WirelessHART vs. ISA100.11a: The Format War Hits the Factory Floor
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Original versionIEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine. 2011, 5 (4), 23-34. 10.1109/MIE.2011.943023
The first decade of the new millennium has been a stage for the rapid development of wireless communication technologies for low-cost, low-power wireless solutions capable of robust and reliable communication . IEEE Standard 802.15.4 for low-rate wireless personal area networks (WPANs)  has been the enabling technology for numerous applications within the field of wireless sensor networks (WSNs) , and more recently, wireless instrumentation. Although WSNs quickly found their way into a wide variety of applications, the adoption of wireless technology in the process automation and manufacturing industries has been slow.