Device networks

ARC, the US market research firm, says sales of device net nodes will soar by a third each year for five years. Awareness of plant benefits is credited for the increase, along with new fieldbus protocols. ARC’s report, Device Network and Fieldbus Worldwide Outlook, says shipments in 1996 shot above 2 million nodes.

ARC, the US market research firm, says sales of device net nodes will soar by a third each year for five years. Awareness of plant benefits is credited for the increase, along with new fieldbus protocols. ARC’s report, Device Network and Fieldbus Worldwide Outlook, says shipments in 1996 shot above 2 million nodes.