Understanding & Improving WLAN Performance

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Wireless LAN networks play an important role in many industrial applications. WLAN offers excellent area coverage, high data throughput, and absolute compatibility to Ethernet based networks. However, WLAN deployment can yield surprises in an industrial setting. This presentation examines key WLAN concepts and their impact on performance.

Key takeaways:

  • Understand key use cases for WLAN in industrial applications
  • Learn the fundamentals of WLAN transmission technology including the use of frequency bands, MiMo, and antenna patterns
  • Understand how regulatory requirements can affect the performance of a WLAN network in certain countries
  • Discover new mechanisms to improve the performance of WLAN access points
  • Learn how to optimize roaming delays in applications with moving vehicles

Prof. Dr. Tobias Heer

Future Technologies, Hirschmann Automation and Control GmbH

Tobias Heer is involved with network protocol design, security, and wireless communication at Hirschmann Automation and Control GmbH. Heer participated in the development and standardization of secure Internet protocols via the Internet Engineering Task Force, and is a professor for Networking and IT Security at the University of Applied Science in Albstadt-Sigmaringen, Germany.

Dr. Bernhard Wiegel

An expert in wireless communication and networks, Bernhard Wiegel is lead engineer for the development of HiLCOS software, which runs on most Hirschmann Wireless products. Wiegel holds a diploma degree in electrical engineering and a doctoral degree, both from Ulm University, Germany.

For more than 100 years, customers who have required unsurpassed performance and durability for signal transmission have counted on the Belden brand. In the 20th century, that trust was built on high-performance wire and cable products.

Today, Belden designs, manufactures and sells a comprehensive portfolio of cable, connectivity and networking products for the transmission of signals for data, sound and video applications.

Prof. Dr. Tobias Heer

Future Technologies, Hirschmann Automation and Control GmbH

Tobias Heer is involved with network protocol design, security, and wireless communication at Hirschmann Automation and Control GmbH. Heer participated in the development and standardization of secure Internet protocols via the Internet Engineering Task Force, and is a professor for Networking and IT Security at the University of Applied Science in Albstadt-Sigmaringen, Germany.

Dr. Bernhard Wiegel

An expert in wireless communication and networks, Bernhard Wiegel is lead engineer for the development of HiLCOS software, which runs on most Hirschmann Wireless products. Wiegel holds a diploma degree in electrical engineering and a doctoral degree, both from Ulm University, Germany.

For more than 100 years, customers who have required unsurpassed performance and durability for signal transmission have counted on the Belden brand. In the 20th century, that trust was built on high-performance wire and cable products.

Today, Belden designs, manufactures and sells a comprehensive portfolio of cable, connectivity and networking products for the transmission of signals for data, sound and video applications.