Communications Division

The Communications Division (COMDIV) in the Automation & Technology focuses on the equipment, software, and protocols involved with transmitting, reporting, and processing of real-time data, including concepts relating to data acquisition, processing, storage and transmission, information theory, and industrial IT. The work includes data transmission to/between sensors and real-time computing/control systems via analog, serial, fieldbus, Ethernet, and wireless methods.

Upcoming Events:

Our calendar for events includes the following events:

ISA Virtual Events Program

Welcome our new Director-Elect,
Maggie Morganti

To IIOT or not?  That is the Question.

Wireless Vibration Monitoring - ISA100 Wireless Application Overview (May 20th 2021)

In this webinar, Bently Nevada will provide an overview of condition monitoring over wireless.  They will also introduce the typical applications of their ISA100 Ranger Pro wireless vibration solution for condition monitoring.   

The speaker will also give an introduction to the ISA100 Wireless industrial IoT standard (ISA100.11a and IEC 62734) and describe how it meets the rigorous requirements for field instruments and infrastructure devices engaged in process automation, including monitoring and control. 

Date & Time: Wednesday, May 20th, 2021 at 11 AM New York Time

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Upcoming Webinars


WCI webinars may be re-scheduled due to unforeseen speaker conflicts.  Registants will be notified via email of any changes.

Jun 16 ISA100 Wireless Rapid Development Kit (June 16th, 2021 - 11 am Eastern Time USA)
Jul 21 ISA100 Wireless Honeywell Topic (July 21st, 2021 - 11 AM Eastern, USA)
Sep 8 ISA100 Wireless Spirax Sarco Topic (September 8th, 2021 - 11 AM Eastern, USA)
Sep 22 ISA100 Wireless CDS Topic (September 22nd, 2021 - 11 AM Eastern, USA)
Oct 20 ISA100 Wireless Technical Intro & Overview (October 20th, 2021 - 11 AM Eastern, USA)
Nov 24 ISA100 Wireless Rapid Development Kit (November 24th, 2021 - 11 am Eastern Time USA)
Dec 8 ISA100 Wireless Honeywell Topic (December 8th, 2021 - 11 AM Eastern, USA)

ISA Communications Division (COMDIV) ISAConnect Live (Zoom) Virtual Meeting; Wednesday, June 16, 9:00 am ET (UTC-4:00) discussing OPC UA FX

REGISTER

We are happy to schedule the next ISA Communications Division (COMDIV) ISAConnect Live (Zoom) Virtual Meeting on Wednesday, June 16, 9:00 am ET (UTC-4:00) for ISA COMDIV members & non-members. You are also welcome to invite your peer professionals by forwarding the registration link to them. The meeting will be held in an open Town Hall Panel/Q&A format discussing OPC UA FX, & hopefully we can get to talking about the Open Process Automation Forum (OPAF) & SPE, TSN, APL, Wireless, Digital Transformation, Autonomous Plants, etc.

The guests will be:

Thomas Burke

Clark Case

Greg Majcher

OPC Foundation

Rockwell

Georg Biehler

Steve Jackson

Dave Eifert

Ira Sharp

Siemens

Phoenix Contact

AND the COMDIV Executive Board:

Peter Fuhr

Victor Wegelin

Dick Caro

COMDIV

Direct

PMA Concepts

CMC Associates