Automation Solutions

As a longtime, trusted partner of the Intel® Partner Alliance, Portwell is committed to incorporating the latest technologies when designing its industrial automation products and solutions. Portwell's commitment to product quality and longevity, local engineering and support, and value-add services also helps OEMs and system integrators to enable a scalable and viable industrial automation solutions.

As a global leader in embedded computing technologies across industries, Portwell provides a diverse product portfolio including embedded modules, single board computers (SBC), industrial systems, rackmount chassis/computers, human-machine interface (HMI) and network security appliances. Unlock the potential of intelligent automation with Portwell’s IoT-ready industrial computer platforms designed to accelerate your time to deployment, optimize your TCO, and accelerate digital transformation across smart retail, building intelligence, factory automation, and automated test equipment.

Partner with Portwell today to elevate efficiency, precision, and reliability all along your smarter automation journey.

What We Do

Smart Retail Automation

Transform your retail operations with Portwell's optimized smart retail automation solutions. Portwell’s Computer-on-module (COM), Single Board Computer (SBC) and LYNX fanless IPC series serve as the backbone of application-centric AI implementation, enabling you to revolutionize inventory management, for example.

Key Benefits:
  • Optimized Replenishment: Leverage Portwell's IoT platforms to streamline and automate stock replenishment processes, ensuring optimal product availability.
  • Efficient Allocation: Systematically allocate products across diverse categories, improving shelf organization and enhancing your customers’ shopping experience.
  • IoT Edge: Vitalize your retail environment with real-time data insights, enabling data-driven decision-making and enhanced operational efficiency.
  • IoT Gateway: Connect and manage various devices and sensors across your retail space, creating a unified ecosystem that drives smarter operations.
  • AGV Integration: Enhance warehouse management through Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs), ensuring efficient and precise product movement and storage.

Smart Building

Propel the future of smart buildings with Portwell's advanced Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. Our innovative IoT gateways and edge devices are tailor-made to cater to the demands and requirements of modern buildings, offering an intelligent blend of flexible, space-saving design, energy efficiency, reliable connectivity, and robust security.

Key Benefits:
  • Compact Form Factor: Our IoT devices are designed with a small footprint, ensuring minimal obtrusion while maximizing functionality throughout the connected building spaces.
  • Efficient Energy Consumption: Leverage the intelligence from IoT enabled infrastructure to optimize energy usage, reducing costs and maintaining consistent environmental sustainability practices.
  • Reliable Connectivity: Connect various devices and systems within the building’s ecosystem, enabling real-time data communication and holistic control.
  • Enhanced Security: Secure your building with state-of-the-art IoT security systems, safeguarding both physical and digital assets.
  • Smart HVAC Systems: Achieve optimal comfort and energy efficiency through intelligent heating, ventilation, and air conditioning management.
  • Lighting Automation: Transform lighting infrastructure with automated controls that adapt to occupancy/vacancy and daylight, optimizing visibility, user convenience and energy efficiency.
  • Occupancy Monitoring: Gain and induce insights into space utilization and foot traffic dynamics, enabling effective resource allocation and space management.

Smart Factory Automation

Step into the next-generation manufacturing with Portwell's innovative Smart Factory Automation solutions. Our expansive range of industrial computers, ruggedized systems, and industrial IoT devices is designed to transform factories to the next level of productivity in the era of Industry 4.0.

Key Benefits:
  • Streamlined Transformation Processes: Portwell's solutions enable effective transition to Industrial 4.0, driving enhanced efficiency and productivity across your factory operations.
  • Precision Control: Take charge of your production processes with industrial robotics control and factory process management systems, ensuring optimized outcomes.
  • Durability & Reliability: Our industrial computing platforms are designed for reliable connectivity, harsh environment and long lifespan.
  • Shop Floor Management: Gain real-time insights into controlling and managing your production shop floor, leading to streamlined operations and improved resource utilization.
  • Robotics Precision: Harness the power of industrial robotics control to achieve precise, consistent production, and efficient manufacturing processes.
  • Process Optimization: Elevate factory process control to new heights, achieving higher quality outputs and reduced downtime.

Automated Test Equipment (ATE)

At the core of any sophisticated test equipment, a reliable and robust computer board acts as a critical engine. Portwell's market-leading embedded computing boards and systems are meticulously designed and developed.

