Wireless Network Solution for Hazardous Environments
Mon, 05/05/2008 - 6:28am
Extronics, a maker of intrinsically safe and explosion proof electrical and electronic equipment, has launched a range of wireless network products for hazardous environments. The wireless access points, MESH routers, active Wi-Fi RFID tags, and antennae are a complete solution for wireless networks in potentially explosive environments, allowing the process industries to automate their data capture and allow assets and people to be located and tracked in real time throughout the entire plant. The wireless network opens up the workplace by automating processes and data gathering and allowing for the information to be accessed anywhere within a facility. All products are certified by notified bodies as intrinsically safe or explosion proof for use in extreme environments, making for the largest range of specifically tailored products for hazardous areas on the market to date. The range is designed for companies in the process industries that need to mobilize and track their workforce or assets within hazardous facilities. Through its iWAP range of wireless access points, Extronics can provide technologies such as WLAN, MESH routing, real time location, VoIP, and telemetry. Additional information is available by visiting www.extronics.com.