IoT gateway starter kit

March 18, 2016 // By Julien Happich
Advantech's IoT Gateway Starter Kit includes a ready-to-run system (Intel Celeron J1900 platform & Windows 7 Embedded), IoT software platform service (WISE-PaaS), software development kit and technical support service. Additionally, Advantech’s hardware is verified to work with the Microsoft Azure cloud platform.

The kit provides powerful turnkey building blocks to connect machines, devices and sensors, and unifies different protocols as IoT standard: MQTT, then empowers IoT application development for data streaming, analytics and prediction solutions. The package comes as a pre-configured system featuring an Intel Celeron J1900 SoC and WES7E with 4GB Memory and 500GB HDD.

There are two gateways selected for the Starter Kit which have been verified through the Microsoft Azure Certified for IoT program; ultra-small: ARK-1123H or the multiple I/O: ARK-2121L. Both are designed to withstand harsh environments, with good scalability for networking and versatile I/O communication. Delivered with the package, software includes WISE-PaaS/RMM Pro version: IoT device remote monitoring and management software for data management, device monitoring/control and security.

As for IoT design-in services, Advantech provides gateway and security SDK, 100+ RESTful APIs, Node-RED logic editor design tools and documents. The kit includes three hours of online consulting services for customers to submit, manage, and track service status on their exclusive account. For a quick jump into the core discussion with professional consultants, Advantech has built an IoT Developer Forum for sharing the IoT technologies news and posting questions.

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