Wireless sensors are standard measurement tools equipped with transmitters to convert signals from process control instruments into a radio transmission. The radio signal is interpreted by a receiver which then converts the wireless signal to a specific, desired output, such as an analog current or data analysis via computer software.
Monitoring and managing remote machine assets can deliver real value in reducing downtime and cutting maintenance costs. Industry estimates suggest up to 85% of the value will come from brownfield installations that are inadequately networked – or exist in a closed system unable to communicate with enterprise systems. Capturing, translating, aggregating, enriching, filtering and sharing data from these machines seamlessly into analytics packages is both the challenge and the promise of the Industrial Internet of Things. This is your Network Edge – the point where data meets the real world.
Wireless Sensors allows monitoring in remote and demanding locations at a much more reasonable price point per node than forerunner wireless technologies such as WirelessHART, WiFi, and Proprietary RF. Advanced power-saving features and low power consumption caters to networks deployed across difficult to reach and often power-less locations
Wireless sensors can reduce the cost of monitoring and running a factory by eliminating the need for extension wire, conduit, and other costly accessories.