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Kontron Embedded Computer Systems for Real-Time Rail Applications

Kontron

Kontron supplies a broad range of standards-based transportation computers and custom solutions for railway traffic.

Rolling stock applications for increased passenger safety

Kontron supplies a broad range of standards-based transportation computers and custom solutions for railway traffic. This includes embedded computing technology (ECT) solutions for modern, connected rolling stock applications.

The company provides systems and architecture for video surveillance, passenger entertainment and communication, train control, interlocking, health management, and network endpoint communication.

Computing solutions meeting international standards

Kontron validates its solutions using in-depth knowledge of local and international requirements.

Developing, engineering, certifying and manufacturing solutions through the same company guarantees high-quality, and ensures strict adherence with standards such as the ISO9001, EN50155, and SIL4. Audit checks are carried out regularly to maintain the quality of all parts.

Data-driven transportation for signalling and train control

Kontron solutions are used for railway applications in a range of locations, from rolling stock to dispatch and decentralised, unmanned remote control centres.

These applications include positive train control (PTC), European train control systems (ETCS), and European rail traffic management systems (ERTMS).

IRIS-certified solutions provider

Kontron has received IRIS certification for the design, development and manufacturing of embedded computer boards and systems for real-time applications.

The scope of certification includes propulsion and on-board vehicle control, as well as passenger information systems, communication systems, and single railway components.

About Kontron

A global market leader for ECT, Kontron offers standard-based, custom, commercial off the shelf (COTS) solutions for transportation industries.

The company’s wide product portfolio and experience meet specific computing technology demands for local and global rail, road, air and shipping traffic, providing transportation original equipment manufacturers (OEM) with worldwide experience and presence.

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Press Release

Kontron Collaborates with BMS to Develop Rugged In-Vehicle Computing Solution

Leading embedded computing technology (ECT) company Kontron is pleased to announce the M8 mobile data computer (MDC), which has been jointly developed with US-based firm BMS Inc.

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On-Board Entertainment Systems for Rail

Kontron and Axinom have collaborated on the transportation industry's first integrated and validated standards-based hardware and software on-board entertainment platform.

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Products and Services

INTERPARLO – Application-Ready Platform for WiFi and Passenger Infotainment

INTERPARLO is a modular hardware platform that provides internet connectivity on trains. It is suitable for passenger infotainment services and applications requiring wireless communication.

TRACe B304-TR – Fanless Railway Computer Baseline

Kontron TRACe B304-TR is an EN50155-certified fanless operational computer that offers easy customisation via MiniPCIe slots to meet application-specific requirements.

TRACe G304-TR – Wireless Gateway

Kontron TRACe G304-TR is an EN50155-certified fanless operational computer.

TRACe HMID104 – Fanless Railway Driver Console

TRACe™ HMID104 is a fanless operational PC panel display, designed for transportation systems and certified under the EN50155 standard.

TRACe V304-TR – Network Video Recorder

Kontron TRACe V304-TR is an fanless network video recorder, certified under EN50155, and designed for rolling stock IP video surveillance.
The V304-TR’s CPU module offers an Intel® Atom E3845 Bay Trail (quad-core @ 1.91 GHz) processor. It features a wide-range power supply (from 24VDC to 110 VDC) and provides high-performance, reliable and capacious data storage in harsh railway environments.
The following are specifications for the TRACe V304-TR.Comi
• Certified NVR with high connectivity for rolling stock iP video surveillance
• Intel® Atom™ E3845 quad-core @ 1.91 GHz (Bay Trail-I Platform)
• Up to 2x removable 2.5" SATA disks
• 2x LAN for IP cameras video streams
• IP50 Dust and Water protection
• EN50155 Class Tx (-40°C to +70°C / 10 min @ +85°C)

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On-Board Entertainment Systems for Rail

Kontron and Axinom have collaborated on the transportation industry's first integrated and validated standards-based hardware and software on-board entertainment platform.

4 November 2016

Making Mass Transit More Secure

Escalating threats, security breaches and attacks calls for implementing the highest transit system security possible. Video surveillance is a key element in making mass transit more secure. It can also help improve operator efficiency, cut costs and enhance the overall passenger experience by reducing delays or disruptions to service from unforeseen mechanical breakdowns, track obstructions or just traffic congestion.

24 March 2016

Importance of Computing Health Management

The market for transportation systems is forecasted to continue its rapid expansion according to a report by Transparency Market Research that predicts double-digit growth from 2013 to reach $30.2bn by 2019.

