Posts Tagged: profibus

Four kinds of wireless

PROFIBUS and PROFINET are involved in three of the four kinds of wireless. (Yes, wireless is not one monolithic thing: Wireless or Wireless.) My take on the four kinds: Long-distance like to RTUs Process instrument networks like WirelessHART (PI cooperated… Read more »

Happy New Year

I know January 1st is a ways off, but we’re looking forward to the 2013 free one-day training class schedule now. We’ve selected the cities we’d like to teach in next year and are working diligently on finding venues. We… Read more »

Fieldbuses Are No Good

Fieldbuses are no good?  (I can’t believe I said that.*)  But you might think that if you’ve read some recent articles on ControlGlobal. The two-part series titled “The Fieldbus Jungle” reminds us that fieldbuses are not all unicorns and rainbows,… Read more »