IRVINE, Calif., June 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Advantech —a global pioneer in developing and bringing to market the most advanced embedded IoT and solution-ready platforms, services and technologies—is pleased to announce that a team comprised of their senior professionals will attend, speak and exhibit at the upcoming Sensors Expo and Conference to be held at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, Calif., from June 26-28, 2018. For over 30 years, the world-class event has drawn patrons to experience, learn and discuss the latest developments in sensors and sensing-related technologies.

At this year’s gathering, more than 6,400 attendees from over 40 countries will have the opportunity to network with their peers, engage in educational offerings and discover the trends in sector verticals including:

-- Energy Harvesting and Power Management -- Emerging Technologies -- Flexible and Wearable Tech -- IoT and Wireless -- Measurement and Detection -- MEMS and Sensors -- Novel Sensor Applications -- Optical Sensing and Detection -- Sensors and Embedded Systems Design -- Sensor Data and Analytics

“The sensor sector is expanding and evolving in dynamic and disruptive ways, affecting a range of commercial spheres,” said Ween Niu, general manager at Advantech. “Our accomplished team is designing and implementing groundbreaking systems, components and architectures across the applications and business themes featured at the expo.”

Advantech will showcase its latest collaboration with Microsoft, Intel, Hitachi and BTI – and will debut a new 30-Day Smart Sensor Program. In an effort to support worker safety through the IoT – Advantech, Microsoft, Intel, Hitachi, and BTI have combined their technologies to develop a Worker Safety IoT solution ready platform (SRP). Integrating new LPWAN protocol and stack call MIOTY to Advantech’s Intel-based edge device, this SRP utilizes Microsoft Azure’s IoT Hub cloud service; adding in Hitachi Analytic SaaS for further data reporting and visualization. The Worker Safety SRP can be broadly adopted across vertical markets and has immediate application where worker/user conditions require monitoring.

In addition, Advantech will be participating in the IoT Connectivity Ecosystem panel on Wednesday, June 27 at 1:15 p.m. to discuss the concept of the intelligent edge and where it is defined.

Visit Advantech at Sensors Expo and Conference at booth #533 and discover more about the Advantech line of comprehensive solutions at http://www.advantech.com/. ABOUT ADVANTECH: Founded in 1983, Advantech is a leader in providing trusted, innovative embedded and automation products and solutions. Recently ranked a top 100 Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) company; with a portfolio of over 1,000 products and a network of more than 8,000 talented people working in 92 major cities worldwide, Advantech 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 35 years, the billion-dollar company collaborates closely with select partners across a diverse range of market sectors, including: medical and biotech, government and defense, transportation, retail, broadcasting, networking, digital signage, automotive and utilities. Advantech also provides 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. For more information, visit www.Advantech.com.

MEDIA CONTACT: Ryan Mayfield, Advantech CorporationRyan.Mayfield@advantech.com| 949-420-2500 x 324