The Honeywell OneWireless strategy involves use of multi-radio, multi-port wireless access points that can support multiple industrial protocols and applications simultaneously. The OneWireless initiative was unveiled by Honeywell Process Solutions (http://hpsweb.honeywell.com),
The Adaptive/Honeywell agreement includes provisions to share Adaptive’s design and manufacturing know-how with Honeywell for its current XYR 5000 platform, as well as establishing development initiatives for new wireless instrumentation.
The agreement was completed in May, and joint project teams have been formed to address both the transfer of the Adaptive Instruments manufacturing process information for the Honeywell XYR series wireless products, as well as initiate development of new wireless instruments that will be offered by Honeywell and Accutech/Adaptive Instruments.
Honeywell is expected to begin manufacturing XYR 5000 instruments under the agreement late this year. Launch of the first wireless sensor product resulting from the agreement will come in the same timeframe.