Emerson updates firmware for wireless gateway to enhance ease-of-use

Firmware4.5

Latest firmware for the Smart Wireless Gateway streamlines the wireless network interface, helping users improve operations and enhance safety

Latest firmware for the Smart Wireless Gateway streamlines the wireless network interface, helping users improve operations and enhance safety

AUSTIN, TEXAS (February 9, 2015) — Emerson Process Management has used customer input to design the new firmware version 4.5 for its Smart Wireless Gateways. This new firmware will enable users to see and understand process information quickly, helping to make sound decisions and take needed action.

The new version 4.5 software streamlines the wireless network interface, security setup, and field device configuration. It has a consistent look and feel and simplifies information presentation. Visual feedback and information filtering are built into the software to support fast navigation. NAMUR symbols and organized table views provide-at-a-glance actionable information.

“Across Emerson we have continued to invest in Human Centered Design. Our new 4.5 firmware is a great example of the power of this investment,” said Tom Moser, president of Emerson’s Rosemount business. “The clean design and intuitive interface puts actionable information at our customers’ fingertips.”

Firmware version 4.5 will also give users quick access to field instrument diagnostic data for continuous monitoring of device health and the wireless network.

About Emerson Process Management

Emerson Process Management (www.EmersonProcess.com), an Emerson business, is a leader in helping businesses automate their production, processing and distribution in the chemical, oil and gas, refining, pulp and paper, power, water and wastewater treatment, mining and metals, food and beverage, life sciences and other industries. The company combines superior products and technology with industry-specific engineering, consulting, project management and maintenance services. Its brands include PlantWeb™, Syncade™, DeltaV™, Fisher®, Bettis™, Micro Motion®, Rosemount®, Daniel™, Ovation™ and AMS Suite.

About Emerson

Emerson (NYSE: EMR), based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and consumer markets around the world. The company is comprised of five business segments: Process Management, Industrial Automation, Network Power, Climate Technologies, and Commercial & Residential Solutions. Sales in fiscal 2014 were $24.5 billion. For more information, visit Emerson.com.

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