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Advantech Unveils Slim Type Embedded Barebone System EPC-S101 with Intel N3000 & X5-E8000 3.5” SBC

Date: 9/29/2017 12:00:00 AM

October 2, 2017, Taipei –Advantech, a leading embedded computing solution provider, announced the release of its latest thin bare-bone fanless system EPC-S101 with Intel® Celeron® N3160/N3060 or Intel Atom® x5-E8000 processor. Designed with Advantech 3.5” PCM-9310 Single Board Computer, EPC-S101 provides abundant I/O ports and Advantech IoT software WISE-PaaS/RMM implementation for remote devices management, and flexible mounting methods ready for use in various industrial and commercial application fields.  

Less than 1U in height 

EPC-S101 measures only 188 x 39 x 150 mm, and is less than 1U in height. This slim, fanless system provides 6 USB ports, 4 COM ports (RS-232/422/485), 2 GB Ethernet ports, 1 HDMI, 1 VGA, an 8-bit digital I/O port, an audio jack w/ mic in, and a line out port. Moreover, EPC-S101 has reserved spaces for a 2.5” SATA SSD with SATA power, mSATA, and a full-size mini-PCIe with SIM holder for multiple expansion. For flexibility, EPC-S101 supports wall mount, VESA mount, and din rail mounting to cope with different application scenarios. With its reduced system size, multiple IO ports, and flexible mounting methods, EPC-S101 is suitable for retail, commercial kiosk, and signage applications, environmental monitoring, and HMI device implementation. The system is small, versatile and powerful, making it suitable for wide range of work and tasks. 

Implementing IoT Applications with WISE-PaaS/RMM 

EPC-S101 is worthy for its combination with Advantech’s WISE-PaaS/RMM solution. WISE-PaaS/RMM is part of Advantech WISE-PaaS cloud solution, which focuses on remote device management and monitoring. WISE-PaaS/RMM provides centralized management features including HW/SW status monitoring, remote control, and system backup/recovery. It supports server redundancy and hierarchical server management, which increases service reliability and availability. WISE-PaaS/RMM utilizes standard IoT protocols, like MQTT from IBM, to communicate with IPCs and IoT gateways and sensors. It provides a WISE Agent framework for data acquisition from devices, as well as the RESTful API web service, which allows the user to integrate RMM functions with other applications or do further customization. WISE-PaaS highly enhances connectivity for hardware, software, devices, and sensors, and helps customers to transform their business by including IoT cloud services. 

EPC-S101 Slim Type Embedded System Features:

  • Thin design only 1U in height.
  • Fanless thermal solution. 
  • Thin barebone system with multiple I/O ports: 
    • 1 x HDMI                
    • 1 x VGA                
    • 2 x Gigabit Ethernet ports                
    • 4 x COM ports (2 x RS232, 2 x RS 232/422/485)                
    • 4 x USB 3.0 ports                
    • 2 x USB 2.0 ports                
    • 1 x DIO                
    • Audio Jack (MIC, Line-in, Line-out)                
    • AT Power switch                
    • DC 12V with Phoenix Type Power Connector 
  • Internal I/O reservation includes: 
    • 1 x 2.5" SATA SSD room with SATA power 
    • 1 x full-size mini PCIe with SIM holder               
    • 1 x full size mSATA  
  • Quick, easy installation with additional peripherals. 
  • Supports optional Wall/VESA/Rack mounting kit.

EPC-S101 is available for order now. For more information, please contact an Advantech local sales office or visit www.advantech.eu

Primary Media Contact:  Lydia Asare   
Advantech Embedded Computing  
Tel: +44 (0)208 317 3733 

About Embedded-IoT Group 

 As a leader in the embedded market, Advantech Embedded-IoT Group not only delivers a wide range of embedded design-in services, but also develops a series of integrated IoT solutions and services to assist customers approaching the IoT market wanting minimal uncertainty and risk. Advantech Integrated IoT solutions include sensor nodes, gateways, and WISE-PaaS IoT software platforms. 

About Advantech

Founded in 1983, Advantech is a leader in providing 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 help provide complete solutions for a wide array of applications across a diverse range of industries. Our mission is to enable an intelligent planet with Automation and Embedded Computing products and solutions that empower the development of smarter working and living. With Advantech, there is no limit to the applications and innovations our products make possible. (Corporate Website: www.advantech.com).