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Automation Week: Wireless Technology Track

Automation Week: Wireless Technology Track

  New wireless technologies connect the dots Track Chair: Brad Carlberg Control System Engineer, BSC Engineering       By attending the Wireless Track, attendees can learn how companies are implementing wireless across their plants and improving plant operations with wireless; learn how to use energy harvesting to power wireless devices, learn how wireless and cybersecurity affect control […]

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Automation Week: Asset Performance Track

Automation Week: Asset Performance Track

  Maximize asset performance for increased profitability Track Chair: John S. Mitchell Author, Physical Asset Management Handbook   Industrial operations perform as their assets perform. Industrial assets have been typically maintained by maintenance teams and operated by operations teams somewhat independently. In order to meet the objectives of industrial businesses in the most profitable manner, more […]

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TUNE YOUR LOOP: Using RFID/RTLS to Track Industrial Assets

TUNE YOUR LOOP: Using RFID/RTLS to Track Industrial Assets

1. For the longest Tag operational lifetime, which flavor of RFID should be used? 2. Which asset tracking technology relies on readers/signposts? 3. Are regulatory allowed RFID frequencies consistent throughout the world? 4. Choose the name of the organization that regulates the use of the frequency spectrum within the United States.   What are your […]

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TUNE YOUR LOOP: Using RFID/RTLS to Track Industrial Assets

TUNE YOUR LOOP: Using RFID/RTLS to Track Industrial Assets

1. Identify which frequency band is being used in many wireless network systems. 2. Which RFID frequency results in the shortest tag antenna length? 3. Which technology provides the highest data rate (but at a short distance)? 4. For reliable and accurate spatial determination, how many GPS satellites should the handheld unit have “visibility” to? […]

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