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A new gateway for secure communication of field devices

| By Mary Page Bailey and Gerald Ondrey

FieldGate SWG50 (photo) is a new WirelessHART gateway primed for secure communication from field devices, providing an easy-to-use solution for multiple-standard monitoring applications across various industries. FieldGate SWG50 is compact and designed for integration with Netilion, a cloud-based IIoT ecosystem designed for industrial processes, connecting the physical and digital worlds to send information from the field straight to a smartphone, tablet or another device. FieldGate SWG50 enables users to monitor measurements and health status using WirelessHART connectivity. This offering is an economical alternative to complex and costly cable installations, reducing expenditure for process automation by up to 30%, the company says. — Endress+Hauser, Inc., Greenwood, Ind.