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Founded in 1983, Advantech is a leader in providing trusted innovative embedded and automation products and solutions. Advantech offers comprehensive system integration, hardware, software, customer-centric design services, and global logistics support; all backed by industry-leading front and back office e-business solutions.
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Advantech has always been an innovator in the development and manufacture of high-quality, high-performance computing platforms. They cooperate closely with our partners to help provide complete solutions for a wide array of applications across a diverse range of industries. To realize our corporate vision of Enabling an Intelligent Planet, Advantech will continue collaborating and Partnering for Smart City & IoT Solutions.
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Processors provide the intelligence behind IoT systems and are often integrated into system-on-a-chip designs.
Hardware that enables dual directional communication for data collection and control message delivery. Examples include cellular, Ethernet, and Wi-Fi.
Sensors transform energy into electrical data; they are the eyes and ears of IoT. Actuators transform electrical data into energy; they are the muscle of IoT.
IoT power supplies include traditional, thin-film and printed batteries, energy harvesting modules, flexible photovoltaic panels and thermoelectric sources.
Technologies that enable legacy devices and other systems to connect to the IoT. They integrate technologies and protocols for networking.
Products used by end users that contain IoT technologies. Examples include enabled equipment, wearables, hand-held scanners, and tracking devices.
Horizontal applications are standardized (e.g., asset tracking). Vertical applications are tailored to specific needs (e.g., delivery fleet management).
IoT analytics includes real-time or edge computing and batch analysis. Analytics can be behavioral, descriptive, predictive, or prescriptive.
Visualization solutions use dashboards, alerts, events, maps, and other tools to present easily comprehensible data to end users.
System integrators link IoT component subsystems, customize solutions, and ensure that IoT systems communicate with existing operational systems.
IoT data management consultancies help to make sense of big data, decide which data to maintain and for how long, and troubleshoot IT issues.
Examples of business consulting services include go-to-market design and execution, business model development, channel development, and corporate M&A.
Number of Case Studies21
Human–Robot Control
Human–Robot Control
Industry 4.0 is changing the way manufacturing industry operates. Increasingly more manufacturers are leveraging advanced technologies such as robotics and automation systems to improve productivity and efficiency. As a result, human–machine interfaces (HMIs) are becoming more important in their role in the digital connectedness of humans and machines. However, using the wrong HMI can lengthen development times and increase implementation costs.
Fire Alarm System and Remote Monitoring Sytem
Fire Alarm System and Remote Monitoring Sytem
Fire alarm systems are essential in providing an early warning in the event of fire. They help to save lives and protect property whilst also fulfilling the needs of insurance companies and government departments.Fire alarm systems typically consist of several inter-linked components, such as smoke detectors, heat detector, carbon monoxide, manual call points, sounders, alarm and buzzer. The fire alarm system should give immediate information in order to prevent the fire spread and protect live and property.To get maximum protection a shoe manufacturer in Indonesia opted for a new fire alarm system to monitor 13 production sites spread over 160 hectars. Although the company had an existing fire alarm system, it could not be monitored remotely.It was essential that the new system would be able to be monitored from a central control room. It needed to be able to connect to the existing smoke detector and manual call point. Information should be easily collected and passed on to the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system. Furthermore, the system should have several features such as alarm management, auto reporting, being connected to many client computers without additional cost, and run 24/7 without fails. The company also needed a system which could be implemented without changing the architecture of the existing fire alarm system.
Real-time Monitoring and Unified Management  Platform for PV Plant
Real-time Monitoring and Unified Management Platform for PV Plant
As PV power plants continue to increase, centralized management and information integration become thorny problems.Enterprise PV systems mainly supply power for their own needs and may sell excess power to the power company whereas Photovoltaic (PV) power plants specialize in solar energy collection and then feeding the energy into the grid.To transmit the data of the PV systems wired or wireless networks can be used. However, wireless networks have the advantage of flexibility and are the best choice for those who want quick deployment.Taking into account the requirements of wider coverage and long-distance transmission, the existing fiber-optic networks had many shortcomings ie high cost, complicated wiring and long construction period, and it may also have been necessary to excavate walls, drill holes, embed wires, or even destroy the original building structure. After evaluation, the Juli Group decided to adopt an easy installation and easy expansion wireless network system for early completion of this project.
