Evolving from HMI/SCADA Software to I-IoT Software Platform
Advantech WebAccess, as the core of Advantech’s IoT solutions, has also become not only a HMI (Human-Machine Interface) and SCADA (Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition) software solution, but also an IoT software platform to provide a gateway to cloud software solution to eco-partners and system integrators for IoT and cloud applications.
With Advantech WebAccess, a full browser-based IoT application software, users can monitor and control their projects simply through a web browser. For the device layer of IoT, Advantech WebAccess supports ample protocols and drivers to connect to more than 450 controllers and devices which make Advantech WebAccess flexible and suitable for all I-IoT applications and projects.WebAccess also provides the foundation of IoT data collection and management with its open architecture and open interfaces so which are helpful for developing different vertical applications.
To migrate Advantech WebAccess to fulfill the I-IoT and Industrial 4.0 services’ needs, a variety of cloud specific features are developed on WebAccess Cloud software aim to provide easy of connecting to devices, plug and play device configuration, cloudbased Dashboard, big data connectivity, and so on to enable big data analysis and predictive maintenance for I-IoT and Industrial 4.0 services.