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  • Ethernet I/O Modules with Daisy Chain: ADAM-6200 Series Trainingkit
  • PAC Controller Redundancy

    WhitePaper 12/30/2013

    Most PLC and PAC controllers exhibit a high degree of reliability but, certain critical industrial automation applications simply cannot tolerate downtime. The preferred solution in these cases is redundancy, as this greatly increases availability.

  • Batteries Not Included!

    Batteries Not Included!

    Industry FocusAdvantech | 12/3/2013
    Storing electricity for any period of time is difficult and cumbersome. Batteries are quite inefficient and very heavy and are one of the key reasons why wind and solar energy have a bad reputation.
  • BAGS FULL OF BUBBLIN’ BIOCRUDE

    BAGS FULL OF BUBBLIN’ BIOCRUDE

    Technology HighlightAdvantech | 9/6/2013
    Crude oil as we know it is going to run out. That’s a given, it’s a finite resource and no matter how good we, as a species, get at finding it and removing it from the earth, it will eventually go. But we like crude oil, it’s essential for our lives without it we’d literal...
  • Alternative forms of electricity generation

    Alternative forms of electricity generation

    Industry FocusAdvantech | 8/22/2013
    Power, electricity we crave it we need it. For millennia man had been looking for ways to harness its power. In developed countries we’re mostly okay, except for occasional incidents where we have power outages through natural disaster or overloaded and faulty equipment. But even so we stil...
  • Environmental Safe Energy Modules

    Environmental Safe Energy Modules

    Case StudiesAdvantech | 7/26/2013
    Elite Energy Systems engineers cogeneration solutions for the commercial and industrial industries. Elite’s combined heat and power solutions are customized to the end-user and significantly reduce energy costs (electrical and/or gas), emissions, and carbon footprints. Elite also provides o...
  • Solar Energy Water Heating System Monitoring

    Solar Energy Water Heating System Monitoring

    Case StudiesAdvantech | 7/17/2013

    The history of solar collectors dates back to before 1900 where they and were simply black-painted tanks mounted on roofs. In 1896 Clarence Kemp of Baltimore, USA enclosed a tank in a wooden box, thus creating the first 'batch water heater' as they are known today.

  • Tidal Lagoons

    Tidal Lagoons

    Industry FocusAdvantech | 7/15/2013

    Managing the ebb and flow of the seas has long been spoken about as a method of developing power. The earliest form of tidal power was believed to be with tidal mills which used the tides’ movements to power mills in areas where there was a strong current and a limited supply of coal.

  • Advantech Open Embedded Controller to Expant iPlanet Automation Market

    Advantech Open Embedded Controller to Expant iPlanet Automation Market

    Video 4/11/2013
    Advantech is the leading company in industrial automation and  always dedicated to create the intelligent  planet era.Advantech offers an open and embedded solution with robust design and intelligent management for different applications.Visit Advantech Online Solution Forum at http:...
  • Advantech Open Embedded Controller to Expant iPlanet Automation Market

    Advantech Open Embedded Controller to Expant iPlanet Automation Market

    VideoAdvantech | 4/11/2013
    Advantech is the leading company in industrial automation and  always dedicated to create the intelligent  planet era.Advantech offers an open and embedded solution with robust design and intelligent management for different applications.Visit Advantech Online Solution Forum at http:...
  • UEuropean Sustainable Energy Installations

    UEuropean Sustainable Energy Installations

    Industry FocusAdvantech | 4/1/2013
    Solar panels have come a long way since their first use in space in 1958. Today, we’re used to seeing them power everything from watches and calculators to providing energy to cities. But to generate the large amount of power required for cities requires a huge amount of space and in an eve...
  • Advantech Europe exhibiting at Hannover Messe 2013 in the Smart Grids area

    Advantech Europe exhibiting at Hannover Messe 2013 in the Smart Grids area

    Industry FocusAdvantech | 3/28/2013

    This year, Advantech exhibits in the Smart Grids area of the Hannover Messe. This area, offers hardware and software solutions meeting the needs of the energy economy, drawing from smart metering, smart grids, smart buildings and information and communication technology.

