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Wireless Deployment Challenges in Construction: A 5G Strategy

May 20, 2024
Author(s)
Richard Candell, Mohamed Hany, Jing Geng, Karl Montgomery
In the construction context, integrating 5G networks presents numerous challenges. Tiis article explores deploying wireless communication networks within construction projects, introducing a comparison approach to assess deployment difficulty at each

Latency-Sensitive Networked Control Using 802.11ax OFDMA Triggering

May 10, 2024
Author(s)
Karl Montgomery, Mohamed Hany, Richard Candell
Orthogonal Frequency-Division Multiple Access (OFDMA) is a feature implemented in IEEE 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6) that aims to improve performance by sending packets simultaneously to multiple users. This paper highlights performance issues when using OFDMA with a

A Characterization of OFDMA Uplink Activation for Industrial Applications

February 5, 2024
Author(s)
Karl Montgomery, Rick Candell
This report serves to determine how Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access (OFDMA) is triggered in commercial IEEE 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6) access points for industrial application scenarios. It presents an overview of OFDMA and how it works in IEEE 802

Industrial Wireless Cyberphysical Systems Performance Using Deep Learning

June 12, 2023
Author(s)
Mohamed Hany, Rick Candell, Karl Montgomery
Industrial wireless communications networks have a major role in the future industrial cyber-physical systems (CPSs) to have higher flexibility and massive machine connectivity. However, the impact of the industrial wireless on the reliability and latency

Operational Impacts of IEEE 802.1Qbv Scheduling on a Collaborative Robotic Scenario

October 17, 2022
Author(s)
Rick Candell, Karl Montgomery, Mohamed Hany, Susruth Sudhakaran, Justin Albrecht, Dave Cavalcanti
Time-sensitive networking (TSN) is an emerging topic for the advancement of wireless networking for industrial applications. TSN, as defined under the umbrella of IEEE 802.1 standards, addresses issues related to providing deterministic communications over

Wireless Time Sensitive Networking Impact on an Industrial Collaborative Robotic Workcell

February 15, 2022
Author(s)
Susruth Sudhakaran, Karl Montgomery, Mohamed Hany, Dave Cavalcanti, Rick Candell
In this paper, we describe a collaborative robotic workcell testbed enabled by Wireless Time Sensitive Networking (WTSN) technologies and discuss deployment, performance measurement and management guidelines challenges. We detail the methodologies for

Wireless Time Sensitive Networking for Industrial Collaborative Robotic Workcells

September 22, 2021
Author(s)
Susruth Sudhakaran, Karl Montgomery, Mohamed Hany, Dave Cavalcanti, Rick Candell
In this paper, we describe a collaborative robotic workcell testbed enabled by Wireless Time Sensitive Networking (WTSN) technologies and discuss deployment, performance measurement and management guidelines challenges. We detail the methodologies for

A Collaborative Robot Work-Cell Testbed for Industrial Wireless Communications

May 19, 2021
Author(s)
Yongkang Liu, Mohamed Hany, Karl Montgomery, Rick Candell
We propose a new testbed for assessing the performance of wireless techniques in support of industrial operations. We developed a collaborative robot work-cell manufacturing scenario as the emulated cyber-physical system (CPS) model. Specifically, data

Wireless User Requirements for the Factory Workcell

February 8, 2021
Author(s)
Karl Montgomery, Richard Candell, Mohamed Hany, Yongkang Liu
Wireless communication is becoming crucial to advanced manufacturing. Industry 4.0 and Smart Manufacturing depend on networked industrial automation systems. The term Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) has been used to describe the deployment of

Smart Manufacturing Testbed for the Advancement of Wireless Adoption in the Factory

July 10, 2020
Author(s)
Richard Candell, Yongkang Liu, Mohamed T. Hany, Karl R. Montgomery, Sebti Foufou
Wireless communication is a key enabling technology central to the advancement of the goals of the Industry 4.0 smart manufacturing concept. Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology are constructing a testbed to aid in the adoption

Industrial Wireless Deployments in the Navy Shipyard

August 30, 2020
Author(s)
Rick Candell, Karl Montgomery, Yongkang Liu, Mohamed Hany
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Office of Naval Research (ONR) have partnered to investigate the application of digital manufacturing methods and technologies within the navy shipyard. As a part of the effort, wireless

A Graph Database Approach to Wireless IIoT Work-cell Performance Evaluation

February 28, 2020
Author(s)
Richard Candell, Mohamed T. Hany, Yongkang Liu, Karl R. Montgomery, Sebti Foufou
The work-cell is an essential industrial environment for testing wireless communication techniques in factory automation processes. A new testbed was recently designed and developed to facilitate such studies in work-cells by replicating various data flows

Wireless User Requirements for the Factory Workcell

October 2, 2019
Author(s)
Karl Montgomery, Richard Candell, Yongkang Liu, Mohamed Hany
Wireless communication is becoming crucial to advanced manufacturing. Industry 4.0 and Smart Manufacturing depend on networked industrial automation systems. The term Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) has been used to describe the deployment of