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Embedded computing platform enables robot to play piano

Embedded computing platform enables robot to play piano
congatec has introduced a virtualised embedded computing platform for easy PLC and UI hardware consolidation. The demo platform with a hexapod robot playing a piano is based on a standard embedded hardware platform from congatec; hypervisor technology from Real-Time Systems (RTS); IEC 61131-3 compliant CODESYS SoftPLC running on real time VxWorks OS; and a virtualised GUI based on Microsoft Windows 10.
10th May 2018

Computer-on-Modules come with 8th Gen Intel Xeon and Intel Core

Computer-on-Modules come with 8th Gen Intel Xeon and Intel Core
congatec has introduced its conga-TS370 COM Express Type 6 Computer-on-Modules in parallel with the launch of the 8th Generation Embedded Intel Xeon and Intel Core processors (codename Coffee Lake H). They propel the 35-45W TDP class of COM Express Type 6 modules to a new ‘six-pack’ level of high-end embedded computing, offering for the first time up to 6 cores, 12 threads and a turbo boost of up to 4.4 GHz and drive up to three independent 4k UHD displays.
6th April 2018

Integrating smart vision at transportation checkpoints

Integrating smart vision at transportation checkpoints
congatec has introduced its first embedded x86-based MIPI-CSI 2 Kit that eases the integration of embedded vision technology into smart transportation checkpoints, access control and ticketing systems. The instantly deployable, industrial-grade platform is application-ready for the evaluation and deployment in harsh outdoor and in-vehicle environments. Engineers benefit from simplified development and accelerated time to market.
20th March 2018


congatec introduces cost-efficient 10GbE edge server designs

congatec introduces cost-efficient 10GbE edge server designs
congatec has introduced a deployment ready design study of a micro server carrier board with 10GbE support. The modular server board in the 5x5 inch Mini-STX form factor (140mm x 147mm) offers high scalability across all suitable embedded server processor sockets thanks to its COM Express Type 7 slot. This enables 10GbE edge node performance upgrades at lowest cost, as nearly all investments in the real-time system design of 10GbE edge nodes can be re-used.
12th March 2018

congatec acquires Real-Time Systems

congatec acquires Real-Time Systems
Vendor of standardised and customised embedded computer boards and modules, congatec, has acquired Real-Time Systems (RTS), headquartered in Ravensburg, Germany. Founded in 2006, RTS is a provider of hypervisor software for real time applications in the embedded market. Jason Carlson, CEO of congatec, explained: “The congatec strategy is to simplify the use of embedded computing technologies. As the connected IIoT and Industry 4.0 world is getting more and more complex, one of the most important strategic levers to meet this objective is to invest in software.”
2nd March 2018

Duo provide long-time support of AMD Geode processors

Duo provide long-time support of AMD Geode processors
  In order to provide extended life cycle support for one of the world's longest-serving x86 processors, congatec and AMD have teamed together. The result is that AMD Geode processor boards from congatec will have planned availability until the end of 2021.
17th January 2018

Modules accelerate first-to-market strategies

Modules accelerate first-to-market strategies
  congatec has announced support of the new 64-bit NXP i.MX8 processors for the Qseven and SMARC module standards. As a member of NXP's Early Access Programme, the new congatec modules will be available in time with the production launch of the new ARM Cortex A53 / A72 based processor family.
28th November 2017

Smart manufacturing IT platforms on display at CIIF 2017

Smart manufacturing IT platforms on display at CIIF 2017
At CIIF, China International Industry Fair in Shanghai, the Taiwan located subsidiary of congatec will present smart manufacturing IT platforms for 'Made in China 2025' (MIC 2025) solutions in hall 6.1H, booth A065. These instantly deployable computing platforms enable Chinese machine building and manufacturing systems engineers to develop smart, connected manufacturing equipment as well as robotics and intra-logistics devices with situational awareness for collaborative manufacturing.
3rd November 2017

Modules improve embedded edge computing

Modules improve embedded edge computing
congatec has announced the launch of the conga-B7AC, a new Intel Atom C3000 processor based COM Express Type 7 Server-on-Module that raises the bar for embedded edge computing through 10 GbE bandwidth support. With a power consumption starting at only 11 Watt, the new low-power multicore Server-on-Modules with up to 16 cores offer up to 4x 10 GbE real-time capable network performance.
21st September 2017

congatec lays the foundation for modular micro server designs

congatec lays the foundation for modular micro server designs
congatec has launched the COM Express Type 7 quick starter set as the fundamental basis for OEMs' modular micro-server designs. The quick starter set simplifies the evaluation of the first server-on-modules designed in accordance to PICMG's COM Express Type 7 standard, poised to be globally deployed in cloud, edge and fog server applications.
7th August 2017

