What is the Modbus protocol?

Modbus is a serial communication protocol. It was developed by Modicon in 1979. It’s an open protocol, and so you can buy devices from many different vendors, and they will all speak Modbus. Modbus works in a master slave relationship where you have one master communicating up to 247 slaves. It’s also poll and response…

SmartVue

So I’m Edgar Semler, I’m the president of Dycor Technologies here in Edmonton, Alberta. So Dycor designed the SmartVue for the fracking industry, for fracking vehicles in particular. And so some of the key features are that it works, it has a touch screen that’s sunlight readable. Works down to minus 40 up to plus…

Freewave ZumLink IIoT Ready Radio

FreeWave’s latest radio technology is called ZumLink. It is an ethernet and a serial radio. One of the really key features is its ability to include new Industrial Internet of Things protocols. So you can set up ZumLink radio with Linux-based software that will run and allow you to make decisions right on the radio.…

Freewave FGR3 Serial Radio Introduction

So in April 2019 FreeWave released the FGR-three Serial Radio. Many years ago FreeWave originally started with the DGR radios. And they moved to the FGR, FGR-two and now they’re at the FGR-three series. The FGR-three series radio is 900 megahertz frequency helping radio, that is good up to about 100 kilometers, if you’ve got…