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  • How PROFINET overcomes network issues in the factory
    Harsh conditions and little leeway for downtime make factory connectivity a more complex proposition than enterprise networking. One solution that can help to overcome these hurdles is the PROFINET protocol.
    Editor / Provider: John Liu | Updated: 2019 / 3 / 4
  • Setting up robust networking in smart factories
    For smart factories looking to leverage the advances of “Industry 4.0,” establishing robust connectivity between controllers, like programmable logic controllers (PLC), and end-devices, such as RFID readers and process instruments, becomes critical.
    Editor / Provider: John Liu | Updated: 2019 / 2 / 25
  • Qualcomm simplifies development of mesh Wi-Fi networks featuring Alexa
    The Qualcomm Mesh Networking Development Kit offers manufacturers the necessary building blocks to create mesh Wi-Fi systems with Alexa built-in, bringing the convenience of voice control to connected devices throughout the home.
    Editor / Provider: Qualcomm | Updated: 2019 / 2 / 22
  • IIoT in 2019: What to expect
    Through an array of sensors and connected devices, the industrial internet of things (IIoT) continues to revolutionize the manufacturing sector. Recently, the Toronto-based Behr Technologies (BTI), a global licensee of the IIoT wireless communication technology MIOTY, listed five things to expect in
    Editor / Provider: Prasanth Aby Thomas, Consultant Editor | Updated: 2019 / 2 / 19
  • What are the key areas in an airport that need access control?
    With large flows of people coming and going, security is of paramount importance to airport operators. Keeping unauthorized or dangerous individuals out of restricted areas with a robust access control system is crucial.
    Editor / Provider: William Pao, a&s International | Updated: 2019 / 2 / 20
  • AmpliFi expands its range of mesh Wi-Fi system with AmpliFi Instant
    Ubiquiti Networks has announced its AmpliFi Instant mesh Wi-Fi system, the newest addition to its AmpliFi line of consumer products, is now available in Europe. It is designed to be instantly accessible to consumers who want to upgrade their home Wi-Fi.
    Editor / Provider: Ubiquiti Networks | Updated: 2019 / 2 / 12
  • Bluetooth mesh gains traction in China’s smart home market
    Thanks to its low-cost, low-power nature, Bluetooth mesh networks have grown in presence in the smart home space, and this phenomenon is also happening in China, as companies like Alibaba, Xiaomi and Tuya have all announced plans to use the protocol more.
    Editor / Provider: John Liu | Updated: 2019 / 1 / 14