Riken Keiki Joins the ISA100 Wireless™ Compliance Institute
Global leader in gas detection and monitoring supports ISA100 Wireless
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA (16 June 2014) – The ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute announced today that Japan-based Riken Keiki has joined the ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute. Founded in 1939, Riken Keiki has been specializing in developing gas detection and monitoring solutions to help ensure safety in industrial sites for almost a decade.
Riken Keiki offers over 100 different models of gas detection and environmental measurement products, including toxic gas detectors, gas detectors for preventing accidents resulting from oxygen deficiency, gas detectors for preventing gas explosions, environmental monitoring instruments, radiation monitors and more. Each product is designed to respond to diverse industrial requirements and broad applications.
Riken Keiki was founded through a research initiative with the Private Research Foundation Institute of Physical and Chemical Research, currently known as the Independent Administrative Institute of Physical and Chemical Research, based in in Japan. To this day, Riken Keiki’s products benefit from scientific insight provided by its partnership with the Institute.
“Riken Keiki continually refines the technologies established throughout our history while investigating and improving the quality and technical capabilities of the products we provide,” said Masaru Ishibashi, Deputy General Manager Engineering Department, Riken Keiki. “By joining ISA100 Wireless, we open a new chapter in our product evolution, one that will lead to stronger products and better systems.”
“We welcome Riken Keiki to ISA100 WCI,” said Andre Ristaino, Managing Director, ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute. “Riken Keiki’s products will greatly expand the ISA100 Wireless selection of gas detection offerings.”
About ISA100 Wireless
ISA100 Wireless (IEC 62734) is an international, industrial wireless networking standard engineered to serve the needs of process industries. With native IPv6 networking, ISA100 Wireless extends the Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT) to wireless. End users can select ISA100 Wireless Compliant™ devices from a best-of-breed pool of suppliers with assurances of device interoperability. ISA100 Wireless enables automation engineers to quickly create, modify, optimize, and scale wireless networks that are open, interoperable, and reliable for their most critical applications. ISA100 Wireless is the first standard in the ISA100 family of open standards.
The ISA100 Wireless standard received ISA committee approval in 2011 and formal ANSI approval in January 2012. Headed toward internationalization, ANSI/ISA-100.11a-2011 successfully completed the CD stage in the IEC standards process with unanimous approval of IEC 62734 CDV in October 2013. ISA100 Wireless is the only IPv6, 6LowPAN industrial protocol designed for industrial automation.
About Riken Keiki
Riken Keiki offers over a hundred different models of gas detection and environmental measurement products. Riken Keiki instruments are designed and manufactured to respond to diverse industrial requirements and applications. Customers rely on them to detect and prevent disasters rapidly and precisely. New product development involves the continual improvement and refinement of existing products, as well as active collaboration with our customers as a matter of course.
About the ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute
The ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute (ISA100 WCI) is a non-profit industry organization that provides users and developers with market awareness, educational information, technical support, and compliance testing for the ISA100 family of standards. ISA100 WCI provides real-world feedback from the deployment of ISA100 Wireless devices and systems to ISA Standards Committees, fostering rapid refinement to the standards.
More information about the ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute can be found online at www.isa100wci.org.
The ISA100 Wireless and ISA100 Wireless Compliant are trademarks of ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute. All other marks are trademarks of their respective companies.
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