Kontron AG Articles
New embedded pITX iMX8M motherboard released
Kontron has announced that it is launching the pITX iMX8M motherboard in a compact 2.5” pico-ITX format, a high-performance SBC solution for embedded applications in manufacturing or for deployment as an IoT gateway. The iMX8M features dual- or quad-core NXP CPUs based on the Arm Cortex-A53 architecture running at up to 1.5GHz.
Kontron further expands its SMARTCASE kit solutions
Kontron has announced that it is expanding its portfolio of SMARTCASE products, consisting of five variants to date, to include the SMARTCASE S711. The case kit is specifically designed for the D3713-V/R mini-ITX motherboard.
VX305C-40G SBC aligned to SOSA Technical Standard Snapshot 3
Kontron has announced the new variant of its VX305C-40G 3U OpenVPX single board computer module updated to align with the SOSA Technical Standard Snapshot 3, released in July 2020.
Compact platform for artificial intelligence released
Kontron has announced that it is now supporting companies with a compact platform for artificial intelligence, machine learning and deep learning. It integrates all Google TensorFlow Lite applications and enables rapid development of custom AI-applications.
SMARC Module for AI-based point-of-sale applications
Kontron has launched the new fA3399 SMARC module, which uses the Rockchip RK3399K Arm processor. The new module has high performance versus price value, with six processor cores, which are derived from an energy-saving dual-core Arm Cortex-A72 and quad-core Cortex-A53.
11th Gen Intel Core processors on COM Express modules
Kontron has combined its established form factors with new features of the 11th Gen Intel Core processors.
NVIDIA GPUs accelerate AI applications
Kontron has been certified as a 'Preferred Partner' under the NVIDIA partner program and uses NVIDIA GPUs (Graphics Performance Units) in its AI platforms, such as the Kontron rackmount server KISS V3 4U SKX, which was developed for AI and Inference applications.
Kontron extends 6U VPX portfolio of COTS computing nodes
Leveraging years of rugged computer design and thermal expertise, Kontron has announced VX6124, its new Arm-based High End VPX COTS Computing Node for next generation HPEC application.
Single board computer with higher WLAN speeds for IoT
Kontron has introduced its 3.5" single board computer with the latest processor technology from Intel. Due to the Triple Display Support and the support of numerous new interfaces, the updated embedded board is well suited for applications that place high demands on graphics and require fast WLAN.
Embedded computer technology for wind turbines aids bat protection
Climate change requires a rapid rethinking of energy policy worldwide. Renewable energy plays an important role in this context. In Germany, power generation with wind turbines is a key component of the turnaround in energy policy.
Motherboard for high performance in 2.5” format
Kontron has announced that it is expanding its product line in the Pico-ITX form factor with the pITX-APL V2.0 embedded motherboard, which is equipped with Intel Atom E39xx and Intel Celeron N3350/J3455 two- and quad-core CPUs and features improved performance with an extended range of functions.
Kontron motherboards ‘Designed by Fujitsu’
For insiders, it didn't really come as a surprise when Kontron announced that it would take over Fujitsu's motherboard business at the Augsburg location. As a supplier of IoT/embedded computing technology, Kontron has experience in embedded systems and the corresponding services, and has launched the 'Designed by Fujitsu' boards..
SMARC module supports 8GB memory
Kontron has expanded its product portfolio with the -sAL28 version of the SMARC module. The module in the short size form factor of only 82x50mm complies with the SMARC 2.1 standard soon to be published by the SGET Standardisation Group. The NXP Dual Cortex A72 LS1028A processor and a 3D GPU make the module powerful and flexibly deployable.
Small SoM module with high-performance processor
Kontron has announced that it will present its new small SoM module based on the latest processor and memory technology at the embedded world trade fair in Nuremberg. The new SoM SL i.MX8M Mini provides an excellent and cost-effective basis for individual board and application developments.
Embedded Box-PC with compact design
Kontron has announced that it now offers its KBox B-202-CFL Embedded Box-PC with Intel Core 9th generation processors, which with up to eight processor cores provide a performance boost with constant power dissipation. Thus, the KBox B-202-CFL effortlessly handles computationally complex processes and large amounts of data.
Motherboard suited for demanding graphics applications
Kontron has announced that it will present the D3713-V/R mITX industrial motherboard based on the AMD Ryzen Embedded V1000 and R1000 line at this year's embedded world tradeshow. It features the SoC integrated AMD Radeon Vega GPU with particularly brilliant graphics and supports up to four independent displays in 4K resolution via DisplayPorts, one Embedded DisplayPort and a dual-channel LVDS (24bit).
Five technology trends set to shape the industry in 2020
Here, Hannes Niederhauser, CEO at Kontron and Chairman of the Management Board of the S&T Group, has considered five technology trends to be the defining themes for the industry in 2020, including edge computing, real-time networks including 5G, new standards for embedded platforms, cyber security and artificial intelligence.
IoT solutions for digitisation at embedded world
Kontron has announced that it will be presenting Computer-on-Modules, SBCs and motherboards of all leading standards with the latest processors from Intel, AMD and NXP, as well as x86 and ARM-based computer systems and panel PCs at embedded world in Nuremberg between February 25th and 27th, 2020.
Open frame industrial monitor for cost-effective visualisation
With the Open Frame Monitor, Kontron presents the latest addition to its portfolio of monitors for industrial applications. The Open Frame Monitor is based on a visualisation module with an integrated video controller that can be modularly configured and expanded. It is particularly suitable for use in harsh industrial environments, but also as a reliable solution in highly frequented POS/POI environments.
Industrial computers bring constant power dissipation
Kontron presented the third generation of its high-end industrial computers in Box PC format - the KBox C-103-CFL series - at SPS 2019. The systems are based on the latest Intel Core and Intel Xeon E processors of the ninth generation with up to six processor cores and thus provide a performance boost with ever constant power dissipation.