Industrial Networking

Advantech selects Innovasic SoC

January 26, 2012

Innovasic's semiconductor’s industrial Ethernet solution will be used to provide Profinet connectivity in Advantech's Profinet Communication Coupler.

ALBUQUERQUE, NM, -- Innovasic Semiconductor is pleased to announce that Advantech has selected the Innovasic fido1100 System on a Chip (SoC) solution to provide Profinet connectivity in their new APAX-5071 Profinet Communication Coupler.

"Innovasic's fido1100-based Industrial Ethernet platforms enable Industrial Ethernet communications quickly and cost-effectively," said Jordon Woods, Innovasic CTO. "By utilizing these platforms, customers are spared the burden of understanding the implementation of these communication protocols allowing them instead to focus on their differentiating applications thus reducing time to market," he concluded.

"Innovasic's platform provided the means for us to quickly add Profinet connectivity to our APAX product line. Having previously selected Innovasic's solution for the EtherNet/IP version of our APAX coupler, we were able to quickly produce a Profinet version with no changes to the hardware," said Tiger Yeh, Director - Advantech Industrial Automation Group.

About Innovasic Semiconductor
Innovasic Semiconductor provides extended life semiconductor solutions for customers who have products with long life-cycles. The company's processors, communication controllers and mixed signal devices are key components in industrial automation equipment, transportation systems, instrumentation, and medical devices. Innovasic's newest System on a Chip (SoC) solutions enable customers to quickly integrate real-time Industrial Ethernet into their product lines at the lowest cost and with obsolescence protection. Extending the life of its customers' products has established Innovasic as a trusted partner and an approved supplier to leading electronic system manufacturers worldwide.

About Advantech
Founded in 1983, Advantech has provided leadership for innovative ePlatform products and services for over 25 years. With comprehensive product ranges, customer-centric design services, and an extensive global network, Advantech is your most trustworthy partner to empower numerous innovations in the connected eWorld.

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