Key Benefits:
  • Powerful Computing Performance: Exceptional computing power that drives efficient testing and analysis in various use cases.
  • Versatile Expansion Options: Our solutions offer a wide range of expansion capabilities, enabling ideal integration with diverse ATE applications.
  • Rugged & Wide-Temperature Reliability: Designed to withstand varying operating conditions, our products excel in extreme environments, ensuring consistent performance.
  • Long Lifespan: Benefited from extended product lifecycles, minimizing disruptions and maximizing the value of your investment.
  • Semiconductor Testing: Elevate semiconductor testing equipment with our high-performance embedded computing solutions, enabling precise and efficient testing processes.
  • Laser Measurement: Empower laser measurement equipment to achieve unparalleled accuracy, enhancing quality control and measuring research capabilities.
  • Communication Signal Testing: Streamline communication signal testing with our advanced computing solutions, ensuring reliable and accurate results.

Why Choose Us

As a global leader in embedded computing technologies, Portwell is committed to enhance product longevity and provide silicon valley engineering support. Portwell strives to help OEMs and system integrators to enable scalable and viable industrial automation solutions.

Portwell provides a wide range of product portfolio including embedded modules, single board computers (SBC), industrial systems, rackmount computers, human-machine interface (HMI) and network security appliances. 

Portwell provides services at every level in realizing your design concept into product reality. Portwell provides complete services: engineering, product development, production planning, quality assurance, integration, and logistics management. Portwell offers one-stop services to help you shorten the time-to-market with high-quality and price-competitive solutions.

Use Cases

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Automated Blood Testing Equipment


Clinical laboratory automation


Portwell’s PICMG single board computer/system host board (ROBO series)

Customer Benefits

  • Extensive experience in industrial PICMG single board computer design
  • Customized services tailored to customer application requirements
  • Dedicated technical support team providing fast and professional responses
  • Strong reputation for quality of product, design and manufacturing services with a commitment to long-term product lifespan support
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    Food Processing Automation


    Production line control for food industry


    Customized embedded PC with Portwell’s Mini-ITX board (WADE-8213-Q670E in Box solution)

    Customer Benefits

  • Minimized design effort leveraging Portwell’s expertise in mechanical design, offering services for a chassis built with field serviceability and low maintenance
  • Faster time to market by collaboration with Portwell’s dedicated design team with prompt response
  • High quality and low RMA records with long lifespan product support
  • Turnkey solution provided by Portwell with flexible and comprehensive global supply chain service
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    PCIe Devices Tester


    A specialized PCIe devices tester designed for use in production lines


  • Customized system with a 3-in-1 architecture that supports PCIe hot plug and PCIe counter mechanism
  • PCIe Gen 3 and Gen 4 support
  • CE & FCC Class A & CCC Certification

  • Customer Benefits

  • Minimized design effort by leveraging Portwell’s mechanical design capabilities for low-maintenance chassis designs
  • Accelerated time to market through collaboration with Portwell’s dedicated design team ensuring prompt support
  • Portwell’s professional services of integration, validation and technical consulting, as well as sharing of vertical-market experiences
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    Industrial IoT


    Warehouse automation


  • Customized mobile computing system based on Portwell’s KUBER-212E
  • Compact and rugged design with wireless connectivity for robust performance in industrial environments

  • Customer Benefits

  • Rapid prototype development, with samples completed within 1 month
  • High degree of customization available for the I/O plate, BIOS, chassis, and audio card design that meet customer’s specific requirements
  • Minimized design effort by leveraging Portwell’s expertise in designing low-maintenance solutions
  • Faster time to market achieved through collaboration with Portwell’s dedicated design team with efficient support
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    Motion Control

    Portwell's motion control solution is capable of remote management over complex network of devices. It provides enhanced reliability of mechanical movement in the testing environment and is compatible with stepping motors, servo motors, and various PCI Express based I/O cards (up to 16 cards) for additional features, such as data logging, peripherals analysis, and vision inspection.


  • Control multiple axes (max. 64 Ch) in synchronization
  • Synchronization control for multiple simultaneously start/stop control commands
  • Limit input functions (required for positioning control) are also provided
  • Store up to 1000 frames (each frame carrying required information for single positioning sequence, i.e. speed, acceleration/ deceleration rate, target location)
  • Enable PC controlled output of pulse train according to a specified pulse number and frequency
  • Compatible with pulse-input type stepping motors or servo motors

  • Products

    Industrial Motherboards

    Our Industrial Motherboards are designed with industry-leading processor platforms, and provide optimized performance and reliability for various automation applications. We offers multiple form factors, such as Industrial ATX, Mini-ITX, and Nano-ITX for quick and effective system design and setup.

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