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Advantech releases modular industrial panel PCs for HMI control and monitoring

September 13, 2018
By Manufacturing AUTOMATION

September 13, 2018 – Advantech’s IIoT Automation Group has released modular industrial panel PCs based on three performance-segmented models – a control panel, industrial thin-client and an industrial monitor.

The design allows the computing modules to be interchangeably combined with various display modules to provide up to 15 flexible platform solutions for specific field applications.

The PCs include complete HMI control and monitoring, customization according to application requirements and support for future expansion. They feature wide temperature support, an IP66-rated true-flat front panel with built-in Wi-Fi/NFC antenna, anti-scratch surface and optional NFC reader.

The TPC-5000 series control panels are equipped with a sixth-generation Intel Core i processor, which delivers up to a 20 per cent superior computing performance. The inclusion of three Gigabit LANs facilitates IT and OT bridging as well as multi-protocol communication and communication redundancy. A built-n TPM 2.0 module provides hardware-based security to ensure data integrity and secure transfers across diverse platforms.


Advantech’s thin-client box module with HTML5 compatibility features a low-power consumption Intel Atom processor that satisfied green requirements and can support a secondary display for increased monitoring flexibility. 

The FPM-7000 series of industrial monitors are a visualization interface designed to enable efficient human-machine interaction. The modular design allows the video I/O to be flexibly configured and the base monitor module to be interchangeably combined with display panel modules of varying size, ensuring suitability for diverse applications. Additionally, the FPM-7000 series are equipped with Advantech’s iLINK technology, which supports long-distance data transmissions to either a single client device or multiple client devices. A single LAN CAT6 cable is required for both connectivity and control operations.

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