Established in 2004, Vidal & Astudillo is a Colombian consulting firm renowned for leveraging technology to solve complex industrial and research problems. Their wide-ranging expertise encompasses replacing machine controls, enhancing functionalities, enabling communications between disparate systems, re-designing processes, and prototyping novel solutions.
Vidal & Astudillo confronted several challenges when attempting to integrate HMIs into their poultry incubator solutions:
- Vendor Ecosystem Limitations: Most HMI vendors’ products were inextricably linked to their proprietary software ecosystems, hampering Vidal & Astudillo’s ability to adapt to their customers’ varied and constantly evolving requirements.
- Device Obsolescence: Rapid technological advancements led to devices becoming obsolete even though their hardware remained functional, creating significant compatibility issues.
- Multiple Vendor and Technology Integration: The necessity to incorporate numerous vendors and technologies rendered HMI integration into the incubator solutions exceptionally complex and cumbersome.
Chipsee’s Industrial PPC-CM4-101 emerged as a pivotal player in helping Vidal & Astudillo overcome these challenges to craft an exceptional HMI experience. Here’s how our panels gave them a competitive edge:
- Hardware Compatibility: Our versatile platform offerings were fully compatible with the mainstream Linux Kernel, providing steadfast support for poultry incubator solutions.
- Build Quality and Reliability: Our meticulous attention to detail and stringent quality control during the manufacturing of our Industrial Panels instilled confidence in their reliability, a critical factor in the demanding poultry incubator environment.
- Comprehensive Documentation: Chipsee’s dedication to supplying comprehensive documentation facilitated the smooth integration of our panels and the efficient resolution of any issues.
- Swift and Economical Procurement: Our efficient procurement process allowed Vidal & Astudillo to acquire our hardware quickly and economically, minimizing time-to-market and operational costs.
The successful collaboration between Chipsee and Vidal & Astudillo demonstrates the remarkable outcomes of combining cutting-edge hardware with customized software infrastructure. Our Industrial Panels became invaluable, enabling Vidal & Astudillo to offer their customers feature-rich, reliable, and adaptable interfaces. Chipsee remains dedicated to championing innovation across diverse industries, and this case study serves as a testament to the transformative impact Chipsee can have on advancing agricultural technology solutions.