Wireless Instrumentation: Is there a market?

Wireless technology has been around for a good few years. It has expanded into the field of instrumentation and is trying hard to find a niche for itself.

Do the advantages outweigh the disadvantages?

  • Significantly reduced installation cost
  • Measurement sample rate and limitation on physical placement

What type of measurement best suits wireless?

  • Process Measurement?
  • Machinery Health?
  • Environmental?

Do Wireless systems have the signalling robustness to satisfy critical measurement?

Has wireless finally found it;s place in the industry? Has the continuing trend in building robust wireless network systems finally produced a serious alternative to wired systems?