A natural gas company in the United States needed to improve the efficiency and safety of collecting data from a natural gas field in a remote and mountainous area inhabited by potentially dangerous wildlife. To save time and reduce human intervention at their sites, they began searching for a new wireless Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) solution. Previously, they had used a broadband link, but the product did not work in non-line-of-sight (NLOS) conditions. Tree density made the system unusable to connect from the main office to field locations.
Connecting the Unconnected