is an online source of manufacturing automation news and resources powered
is an educational organization, dedicated to providing information to the information
services professionals in the world's energy companies, with a main focus on Oil and Gas.
is a great resource for industrial control training, books, and conferences. Serialtest
and NetDecoder are used in ISA training classes.
supports network technologies built on the Common Industrial Protocol (CIP)
DeviceNet, EtherNet/IP and CIPsafety. ODVA manages the
development of these open technologies, and assists manufacturers and users
of CIP-based networks through training and marketing activities.
Btnews.info is a blog covering all aspects of Bluetooth technology and
(Cambridge Silicon Radio)
A world leader in Bluetooth technology development.
Networks is dedicated to the design and development of high quality, low
cost, wireless networking products using rapid development cycles,
aggressive cost engineering, and creative design.
Inc. - Denver, CO - - The tiny SMT internationally approved Bluetooth
OEM wireless data / voice modems provide +100m range, serial interface,
self-discovery, point-to-point networks / point-to-multipoint networks,
includes integrated software stack, antenna and profiles, Standard AT
1.1: Connect Without Cables, Second Edition by Jennifer Bray and Charles Sturman.
This book has not been updated to reflect the adoption of the Bluetooth V1.2
specification, but still provides an excellent basis for understanding the
fundamentals of Bluetooth wireless technology. To see this book at Amazon.com click here.
To see this book at Barnes & Noble.com click here.
Special Interest Group - The official Bluetooth Web Site.
Alliance - The official ZigBee web site.
IEEE 802.15.4 Task
Group - IEEE 802.15.4 is the underlying wireless standard that ZigBee is
of RS-232 Serial Communications - A comprehensive definition of the RS-232 standard,
in PDF format.
Serial Comms Glossary - Basic
list of terms and definitions.
FAQ - Very detailed explanation of data communications cabling.
Introduction to Ethernet Technology - More depth and detail in this one.
Charles Spurgeon's Ethernet Web Site - Lots of general Ethernet info.
Daryl's TCP-IP Primer - Good overview of TCP/IP.
Instruments - Serial cards, including single and dual port PCMCIA cards for RS-232 and
Electronics - Serial cards (including high speed PCMCIA and PCI cards for RS-232 and
RS-422/485), lots of good general serial data info.
Interoperability Testing Services offers full Bluetooth interoperability testing of your devices against our comprehensive (+1000 devices) library using the latest Frontline protocol analyzers and tools.
Quality Factory’s mission is to markedly improve the quality of
every product and service that we come into contact with by
fostering excellence and the Quality Culture through close
collaboration with you - our customer. We provide a range of
services including outsourced consumer electronic product
development, QA and design verification, testing, and training and
Requirements EValuator line of products.
Networking Glossary - Good glossary of networking terms.
- Great source of explanations for how various things work (including data
Online Computer Dictionary for Internet Terms and Technical Support.