The question for industrial users then becomes what change should be made? And what can be
done to avoid a repeat of this problem in the future? Advantech believes the answer to both questions is the aptly named Universal Serial Bus or USB.
This bus change in industrial PCs is a result of changes in the larger market. Currently, PCI-
Express is on its way to becoming a new backplane standard for PCs. So automation users are
faced with the prospect of changing how their devices interface with industrial computers.