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HP Automation Strategies: Control on the wire(less)

Since the industrial revolution, process/industrial control had relied on tightly coupled systems to transmit control signals. Industrial plants have used “modern” control via wired electron..

Gupta, M. S., ARC Advisory Group

Since the industrial revolution, process/industrial control had relied on tightly coupled systems to transmit control signals. Industrial plants have used “modern” control via wired electronic signals for over half a century, making the market ready for a new/innovative technology to disrupt the current methods. Advances in wireless technologies now promise to disrupt that paradigm, and sooner rather than later. Given the ever-increasing rate of development (and the increasing need to connect previously stranded assets), wireless technologies are on the cusp of fulfilling an entirely new range of industrial/process control applications. Wired control Since its beginning, industr

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