Kontron AG Articles
Kontron introduces FuSa Application-Ready Platform
Kontron is expanding its portfolio of IoT/embedded computer technology with a modular and universal safety controller up to SIL Level 3 or PLe, Cat4 in the form of an M.2 2242 FuSa (functional safety) expansion card.
Medical all-in-one Panel PC from Kontron
Kontron, provider of IoT/embedded computing technology, has introduced an all-in-one panel PC that meets the stringent hygiene and connectivity requirements in the medical and healthcare sector. The system is compliant with DIN EN 60601-1 and is particularly suitable for use in nurses’ stations, operating rooms, intensive care units, and laboratories as well as pharmacies and clean rooms.
Expanded software support for the PiXtend product range
Kontron, a global provider of IoT/Embedded Computing Technology (ECT), expands its PiXtend product range by supporting the engineering software logi.CAD 3 from the company logi.cals and the Spider Control I4.0 Integration Suite from iniNet.
Box PC suits data-intensive IoT Edge applications
The KBox A-series from Kontron has been extended with the KBox A-150-WKL Box PC. With 8th Gen Intel Core U or Intel Celeron processors, the PC delivers high computing performance with low power consumption.
Autonomous driving hinges on data quality
When it comes to the hot topic of autonomous driving and driving assistance systems, automotive electronics specialist b-plus relies on processor modules from Kontron. In addition to the robustness of the components and the option to further increase computing power in the future, the focus has been on specific adaptations and services by the system supplier. New functions are being continuously developed in order to accelerate data analysis. In ...
Powerful Box-PC KBox B-202-CFL available in new variants
Kontron has added two new model variants of the KBox B-202-CFL industrial PC. In addition to high processor performance with 8th or 9th generation Intel Core processors, the new KBox B-202-CFL 'Smart Performance' variant is equipped with an even more powerful 270W power supply that enables the use of high-performance graphics cards with up to 120W.
SMARC module with Arm Rockchip processor launched
Kontron has launched the new SMARC module fA3399 with Arm processor Rockchip RK3399K. In the benchmark of Arm-based modules, the new Kontron module has the highest performance compared to its price. Six processor cores from an energy-saving dual-core Arm Cortex- A72 and a Quad Cortex-A53 as well as an Arm Mali-T860MP4 GPU, provide high graphics performance for 2D and 3D displays.
COMe-bEP7 industrial-grade computer-on-module launched
Kontron has announced a brand new COM Express Basic Type 7 Computer-on-Module based on AMD EPYC Embedded 3000 SoC processors, the COMe-bEP7, delivering cost-efficient, highly scalable server-class performance on a small form factor.
AI functionality delivered with the KBox A-203-AI-GC
Kontron has announced that it will soon also make its AI-platform available as a KBox PC based on an Intel Atom x7-E3950 processor. The KBox is ready-to-use and can be integrated directly into existing X86 landscapes to quickly and efficiently implement own application scenarios around machine learning and artificial intelligence at the intelligent edge.
COMe-bV26 for parallel threads at the Edge
Kontron has introduced a brand new COM Express Basic Computer-on-Module based on the AMD Ryzen Embedded V2000 processor. It is a processor on a COM Express Type 6 module to support up to 16 parallel threads up to 8 high-end performance cores.
Industrial Ethernet solutions with the KSwitch family
Kontron has expanded its Industrial Switch product line with additional high-performance and cost-effective models of the KSwitch family for fast- and gigabit- Ethernet. The first 23 KSwitch variants will be available before the end of Q1/2021, with additional variants to be added throughout the year.
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.