Improvements in 3G and 4G mobile network coverage have enabled the development of devices that can help to remotely monitor pumps and associated infrastructure.
Designed and manufactured locally to suit Australian environmental conditions, the Cybertec 2455 LTE 4G cellular router provides a high level of reliability with isolated power and serial ports.
Red Lion's HSPA+ (GMHSPA) cellular module for its Graphite HMI platform uses an HSPA+ cellular network to provide data communication to remotely located assets across oil and gas, water and wastewater, power, utility and alternative energy applications.
The latest WLAN components from the Siemens Industry Automation division offer a data rate of up to 450 Mbps, making them suitable for applications with video, visualisation or voice data.
The STS GSM communication module for the STS range of data loggers is a reliable and durable communication module that can be used to assist in the continuous monitoring of ground and surface waters.
I/O signals from Radioline systems can now be connected directly to control units via the Modbus RTU protocol.
ZigSense is an Australian-made wireless sensing system using ZigBee mesh network technology as its core communications layer.
The GoRugged range features smart wireless modems and gateways with a rugged metal enclosure for industrial applications. Robustel’s GoEmbedded product line features an embedded cellular modem, for increased communication through numerous interfaces.
The WL Series provides remote wireless I/O mapping where up to 31 I/O units can be daisy-chained to a transceiver at each end.
The SureCross Q45 Remote Device (RD) wireless sensor is capable of interfacing with isolated dry contacts or PNP outputs.
The EKI-6340 series (outdoor) and EKI-6351 series (indoor) mesh AP/stations feature Intelligent Mesh (iMesh) technology with self-forming and self-healing scalable flexible wireless network deployment.
Danish company Secomea has added a 3G model to its secure remote-access SiteManager range.
The Maestro-Wireless Maestro 3G industrial router is designed to allow fast connectivity to the internet, to back-end applications or to other devices. It is a GPRS/EDGE/UMTS/HSPA+ wireless single-port router for fast wireless IP connectivity.
Data-Linc Group’s SRM7210E wireless ethernet modem is factory preconfigured for easy installation. It offers a rated range of up to 32 km in optimal conditions with line-of-sight and an omnidirectional antenna - farther with repeaters.
Belden has extended its range of Hirschmann products to include the BAT54-Rail Single WLAN access point. This device is designed for mounting on DIN rail and can be used both as access point and access client. Unlike its ‘big brother’ the BAT54-Rail, this access point has only one WLAN interface, making it a cost-effective alternative for applications that do not require a second interface. In common with the BAT54-Rail, however, the BAT54-Rail Single offers the full range of functions supported by the HiLCOS operating system.