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Friend or Foe? Communication Gateways

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Author(s)

Steven T. Bushby

Abstract

Gateways play an important role in integrating building automation system components made by different manufacturers. This article explores the role gateways play in this application and describes benefits and limitations that need to be considered by building owners when evaluating the use of gateways in their building automation system. Specific examples using the BACnet and Lon Talk protocols are presented.
Citation
ASHRAE American Society for Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Journal

Keywords

BACnet, building automation system, building control, communication protocol, energy management system, gateway, LonTalk

Citation

Bushby, S. (1998), Friend or Foe? Communication Gateways, ASHRAE American Society for Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Journal, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=860752 (Accessed April 18, 2024)
Created April 1, 1998, Updated February 19, 2017