Kontron AG Articles
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.
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.