9 Critical Reasons to add Wireless Thief Hatch Management

A thief hatch is a closeable lid at the top of a low-pressure holding tank for hydrocarbons such as oil or condensate, or water. It allows access for measurement, however, if left open it can allow hydrocarbon vapors to escape into the atmosphere as fugitive emissions. Hydrocarbon tanks are almost always Class 1 Div 1 […]

Injecting Agility and Automation at the Well Pad

Small-to-medium-sized oil and gas companies understand what it takes to be agile. They must survive and thrive in an industry led by giant producers. While no recipe to success is the same, the smaller players need to maximize production while simultaneously keeping costs down if they want to compete in the market. By adopting technology […]

FreeWave Blog Series: The Intelligent Edge (Part 4)

The Internet of Things (IoT) has changed the consumer world in ways no one ever imagined.  By placing intelligence in the IoT network, the “Thing” can do whatever we want it to do.  Now Industrial companies are seeking to take advantage of this edge-deployed intelligence in order to maximize profits, improve safety and streamline operations. […]

Calling Industrial IoT Developers…to the Well Pad?

Organizations continue to enhance their digital transformation strategies as they see measurable benefits and improvements in operations. Many industries that have traditionally used either manual methods or a disparate technologies for data collection, will soon have access to next generation, cloud-based monitoring and control of their networks. In these networks, robust wireless communication technologies bring […]

Node-RED and Cloud

Programming for Cloud-to-Device Communications in Industrial IoT

Should you leave processing in the cloud or on the edge? Both. Particularly in IIoT, developers need to start thinking about both tracks. There is a power struggle going on in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Many think cloud applications are the future of real-time data processing in IIoT settings; others believe data should […]

The Next Generation of IIoT: Micro & Macro Connectivity

From a consumer standpoint, the impact of IoT connectivity is clear. People can purchase smart home systems and automobiles with increasingly autonomous features. Looking at the potential changes to our daily lives in the coming years, all things point to connectivity. We are eyeing a future where we can monitor and control our homes, vehicles […]

IIoT Top News: Oil and Gas Early Adopters

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is not just a means for organizations to harvest and analyze vast amounts of data to drive better business decisions. It is driving innovative ways for companies to keep their employees safe and out of harm’s way. In the latest IIoT Top News, we’ll take a look at some […]

Can Oil and Gas Keep Up with Digital Disruption?

The oil and gas industry has faced transformational potential in the last several years. As a critical piece of infrastructure for nearly every industry – and the economy – it’s ability to keep pace with the lightning rate of technological upheaval has been challenged. The convergence of IoT, the Cloud and Big Data has created […]

FreeWave at ENTELEC Booth #313

The ENTELEC Conference & Expo gives you the opportunity to network with professionals from the petroleum, pipeline, natural gas and electric utility sectors.  We’d like to discuss our new ZumLink, WaveContact and WavePro solutions and how they can make your operations run smoothly. We will be there from April 25-27. Demonstrations at the Booth Stop by […]