Semaphore Americas Inc.

Semaphore White Paper Details Advantages of the DNP3 Communications Protocol for Water and Wastewater Telemetry Systems


Source: Semaphore Americas Inc.

LAKE MARY, FL -- (Marketwire) -- 01/18/12 -- Semaphore, a CSE Global company, has released a white paper that describes the benefits of the DNP3 communications protocol in SCADA systems in the water and wastewater industries.

Emerging technological demands to satisfy IT and security requirements put constant pressure on SCADA systems management in the water and wastewater industries. How can SCADA systems cost-effectively evolve to continue meeting changing requirements? 'Advantages of the DNP3 Communications Protocol for Water and Wastewater Telemetry Systems' shows how DNP3, an open, standard communications protocol, provides major benefits for both new and existing systems.

Download the white paper here.

Semaphore's Kingfisher RTU series is based on an advanced, automation technology platform for SCADA applications. Kingfisher is the only RTU line that features an embedded programming environment that is compliant with both IEC 61131-3 and 61499 as well as an enhanced DNP3 protocol suite, security platform, complete array of communications networks and advanced functionality including redundancy. Kingfisher Plus+ is a modular RTU that offers expansion up to 192 communications ports and 1024 I/O points.

T-BOX employs an innovative, decentralized architecture that enables the complete integration of programmable automation, alarm management, data logging and IP telemetry in a single, rugged package. Simple yet powerful platforms leverage web technologies and push messaging via e-mail, SMS text and FTP. T-BOX systems are easy to configure and offer dramatically reduced costs versus traditional PLC and SCADA architectures.

Semaphore's Kingfisher and T-BOX RTU products are ideal for a broad range of monitoring and control applications in the broadcast / telecom, infrastructure management, oil & gas, power, transportation and water / wastewater industries. For more information about Semaphore solutions, visit, or contact Semaphore at 1200 Chantry Place, Lake Mary, FL 32746, 407-333-3235.

About Semaphore
Established in 2006, Semaphore was the result of a merger of two CSE Global companies, RTUnet, of Australia, and TechnoTrade SA, of Belgium. For over 20 years, these companies have provided leading solutions for telemetry, automation, and remote monitoring and have an installed base of 100,000 devices. For more information, visit

Semaphore is a wholly owned subsidiary of CSE Global, a worldwide technologies provider in the industrial automation, telecommunications, environmental and healthcare markets. Headquartered in Singapore, it has more than 1500 qualified and technical staff operating a network of over 30 offices in 20 countries, spanning the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East and Africa. Its truly international business landscape is reflected by the fact that more than 90% of annual revenue is derived from outside Singapore. For more information, visit

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