apps provide real-time data and visuals on iPads, iPhones, Android and Windows tablets and Smart phones as users walk around the plant.

Learn more: 3 Cost-Saving Industrial Wireless Apps for Moving People or Goods


2. Eliminate Legacy Systems

Eliminate dedicated phone lines or proprietary networks between long-distance buildings or remote pump stations.

Learn more: Securing Industrial Wireless Applications


3. Get Status/Data from Moving Equipment

Implement wireless in places where consistent tracking and data collection was not previously possible. Test equipment or skids that often change location within the plant.

Learn more: 3 Cost-Saving Industrial Wireless Apps for Moving People or Goods


4. Capture Live Video

Capture live video feed for remote areas of the plant or hard to reach equipment where it is otherwise difficult to gain access.

Learn more: 3 Cost-Saving Industrial Wireless Apps for Moving People or Goods


5. Eliminate Manual Data Collection

Identify the places where employees are frequently walking around collecting data by hand, then start adding them one by one onto a wireless network for automatic retrieval.

Learn more: Oil Refinery uses Industrial Wireless for Remote Monitoring


6. Network “Old Equipment” for Asset Status

Bring previously unconnected devices into the wireless network design to get instant asset status.


7. Increase Reliability with LAN Backup

Create a wireless backup of your LAN network to guarantee the availability of your data and applications.

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8. Increase Employee Safety

Increase employee safety by removing the need for an employee to be physically close to a device during configuration and/or maintenance.


9. More efficient use of Specialized Technicians

All-around engineers can carry out the day-to-day activities and tap into remotely located specialists when needed. Live video streaming can enhance the communication process.


10. Plan for Flexibility / Get Higher Flexibility Now

Changes happen. Wireless LAN adjusts to new situations automatically

Learn more: 3 Cost-Saving Industrial Wireless Apps for Moving People or Goods


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