Advantech Intelligent Transportation for Future Safe Cities
Featuring innovative technologies such as cloud computing (industrial and video server), edge computing (fanless, slim and portable devices), to high-performance embedded systems (blade computing, network processor platforms, DSP processing), Advantech’s intelligent systems are designed to meet all demands of the railway market.
Advantech transforms embedded systems into intelligent systems with smart, secure, energy-saving features, built with industrial cloud services and professional system design-to-order services (system DTOS).
Embedded systems for the railway industry
Advantech’s embedded systems are the perfect fit for railway applications. Some key features include:
- Products: industrial mobile computing, industrial motherboards, slot-single board computers, industrial computers, fanless embedded box PCs, intelligent transportation systems, panel PCs, portable computers
- Services: design-to-order, solution integration, project management, after-sales services (AdvantechCare Service)
- Technology: Intel Atom, Intel Core i7/i5/i3, Intel Core 2
- Real-time operating system: DOS, Windows XP, XPE, CE, Vxworks, Linux, QNX
- 12V to 24V wide range input for railways
- Extended operating temperature range and flexible I/O for harsh environments
- Ruggedised design and complete reliability
Safe and efficient railway infrastructure
Transportation systems aim to provide communications and technology that allows safe, convenient, comfortable, efficient and environmentally friendly travel for all commuters. Advantech offers advanced product solutions for various demands in railway infrastructure applications, including video display walls, CCTV, fire alarm systems, PSCADA servers, automatic fare collections, integrated supervisory controls, and parking monitoring and security.
Industrial and ruggedised solutions for in-vehicle applications
Advantech offers industrial-grade, high computing power and ruggedised operations for a range of on-board applications, including digital signage, surveillance and communications to control operational quality and ensure safety. Advantech platforms feature a vehicle-friendly power design (compliant with ISO-7637-2), wireless communications, GPS receiver, rail industry certification (E-Mark, EN50155), anti-vibration and shock resistant design (MIL-810), and easy installation.
Advantech products operate in an extended range of temperatures with industrial-grade CompactFlash, from -20°C up to 60°C. These rugged designs endure shock and vibration, and are ideal solutions to speed up system integrators’ time-to-market and reduce cost for space-critical, in-vehicle applications.
Communicating accurate real-time travel information
Today’s passenger information systems are key communicators and include railway concourse departure information displays, arrival information displays, arrival summaries, platform displays, bus interchange displays, entrance and exits signs, ticket booth open and closed LED signs, and general way-finding signs.
Along with system reliability, safety and general appearance, the ability to provide accurate, current information on arrival and departure times and gates is a key component of customer satisfaction. Advantech provides industrial-grade passenger information systems that deliver real-time updates on arrivals and departures for trains. They also deliver the ultimate operational flexibility and integration, seamlessly accepting data feeds from automatic third-party train supervision systems.
Mobile railway computing allowing for real-time data transmission
Combining Advantech mobile computing and wireless technology with data capturing modules, Advantech gives transportation personnel real-time access to critical data. By capturing, moving and managing data, Advantech mobile solutions aid in the effective management of trains. IP54-certified, 3ft drop to plywood, MIL-STD-810F and DO-160 with sunlight readable solution; the Advantech mobile solution is perfect for harsh outdoor environments.
Industrial cloud services
SUSIAccess is a remote device management designed by Advantech for system integrator SIs. It allows SIs to monitor and control remote embedded devices in real-time. The service is also designed to be cloud-based, and it provides on-demand software services for SIs to download and upgrade applications when it needs.
All Advantech embedded computing is pre-loaded with SUSIAccess, providing customers with remote devices monitoring, switch machines, desktop connection, system recovery and system protection features that help customers connect to multiple clients through a single console for remote device management.
Software programmes through the industrial cloud will immediately grasp the sudden equipment malfunction, real-time equipment maintenance and, to enhance system security protection mechanisms, significantly improve maintenance efficiency, as well as reduce personnel and time. Its active update feature also improves the system stability and efficiency.
Authorised Intel and Microsoft alliance partner
Advantech is an authorised alliance partner of both Intel and Microsoft. Customers find that the technologies Advantech uses are widely compatible with other products in the global marketplace. Advantech adheres strictly to multiple standards (ISO 9001, EN50155 Compliance and TL9000) and conducts regular audit checks to ensure the highest quality. As a model corporate citizen (ISO 14001 compliant), Advantech is committed to providing long-term cooperation and reliable platform solutions that enable intelligent transportation in cities all over the world.
Advantech has over 12 regional toll-free hotlines and offices throughout 71 cities in 21 countries, with over 5,000 employees to provide efficient, professional services for customer care, product selection, technical support and order handling.
Products and Services
ARS-2510T3 is designed for railway applications complies with EN50155 and related regulations in order to fully fit the railway environment.
EKI-6558TI and EKI-6559TMI
EKI-6558TI and EKI-6559TMI are EN50155 certified IP67 wide temperature industrial switches which are especially designed for railway industry and harsh environments.
