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25th February 2021
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.

18th February 2021
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. 

21st December 2020
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.

24th November 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.

9th November 2020
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.

24th September 2020
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.

29th June 2020
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.

10th June 2020
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.

7th April 2020
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.

Alternative Energy
31st March 2020
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.

26th March 2020
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.

19th March 2020
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..

5th March 2020
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.

19th February 2020
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.

18th February 2020
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.

31st January 2020
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).

29th January 2020
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.

Events News
23rd January 2020
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.

14th January 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.

17th December 2019
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.

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