Advantech WISE-4012E IoT Developer Kit

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The Advantech WISE IoT Developer Kit is a complete hardware & software solution to help users develop IoT applications and easily simulate their projects.


The WISE IoT Developer Kit provides everything you need to get going: a WISE-4012E 6-ch universal input or output wireless Ethernet I/O module, and developer kit including: WebAccess 8.0 with open interfaces for intelligent application developer, extension board for simulating sensor status, a micro USB cable for power input, and a screwdriver for wiring.


The WISE-4012E has an integrated Wi-Fi interface with AP mode and web configuration which can be accessed by mobile device directly. Data can be logged in the I/O module and then automatically pushed to the file-based cloud.


Product Features:

  • 2.4 GHz IEEE 802.11b/g/n WLAN
  • 2-ch 0~10V Input, 2-ch DI, and 2-ch Relay Output
  • Includes WebAccess with demo project for developer
  • Includes extension board for simulating sensor status
  • Includes micro USB cable for power input
  • Supports Modbus/TCP with RESTful web service
  • Supports wireless client and server mode that can be accessed directly without AP or router
  • Supports mobile device web configuration with HTML5 without the platform limitation
  • Supports file-based cloud storage and local logging with time stamp


For this RoadTest, you will receive:


  • WISE-4012E-AE-WA x1
  • WebAccess Software x1





Voltage Input

  • Channel 2
  • Resolution 12-bit
  • Sampling Rate 10 Hz (Total)
  • Accuracy ±0.1 VDC
  • Input Type and Range 0 ~ 10 V
  • Input Impedance 100 kΩ


Digital Input

  • Channels 2
  • Logic level Dry Contact 0: Open
  • 1: Close to GND
  • Supports 3 kHz Counter Input (32-bit + 1-bit overflow)
  • Keep/Discard Counter Value when Power-off
  • Supports 3 kHz Frequency Input
  • Supports Inverted DI Status


Relay Output

  • Channels 2 (Form A)
  • Contact Rating 120 VAC @ 0.5 A
  • (Resistive Load) 30 VDC @ 1A
  • Isolation (b/w coil & contacts) 1,500 Vrms
  • Relay On Time 10 ms
  • Relay Off Time 7 ms
  • Insulation Resistance 1 GΩ min. @ 500 VDC
  • Maximum Switching 60 operations/minute
  • Supports Pulse Output
  • Supports High-to-Low and Low-to-High Delay Output



  • Operating Temperature -25 ~ 70°C (-13 ~ 158°F)
  • Storage Temperature -40 ~ 85°C (-40 ~ 185°F)
  • Operating Humidity 20 ~ 95% RH (non-condensing)
  • Storage Humidity 0 ~ 95% RH (non-condensing)



  • WLAN IEEE 802.11b/g/n 2.4GHz
  • Connectors Plug-in screw terminal block (I/O)
  • Watchdog Timer System (1.6 second) and
  • Communication (programmable)
  • Certification CE, FCC, R&TTE, NCC, SRRC, RoHS
  • Dimensions (W x H x D) 80 x 139 x 25 mm
  • Enclosure: PC
  • Power Input Micro-B USB 5 VDC
  • Power Consumption 1.5 W @ 5 VDC
  • Supports User Defined Modbus Address
  • Supports Data Log Function Up to 10,000 samples with time stamp
  • Supported Protocols Modbus/TCP, TCP/IP, UDP, DHCP, and HTTP
  • Supports RESTful Web API in JSON format
  • Supports Web Server in HTML5 with JavaScript & CSS3
  • Supports System Configuration Backup and User Access Control
Advantech WebAccess 8.0

WebAccess Cloud Architecture

WebAccess is a 100% web based HMI and SCADA software with private cloud software architecture. WebAccess can provide large equipment vendors, SIs, and Enterprises access to and manipulation of centralized data to configure, change/update, or monitor their equipment, projects, and systems all over the world using a standard web browser. Also, all the engineering works, such as: database configuration, graphics drawing and system

management and the troubleshooting can be operated remotely. This can significantly increase the efficiency of maintenance operations and reduce maintenance costs.


Business Intelligence Dashboard

WebAccess 8.0 provides an HTML5 based Dashboard as the next generation of WebAccess HMI. System integrators can use Dashboard Editor to create the customized information page by using analysis charts and diagrams which are called widgets. Ample widgets have been included in the built-in widget library, such as trends, bars, alarm summary, maps…etc. After the dashboard screens have been created, end user can view the data by Dashboard Viewer in different platforms, like Explorer, Safari, Chrome, and Firefox for a seamless viewing experience across PCs, Macs, tablets and smartphones.