Number of News Items5
Advantech Provides Industrial Long Reach Ethernet VDSL Solution
Automation World - 20 Oct, 2018
Advantech’s IIoT Automation Group is broadening its range of wired Ethernet solutions by launching a VDSL package. Advantech’s VDSL package enables users to reach remote places where PoE is unfeasible.This long-reach technology allows for data transmission via twisted pair and coaxial cables.It is ideal for remote area
Global Industrial Iot Gateway Market 2018 – AAEON, ADLINK, Advantech, Dell, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Chronicle India - 09 Oct, 2018
A market study based on the Industrial Iot Gateway Market across the globe, recently added to the repository of Market Research, is titled ‘Global Industrial Iot Gateway Market 2018’. The ‘Industrial Iot Gateway’ research study covers each and every aspect of the Industrial Iot Gateway market globally, which starts fro
Complexity Loves Company in IIoT: AspenTech and Advantech Combine Forces to Lower Costs
IoT Evolution World (blog) - 14 Sep, 2018
(In 2016 B+B SmartWorx became part of Advantech, an industrial automation and embedded computing company). “Improving operational performance to increase return on assets and manage risk is nearly impossible without connected assets,” Flynn continued. Together, AspenTech and Advantech B+B SmartWorx are building an ecos
Number of Hardware8
24-ch Digital Input/Output Module
24-ch Digital Input/Output Module
APAX-5045 modules provide excellent flexibility by offering both digital input and output channels. DI channels can accept 2-wiring inputs from a DC voltage source, to determine the state of limits, standard switches or proximity switches, and DO channels can generate discrete signal to external devices and change its output value to control the external devices.
12-ch Analog Input Module
12-ch Analog Input Module
APAX-5017 modules offer analog input channels for voltage and current signal measurement. Users can configure each channel with different input type and measurement range.
APAX Controllers
APAX Controllers
APAX-5620KW is a RISC-based Controller with an Intel XScale PXA270 CP. It also features two CAN bus interfaces, which support CANOpen stack (DS301 & 302), and two RS-485 ports allowing it to connect to remote I/O devices as well as being able to support up to 32 APAX I/O modules. The APAX-5620KW supports Microsoft Visual Studio, and .Net programming language, thereby allowing PC-based users to easily develop their own applications. It is also compatible with IEC-61131-3 based Multiprog KW languages, which allow users to download change functions and time deterministic support. With these great features, the APAX-5620 is an excellent cost-effective solution for a wide range of applications, such as steel production monitoring, spinning & weaving machinery, factory automation, and tunnels & freeways.
Number of Software3
Advantech Webaccess, as the core of Advantech's IoT solution, provides users with a cross-platform, cross-browser data access experience and a user interface based on HTML5 technology. With Webaccess, users can build an information management platform and improve the effectiveness of vertical markets' development and management.Advantech WebAccess provides an HTML5 based Dashboard as the next generation of WebAccess HMI. System integrators can use Dashboard Editor to create the customized information page by using analysis charts and diagrams which are called widgets. After the dashboard screens have been created, end user can view the data by Dashboard Viewer with any browser for a seamless viewing experience across PCs, Macs, tablets and smartphones.
iManager - Intelligent Management Tool
iManager - Intelligent Management Tool
To fulfill the ever-changing specialized demands of various industrial applications, Advantech designed an intelligent self-management agent with software control functions and standalone hardware design: iManager, a built-in solution chip, is a perfect solution that provides a standardized API, integrating several unique platform consolidating functions needed by embedded system integrators to help improve consistency, lighten the development effort and speed-up a product’s time-to-market.
The flexible and expandable architecture of the WISE-PaaS platform allows for seamless integration between a diversity of cloud solutions and equipment by applying 150+ RESTful APIs, web services, and MQTT messaging protocol. These APIs allow the programmer to make function calls in order to access system features without worrying about the underlying source code or understanding how the internal hardware works. Customers can choose from a variety of solution-ready sets, simply purchase a standard set to create a completely unique object, or choose to combine standard and theme-based packages to fully customize an IoT solution that suits their individual requirements and working conditions.
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