Siemens Building Technologies Inc. today introduced a set of products that make up a Wireless Automation Level Netw...
November 2, 2006
Siemens Building Technologies Inc. today introduced a set of products that make up a Wireless Automation Level Network or WALN.
Wireless connectivity at the automation level is especially desirable when a proposed site’s circumstances make running Ethernet cabling physically difficult or prohibitively expensive, the company said in a release.
“Whether it is necessary to avoid the need to trench and run wiring between buildings, connect isolated, hard-to-reach panels, or to enable communication independent of the corporate Ethernet network, a WALN can help keep installed costs in check, while adding new flexibility during the design and implementation phases of a building automation system installation.”
Siemens uses IEEE 802.11 (Wi-Fi) technology to establish wireless communications for building automation controller and management level networks.