Connecting industrial devices using 5G

Industrial 5G connectivity

Flexibility. Mobility. Reliability. These are things that the ultra low-latency 5G networks brings to the factories of the future. HMS offers industrial routers and connectivity solutions for connecting your industrial devices to a 5G network at your site.


HMS TechTalk - Industrial 5G - Are we there?

Cutting cables and transforming the industry

5G technology is transforming the manufacturing industry by enabling wireless, real-time communication between machines. This allows for increased flexibility and mobility in factories due to 5G’s ultra-low-latency and reliability. It further promotes automation and eliminates the need for cables, enhancing overall flexibility.


HMS TechTalk - 5G and product offering!

5G products from HMS

Consider the Anybus Wireless Bolt 5G + Tunnel Gateway from HMS. It empowers your industrial machinery to communicate over PROFINET, EtherNet/IP, or Modbus TCP networks via 5G. HMS 5G products are specifically developed to connect industrial ethernet protocols over 5G. For further exploration, we provide starter kits to facilitate 5G implementation and testing on your premises.

Henrik Arleving, Product manager at Anybus wireless introduces the HMS 5G starter kit.

5G Starter Kit

HMS offers a 5G starterkit which is developed together with Ericsson and their Industry Connect 5G solution. The starterkit includes a wireless 5G router, Ethernet gateway, IO-Link Master, Light tower for IO-Link and distance sensor.

Perfect for trying out 5G at your site or building a first solution.

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Products for industrial 5G


Why is 5G so suitable for industrial communication?

5G is the first cellular generation which specifically targets machine to machine communications. Ultra-Reliable Low Latency Communications (URLLC) allows latency below 1 ms on the radio interface as well as availability exceeding 5-nines (99.999%). From an industrial production perspective this type of service will enable functions like motion control, mobile robots control and safety over wireless.

What type of applications are most benefited by 5G?

Any type of application requiring fast and reliable data communication. These include:

  • AGVs
  • Augmented reality
  • Remote access
  • Inbound and outbound logistics
What is the main reason for implementing 5G in in a production facility?

The main driver for 5G within industrial production is to automate processes which cannot be automated today since they are using wired technology. There is, however, also a need to migrate some of today’s PLC communications from industrial Ethernet to 5G. The driver for this is increased flexibility, increased reliability and reduced cost.

5G PLC communications might only be a small fraction of the total traffic on the 5G factory network. It is, however, the most demanding due to requirements on real time performance and reliability. For PLC communications, it is necessary to have low latency and high availability. This is supported by the 5G new radio (NR) interface.

Additional resources

Do you want to find out more?

What effects will 5G have on Factory Automation?

Dr. Jens Jacobsen presents the evolution of industrial 5G and what implications it will have on industrial automation and manufacturing.

5 Questions on 5G with Dr. Jens Jakobsen

Curious about 5G, 5G for industrial automation and what it means for the industry? Read the full article with Dr. Jens Jakobsen from HMS and learn about the benefits of 5G in the factory.

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