Taipei, 30th November, 2023 – Advantech (TWSE: 2395), a global leader in Industrial IoT, announced today (30th) that two World Partner Conferences (WPCs) will be held simultaneously at Advantech’s AIoT Co-Creation Campus, focusing on two keynote themes: Edge Evolution – Shaping the Future of Embedded and Emerging Business, and Partnering from Edge to Cloud Solutions. The conferences will cover a range of topics, including Embedded IoT Platforms, Edge Computing & EdgeAI Platforms, and Edge+ Software & Industrial Peripheral Module Solutions & Services. The goal is to target the expansion of emerging application industries, including Green Energy, Robotics & AMR, EV Infrastructure, and Mission-Critical applications. Additionally, the conferences will continue to promote the implementation of smart industry solutions such as iHealthcare, iRetail & Hospitality, and iLogistics & Fleet Management. Advantech, in collaboration with partners, will showcase various innovative solutions at the conferences.
Miller Chang, President of Advantech’s Embedded-IoT Group, emphasized that Advantech’s commitment to product innovation spans 40 years. “ Recently, we have adopted a “Sector-Driven” approach, tightly aligning product innovation with industry-specific needs, and integrating 5G, AI, and cloud technologies into this approach. Through collaboration with global sales channels and distribution partners, Advantech aims to enter emerging domains such as green energy, EV infrastructure, robotics, and AMR, accelerating the global deployment of AIoT applications. Additionally, to meet industry-specific needs and support the value-add business model, Advantech has announced a series of new generation edge computing and AI platform integrated with Edge AI SDK, EdgeSync 360, DeviceOn AIoT device management, and IoT Security software solutions, partnering with several global strategic leaders including Intel, AMD, NVIDIA, Arm, NXP, Qualcomm, MediaTek, and Microsoft Azure Open AI.”
MC Chiang, Vice President of Advantech’s Service-IoT Group, highlighted that as AI, 5G, and recent technologies continue to reshape AIoT applications, Advantech will pivot using its “Sector-Driven” approach and extensive industry knowledge to develop standardized solutions. These solutions will hasten the deployment of AIoT applications across various industries. Moreover, Advantech’s Service-IoT Group (SIoT) will remain focused on three major industries: healthcare, retail/hospitality, and public services/logistics/fleet management, and mobility. By adapting diverse and innovative hardware and software solutions to the specific application needs of these industries, SIoT positions itself as a powerful driving force in clients’ digital transformation journey.
The main forums of the World Partner Conference (WPC) welcomed nearly 50 distinguished partners from industry, government, and academia, delivering lectures to delve into the future of AI and edge computing. Furthermore, throughout the two WPCs, participants discussed and shared various products and applications, each emphasizing different core directions.
|Advantech World Partner Conference 1
|Advantech World Partner Conference 2
|Edge Evolution–Shaping the Future of Embedded and Emerging Business
|Partnering from Edge to Cloud Solutions
|Advantech Embedded-IoT Group
|Advantech Service-IoT Group
|Three primary directions, eight key points and new product showcases launched simultaneously, and more than 56+ guest speakers invited to give lectures in the tech focus topic forum, Embedded design-in and application forum and Innovation Lounges area, presenting rich and diverse AIoT industry insights.
Core Direction 1 – Edge Computing & AI Solutions (Technology Innovations & Partnership Collaboration)
l Edge AI Solutions
l High-Performance Edge Computing
l Next-Gen Edge Software Solutions
l Industrial Intelligence Solutions
Core Direction 2 – Embedded Design-in and Emerging Markets (Connecting Innovations in Embedded and Emerging Business)
l The Evolution of Design-In Services
l Robot & AMR
l EV Infrastructure
l Mission Critical
Core Direction 3 – Innovation Lounges (Open Topics of Insight Generation and Business Engagement)
|Focus on three primary industries and launch forums from two dimensions: solutions and applications.
|Topic 1: iHealthcare（Emphasis on integration and compatibility of solutions or equipment）
|l Medical Imaging
l Medical Mobility
l Medical Computing
l Healthcare Solutions
|l Advanced Patient Monitoring Solutions
l Optimizing the Operation Rooms
l Nursing Care and Medication Administration
|Topic 2: iRetail & Hospitality
（Emphasis on customer experience）
|l Retail AIoT Solutions
l Retail Edge Intelligence
l POS & Self-Service
|l Checkout Experiences in Supermarket and CVS
l Modernizing In-Store Retail Experiences
l Transforming Hospitality: Trends, Tech, and Sustainability
|Topic 3: iLogistics & Fleet Management（Emphasis on safety and efficiency）
|l In-Vehicle & Rugged Computing
l Environmental Sensing Solutions
l Industrial Tablets and Application Oriented Peripherals
|l Heavy Duty Machines
l Ports and Warehouses
l Commercial Fleets
Advantech is gearing up to host two simultaneous WPCs, expecting over 700 attendees from 30+ countries, including customers and partners. The company is set to leverage this occasion to solidify its ecosystem through in-depth thematic interactions and practical workshops. The focus is on enhancing the ecosystem through thematic interactions and practical workshops, aiming to strengthen co-creation and alliances. The goal is to empower partners to seize the latest AIoT opportunities and trends, aligning with Advantech’s vision of Enabling an Intelligent Planet.