Intelligent Gateway Controller for Emergency Solutions in Transportation

Posted by Kari Grosser on Sep 21, 2017 10:25:00 AM

Project Introduction

There are two differing views about passenger safety at stations which have dictated station design for the last 150 years or more. For most of the world, it has been assumed that passengers (and other members of the public) will take care of their own safety when walking on or near a railway.

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Topics: Embedded Automation Computers, Remote I/O

IBCON Leverages Advantech's WebAccess Solution to Build a Factory Equipment Monitoring System

Posted by Kari Grosser on Aug 15, 2017 10:15:00 AM

Introduction

In Thailand's export-oriented economy, manufacturing is the primary driver of economic development and growth. In an effort to remain globally competitive, Thai manufacturers have begun adopting advanced technologies to modernize their production facilities and management strategies. This includes employing SCADA systems for monitoring equipment to facilitate the shift towards factory automation.

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Topics: Automation Software, Embedded Automation Computers, Remote I/O

Advantech's WebAccess Platform with WISE Wireless Solution Enables Equipment Networking and Process Visualization

Posted by Kari Grosser on Jul 31, 2017 11:15:00 AM

Introduction

A well-known panel maker that produces various sizes of thin-film-transistor liquid-crystal display (TFT-LCD) panels and touch panels was eager to improve efficiency of all of its factories through the implementation of a production line monitoring system. The company selected its factory in Nanjing, China, to be the first site for implementation. After which, the adopted intelligent application would be subsequently rolled out to its other production bases around the world.

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Topics: Automation Software, Remote I/O

Increasing the Efficiency of Information Management with Seamless Data Integration

Posted by Kari Grosser on Jul 15, 2017 10:30:00 AM

Since the 1960s, the manufacturing industry has used computers to control cost and production to optimize company resources and efficiency. The rapid development of information technology has resulted in the creating of a wide range of information systems, such as enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, manufacturing execution systems (MESs) and digital systems for managing customers, supply chains, products, manufacturing processes and equipment. However, regardless of the type of system, data and statistical analysis provides the basis for operation. And although many companies have implemented digital management systems, rather unfortunately, they still rely on manual collection and entry for data acquisition.

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Topics: Industrial Communication, Human Machine Interface, Remote I/O, Industrial Servers & Storage, Industrial Computer Chassis

Advantech WISE-4012E IoT Developer Kit Review

Posted by Kari Grosser on Jun 20, 2017 10:15:00 AM

Advantech's partner, Newark, invited members of their online community to take part in their RoadTest program. Members from around the globe were invited to submit their applications and Advantech selected the five most qualified testers to participate. 

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Topics: Remote I/O

Intelligent PV Plant Monitoring Solution

Posted by Kari Grosser on Jun 5, 2017 10:30:00 AM

 

Project Introduction

Beijing's air quality is infamous for its lack of breathability, and the government isn't happy, so in order to improve it the Chinese government initiated the Golden Sun Project and, increased subsidies for solar-power generation to encourage the installation of solar PV (photovoltaic) systems. However, the growing number and variety of PV installations, centralized management and information integration of each station are increasingly difficult to manage.

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Topics: Industrial Communication, Power & Energy, Remote I/O

WISE Remote Facility Monitoring Solution for a Wind Power Plant

Posted by Kari Grosser on May 22, 2017 10:35:00 AM

Introduction

In order to reduce the dependence on traditional coal-fired and nuclear power generation, governments around the world have been actively working on the development of renewable energy. Among the various renewable energy sources, the wind power is regarded as the most mature technology, and its cost of electricity is closets to traditional power generation, resulting in a booming wind power industry. Since wind power plants are often located in sparsely populated and remote areas, in addition to the three main components (tower, blade and generators), each wind turbine has to be equipped with Remote Terminal Unit (RTU) to be used as the human machine interface (HMI) for the on-site operation and to collect information for the managers in the central control room to remotely monitor all the devices on the wind farm.

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Topics: Industrial Communication, Embedded Automation Computers, Remote I/O

Cost-effective WISE Wireless Solution for Panel Makers to Quickly Establish Production Line Monitoring Systems

Posted by Kari Grosser on Apr 13, 2017 9:15:00 AM

Introduction

In order to gradually transform their passive factory into an Intelligent Factory, a well-known panel manufacturer, which supplies various sizes of thin-film-transistor liquid-crystal display (TFT-LCD) panels and touch panels was actively improving their factory's production and management. By reforming its Nanjing factory in China is would act as a demonstration site before copying intelligent applications to other production bases around the world.

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Topics: Automation Software, Remote I/O

DNA of IoT I/O Sensing Deivces - WISE-4000 Series

Posted by Kari Grosser on Mar 1, 2017 10:15:00 AM

Advantech's new generation of remote I/O devices bring an IT oriented spirit to the market. With the advanced concepts of data A-P-P, Data Acquisition, Data Processing to Data Publishing, fulfilling mobile monitoring and controlling needs under an IoT framework.

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Topics: Remote I/O

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