System extends open control networks to existing components

LonPoint System integrates new and legacy field devices to interoperable control systems. Distributed system eliminates the need for centralized controllers and lowers installation costs.
By Staff November 1, 1998

LonPoint System integrates new and legacy field devices to interoperable control systems. Distributed system eliminates the need for centralized controllers and lowers installation costs. System helps overcome the limits of traditional, closed, hierarchical systems by interfacing with sensors and actuators and seamlessly interconnecting everything in the control network. Echelon Corp.