HMS Launches Anybus WLAN Access Points Featuring Wireless Range of up to 400 m

Press Release Summary:

Anybus® WLAN Access Points are available in two versions for IP30 and IP67 applications and are used for collecting data from machinery or system wirelessly and enable user to set up industrial wireless infrastructure for multiple wireless clients. Units support up to 1000 Mbit/s wired Ethernet and 300 Mbit/s wireless connections. Anybus® access points allows configuration via web-based interfaces that support WEP/WPA/WPA-PSK(TKIP,AES)/ WPA2/WPA2-PSK(TKIP,AES)/802.1X.


Original Press Release:

Anybus WLAN Access Points - Connecting Devices Wirelessly

HMS Industrial Networks now introduces two new Anybus® WLAN Access Points – industrial-grade infrastructure hubs for long range Wireless LAN connectivity. The products are ideal for collecting data wirelessly from any machinery or system, especially those equipped with Anybus Wireless Bolt™ or Bridge™
The Anybus Wireless LAN (Local Area Network) Access Points allow users to set up an industrial wireless infrastructure for multiple wireless clients. Available in two different versions, one for IP30 applications and one for IP67 (outdoor and water resistant), both products feature the same characteristics in terms of range and functionality. The Access Points enable wireless connectivity to all types of industrial equipment but are especially suited to connect to machinery and systems that are communicating wirelessly via the Anybus Wireless Bolt and Bridge from HMS.


Powerful and secure wireless connectivity

The WLAN Access Points fit seamlessly into any automation architecture, enabling high performance wireless connections to a multitude of wireless clients. By supporting up to 1000 Mbit/s wired Ethernet LAN connection and up to 300 Mbit/s wireless connections, high data throughput is ensured for each client. Configuration is done via a web-based interface and secure wireless connections are achieved thanks to support for WEP/WPA/WPA-PSK(TKIP,AES)/ WPA2/WPA2-PSK(TKIP,AES)/802.1X.


Technical highlights

• Wireless range up to 400 meters
• Rugged design with IP30 or IP67-classed housing
• PoE (Power over Ethernet) supported by the IP67 version
• Easy configuration via a web-based interface
• Wireless LAN interface with up to 300 Mbit/s link speed 

Industrial quality

“We have seen a steadily growing interest in wireless connectivity through our Anybus Wireless Bolt and Anybus Wireless Bridge,” says Martin Falkman, Product Manager at HMS Industrial Networks. “Therefore, we wanted to offer users robust, industrial-grade wireless access points to access many WLAN clients over long distances. The Anybus WLAN Access Points enable customers to include stable and secure wireless segments into their automation architectures. By using Anybus Wireless products, users get ready for the Industrial Internet of Things and the communication demands of the future.”

HMS Industrial Networks

HMS Industrial Networks is the leading independent supplier of products for industrial communication including remote management. HMS develops and manufactures solutions for connecting automation devices and systems to industrial networks under the Anybus, IXXAT and eWON brands.

Development and manufacturing take place at the headquarters in Halmstad, Sweden and in Ravensburg, Germany. Local sales and support are handled by offices in Belgium, China, Denmark, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, UK, and USA. HMS employs over 500 people and reported sales of 101 million EUR in 2016. HMS is listed on the NASDAQ OMX in Stockholm.

HMS Industrial Networks Inc

35 E. Wacker Dr, Suite 1700

Chicago , IL 60601 USA

Phone: +13128290601

Fax: +13126292869

us-sales@hms-networks.com

HMS Industrial Networks

Stationsgatan 37

30245 Halmstad

Sweden

www.anybus.com

Michela NALIN

Phone: +46 351729 93

Fax: +46 351729 09

min@hms.se

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