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Motherboards based on the latest Intel platforms

Motherboards based on the latest Intel platforms
Kontron has introduced motherboards ‘Designed by Fujitsu’ including the form factors (Thin) Mini-ITX, µATX, Mini-STX, and ATX based on the latest Intel platforms. As a result of the acquisition of Fujitsu's products, production facilities and engineering in Augsburg, Germany, Kontron has expanded its embedded motherboard product portfolio.
18th November 2019

AI systems for applications in any industry

AI systems for applications in any industry
Applications within the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) are increasingly finding their way into almost every industry and are a decisive factor in the progress of corporate value creation. The digital transformation demands ever shorter innovation cycles from science and research as well as from technology providers, and also a new level of top performance in hardware and software, since AI applications can only be realised on the basis of data- and computation-intensive processes.
14th November 2019

Panel PC web panels with scalable performance

Panel PC web panels with scalable performance
Kontron has announced the addition of a Web Panel and a Control Panel series to its Human Machine Interface (HMI) portfolio. The devices of both product lines are characterised by an attractive design, IPS displays with high resolution in 7.0, 10.1 and 15.6”, brightness and capacitive multitouch technology as well as scalable processor performance based on Single- or Dual-Core Arm NXP i.MX6 processors.
13th November 2019


Better visibility: Robotic arm supports endoscopic surgeries

Better visibility: Robotic arm supports endoscopic surgeries
With its robotic arm Soloassist II for surgeons in hospitals, the German company AKTORmed from Regensburg makes it easier for surgeons to work with endoscopes. About 15 years ago, the transition from manual to robot-supported guidance of the surgical camera during minimally invasive procedures meant a significant improvement for the surgeon.
7th October 2019

Successful proof-of-concept with IFE&C equipment

Successful proof-of-concept with IFE&C equipment
Kontron has announced that it has signed a new contract to supply integrated In-flight Entertainment & Connectivity (IFE&C) equipment to a major Europe airline specialising in leisure and charter travel. The initial phase of this fleet-wide deployment calls for systems to be installed on the airlines' 100+ Boeing aircraft in time for the company's busy 2020 spring and summer schedule.
11th September 2019

Industry 4.0 business models based on embedded computers

Industry 4.0 business models based on embedded computers
There is no question that the digitisation of all areas of life and work creates new business models. In the DACH region, the connection of digital transformation of products and manufacturing has been dubbed “Industrie 4.0” – industry 4.0. Obviously, this is not just about setting up a PC at the manufacturing line and hooking it up to the internet. Rather, the goal is to gain a competitive advantage, be it through raising efficiency or generating new offers, from leveraging the data collected as well as networking operational technology (OT) and information technology (IT).
10th September 2019

The steep career of Raspberry Pi: from maker PC to industrial computer

The steep career of Raspberry Pi: from maker PC to industrial computer
With an industrial-strength Raspberry Pi starter kit, Kontron is laying the cornerstone for industrial and commercial use of the Raspberry Pi platform in companies and organisations. Can the board, known as a hobbyist PC and widely used as an experimental platform, really score points with its cheap image compared to high-quality standard industrial PCs?
5th September 2019

High-performance switch for use in harsh environments

High-performance switch for use in harsh environments
Kontron has announced the CP6940, a 1/10/40 Gigabit Ethernet switch for CompactPCI and VME embedded systems. The CP6940, which has been specifically optimised for multicast applications, is designed for long-term programs and use in harsh environments and in an extended temperature range from -40 to +85°C.
29th August 2019

Make your IoT projects prosper with the right processors

Make your IoT projects prosper with the right processors
Edge computing is becoming increasingly important for the Internet of Things (IoT) and Industry 4.0. Together with Edge technologies, standardised Computer-on-Module (COM), Single-Board-Computer (SBC), motherboards and systems ensure that computing power is available efficiently, quickly and flexibly. However, the processor should be suitable for the respective application.
29th August 2019

Edge computers make AI applications ready for large-scale use

Edge computers make AI applications ready for large-scale use
The cooperation between the companies within the S&T Group opens up many new fields of applications. With the IoT Software Framework SUSiEtec from S&T Technologies, Kontron can offer artificial intelligence (AI) solutions for its edge computers from a single source, such as for instance for Visual Inspection. This is where Kontron benefits from its many years of experience as a manufacturer of high-performance, state-of-the-art industrial computers based on the latest processor technology.
27th August 2019

