Advantech Selects Innovasic Semiconductor's RapID Platform for New EtherNet/IP I/O Modules

Innovasic System-on-a-Chip solution enables extremely fast integration of EtherNet/IP

ALBUQUERQUE, NM - Innovasic Semiconductor is pleased to announce that Advantech has selected the Innovasic RapID Platform and fido1100 System-on-a-Chip (SoC) solution to provide EtherNet/IP connectivity in their new ADAM-6100 series of real-time Ethernet I/O modules for factory automation.

"Innovasic's fido1100-based RapID Platform for Industrial Ethernet enables customers to quickly and cost-effectively get new products to market," said Jordon Woods, Innovasic CTO. "By utilizing the flexible architecture and programmability of the platform, customers can rapidly release a series of compatible industrial Ethernet products," he concluded.

"Innovasic's platform provided the means for us to quickly add EtherNet/IP connectivity to our new product line. The RapID Platform provided us with a low cost and highly reliable solution for our new I/O modules," said Jason Lin, Product Manager, Advantech Industrial Automation Group. "This is our second development using the Innovasic solution and it enabled us to launch six new I/O modules simultaneously and within a very short time from our initial EtherNet/IP PAC product release."

The RapID Platform is a complete, royalty-free design that provides EtherNet/IP and PROFINET connectivity for factory automation applications. The entire platform can be downloaded for a free evaluation directly from the Innovasic website at

About Innovasic Semiconductor

Innovasic Semiconductor provides extended life semiconductor solutions for customers who have products with long life-cycles. The company's processors, communication controllers and mixed signal devices are key components in industrial automation equipment, transportation systems, instrumentation, and medical devices. Innovasic's newest System on a Chip (SoC) solutions enable customers to quickly integrate real-time Industrial Ethernet into their product lines at the lowest cost and with obsolescence protection. Extending the life of its customers' products has established Innovasic as a trusted partner and an approved supplier to leading electronic system manufacturers worldwide. For more information on Innovasic Semiconductor, please visit

About Advantech

Advantech Co.,Ltd.(TAIEX:2395) is the leading global ePlatform service provider integrating web-based hardware and software technology, solutions, and customization services that empower the connected eWorld. Advantech Drawing on the talents of more than 3,700 people, Advantech operates an extensive sales and marketing network in 18 countries and 39 major cities to deliver fast time-to-market services to our customers around the globe. For more information on Advantech, please visit


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