Control Data System SRL



Founded in 1994, Control Data Systems SRL (CDS) is a privately owned technology company located in the Liberty Technology Park of Cluj-Napoca, an important IT hub in North-West Romania. CDS is a developer of wireless products and technologies for industrial applications in areas such as aerospace, oil & gas and environmental monitoring. The company focuses on developing ISA100 2.0 and Wireless Hart compliant radio modems and gateways that bring industrial Wireless Sensor Networks into the Internet of Things. The radio modems and wireless gateways designed and manufactured by CDS are compliant with the standards and regulations required by the main industrialized regions of the world (Europe, Americas, Japan) in terms of safety and electromagnetic compatibility.

The CDS software team has extensive experience with the definition and implementation of critical standards that form the base of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), or Industry 4.0, ecosystem, such as 802.15.4 physical and MAC layers, 6lowPan, RPL and IPv6. This expertise has been applied to implementing 2 of the most prominent standards for wireless communications in industrial environments, namely ISA100 2.0 and Wireless HART, making CDS one of the very few companies in the world with expertise in both standards.

The CDS hardware team possesses the required skills and capabilities in order to execute professionally the hardware design of industrial grade radio modems and wireless router boards under tight requirements for reliability, manufacturability, cost and long life time. With access to state of the art equipment for RF measurements and characterization, the CDS engineers have the capabilities required to perform the complex task of validating radio designs for performance and regulatory compliance.

In order to ensure high product quality and fast availability, CDS has developed a network of reputable EMS subcontractors for high volume product manufacturing that meets the most demanding quality standards in the industry.