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Innovasic supplies Ethernet chip for Advantech's PACs

September 30, 2010 - Advantech selected the Innovasic fido1100 System on a Chip (SoC) solution to provide EtherNet/IP connectivity in their APAX-5000 series of programmable automation controllers (PAC).

“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 EtherNet/IP connectivity to our new product line. The Innovasic development environment is state of the art and their customer support is outstanding,” said Evan Lin, Advantech Industrial Automation Group CTO.

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 a trustworthy partner to empower numerous innovations in the connected eWorld.
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