The HART Communication Foundation ( published a white paper on the new WirelessHART standard. The paper, titled “Why WirelessHART? – The Right Standard at the Right Time,” summarizes key aspects of WirelessHART technology, including several of the design decisions that make it the “right choice” for process wireless automation. To download a free copy of the white paper, click here.

The WirelessHART standard provides a robust wireless protocol for the full range of process measurement, control, and asset management applications. Based on the proven and familiar HART protocol, it enables users to quickly and easily gain the benefits of wireless technology while maintaining compatibility with existing devices, tools and systems.