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Make both worlds – IT and OT – happy with ProSoft Technology’s Industrial Hotspots

Our 802.11 radios now feature SNMP support, which your IT personnel will like. For the OT side, the radios now feature EtherNet/IP™ embedded object and Modbus® agent support.

“The Industrial Hotspots’ new EtherNet/IP embedded object and Modbus agent support lets users get radio diagnostics into their PLC, where the data can be analyzed and acted upon, helping the company reduce downtime,” says Keith Blodorn, director of ProSoft’s wireless program. “This capability is a perfect example of how the Industrial Internet of Things is helping engineers use gathered data to find ways to streamline their operation.”

The radios now feature Ultra-Fast access point switchover times of less than 10 ms, which is ideal for automated storage-retrieval systems, automated guided vehicles, automotive skillet lines, and more. 

In systems using high-speed I/O protocols, Mr. Blodorn notes, a roaming delay longer than ProSoft’s could cause the machine to not operate. For the most demanding applications, the Industrial Hotspots’ Ultra-Fast roaming is the ideal safeguard. 

Other features

The Industrial Hotspots also support AeroScout tag tracking, allowing you to locate any asset or person (such as miners) and monitor wide-ranging operations. Working with an application involving distributed I/O or video surveillance? The QoS feature allows users to set different data transmission rates to optimize their Ethernet bandwidth. If your application is in an extreme environment, we offer Weatherproof Hotspots, which are water-tight for applications such as offshore oil rigs, and dust-tight for mining applications. 

For more information about the Industrial Hotspots and all of ProSoft Technology’s Industrial Wireless Solutions, visit http://psft.com/BMM