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Advantech at InnoTrans 2018

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Hilden, 27 Jul 2018 – 27 July 2018, Hilden – Advantech, a leading global provider of computing and communications technology and platforms for harsh environments, will showcase its latest developments for the rail sector at InnoTrans in Berlin (18 – 21 September, 2018) on stand 220 in Hall 4.1B. Wide range of new products and solutions based on them, Advantech will also be demonstrating various applications scenarios from current projects.

The product innovations being exhibited in Berlin will include new, modular rail computers (EN50155-certified), which are particularly suitable for passenger information systems (PIS), video surveillance systems or vehicle monitoring, computers for network video recorders (NVR) and video management systems (VMS), Ethernet switches (managed/unmanaged) and industrial routers complete the offer of innovations, LoRaWAN gateway, switches for Ethernet Train Consist (ETC) and Backbone (ETB) networks, and WiFi access points.

With the aid of a deep learning architecture developed in-house, Advantech also enables its customers to develop artificial intelligence (AI) for their solutions and to implement it in them. This technology also flows into the innovations that the company will be presenting at InnoTrans in Berlin.

Another key theme of the Advantech trade fair presence is the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Supported by this, companies working in the ITS (Intelligent Transportation Systems) market can similarly achieve improvements in operational efficiency, reduce costs in production, accelerate processes and realise new business models.

Advantech already possesses a comprehensive portfolio of solutions in several segments of the ITS market: including for PIS (passenger information systems), passenger Wi-Fi, on-board servers (providing real-time information for passengers, such as the train’s location or the available services at the destination), ticket systems in stations, surveillance and CCTV (closed circuit television), Train-to-Ground communications and signaling systems.

“For us, InnoTrans is the most important event in the rail market – and not just in Europe,” says Tony Milne, Business Development Manager for Transportation segment in Europe at Advantech. “The trade fair offers us the opportunity to meet with the rail industry at its biggest bi-annual event; passengers, operators, train builders and maintainers, system integrators, partners and suppliers congregate in Berlin to find out the latest technologies, applications and ideas. As the world’s largest manufacturer of industrial computers and
with the widest range of products specifically for intelligent transportation systems,
we are delighted to participate, to share our advances and find out what our future customers are looking for”.

For more information, please visit our InnoTrans landing page.
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About Advantech
Established in 1983, Advantech is a leading provider of trusted, innovative products, services, and solutions. Advantech offers comprehensive system integration, hardware, software, customer-centric design services, embedded systems, automation products, and global logistics support. We cooperate closely with our partners to provide complete solutions for a wide range of applications in diverse industries. Our mission is to enable an intelligent planet by developing automated and embedded computing products and solutions that facilitate smarter working and living. By using Advantech products, the number of applications and innovations made possible becomes unlimited. (Corporate website:


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Advantech Europe B.V.

Ekkersrijt 5708
5692 ER Son

  • InnoTrans 2018
  • Hall 4.1 220
  • Public Transport Public Transport

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