Open Interfaces

WebAccess has three interfaces for different uses. First, WebAccess provides a Web Service interface for partners to integrate WebAccess data into APPs or application system. Second, a pluggable widget interface has been opened for programmer to develop their widget and run on WebAccess Dashboard. Last, WebAccess API, a DLL interface for programmer to access WebAccess platform and develop Windows applications. With these interfaces, WebAccess can act as an IoT platform for partners to develop IoT applications in various vertical markets.


Google Maps and GPS Tracking Integration

WebAccess integrates real-time data on each geographical site with Google Maps and GPS location tracking. For remote monitoring, users can intuitively view the current energy consumption on each building, production rate on each field or traffic flow on the highway together with alarm status. By right clicking on Google Maps or entering the coordinate of the target, users can create a marker for the target and associate the real-time data of three sites with a display label. Furthermore, this function also integrates with GPS modules to track the location of the marker in Google Maps and allows it to be used in vehicle systems.


Ample Driver Support

WebAccess supports hundreds of devices. In addition to Advantech I/Os and controllers, WebAccess also supports all major PLCs, controllers and I/Os, like Allen Bradley, Siemens, LonWorks, Mitsubushi, Beckhoff, Yokogawa etc. WebAccess can easily integrate all devices in one SCADA. All of these device drivers are integrated into WebAccess and free of charge. For a complete list of WebAccess drivers, refer to


Distributed SCADA Architecture with Central Database Server

SCADA nodes run independent of any other node. Each SCADA node communicates to automation equipment using communication drivers supplied with Advantech WebAccess. The Project Node is a centralized database server of configuration data. A copy of the database and graphics of all SCADA nodes is kept on the Project Node. The historical data is also stored in the database in project node.


Open Data Connectivity

Advantech WebAccess exchanges online data with 3rd party software in real-time by supporting OPC UA/DA, DDE, Modbus and BACnet Server/Client. It supports SQL, Oracle, MySQL, and MS Access for offline data sharing.


Software Requirements

Operating System

  • Windows XP (SCADA Node Only), Windows 7 SP1,
  • Windows 8 Professional, Windows Server 2008 R2 or later



  • Intel Atom or Celeron. Dual Core processors or higher recommended
  • 2GB RAM minimum, more recommended
  • 30GB or more free disk space
Important Dates

Enrollment Begins: Feb 15 2017

Enrollment Ends: Mar 17, 2017

RoadTesters Selected:Mar 29 2017

Product Shipped: Mar 30 2017

RoadTesting Begins: Apr 6 2017

Reminder/Update Email: May 22 2017*

Submit Reviews By: Jun 5 2017


*The element14 RoadTest Staff will send this reminder/update email.

**If a RoadTester is unable to meet the deadline, please notify the RoadTest Program Lead, , as soon as possible before the deadline.

RoadTest Selectees

The supplier selected the following applicants as official Roadtesters:


Terms & Conditions

Advantech WISE-4012E IoT Developer Kit – RoadTest

Terms and Conditions

These are the terms and conditions which govern the Advantech WISE-4012E IoT Developer Kit RoadTest contest. This Contest requires participants to submit an application indicating their previous experience with this type of equipment/component, information on what they would do to test the equipment/component, and the applicant’s desire to post a thorough review of their experience with images, photos, or other supplemental materials. Participants will be required to meet the Conditions for Participation.  The winners of this RoadTest will receive the item(s) listed below. RoadTest Reviews are due no later than 60 days after the receipt of the item(s). No other prizes are offered.

The Principal terms of the Competition:

The following words and phrases are used in these terms and conditions and have the meanings given to them below.

RoadTest: Advantech WISE-4012E IoT Developer Kit

(RoadTest or Contest)

Key dates:

Applications Close: midnight (GMT) on 17 March 2017

Announcement of Winner (estimated): 24 Mar 2017


PrizeAdvantech WISE-4012E IoT Developer Kit

Additional Prizes: none

Competition Site:

Site or element14 Community:

Judges: members of the element14 community team chosen at the Organiser’s discretion.