  • European Smart Grid Cyber and SCADA Security

    European Smart Grid Cyber and SCADA Security

    Industry FocusAdvantech | 3/8/2013
    Advantech Europe participates at the European Smart Grid Cyber and SCADA Security in London on March 11 and 12, 2013. SMi's 3rd annual European Smart Grid Cyber and SCADA Security forum will address the current threat landscape for Smart Grid, Advanced Metering Infrastructure, Industrial Control...
  • Geothermal and Hydropower in Iceland

    Geothermal and Hydropower in Iceland

    Industry FocusAdvantech | 2/21/2013

    Both hydro and geothermal power are sustainable and supremely environment friendly “green” resources free from the atmospheric emissions of fossil fuels and the potential hazards of radioactive power sources.

  • University of Auckland, New Zealand uses ADAM & IEC-61499 to test economic dispatch in distributed energy grids

    University of Auckland, New Zealand uses ADAM & IEC-61499 to test economic dispatch in distribut...

    Industry FocusAdvantech | 2/8/2013
    Traditional electricity grids are pretty ‘dumb’, they continuously send out specific amounts of electricity until some engineers tweak that amount to meet the needs of the users. Smart grids, on the other hand are designed to monitor electrical supply and usage at any time, so they ca...
  • Advantech at EWEA 2013: Europe's Premier Wind Energy Event

    Advantech at EWEA 2013: Europe's Premier Wind Energy Event

    Industry FocusAdvantech | 1/30/2013
    Advantech will be showing their latest products for the Wind industry at EWEA 2013 – EWEA 2013 Annual Event is Europe’s premier wind energy industrial event comprising an extensive exhibition and comprehensive conference. The event is held every year and attracts over 10,000 attendees...
  • PAC World Conference 2013

    PAC World Conference 2013

    Events 1/22/2013

    The 4th PAC World Conference 2013 will be held at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland from 24 to 28 June 2013.

  • Swansea Metropolitan University Building Management System

    Swansea Metropolitan University Building Management System

    Case Studies 12/20/2012
    Swansea Metropolitan University (SMU) based in South Wales (UK), has been a major centre for the delivery of vocational higher education since 1853. The University employs more than 500 staff and teaches more than 6,000 students. The Welsh Assembly (Welsh government) sets energy targets for large...
  • Building Smart Substations with more Reliable and Flexible Platforms

    Building Smart Substations with more Reliable and Flexible Platforms

    Case StudiesAutomation | 11/19/2012
    Over the next ten years China is predicted to be one of the major smart grid markets. This is not only because of the country’s rapid economic growth but also because of the vigorous promotion of the government’s energy policy. According to China’s master plan, the massive smart...
  • Providing a Reliable Solar Tracking System using Robust Computing Platforms

    Providing a Reliable Solar Tracking System using Robust Computing Platforms

    Case StudiesAdvantech | 10/17/2012
    Solar power is a hot topic these days and many governments even offer subsidies to accelerate its acceptance. However, one of the primary obstacles holding back the popularity of solar power is its inefficiency: the quantity of solar power energy is relative to the angle of sunshine and non-conce...
  • Intelligent Substation Solution

    Intelligent Substation Solution

    Industry FocusPower & Energy | 9/27/2012
    Grid Smart Software Limited is a company focused on control and protection software solutions for the substation market. IEC 61850 is a standard for multi-vendor, real-time, integrated control of substations, and it allows substation operators to design systems using the best products from any ma...
  • Advantech Introduces IEC 61850-3/ IEEE 1613 Certified Substation Computer and Domain I/O Modules: UNO-4683 and UNOP Series

    Advantech Introduces IEC 61850-3/ IEEE 1613 Certified Substation Computer and Domain I/O Modules...

    Technology HighlightAutomation | 9/10/2012
    Advantech introduces the UNO-4683, a new IEC 61850-3 and IEEE 1613 certified substation computer, and four new domain plug-in I/O modules (UNOP-1514C, UNOP-1618D, UNOP-1628D and UNOP-1624D) specifically designed for the UNO-4673A and UNO-4683 which are slotted in to the three configurable I/O exp...
  • Advantech Energy Management Solution Saves Power for Convenience Stores

    Advantech Energy Management Solution Saves Power for Convenience Stores

    Industry FocusAdvantech | 7/23/2012
    Taiwan has the world’s highest density of 24 hour convenience stores and the amount of energy required to operate these stores is of great concern. Convenience stores have been heavily affected by the recent increases in electricity costs and it’s, therefore, inevitable that in the hi...
  • The Brand New Green Opportunities of Electric Cars

