New Cosmos Electric Company Joins ISA100 Wireless™ Compliance Institute
Leader in Gas Detection Systems Commits to ISA100 Wireless™
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA (27 June 2013) –The ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute announced today that New Cosmos Electric Company, a Japanese-based leader in gas detection systems, has joined the ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute. New Cosmos Electric Company evaluated the leading wireless communication protocols for its product portfolio and selected ISA100 Wireless™ based on its superior technology foundation and higher projected ROI.
Since its establishment in 1960, New Cosmos Electric has been offering products built around its unique gas sensing technology. Its product list includes residential gas alarms, industrial gas detection systems, portable gas detectors, odor sensors and products applying odor sensors.
“Plants and factories need a wide range of gas detection systems to support employee workplace security applications,” said Shinji Nakajima, Chief, New Cosmos Electric Co., Ltd. “To meet customer needs, we provide flexible gas sensing configurations, varying from simple stand-alone units to large-scale systems integrating several hundred gas detectors. We are excited to join the industry leaders who have also made the commitment to ISA100 Wireless™.”
“New Cosmos is a leader in the gas detection field, and end users will benefit from the addition of their devices to the list of ISA100 Wireless Compliant products. Selecting ISA100 Wireless is a smart decision for suppliers who are seeking cost-effective approaches for adding wireless capabilities into their product portfolios,” said Andre Ristaino, Managing Director, ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute.
About ISA100 Wireless
ISA100 Wireless is an international, industrial wireless networking standard built to serve the needs of process industries. From its diverse product portfolio, users can select best-of-breed devices from a large pool of suppliers that the ISA100 Wireless Compliant™ program guarantees to be interoperable. With ISA100 Wireless, automation engineers can quickly create, modify, optimize, and scale wireless networks that are open, interoperable, and reliable for their most critical applications. ISA100 Wireless is the first standard in the ISA100 family of open standards.
The ISA100 Wireless standard received ISA committee approval in 2011 and formal ANSI approval in January 2012. Headed toward internationalization, the formal standard, ANSI/ISA-100.11a-2011, was accepted as new work in IEC SC65C and as a Publicly Available Specification (PAS), IEC 62734, in 2011.
About the ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute
The ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute (ISA100 WCI) is a non-profit industry organization that provides users and developers with market awareness, educational information, technical support, and compliance testing for the ISA100 family of standards. And ISA100 WCI provides real-world feedback from the deployment of ISA100 Wireless devices and systems to ISA Standards Committees, fostering rapid refinement to the standards.
More information about the ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute can be found online at www.isa100wci.org.
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