OLATHE, Kan., Jan. 21, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Elecsys Corporation (Nasdaq:ESYS), a provider of industrial machine to machine (M2M) communication technology solutions, data acquisition systems, and custom electronic equipment for critical industrial applications, today announced the addition of the Director Z4 to its Director series of industrial data gateways. The Director Z4 is a secure, flexible edge-of-network device that can remotely connect, monitor, and control a diverse population of mixed field equipment. With the MQTT communication protocol native in the device, the Director Z4 enables easy migration to enterprise data architectures compatible with big data analytics tools while preserving prior investments in existing field equipment. Embedded multi-protocol conversion capabilities make the Director Z4 vendor neutral, enabling seamless integration of virtually every field device. Key features of the Director Z4 include:
- Integrated Cellular Modems – Provide wireless connectivity to reduce costs and enhance reliability while simplifying integration and conserving space.
- Communications Failover – Automated management and seamless failover of up to 3 independent communication channels.
- Reduced Data Latency – Smart bandwidth management to bridge standard Poll/Response systems to Publish/Subscribe systems and virtually eliminate polling delays.
- Data Security – A robust, integrated solution to extend cyber security from enterprise systems out to remote field sites.