Industrial Wireless LAN

Industrial Wireless (IW) refers to the use of the Wireless LAN family of computer network technologies in an industrial environment, for automation and process control.

A number of techniques are used to adapt Wireless for the needs of industrial processes, which require real-time behaviour.

Industrial Wireless LAN – Further Information

Industrial applications call for wireless LAN to be secure against local threats and have a stronger signal to effectively distribute connectivity around factory environments. They may also need to be located outside so have suitable protection from  the elements.