Personal integration support announced at COMPUTEX 2017

Personal integration support announced at COMPUTEX 2017
At COMPUTEX TAIPEI (Booth J1224), congatec will announce the global availability of its personal integration support for OEMs. Personal integration support is a premium service from congatec designed to simplify the use of embedded computing technologies. OEM customers around the globe benefit from a single contact point to get all their design-in questions answered. There is no need to wait in an impersonal hotline or speak to constantly changing contact persons.
26th May 2017

High-end robotics computing technology on show at ESEC 2017

High-end robotics computing technology on show at ESEC 2017
At the Embedded Systems Expo & Conference (ESEC 2017) in Japan (West Hall 1F, booth W4-20), congatec will spotlight its new high-end embedded computing portfolio for robotics and real-time automation. Designed from the ground up to meet highest 'made in Germany' quality standards, the comprehensive product portfolio includes the hypervisor technology from Real-Time Systems, consolidating the congatec robotics computing offering in a single, application ready, 4-in-1 hardware platform for PLC, HMI, IoT and Industry 4.0 systems.
15th May 2017

Type 7 Server-on-Modules conform to PICMG standard

Type 7 Server-on-Modules conform to PICMG standard
  congatec has welcomed the PICMG release of the COM Express 3.0 specification. The revision 3.0 of the specification formally integrates the new Type 7 pinout type which is the basis for congatec's Server-on-Modules. The official release fires the starting shot for the race to a new generation of server designs based on standardised Server-on-Modules.
20th April 2017

Cloud API simplifies orchestration of wireless sensor networks

Cloud API simplifies orchestration of wireless sensor networks
A best practice design solution for the simplified orchestration of wireless sensor networks was showcased by congatec at embedded world 2017. It is based on the new, application ready congatec Cloud API (Application Programming Interface) for IoT gateways that is capable of integrating any local sensor networks into any cloud solution.
10th April 2017

congatec further standardises interface setup for SMARC 2.0

congatec further standardises interface setup for SMARC 2.0
  congatec has introduced a SMARC 2.0 module supporting powerful USB-C connectivity. The utilisation of the USB-C specification makes USB interconnects even more universally applicable, further standardising the interface setup of SMARC 2.0-based embedded devices.
28th March 2017

Motherboard is designed for IoT connected devices

Motherboard is designed for IoT connected devices
  congatec has introduced the conga-IC175, a thin industrial-grade motherboard family featuring the 7th Gen Intel Core U (Kaby Lake) processors designed for IoT connected devices. The new boards are suited for space-constrained, high-performance, low-power IoT designs.
10th March 2017

Module specialist strengthens UK presence

Module specialist strengthens UK presence
Martin C. Frederiksen has recently been appointed as the new congatec Sales Director for Northern Europe to strengthen the company’s sales and support organisation in the UK and in Scandinavia. Together with the appointment of Martin Frederiksen, the Northern European sales team has been extended further with the addition of Anders Rasmussen and Jon Moseley as Key Account Managers. Additionally, congatec has recently created a new, wholly owned London-based subsidiary.
1st February 2017

COM Express modules have Gen 7 Intel Core processors

COM Express modules have Gen 7 Intel Core processors
congatec has released COM Express Compact modules in time with the launch of the 7th generation of Intel Core SoC processors. The conga-TC175 Computer-on-Modules (COMs) with Intel's Skylake successor -the second variant of the current 14nm microarchitecture - are simply better than their predecessors. Compelling features include greater CPU performance, more dynamic HDR graphics thanks to 10-bit video codec, and support of the optional, super-fast 3D Xpoint-based Intel Optane memory.
4th January 2017

Boosting module-based high-end embedded computing

Boosting module-based high-end embedded computing
congatec extends its COM Express Basic portfolio with the new high-performance conga-TS175 Computer-on-Module. Equipped with the high-end dual chip versions of the brand new Intel Xeon and Gen 7 Intel Core processors (codename Kaby Lake), it sets a new benchmark for module-based high-end embedded computers and modular industrial workstations that need to process massive workloads.
4th January 2017

COM Express Mini module offers more than any module before

COM Express Mini module offers more than any module before
congatec has released the conga-MA5, the next generation of low-power modules for the industrial and extended temperature range in the credit card sized COM Express Mini form factor. The new COM Express Type 10 Computer-on-Modules are equipped with the latest Intel Atom, Celeron and Pentium processors (code name Apollo Lake) and impress with 30% more processing power and 45% more graphics performance on a very small COM Express Mini module.
8th December 2016


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