Judging Criteria, All of the following which will have equal weighting:

· Demonstrated competence with the technologies including links or descriptions of past projects

· Qualifications as indicated by current job role and/or schooling/vocational training;

· A thorough description of how the prize would be tested;

· Likelihood that the Applicant will blog about the prize and provide a review on;

· Originality;

· Innovation.

Organiser: Premier Farnell plc (registered in England and Wales under company number 876412) whose registered office is at Farnell House, Forge Lane, Leeds, UK

Conditions for Qualification: in addition to meeting the requirements of these terms, all persons applying to take part in the Contest (each one an Applicant) must:

· Provide a RoadTest application describing what he/she would do if awarded the Prize including similar previous projects, product experience and qualifications

Terms: these terms and conditions which govern the Competition and to which the Organiser reserves the right to make changes from time to time and the latest version of these Terms from time to time will be posted to the Site.

  1. Eligibility
  2. Applications:
  3. Selecting Winners:   
  4. Liability:
  5. General:

1.1 Save as set out in these Terms, the Contest is open to any natural or legal person, firm or company or group of natural persons or unincorporated body.

1.2 All Applicants must be aged at least 18 at the time of their application.

1.3 Applicants must not enter the RoadTest if doing so or taking part may:

1.3.1 cause the Organiser and/or themselves to be in breach of any agreement (including but not limited to any contract of employment) to which they are a party or in breach of any law, regulation or rule having the force of law to which the Organiser or the Applicant may be subject or any policy of the Organiser or the Sponsor;

1.3.2 Require the Organiser to obtain any licence, authorisation or permission to deal with the Applicant; or

1.3.3 Be in breach of any policy or practice of their employer. Some employers prohibit or restrict their employees from taking part in competitions such as these or receiving prizes under them and the Organiser respects those policies and practices.

The Organiser reserves the right to disqualify any Application made in breach of these Terms and to reject any Application which it reasonably believes may be or become in breach. The Organiser reserves the right to require evidence in such form as the Organiser may reasonably require of any Applicant’s compliance with any of these Terms and to disqualify any Applicant or Participant who cannot provide such evidence reasonably promptly. 

1.4 Multiple applications are not permitted.

1.5 Applications may not be submitted by an agent whether acting on behalf of an undisclosed principal or otherwise.

1.6 The Contest is NOT open to:

1.6.1 Any person or entity who is a resident or national of any country which is subject to sanctions, embargoes or national trade restrictions of the United States of America, the European Union or the United Kingdom;

1.6.2 Any employee, director, member, shareholder (as appropriate) or any of their direct families (parents, siblings, spouse, partner, children) (“Direct Families”) of the Organiser and Sponsors; or

2.1 Each Applicant must fully complete and submit a RoadTest Application by the Application Close.

2.2 By submitting a Registration Form, each Applicant:

2.2.1 Authorises the Organiser to use his or her personal data (as defined in the Data Protection Act 1998) for the purposes of running and promoting the RoadTest;

2.2.2 Authorises the Organizer to copy, reproduce and publish their application should they be accepted as a Participant;

2.2.3 Will be deemed to have read, accepted and agree to be bound by these Terms. Applicants are advised to print and keep safe these Terms;

2.2.4 Authorises the Organiser to copy, reproduce and use the Application and/or Review for the purposes of the RoadTest and as otherwise contemplated by these Terms. The Organiser will not be responsible for any inaccuracy, error or omission contained in any reproduction or use of the Project Blogs.

2.2.5 Licenses the Organiser to use the intellectual property in the Project (IP) for the purposes of this Contest. As between the Applicant and the Organiser the IP remains owned by the Applicant.

2.2.6 Grants the Organiser the right to use his or her likeness, photographs, logos, trademarks, audio or video recordings without restriction for the purposes of Contest or the promotion of it or the Site;

2.2.7 Agrees to participate positively in all publicity surrounding the Contest;

2.2.8 Agrees to be responsible for all expenses and costs incurred by him or her in preparing for, entering and participating in the Contest (save for any expenses expressly agreed by the Organiser to be borne by it in these Terms);

2.2.9 Confirms that he or she owns all IP used in his or her application or Project or Blogs and indemnifies the Organiser from any claim by a third party that use of any material provided by an Applicant to the Organiser infringes the intellectual property rights of any third party;

2.2.10 Agrees not to act in any way or fail to act in any way or be associated with any cause or group which would have a negative impact on the reputation of the Organiser and/or the RoadTest.