Focusing on automatic fare collection (AFC), passenger information system (PIS), and intelligent traffic supervision, Advantech provides long-term cooperation and reliable platform solutions that enable intelligent transportation systems in cities all over the world.
Advantech offers a range of services that enable solutions to operate in harsh conditions.
Advantech HMI TPC-8100TR for transportation is used to keep the train driver informed about status regarding the train functionalities. Its design deployed in environments with an extended temperature range (-30°C to 70°C) and compliance with the EMC, shock and vibration test requirements of European standard EN 50155 for railway applications.
Intelligent Transportation Systems – A Key Investment Sector in the EU Market
Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) are advanced systems which enhance productivity and aim to provide ground-breaking services.
Advantech Works With Matrox to Create Video Wall Controllers
Advantech is working with Matrox to launch a range of video wall controllers.
Intelligent Transportation System Solutions
Featuring innovative technologies such as cloud computing (industrial and video server), edge computing (fanless, slim and portable devices), to high-performance embedded systems (blade computing, network processor platforms, DSP processing), Advantech's intelligent systems are designed to meet all demands of the railway market.
Industrial Communication Devices and Intelligent Railway Transportation in China
This paper shows that railway and urban rail transportation construction in China is marching toward a golden era, the industrial communication technology is the foundation of intelligent transportation, as well as the railway and urban rail transportation electric system itself.
Industrial Communication White Paper
Advantech's Industrial Communication offers a comprehensive line of industrial communication solutions to meet the needs for mission critical applications. These products include: Industrial Ethernet Switches, Wireless AP, Serial Device Servers, Modbus Gateways, and Serial Communication Cards.
Advantech, a leading embedded computing solution provider, announces the new ARS 2110TX Box PC.Read more
Advantech has announced a partnership with Linear Technology's Dust Networks product group to develop Smart City and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions based on Dust's SmartMesh IP™ embedded wireless sensor networks (WSN).Read more
Advantech announces the launch of the IDK-1105, a 5.7in VGA (640 x 480) industrial-grade LCD panel with resistive touch solution.Read more
Advantech, a global embedded computing leader providing embedded platform solutions across multiple vertical markets, is pleased to announce Advantech Design to Order Services (System DTOS).Read more
Advantech announces the launch of IDK-1105, a 5.7in VGA (640 x 480) industrial grade LCD panel with resistive touch solution. Although in a compact format, the 5.7in LCD panel is already embedded with an LED driver board and LVDS interface, making it easy to integrate with embedded boards.Read more
Advantech launches PCA-6028, the latest high performance PICMG 1.0 SBC. It is based on the 4th generation Intel Core processor with the Intel H81 chipset, dual channel DDR3 memory up to 16 GB, two USB 3.0 ports, and two SATA 3.0 connectors.Read more
For the Taipei Metro (MRT System) regular train maintenance and train scheduling are the key requirements for a quality service and passengers safety. Its convenience, speed and numerous advantages mean that people rely on it to get around the city.Read more
One of the key ingredients for successful urban development is public transportation but improving the city's transport network is a daunting challenge.Read more
Advantech has announced the new ARS-2510T3 product. The ARS-2510T3 for railway applications complies with EN 50155 and related regulations in order to fully fit the railway environment. It ticks the three essential boxes that are scalable configuration, multi-functionality and high performance.Read more
Centralised traffic control (CTC) is a form of railway signalling that consolidates train routing decisions that were previously carried out by local signal operators or the train crews themselves. The system consists of a centralized train dispatcher's office that controls railroad interlockings and traffic flows in portions of the rail system designated as CTC territory.Read more
Increasing concerns over public safety has meant that video surveillance applications are growing fast. In particular, public transport systems like trains and metro systems can now take advantage of the latest technologies and industry standards. Surveillance systems play an important role in reassuring and protecting the public, but by far the most common video surveillance applications in trains are for crime/vandalism prevention and accident investigation.Read more
Passenger Information Systems (PIDS) are digital information systems that display real-time information for passengers. Train operating companies are constantly striving to improve passenger satisfaction by offering more than just arrival and departure times. They also offer news and entertainment content as well as safety and emergency announcements and much more.Read more
Advantech’s Vision and Opportunities in M2M: An Article by Fabrizio Bozzarelli – Advantech Europe Business Development Manager
Ten years ago the idea of automatically controlled traffic seemed incredible, but now it is not so far away from the reality. Today the internet, cloud computing and a plethora of sensors are combining into a popular technology of object management that are more and more familiar because M2M technology is changing the way we experience life. Of course, we also have to manage a few new challenges.Read more
Advantech, a global embedded computing leader providing embedded platform solutions across multiple vertical markets, announces its latest platforms based on the 3rd generation Intel Core processors for industrial motherboards, single board computers, computer on modules, MI/O extension SBCS and embedded IPCS.Read more