The ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute (WCI) announced that Yokogawa Electric Corporation and Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd have entered into an agreement in which Murata will develop communication modules for ISA100 Wireless field wireless devices. Murata is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and sale of ceramic-based passive electronic components and solutions, communication modules and, power supply modules. In a demonstration of support for ISA100 Wireless technology, Murata recently joined the ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute as a technical member.
Murata will develop ISA100 Wireless communication modules by licensing the technology from Yokogawa. This arrangement enables Murata to expand its communication products business to industrial wireless devices for use in manufacturing sites around the globe. This partnership supports Yokogawa’s strategy to broaden adoption of its field wireless systems based on the ISA100 Wireless standard.
“The alliance between Yokogawa and Murata provides another proof point in the broad applicability of ISA100 Wireless technology,” said Andre Ristaino, Managing Director, ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute. “We welcome Murata to WCI and look forward to its portfolio of ISA100 Wireless offerings.”
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