    The Brand New Green Opportunities of Electric Cars

    Industry FocusAdvantech | 7/23/2012
    The automobile industry is being heavily impacted by soaring oil prices and the eventual depletion of fossil fuels. In order to search for new green opportunities, some companies have been actively developing alternative solutions. One of the hottest topics is electric cars. Once the preserve of...
  • Wireless Solution for Debris Flow Monitoring System

    Wireless Solution for Debris Flow Monitoring System

    Case Studies 7/13/2012
    Taiwan is located in a subtropical zone with high temperatures and large rainfall. On average, between three and four typhoons hit Taiwan every year, providing much of the island's water supply, but also causing damage, flooding, and landslides. In order to reduce the occurrence of disasters and...
  • In response to surging gasoline and electricity prices, buildings are adopting energy conservation methods to reduce their overheads

    In response to surging gasoline and electricity prices, buildings are adopting energy conservati...

    Industry FocusAdvantech | 5/21/2012
    Soaring gasoline prices and inflation have made it impossible for corporations to ignore the pressure brought by rising operating costs and declining profits. For commercial buildings, installing automation systems is an indispensable way of saving energy. Through means of central management and...
  • Photovoltaic Plant Management Solution in Italy

    Photovoltaic Plant Management Solution in Italy

    Case Studies 5/8/2012
    Our customer is a local system integrator with extensive experience in the photovoltaic market. Their customers are mainly, but not exclusively, public utilities (not only Italian ones) who are involved in this market area and applications. One of their main focuses is solar inverter manufacturin...
  • Advantech’s Solar Energy Application at Hsinta Power Plant

    Advantech’s Solar Energy Application at Hsinta Power Plant

    Video 4/27/2012
    In this solar panel power generation application, Advantech’s PAC products, with their fast and powerful capacity in metering, recording, controlling andsaving, and outstanding features in remote maintenance and multi-function data acquisition modules, along with provided professional softw...
  • Advantech’s Power & Energy Applications

    Advantech’s Power & Energy Applications

    Video 4/23/2012
    In the power generation and distribution market, maintenance-free power backup systems and IEC 61850-based power transmission & distribution systems are rapidly becoming much more important. This trend helps increase energy efficiency while also helping protect our environment and natural res...
  • IEC 61850-3/ IEEE 1613 Compliant Substation Automation Platforms: UNO-4673A

    IEC 61850-3/ IEEE 1613 Compliant Substation Automation Platforms: UNO-4673A

    Technology HighlightAdvantech | 4/23/2012
    IEC 61850-3 certification ensures environmental and EMI immunity of the network devices used in substations while IEEE 1613 details environmental and testing requirements for communication networking devices. Advantech introduces UNO-4673A, the IEC 61850-3 and IEEE 1613 compliant Substation Autom...
  • Control Solution for Solar Energy Monitoring System

    Control Solution for Solar Energy Monitoring System

    Case StudiesAdvantech | 4/23/2012
    The Hsinta Power Plant is a large thermal power station located in the Yong-an township of Kaohsiung County. To take advantage of its geographical position in southern Taiwan, Hsinta has begun developing an expansive solar power facility with a 1 megawatt capacity as part of the government’...
  • Automating the Smart Grid - Substation-based Smart Grid Automation will Cut Peak Demand and Reduce Outages

    Automating the Smart Grid - Substation-based Smart Grid Automation will Cut Peak Demand and Redu...

    Technology Highlight 4/23/2012
    Automation and industrial PCs have improved productivity in every area of industry over the last few decades. The electric power generation, transmission and distribution systems have been integrating automation systems and industrial PCs as well - but now must face the challenges of full convers...
  • Intelligent Process Control in Power & Energy Delivers Better Power Efficiency

    Intelligent Process Control in Power & Energy Delivers Better Power Efficiency

    Case Studies 4/23/2012
    As many energy companies seek to reduce their footprint on the environment, more efficient power and energy generation is becoming a critical issue. In the power generation and distribution market, maintenance-free power backup systems and IEC 61850-based power transmission & distribution sys...
  • Renewable Energy Solutions: Cultivating the Earth’s Natural Resources to Power Mankind's Future

    Renewable Energy Solutions: Cultivating the Earth’s Natural Resources to Power Mankind's Future

    Technology Highlight 4/23/2012
    Renewable energy refers to energy that is generated from resources which are all naturally replenished. To put this in perspective, about 18% of global energy consumption came from renewables last year. New renewables (small hydro, wind, solar, geothermal, and biofuels) accounted for another 2.4%...
  • OPIT Application: Active Energy Management Solution

