Archive for the ‘Wireless’ Category

Complementary Wireless Communication Technologies

Posted in Technologies, Wireless on Tuesday, November 27th, 2012. No comments yet
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Ever wonder why we have multiple forms of wireless communications on our PCs, smart phone, and tablet devices? 3G, 4G, 802.11, Bluetooth all serve a purpose in the types of information that is conveyed wirelessly between devices. For example, a Wi-Fi connection between your smart phone and home or office network provides higher bandwidth communications […]

Vibration Energy Harvesting-Perpetual Power for Emerson Wireless Transmitters

Posted in Technologies, Wireless on Tuesday, October 9th, 2012. 2 comments so far
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The promise of harvesting energy for wireless devices attracted me to this Emerson Exchange workshop. The abstract: This presentation will highlight how vibration energy harvester (VEH) can be utilized as the primary power source for traditional “battery only” powered Emerson wireless transmitters used for process monitoring within a multitude of industrial environments. All aspects of […]

Cooling Tower Condition Monitoring Webinar

Posted in Asset Optimization, Event, Wireless on Wednesday, August 15th, 2012. 5 comments so far

I heard from Emerson’s Nick Taylor about a webinar on cooling tower condition monitoring taking place tomorrow, August 16 at 9am GMT and repeated at 13:30GMT / 9:30 EDT. Here’s a brief description: Detecting changes in equipment condition like gearbox electrical motors and cooling water conditions are the keys to avoiding cooling tower damage, environmental […]

Cleaning up Mining and Metal Operations

Posted in Metals, Mining, Minerals, Wireless on Monday, July 23rd, 2012. One comment so far
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An industry commitment and new technologies are contributing to cleaner metals and mining operations. Emerson’s Michael Pearson, a member of the Rosemount Measurement team and metals and mining industry team, shares examples of the progress being made. Mining and metal refining are considered some of the most environmentally friendly processes, championed by communities and environmental […]

Connecting Remote Wireless Device Networks Together

Posted in Enterprise Integration, Wireless on Thursday, July 12th, 2012. One comment so far
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How do you connect a remote area with IEC 62591 WirelessHART field devices back to another area of your plant, mill, or field? Emerson’s Neil Peterson shows how to do this in this 1:51 second video taken at the Cisco Connected Industries Booth at Cisco Live 2012. In the video, Neil describes how the wireless […]