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Consumer BGA processors on high-quality embedded boards

Consumer BGA processors on high-quality embedded boards
Vendor of standardised and customised embedded computer boards and modules, congatec, has presented embedded form factors with the new 8th Generation Intel Core Mobile processors. This launch of COM Express Type 6 Compact modules, 3.5” SBCs, and Thin Mini-ITX motherboards, equipped with consumer-grade Intel Core i7-8565U Mobile processors, this marks a new processor generation for harsh and space-constrained environments. 
5th April 2019

Single board computer entry brings 40% performance boost

Single board computer entry brings 40% performance boost
Supplier of standardised and customised embedded computer boards and modules, congatec, has entered the 3.5” single board computer (SBC) business with a 40% performance boost for existing applications. To achieve this performance increase, the new conga-JC370 3.5” SBCs are equipped with commercial-grade 8th Generation Intel Core i7 Mobile processors, codenamed Whiskey Lake. 
27th March 2019

Performance boost for rugged edge computing markets

Performance boost for rugged edge computing markets
Standardised and customised embedded computer boards and modules specialist, congatec, has introduced its first Server-on-Module with AMD embedded processors. The new conga-B7E3 Server-on-Module with the AMD EPYC Embedded 3000 processor claims to offer up to 52% more instructions per clock when compared to legacy architectures. 
26th March 2019


Quick starter kit for new processor family announced

Quick starter kit for new processor family announced
congatec is presenting a SMARC 2.0 Quick Starter Kit for the new NXP i.MX8 QuadMax processor family. The kit offers everything developers need for the immediate evaluation of the new NXP i.MX 8 processor generation. Developers of vision-based AI applications, in particular, benefit from the natively supported integrated MIPI interfaces and optional pre-configured software support for artificial intelligence.
20th March 2019

Driving sales by broadening market reach

Driving sales by broadening market reach
Vendor of standardised and customised embedded computer boards and modules, congatec, has signed a sales partnership with Fortec. The goal is to expand the market reach of congatec’s embedded computer boards and modules as well as to create new higher value-added offerings.
25th February 2019

Everything is getting smaller and more compact

Everything is getting smaller and more compact
It has been announced that congatec will be presenting solutions such as a server on a 125x95mm footprint, and a high-end Core i7 processor on a 3.5” board including all interfaces at embedded world 2019, along with many exhibits showcasing the fusion of embedded computing and vision as well as artificial intelligence.
25th January 2019

Fusion of embedded computing and vision technologies

Fusion of embedded computing and vision technologies
At this year’s electronica, congatec showcased the fusion of embedded computing and embedded vision technology, - including artificial intelligence (AI) and deep learning, to present holistic Embedded Vision platforms. The goal was to provide OEM customers with a comprehensive ecosystem that integrates as easily and efficiently as a standard USB device.
14th December 2018

RAM support doubled for Server-on-Modules

RAM support doubled for Server-on-Modules
Vendor of standardised and customised embedded computer boards and modules, congatec, has announced that its Intel Atom C3000 processor based conga-B7AC Server-on-Modules now support up to 96 GB DDR4 SO-DIMM memory on three sockets. This is twice the previously supported capacity, potentially setting a milestone for COM Express Type 7 based designs, as memory is important for embedded edge server technologies.
12th December 2018

ARM processor in application friendly shape

ARM processor in application friendly shape
  It has been announced by congatec that they are releasing the conga-SMX8, the company's first SMARC 2.0 Computer on Module based on the 64-bit NXP i.MX8 multi-core ARM processor family. 
31st July 2018

Smooth implementation of hard real time

Smooth implementation of hard real time
It has been announced that congatec has teamed up with OSADL, Open Source Automation Development Lab, to optimise the board support for real time Linux and showcase it in the OSADL test racks. 
9th July 2018

Extra time: extended support for processors modules

Extra time: extended support for processors modules
  congatec has extended support for the AMD Geode processor on ETX and XTX modules until 2021. This makes a total of 16 years, which is unique in the embedded processor market, where processors are usually available for seven years. We talked to Christian Eder about the importance of this extension.
3rd July 2018

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


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