ISA hosts conference on wireless
"Wireless Solutions for Manufacturing Automation: Insights for Technology and Business Success," is a two-day conference that will examine several topics concerning wireless technology. Scheduled for July 23-24 at the Marriott Vancouver Airport in Richmond, British Columbia, topics will include:
Overview of wireless technology
Current state of commercialization of wireless solutions
Current state of standards for wireless solutions
Making the business case for implementing wireless solutions
Case histories of wireless implementations
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