Forward Error Correction in Industrial Wireless Communication

Conference: Zuverlässigkeit und Entwurf - 9. ITG/GMM/GI-Fachtagung
09/18/2017 - 09/20/2017 at Cottbus, Deutschland

Proceedings: ITG-Fb. 274: Zuverlässigkeit und Entwurf

Pages: 8Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Authors:
Pfeifer, Petr; Gleichner, Christian; Vierhaus, Heinrich T. (BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg, Germany)

Abstract:
Wireless communication technologies are finding increasing application in industrial environment, specifically for the control of fast moving robots in automated manufacturing. Such systems have to work under stringent real-time constraints. On the other side, wireless signal propagation is disturbed by interferences and moving objects, which makes forward error correction (FEC) a must. Therefore new methods of FEC need to be explored, which are economic in case of low error densities, but can deliver an enhanced multi-error detection capability if needed, all at reasonable cost and with minimum latency.