What is "IAN" ? ...well Its not like anything you've seen before !
It is firstly, Wireless Instrumentation, darned good instrumentation !
Adaptive has made Industrial Intrinsically safe Instrumentation for over 15 years. Our Accutech(tm) branded equipment revolutionized the industry.
IAN is a totally new approach to wireless sensing, sweeping aside old assumptions and leveraging technology in the right way to lower your costs, ease your work, and make life easier.
Yes for real...
The price of entry..
Highly Accurate, extended temperature range and Intrinsically safe
The first thing to understand is IAN uses our familiar and well tested, rugged and highly accurate "bottom Works" for Pressure, temperature, level, flow and ultrasonic measurements.
These are time tested sensors that have shipped in tens of thousands - IAN reuses this technology for its bottom works, as is.
IAN however goes far further....
But FAR, far more...
Lets actually HELP customers by simplifying their work.
IAN gets into its stride AFTER it provides the basics. "Fun to use" was even a design goal. We think that after you see more IAN features, you'll agree that we made that goal.
IAN has unique features in the four themes.
Ease of use - really !
Security- done right and from the very beginning.
AnyNetwork - today WirelessHART, next IPv6, many more to come
Smart Instruments - send information not data !
Its all about an IIoT ready sensor
"The best way to predict the future is to invent it" - Alan Kay of PARC
We all hear too much about IoT and IIoT, but still we all agree its coming.
IAN makes the transition smoothly starting NOW, without demanding new ways of working or new training.
How exactly do you scale to place "millions" of new sensors?
Well for a start, installation must NOT need special tools or skills, or take time to perform, and tricky things like configuration must be near-zero effort and automatic.
And the cost should be low!
So where did all this IAN idea get started...well by asking customers what needed to be improved about exiting equipment.
They said that these are frankly very hard to use - hard to install - they are poor at helping the user do anything - they are even confusing to purchase and order due to hundreds of variations.
IAN is a re-think of the entire idea of instruments that make measurements - these ought to be simple to install, simple to use (forget simple to configure, how about NO configuration) and yes even simple to purchase and order.