§5. Hardware Supported

S3 mostly targeted to the new emerging Programmable Automation Controller (PAC) open and modular architecture. S3's runtime combine IEC-61131 core, SQL database, HTTP server and local HMI executed at the same powerful PAC's CPU core. Besides S3 supports remote I/O via ModBus, Profibus or ADAM RS-485 protocol as well as popular local PCI I/O from Advantech and Faswel.