Emerson wireless networks meet FIPS-197 security standard

  • September 28, 2010
  • Emerson Automation Solutions
  • News
September 28, 2010 — Emerson Process Management announced that its Smart Wireless solutions, using Dust Networks’ SmartMesh IA-510 wireless sensor networking, have been certified by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to meet government Federal Information Processing Standard-197 (FIPS-197) requirements."Dust Networks' SmartMesh IA-510 system is the perfect platform for Emerson's Smart Wireless products, enabling us to provide a highly reliable, scalable solution with low power consumption and built-in security," said Nicholas Meyer, Smart Wireless Gateway Manager, Emerson Process Management. "The addition of FIPS-197 certification by NIST confirms that Emerson’s offering is the most secure solution available," Meyer continued."Data security is a critical requirement for many wireless sensing applications. Achieving FIPS-197 certification for SmartMesh IA-510 is just the latest example of Dust Networks' on-going commitment to delivering complete wireless sensor networking solutions," added Brenda Glaze, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Dust Networks.About Dust NetworksDust Networks provides ultra low-power, highly reliable systems to OEMs. Dust Networks wireless technology enables unprecedented access to information from the physical world, in markets that range from industrial monitoring and control to emerging markets such as the Smart Grid, Smart Cities and Smart Buildings. Dust Networks' embedded products combine extremely low-power RF System-on-Chip (SoC) technology with revolutionary wireless networking capabilities, providing OEMs with a full range of standards-based WSN solutions that are flexible and easy to integrate. About Emerson Process ManagementEmerson Process Management, an Emerson business, is a leader in helping businesses automate their production, processing and distribution in the chemical, oil and gas, refining, pulp and paper, power, water and wastewater treatment, mining and metals, food and beverage, life sciences and other industries. The company combines superior products and technology with industry-specific engineering, consulting, project management and maintenance services. Its brands include PlantWeb, Syncade, DeltaV, Fisher, Micro Motion, Rosemount, Daniel, Ovation, and AMS Suite. Learn More

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