More to come in 2013...
2012 - Talk2M Grows
Remote access via Talk2M grows rapidly: with 500 accounts in 2007, Talk2M now has more than 18,000 all over the world. To cope with this growth, new resources have continually been implemented. From a solution based on a single server in 2007, Talk2M has evolved towards a scalable multiple-server architecture able to handle thousands of secure connections simultaneously. Talk2M is awarded Product of the Year 2012 by the reputed Control Engineering Magazine.
Start of 2012 sees also the launch of the eWON Cosy for PLC remote access. This new product combined with Talk2M is designed to replace old modem-based connections and take advantage of the customer’s existing network.
End of 2012 sees the launch of the eFive, a firewall and VPN appliance for connecting remote sites permanently.
2011 - eWON moves to new office premises
2010 - eWON sets its sights on the US market
The US market is the next step in the company’s international growth strategy. In September 2010, eWON opens a US subsidiary under the name eWON Inc. in Pittsburgh, PA. Dominique Blanc is the General Manager of eWON Inc. He has more than 15 years of experience in remote service and automation products.
2010 - eWON wins "Trends Business Tour 2010" Innovation Award
At the Trends Business Tour 2010, eWON receives Innovation award for its Talk2M remote access solution to machines.
2009- Innovation Prize 2009 for Talk2M
The Walloon Region Innovation Prize 2009
is awarded to eWON for Talk2M, a new, smart Web-based method for remote access to machines.
2008 – eWON subsidiary established
To facilitate independent business development, the Board of Directors of ACT'L resolves to establish a subsidiary called eWON sa
as a public limited company dedicated to the development and marketing of the eWON
2006 – Talk2M product launch
To resolve the problem of secure Internet connection set-up, Talk2M
, a web-based remote access platform, is launched successfully in 2006. Talk2M provides secure remote access to machines anytime and anywhere by a single click on an Internet interface while enabling simple configuration schemes for IT novices.
2004 – eWON connectivity improvement
In addition to the initial support for the Modbus RTU/TCP
protocol, eWON enhances its PLC connectivity to include the Schneider Uni-Telway / XIP
protocol, the Rockwell DF1 / EtherNet/IP
protocol, the Siemens MPI / Profibus
fieldbus protocol, and the Omron
2003 – eWON wins Innovation award for technology
At the Automation Fair in Paris, ACT'L receives the Innovation award
for its eWON product line.
2001 - eWON product range launched
Building on its industrial experience and electronics knowledge, ACT'L launches the eWON 4000
, an innovative PLC remote access gateway based on Internet communication.
1993 - Engines ON
Two former university assistants, Serge Bassem
and Pierre Crokaert
, launch ACT'L from scratch as an electronics and industrial engineering company. The projects acquired in the early days already address infrastructure applications (at that time railway and road infrastructure) and the food and drug industry. The projects involve several areas of expertise, including microprocessor-based custom hardware development and system integration using industrial automation building blocks.