Are you new to industrial Wi-Fi and worried about perceived reliability issues?
Companies are concerned that wireless local area networks (WLANs) are unreliable or only available for (or useful with) new equipment and state-of-the-art applications. Wireless technologies are no longer a luxury or bonus. They’re mandatory for modern industrial networking. As the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) drives changes on the factory floor, wireless infrastructure is the central nervous system that keeps everything functioning.
Today’s Optimised Industrial Wi-Fi – Built to Meet Your Network’s Demands
Before high-speed Wi-Fi became ubiquitous, transmitting data without physical connections seemed like science fiction. In many industrial applications, Wi-Fi feels more like the villain instead of the hero of that story. The promise of the IIoT never seems satisfied because of unpredictable and unreliable connections as more connected applications come to the factory floor.
Today’s factories are rewriting that story by investing in better Wi-Fi optimisation. Too often, faulty connectivity is caused by building an industrial WLAN with consumer-grade components. If a power drill you buy at the local Wal-Mart can’t hold up for use on the factory floor, why should we expect an off-the-shelf wireless router to deliver reliable results?
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