Advantech Year-in-Review: 2020 Highlights

Embedded IoT Company Highlights Major Success and Accomplishments Despite Global Pandemic

IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Advantech, a global leader of advanced IoT intelligence systems and embedded platforms, marked a successful 2020—despite the year’s global pandemic challenges—with prestigious honors and recognitions, as well as new solutions to help organizations around the world combat COVID.

As a member of the Intel Network Builders program, Advantech helps drive digital innovations that simplify and accelerate network transformation. By demonstrating its outstanding innovations and business acumen in alignment with Intel Network Builders’ mission, Advantech was honored as one of Intel’s 2020 Winner’s Circle Members. Additionally, Advantech’s MIC-730AI Edge AI inference System was a recipient of a 2020 IoT Edge Computing Excellence Award, which recognizes companies as leaders in the growing edge computing space that have proven that their products are enabling advanced IoT deployments through edge solutions.

This past year, Advantech was laser-focused on embracing its core values of environmental stewardship, social responsibility and corporate governance (ESG) to further its vision of enabling a more intelligent planet. As a result, Advantech received its highest Best Global Taiwan Brands ranking to date, and is now ranked No. 4 with a brand value of $626 million and a growth rate of 13 percent.

“I’m extremely proud that despite the global impact of COVID-19, Advantech met any and all challenges head-on while also being recognized and honored as a world leader in cutting-edge embedded products and solutions,” said Ween Niu, general manager of Advantech North America. “Every Advantech team member pivoted and pulled together to not only continue providing our existing products and solutions, but also developed new solutions to help organizations address and combat COVID-19.”

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Advantech developed a suite of highly innovative solutions to help reduce the risk and spread of COVID-19. One such solution is an AI-based infection prevention solution. Advantech’s Visitor Thermal Screening System, released earlier this year, can measure human body temperate from a distance and quickly pinpoints individuals within a group of people who have abnormal temperatures through a thermographic smart camera, video AI facial recognition and thermal screening. It’s ideal for small or large organizations screening employees and visitors.

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ABOUT ADVANTECH: Founded in 1983, Advantech is a world-leader in providing trusted, innovative embedded and automation products and solutions. With a portfolio of over 1,000 products and a network of more than 8,000 talented people working in 92 major cities worldwide, the Industry 4.0 accelerator offers a comprehensive Internet of Things (IoT) portfolio, customer-centric design services and global logistics support. Renowned for developing and manufacturing high-quality, high-performance hardware and software computing components as well as complete platforms for more than 30 years, the billion-dollar company collaborates closely with select partners across a diverse range of market sectors to provide edge-to-cloud solutions for a wide array of applications—driving smart cities, smart factories and the advancement of industrial and commercial IoT—while achieving the collective corporate vision of enabling an intelligent planet. Advantech is a subsidiary of Advantech Co., Ltd. (TAIDEX: 2395). For more information, visit Find Advantech on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+.


Leslie Licano, Beyond Fifteen Communications, Inc.

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