Written by Miloslav Bien on Tuesday 14 February 2023 in the category Newsletter.
Everything starts and ends up in some time. Now the time comes for the replacement of the routers that have been part of our portfolio for a long time. However, they are at the end of the lifecycle caused by outdated components or a combination of outdated components.
The new products that are recommended as replacements are based on up-to-date long-life cycle components and provide great options for customer applications. We believe they are to be at least as successful as their predecessors. Take a look at EOL products and ...
Written by Miloslav Bien on Friday 13 January 2023 in the category Newsletter.
We are glad to inform you that we successfully finished the recertification FirstNet certification process (First Responder Network Authority). This certification is important for selected customers within USA and enables them to sell certified routers as FirstNet Trusted device.
The certification is valid for the routers ICR-3241-1ND and ICR-3241W-1ND. These router models are loaded by modified firmware version based on ICR-OS 6.3.7 that fits FirstNet requirements. The download of this firmware version is possible after registration and approval from ...
Written by Miloslav Bien on Monday 22 August 2022 in the category Newsletter.
TPM chip support is now available on selected Advantech routers. TPM (Trusted Platform Module) is a tamper-resistant hardware chip placed on the PCBA of the router that can store cryptographic keys and then use those keys to encrypt or sign information while a VPN connection used. Storing your cryptographic private keys on a TPM chip brings additional security level to your communication.
TPM 2.0 chip is now available in standard for ICR-44xx product line and optionally also the ICR-2701, ICR-2734, and ICR-2834.
The TPM 2.0 chip ...
Written by Miloslav Bien on Monday 6 June 2022 in the category Newsletter.
New Router AppTR-069 for v2, v2i, v3, and v4 Advantech routers has been released in May 2022. Router Technical Report 069 (TR-069) is a technical specification of the Broadband Forum that defines an application layer protocol for remote management and provisioning of customer premises equipment (CPE) connected to an Internet Protocol (IP) network.
TR-069 uses the CPE WAN Management Protocol (CWMP) which provides support functions for auto-configuration, software or firmware image management, software module management, ...
Written by Miloslav Bien on Wednesday 1 June 2022 in the category Newsletter.
Pleased to share the information we have made a connection to WebAccess/DMP even more intuitive and easier for all router users. We also serve customer requests for zero-touch provisioning and management via our Advantech WebAccess/DMP platform. Visit the WebAccess/DMP webpage for more information and ideas this advanced enterprise-grade platform solution for provisioning, monitoring, managing, and configuring Advantech routers and IoT gateways would bring to you.
Connection from routers to WebAccess/DMP is to be activated for all routers of the v2i platform, v3 platform, and v4 platform directly ...
Written by Miloslav Bien on Wednesday 16 March 2022 in the category Newsletter.
Two new software Router Apps (User modules) have been released a few days ago. Let's go to look a little bit closer to them.
MQTT Manager is a Router App for controlling and monitoring Advantech routers via the MQTT protocol. It is possible to send through a specific MQTT message commands to perform specific actions – for example change binary output status on router. User can also track status of the router by subscribing to ...
Written by Miloslav Bien on Tuesday 15 March 2022 in the category Newsletter.
We are glad to share the information that we developed new models within our ICR-4400 family to avoid the temporary unavailability of WIFI chips from the supplier. Those new models keep the same high-end WIFI parameters as the original models and the only drawback is a slightly decreased temperature range for the router reaching -40 to +60°C.
The new router models are marked as ICR-4453W1 + ICR-4453W1S for 5G, ICR-4434W1 + ICR-4434W1S for ...
Written by Miloslav Bien on Wednesday 16 February 2022 in the category Newsletter.
We are glad to share information that cellular routers ICR-2734 are close to mass production planned for April 2022. ICR-2734 Libratum provides enhanced replacement of Advantech´s cellular router best seller LR77 v2 Libratum bringing advantages to customers in the modern hardware platforms. The scale of applications in the industrial and public sector now grows with higher power hardware providing optimal LTE/4G cellular connectivity.
Written by Miloslav Bien on Tuesday 23 November 2021 in the category Newsletter.
According to our testing results the routers ICR-3200 (ICR-3231, ICR-3241, ICR-3232, ICR-3211, ICR-3201) are compliant with EN 50155 railway standard requirements. This statement is supported by our internal laboratory testing/reports.
Written by Miloslav Bien on Tuesday 15 June 2021 in the category Newsletter.
► NTP – time synchronization RouterApp for NTP protocol version 4 released. Applied enhancement for NTNTPQ and NTPDC. Available for v2, v2i, v3, and v4 router platforms. Link.
► Node-RED OPC UA Node – one of the most important communication protocols for industrial automation is now supported on Advantech v3 and v4 router platforms. Link.
► Node-RED Bluetooth Node – Bluetooth support for v3 and v4 router platforms (just for devices having Bluetooth hardware onboard) now ...