IXXAT INpact from HMS Industrial Networks allows you to connect your industrial PC or embedded system to many different industrial Ethernet and fieldbus networks. As an "all in one package solution", it includes all required components – like the PC interface card, the protocol processing and driver interfaces for your application.

For industrial PCs and mobile devices

The INpact offering is available in three versions with different interfaces:

  • PCIe, including standard or low-profile slot brackets
  • PCIe Mini, for devices with limited available space and mobile devices
  • M.2 for modern compact or mobile devices

Develop independently of the used protocol

IXXAT INpact comes with a comprehensive driver package for Windows and Linux with a C programming interface, enabling easy and rapid development of customer-specific applications – independent of the used board version and protocol. Thanks to the uniform programming interface, it is possible to switch quickly between protocols without extensive programming, leading to increased flexibility and a reduction in terms of development costs.


  • One board for all common industrial Ethernet networks
  • Easy switching between protocols through a standardized API
  • Fast time to market, with minimal development efforts required
  • Easy integration thanks to different form factors
  • High performance for demanding real-time applications
  • Future-proof solution based on proved IXXAT and Anybus technologies



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