Deutsch: Transceiver / Español: Transceptor / Português: Transceptor / Français: Transcepteur / Italiano: Trasmettitore-Ricevitore /

Transceiver is defined as radio receiver and transmitter.

Ref: 124234/2006-09-27


A transceiver, short for transmitter-receiver, is a device commonly used in industrial settings for transmitting and receiving data or signals over various communication channels. It serves as a crucial component in communication systems, facilitating the exchange of information between different nodes or devices within a network. Transceivers are designed to handle different types of signals, including electrical, optical, or radiofrequency, depending on the specific application requirements. They typically consist of both transmitter and receiver components integrated into a single unit, allowing for bidirectional communication. In industrial environments, transceivers are often ruggedized to withstand harsh conditions such as extreme temperatures, humidity, and mechanical vibrations. They play a vital role in enabling real-time monitoring, control, and automation of industrial processes.

Application Areas

  • Wireless sensor networks
  • Industrial automation systems
  • Remote monitoring and control
  • Machine-to-machine communication
  • Process control and instrumentation

Treatment and Risks


  • Wireless transceivers used in industrial sensor networks for monitoring temperature, pressure, and other parameters
  • Ethernet transceivers employed in industrial automation systems for communication between PLCs and other control devices
  • RF transceivers utilized in remote monitoring and control applications for machinery and equipment

Similar Concepts and Synonyms

  • Communication modules
  • Radio modems
  • Data transmitters


In industrial settings, a transceiver is a versatile device essential for bidirectional communication between different nodes or devices within a network. It enables real-time monitoring, control, and automation of various industrial processes. Transceivers find application in wireless sensor networks, industrial automation systems, remote monitoring, and control, among other areas. Proper treatment involves regular maintenance, protection from environmental hazards, and implementation of security measures. Synonyms include communication modules, radio modems, and data transmitters. Overall, transceivers play a critical role in enhancing efficiency and connectivity in industrial operations.


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Alternative Spellings (Synonyms): Transceivers

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