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Industrial Wireless Network Antennas Simplified

By |May 7th, 2018|Best Practices|2 Comments

Antenna design and development are their own science. We could do a deep dive into antennas and their role in wireless network design and not come up for air for weeks. But the more useful approach for the wireless user is a basic understanding of the major types of antennas and the terminology used.  Antennas can be grouped into two major categories: [...]

The 3 Questions You Need to Answer to Get the Right Industrial Wireless Network for Your Operation

By |April 2nd, 2018|Best Practices|2 Comments

If you’re looking for an industrial wireless network, you’ve probably already identified the mobility, distance or accessibility challenges your operation faces that demand a wireless solution. You may even feel you’ve identified the right industrial radios for your application, and you may have even found a provider willing to give you exactly what you’ve asked for. … Which is where problems can begin to arise. Demanding a specific radio or network design can be the same thing as telling a doctor to remove your appendix because you have a stomach ache, and the doctor doing exactly what you’ve asked for – regardless of whether it will stop your stomach ache. [...]

Why Would You Want a Wireless Network?

By |March 8th, 2018|Best Practices|2 Comments

All sorts of companies use industrial wireless networks in all sorts of situations. But, regardless of the industry or application, the basic need for wireless communication comes down to one of three simple reasons: Distance Mobility Inaccessibility In all three situations, wireless provides distinct advantages over other options, delivering the cost-effective, reliable communication that today’s operations depend on. We’ll look at each factor separately. [...]

Horizon Industrial Wireless Radio Update Includes Security Provisions, New Features

By |February 14th, 2018|Product Updates|0 Comments

We’ve released a security update for our Horizon Series industrial wireless radio in response to a potential WIFI security vulnerability that was discovered nationwide this past fall. [...]

Firmware Update Now Available for Model 195 Industrial Radios

By |February 9th, 2018|Product Updates|0 Comments

We’ve just released a firmware update, optimized for TCP/IP Ethernet applications, for our Model 195C, 195M and 195H industrial radios. [...]

Our Design Philosophy Focuses on Your Wireless Network Needs

By |February 5th, 2018|Best Practices|3 Comments

At ESTeem we take a different approach to wireless network design. We believe every wireless application is unique:  The distance between sites, radio frequency (RF) environment and data requirements change on every new application, as do the initial reasons for considering a wireless network. So instead of trying to make our wireless product fit every application, [...]