Advantech and Invensys Operations Management Partner to Provide Wonderware Windows CE HMI

The Industrial Automation Group of Advantech and Invensys Operations Management, a global provider of technology systems, software solutions, and consulting services to the process and manufacturing industry announced their partnership in developing the Wonderware InTouch® HMI software in a compact edition form factor for Windows CE devices.

"The Powered by Wonderware program, in conjunction with our partners, means that our customers can now order their HMI hardware with runtime software pre-installed, directly from their vendor of choice," said Keith Jones, Invensys Operations Management marketing program manager, Wonderware HMI/SCADA products. "This offers a certified combination of InTouch Compact Edition software and vendor hardware, tested by Wonderware and ready to use out of the box. Customers will appreciate the time they will save with the pre-installed software, as well as have confidence that their industrial computer panel is ready to run. In addition, InTouch Compact Edition software has never been more affordable, with users able to select the license size they need and take advantage of exciting new bundled pricing."

According to Dan Fitzpatrick, global embedded program manager, Invensys Operations Management, by partnering with many of the world’s top HMI hardware brands, Invensys now offers clients the most cost-efficient version of the market-leading Wonderware InTouch HMI software on a vast amount of hardware styles and ratings.

"In addition, Wonderware customers are assured that InTouch Compact Edition software is certified to function properly on all certified hardware and that, together with our partners, we will support the complete solution in every corner of the globe," Fitzpatrick said.

Gary Frederich, Western Regional Sales Manager for Advantech eAutomation, believes this partnership will "help Advantech and our Channel Partners increase Advantech’s solution offerings for the process end-user market and growing Windows CE based OEM HMI market."

Advantech is excited about this new partnership and looks forward to many new opportunities with Invensys.

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