    Case Studies 12/2/2011
    Energy demands are increasing and the environment is under constant pressure; as we look for alternative energy sources, the implementation of energy saving strategies has become more important than ever. Almost 40% of total energy production is used for buildings; over one-third is consumed for spa...
  • Intelligent Process Control in Power & Energy Delivers Better Power Efficiency

    Case Studies 12/2/2011
    As many energy companies seek to reduce their footprint on the environment, more efficient power and energy generation is becoming a critical issue. In the power generation and distribution market, maintenance-free power backup systems and IEC 61850-based power transmission & distribution sys...
  • A Total Solution for Electronic Vehicles Charging Stations in Hong Kong

    Case Studies 10/25/2011
    Building a low-carbon economy has become a key measure in tackling the challenges of climate change. In many countries, policies and plans have been established for transitioning to a low-carbon economy. One of the key strategic tools for this transition is Electronic Vehicles (EVs) which, in recent...
  • Advantech’s iAutomation Applications

    Advantech’s iAutomation Applications

    Video 10/21/2011

    In our efforts to enable an intelligent planet, we at Advantech's Industrial Automation Group provide a complete range of system components to fulfill a wide range of industrial automation needs.

  • Elevating the Performance of Wind Power Plant in China

    Case Studies 10/17/2011
    As an alternative to fossil fuels, wind power is a plentiful, renewable, widely distributed, and clean energy as well as producing no greenhouse gas emissions during operation. Due to these characteristics, wind energy has, in recent years, become an important player in the world's energy markets. A...
  • Electricity Supplier Uses ADAM-3112's to Convert Alternating Current to Direct Current

    Case Studies 9/2/2011
    To ensure that customers’ equipment isn’t damaged, electricity suppliers need to ensure that the voltages delivered to customers are at an even level. They achieve this by the continual monitoring of the supply equipment.
  • Advantech Embedded Automation Computers Overview

    Advantech Embedded Automation Computers Overview

    Video 7/11/2011
    Introduce All Embedded Automation Computers and Technologies, UNO Series
  • Surveillance and Monitoring System over Power Substations in Beijing Subway

    Case Studies 7/1/2011

    Over the last 10 years, the rapid expansion of Beijing’s underground system has helped to modernize the city. However, the sprouting metro lines would be paralyzed if the supply of electrical power was not stable.

  • Wind Power Generation Transmission System

    Case Studies 9/22/2009
    China's national wind power capacity is expected to reach 30 million W by 2015. By conservative estimation, China's wind power capacity will be up to 80 million W by 2020. The dramatic increase in the number of wind power plants thereby requires a great number of wind farm information management...
  • Solar Thermoelectric Control System

    Case Studies 8/11/2009
    The Sun is a huge source of abundant power, sending nearly 10,550 EJ of energy to the Earth every day. This is more energy in one hour than all the combined cities of the world use in one year. To try and harness this magnificent power, many countries have been investing in solar technologies for...
  • Rackmountable Fanless Box PCs (UNO-4000 Series)

    Rackmountable Fanless Box PCs (UNO-4000 Series)


    Für die Netz- und Umspannstationsautomatisierung hat Advantech rackmontierte, lüfterlose Box-PCs entwickelt, die in Verbindung mit Daten-Gateway- und Computing-Plattform-Geräten eingesetzt werden. Die UNO-4000-Serie besitzt ein lüfterloses Design, kann in verschiedenste Computing-Plattformen integriert werden und hilft, ...
  • Energy Data Acquisition; Energy Controller

    Energy Data Acquisition; Energy Controller


    Advantech has released a series of energy controllers with rugged, cableless designs for harsh environments in Power Substation and Wind Power applications. As a global leader in plug-in I/O cards and manufacturing, Advantech provides a series of energy data acquisition cards which are based on the PCI, PCI-E and PCI-104 ...
  • Energy Automation Computer Plug-in Cards

    Energy Automation Computer Plug-in Cards


    The UNOP series cards are particularly designed for UNO-4673A/83 series rack-mount automation computers. There are multiple optional cards such as - serial cards, fiber cards, IRIG-B cards and Gigabyte Ethernet cards -for different applications. With the extension cards, the UNO-4673A/83 fulfills various a wide range of ...
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