Posts Tagged ‘Foundation fieldbus’

Time to Move Beyond 1960s-Era Technologies?

Posted in Industrial IOT, Wireless on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017. No comments yet
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Happy New Year everyone! I hope your holidays were filled with joy, rest and time with family and friends. Let’s open 2017 with a look at a LinkedIn post by Emerson’s Jonas Berge asking if we are ready to stop building plants with 1960s-era automation technology. Jonas opens: You may be surprised to know many […]

IIoT Protocols and Comparisons

Posted in Industrial IOT, Wireless on Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016. No comments yet
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In LinkedIn’s Industrial Internet of Things group was a discussion topic, IIoT Protocols, Overview and Comparison. The discussion thread referenced an rti blog post, 6 Industrial IoT Communication Solutions – Which One’s for You? [Comparison]. The post describes the acronym-dense, commercially available communications technologies: …AMQP, CoAP, DDS, RTI Connext DDS, MQTT, and ZeroMQ… It describes […]

Continuing Digital Transformations in Process Automation

Posted in Industrial IOT, Wireless on Monday, January 4th, 2016. No comments yet
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Happy New Year and I hope you had a wonderful holiday season and are recharged to accomplish even greater heights in 2016! I wanted to share an extremely popular LinkedIn post, 2016: Digital Transformation by Emerson’s Jonas Berge. Posted just a week ago, it currently has over 9,800 views, 442 likes and 20 comments. I’ll […]

Foundation Fieldbus and WirelessHART for New Plant Construction

Posted in Wireless on Thursday, March 19th, 2015. No comments yet
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In an earlier post, Considerations for Wired versus Wireless Instrumentation, we provided some guidance on when to consider digital communications-enabled technologies such as Foundation fieldbus and when to consider wireless technologies such as WirelessHART. Emerson’s Jonas Berge provided a great comment and links to additional information that I wanted to make more visible in a […]

Considerations for Wired versus Wireless Instrumentation

Posted in Foundation Fieldbus, Wireless on Thursday, March 12th, 2015. One comment so far
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If you have an instrumentation and automation project for a new installation you are faced with many technology selection decisions. For instance, instrumentation based on digital communications technologies, which provide robust diagnostics and predictive capabilities such as Foundation fieldbus, have been with us for nearly two decades. And wireless instrumentation, built on standards such as […]