2.3 All applications submitted to this RoadTest must meet the following criteria:

2.3.1 Applicants must be the author, creator and owner of the proposed review idea. Applicants must not submit someone else’s idea;

2.3.2 The proposed application must be reasonably achievable by the within the time constraints of the Contest; 

2.3.3 Applications must not include or propose any of the following, the inclusion of which shall render any proposed application ineligible:

(a) Applications which relate to socially taboo topics, such as illicit drug use or sexual gratification;

(b) Applications that are or could reasonably be considered to be illegal, immoral, discriminatory or offensive as determined by the Organiser;

(c) Applications in relation to them which if accepted would infringe or breach any of the policies or terms of access or use of the Site.

2.4 No Application may contain any of the hazardous substances identified by Article 4 of Directive 2002/95/EC of the European Parliament on the Restrictions on the Use of Substances in Electronic and Electrical Equipment ("the Directive") or the use of such hazardous substances in the in any such Project must not exceed the maximum concentration values set out in the Directive.

3.1 Winners will be selected by the Organiser on the basis of the quality of his or her application and its adherence to these Terms.

3.2 The total number of Winners selected will be at least the minimum number set out above but the actual number is at the sole discretion of the Organizer and/or the Sponsor, if applicable.

3.3 The Organiser will use all reasonable efforts to announce the Winners via an update to the RoadTest page by the date listed above.

3.4 Winners agree to take part in all publicity which the Organiser or the Sponsor wishes to use to promote the RoadTest, the Products featured or other Contests with which the Organiser may be connected from time to time.

3.5 Details of the Winners may also be published in the media.

3.6 Winners are responsible for all applicable taxes, duties or other charges payable in relation to any prize.


4.1 The Organiser hereby excludes all and any Liability arising out of the Contest or the acceptance, use, quality, condition, suitability or performance of any Prize, even where that Liability may arise from the Organiser’s negligence.

4.2 Nothing in these Terms will affect any Liability of the Organiser for death or personal injury arising from its negligence, for breach of Part II of the Consumer Protection Act 1987 (in the event that any entrant is entitled to claim rights under the Consumer Protection Act 1987) or for any matter in relation to which it would be illegal for the Organiser to exclude or to attempt to exclude its Liability.

4.3 Subject to 4.2, neither the Organiser, any parent company nor any subsidiary of the Organiser or such parent company or any of their directors, officers and employees (together referred to in these terms and the ‘Associates’) makes any guarantee, warranty or representation of any kind, express or implied, with respect to this Competition or the Prizes potentially available under it. Neither the Organiser nor any of its Associates shall be responsible for any Liability that may arise out of or in connection with person’s participation in this Competition, the claiming, redemption or value of any prizes under it, the use or enjoyment of such prizes or any events or circumstances arising out of or in connection with any of them. Any implied warranties of condition, merchantability or suitability or fitness for purpose of any of them are hereby expressly excluded. Wherever used in these Terms, ‘Liability’ shall mean any and all costs, expenses, claims, damages, actions, proceedings, demands, losses and other liabilities (including legal fees and costs on a full indemnity basis) arising directly or indirectly out of or in connection with the matter concerned. 

5.1 The RoadTest is organised and sponsored by the Organiser. The Organiser reserves the right to delegate all or any of its powers, rights and obligations arising in relation to the RoadTest to any Associate and certain such rights and powers are assumed by the Organiser on behalf of itself and each Associate. Reference to “Organiser” shall be deemed to include reference to each Associate.

5.2 The RoadTest may be terminated at any time if there are, in the sole opinion of the Organiser, an insufficient number of entries, or if the Applications are not of an appropriate standard for a competition of this nature. The Organiser has the right to cancel or suspend the RoadTest at any time due to circumstances outside its reasonable control.

5.3 The Organiser shall have the sole discretion to disqualify (without correspondence or right of appeal) any Applicant it considers to be adversely affecting the process or the operation of the RoadTest or to be in breach of these Terms or to be acting in a disruptive manner or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other Applicant or Participant.

5.4 The Organiser has the right to amend or add to these Terms from time to time. Revised Terms and Conditions will be posted on the Contest Site and it is a condition of entry to the RoadTest that Applicants agree to comply with these Terms and, if appropriate, such Terms as amended from time to time.

5.5 Headings are for convenience only and do not affect the interpretation or construction of these Terms and Conditions.

5.6 These Terms and the operation of the Contest shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English Law and any claim or matter arising under these Terms shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

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