Rapid roaming technology for wireless industrial networks
January 22, 2022
A Rapid Roaming enhanced WIFI client monitors surroundings and prepares new access points (APs) before die-down and drop-off connection processes take place. Protocols are used to seek a new AP when communication is healthy, assuring throughput and faster transitions and switch times.
IoT-connected sensors bring geolocation services to the supply chain
January 22, 2022
IoT-connected sensors with cloud-based geolocation capabilities allow organizations to monitor assets over large geographic regions. With this technology in place, retailers can work directly with their manufacturers and logistics partners to mitigate potential delays in the supply chain while managing customer expectations.
Private LTE network technology for industrial applications
November 18, 2021
pLTE is truly a paradigm shift for industrial customers with challenging wireless needs. Businesses requiring a more secure network with higher reliability, more mobility, and broader coverage areas should seriously consider pLTE technology.
Using blend of networks for production scale IoT deployments
November 18, 2021
Wireless and cellular networks offer an array of solutions for IoT deployments. Identifying the parameters of the use case, and the nature of the deployment, is very important as companies optimize their communications networks for IIoT applications.
Wi-Fi 6: boost in efficiency for industrial applications?
September 20, 2021
The question is not whether, but how IEEE 802.11ax (also known as Wi-Fi 6) and 5G are driving wireless mobile communications in the industrial environment. Siemens supports both technologies in order to offer optimal solutions for the most diverse requirements.
5G isn’t for everyone: How Alternate IoT Solutions come into play
May 30, 2021
Complementary IoT solutions are filling the gap here where 5G may be costly, or when deployments simply cannot support its infrastructure. While options for IoT solutions are seemingly endless, it’s important to understand the needs of the deployment, and which solution can deliver.
Blend of networks for production scale in wireless IoT deployments
April 13, 2021
Nick Sacke, head of IoT and products at Comms365, outlines the key considerations and questions that must be asked ahead of an IoT production rollout. He also describes why there is a necessity to use a blended strategy for network connectivity, rather than to look for a ‘one size fits…
5G with TSN for industrial communications
March 30, 2021
A prevailing view is that integration of 5G and TSN will increasingly become more important to industrial automation in the future. The thinking is that TSN, as enabling technology of Industry 4.0 together with 5G URLLC, can be combined to provide deterministic connectivity end-to-end.
5G Drives mmWave Technology to Impact Multiple Industries
March 3, 2021
Advancements in telecommunications networks is generating a reaction in other industries that will unfold in the years to come. At the center of this migration is the need for more information in the form of data. The applications in today’s world are moving higher in frequency, and it is only…
Secure remote access via public 5G networks
February 2, 2021
It is only a matter of time until 5G will establish itself in industry. The flexibility of 5G with its different implementation approaches, private and/or public, makes this standard the most versatile mobile communications solution for industry, and solutions previously not feasible are now within reach.