Oct. 2020, Taipei, Taiwan — Advantech, a leading provider of global AIoT platforms and services, is pleased to announce ARK-3531, a compact fanless computer for kiosk and intelligent manufacturing applications. ARK-3531 is powered by a 9th Gen. Intel® Core™ i3/i5/i7/i9 35W desktop processor and provides a ruggedized compact design (200 x 75 x 215 mm/7.87 x 2.95 x 8.46 in) ideal for harsh limited-space environments. Indeed, Advantech’s ARK-3531 delivers desktop-comparable computing power, supports 9 ~ 36VDC power input, and provides an IP40-rated vibration/shock-resistant design capable of functioning in broad temperature ranges (-20 ~ 60 °C / -4 ~ 140 °F). This innovative embedded solution is designed to ease management of smart automation and kiosk applications by supporting versatile I/Os capable of connecting to 24 devices. Additionally, ARK-3531 is pre-loaded with WISE-DeviceOn software to help users remotely monitor and manage connected devices. When paired with Advantech’s edge AI VEGA modules, this fanless computer can function as an AI inference system in AI image recognition applications.