Highly scalable module designed for industrial temperature range

Highly scalable module designed for industrial temperature range
  Kontron has introduced its new COMe-m4AL10 (E2) module. The module is available with either Intel Atom, Intel Pentium or Intel Celeron processors of the latest 5th generation. With dimensions of only 84x55mm, it is a suitable solution for space-limited applications; furthermore the E2 version is designed for use in the industrial temperature range from -40°C to +85°C.
19th August 2019

Sensor network for the smart factory

Sensor network for the smart factory
Smart automation and digital transformation are among the trend topics worldwide. Industry 4.0 and the Industrial Internet of Things are changing production and logistics processes in the long term. In the future, objects will be networked and interact automatically in all areas. In order to guarantee smooth processes, detailed position and status data must be generated and analysed. KINEXON, located in Munich, Germany, has developed KINEXON Brain, an intelligent solution based on an IoT gateway from Kontron's KBox family.
15th August 2019

Dual twelve core server class 6U VPX workhorse

Dual twelve core server class 6U VPX workhorse
Kontron has started delivering the most powerful version of its popular 6U VPX single board computer yet. Powered by two Intel Xeon-D processors with 12 cores each. This version of the popular 6U VPX SBC helps customers benefit from even more processing power on a single VPX blade, allowing more sophisticated signal processing inside the same mechanical envelope.
12th August 2019

Kontron acquires industrial mainboard business from Fujitsu

Kontron acquires industrial mainboard business from Fujitsu
Kontron S&T has signed an asset deal with Fujitsu Technology Solutions, headquartered in Munich, Germany to acquire the Augsburg-based Fujitsu industrial mainboard business. In October last year, the Fujitsu Group had announced the closure of its Augsburg site by the end of September 2020. The transaction is subject to antitrust approvals.
5th August 2019

Five-star supplier excellence award received

Five-star supplier excellence award received
Kontron has received the 2019 5-Star Supplier Excellence Award Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems (IDS). Award recipients are judged based on a variety of performance criteria including overall quality, on-time delivery, demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement and success in meeting safety standards.
19th July 2019

Highly scalable module based on the latest embedded processors

Highly scalable module based on the latest embedded processors
Kontron has introduced the new SMARC-sXAL4 module. The module is available with either Intel Atom, Intel Pentium or Intel Celeron processors of the latest generation. With dimensions of only 82x50mm, it can be used flexibly, and the E2 version is designed for use in an extended temperature range from -40 to +85°C.
9th July 2019

VPX single board computer payload module

VPX single board computer payload module
Global provider of IoT/Embedded Computing Technology (ECT), Kontron, has announced the new VX305H-40G 3U OpenVPX single board computer module. It continues to build on its successful VX305x SBCs and the I/O intensive VX305C-40G, which began shipping in December 2018.
4th April 2019

Industrial Computer Platform for TSN Applications

Industrial Computer Platform for TSN Applications
Global provider of IoT/Embedded Computing Technology (ECT), Kontron, has announced the KBox A-230-LS, a compact industrial computer platform designed specifically for Time Sensitive Networking (TSN) applications. The KBox A-230-LS is equipped with a SMARC module based on the NXP Dual Cortex A72 LS1028 processor.
2nd April 2019

Driverless through the factory thanks to KINEXON and Kontron

Driverless through the factory thanks to KINEXON and Kontron
Embedded Box PCs by Kontron, a provider of IoT/Embedded Computer Technology (ECT), serve as hardware basis for automated guided vehicles, which find their way through the factories with the navigation software KINEXON Brain from the Munich-based company KINEXON Industries. KINEXON Brain guides the transport vehicles precisely and safely to their destination even under harsh conditions.
21st March 2019

System-on-Module with three processor cores

System-on-Module with three processor cores
Global provider of IoT/Embedded Computing Technology (ECT), Kontron, is reportedly one of the first companies to introduce a System-on-Module (SOM) based on the brand-new STM32MP157 processor by STMicroelectronics. By the Dual Cortex-A7 and the Cortex-M4 processors' three cores in one chip, the 25.4x25.4mm module achieves maximum performance in terms of visualisation and computing power.
15th March 2019


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