1 July 2015

Application-Ready Platforms for Transportation

We offer a broad product portfolio, ranging from boards to application-ready platforms and a full range of services for the most demanding application requirements. Kontron's facility in Toulon has successfully received the IRIS (International Railway Industry Standard) certification revision 02.

1 October 2013

Kontron’s Embedded Systems — EN50155 Compliant Solutions

Kontron's Embedded Systems EN50155 Compliant Solutions

29 July 2013

EN50155-Compliant Transportation Platforms

Kontrons Brain Module Monitors Train Management Systems

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27 October 2017

Leading embedded computing technology (ECT) company Kontron is pleased to announce the M8 mobile data computer (MDC), which has been jointly developed with US-based firm BMS Inc.

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10 October 2017

Kontron has announced that its TRACe™ transportation computing products have been chosen by Centum Adetel Transportation Solution (CATS) for its complete information solution.

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5 October 2017

Leading Embedded Computing Technology (ECT) company Kontron is pleased to announce the arrival of the TRACe V40x-TR, which is a new fanless computer system that has been specifically designed to deliver IP-based video surveillance on passenger trains.

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1 August 2017

Kontron, a leading global provider of Embedded Computing Technology (ECT), today announced that it has become a member of the LoRa Alliance™, the fastest growing alliance responsible for developing a global low power wide area network (LPWAN) standard for internet of things (IoT).

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13 July 2017

Kontron, a leading global provider of embedded computing technology (ECT), has introduced a new, extremely energy-efficient SMARC 2.0 module.

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28 April 2017

Kontron, a leading global provider of embedded computing technology (ECT), today announced the TRACe LoRa-MQTT, a new integrated EN50155 fanless solution-ready platform offering a LoRa™ local network and transforming messages to Message Queue Telemetry Transport (MQTT) streams.

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25 February 2016

Kontron COTS-based TRACe transportation computers selected by Adetel Solution as platform for their integrated railway system solutions
Validated, IoT-ready TRACe™ enables Adetel Solution to quickly introduce open architecture, interoperable systems to meet fast-emerging Transportation 4.0 market opportunities

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23 February 2016

Kontron, a leading global provider for embedded computing technology (ECT), announces a teaming agreement with Axinom, to innovatively deliver the ground transportation industry's first entertainment-ready passenger connectivity platform.

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12 February 2016

Kontron has expanded its TRACe™ family of operational computers designed specifically for the transportation market with a gateway and multi-vehicle bus (MVB) controller.

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11 February 2016

Kontron has been selected by Bombardier Transportation as a preferred technology supplier, and the two companies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the intent to work togetger in future product development and signalling projects.

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10 February 2016

Kontron has announced its TRACe™ HMID104-CK, an EN50155-certified fanless operational panel PC display.

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11 June 2014

Leading global provider of embedded computer technology Kontron has launched TRACe, its new family of operational computers designed specifically for the transportation market.

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16 September 2013

Kontron today announced that it has received US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA) on the company's next-generation ACE Flight 600 general purpose airborne server. This milestone signifies that the airborne server meets the high safety and regulatory standards required for commercial aviation, and is suitable for aircraft installations worldwide.

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11 September 2013

At the DSEI 2013 (Defence Security and Equipment International) Exhibition in London, Kontron presented a new 10/40 Gigabit Ethernet switch that is designed to significantly enhance and standardise data throughput in network-centric OpenVPX applications.

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21 June 2013

Today at the Paris Air Show, Kontron (Hall 4 - Booth A76-B76) introduced the VX3327, a new 3U VPX graphics card with AMD Embedded Radeon E6760 GPU, designed to meet the latest demands in avionics and military technology. With its 480 computing cores, Kontron's OpenVPX-compliant board delivers a parallel data processing performance of up to 576 GFLOPs.

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20 June 2013

Kontron's StarVX High Performance Embedded Computer (HPEC) system brings supercomputing I/O bandwidth and performance, previously only achieved in IT datacenters, to the battlefield. Based only on mainstream IT technology (TCP/IP, PCIe, Intel processors ) for greater platform support and assured longevity, the 3U VPX-based Kontron StarVX enables military systems developers to drastically reduce the process from design to field deployment of radar, sonar, autonomous vehicles and other 3D reconstruction-based systems.

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14 June 2013

Kontron announced today the new embedded Mini-ITX motherboard KTQ87/mITX based on 4th generation Intel Core i7/i5/i3 processors and the Intel Embedded Q87 chipset. The new motherboard offers engineers leading-edge embedded processing performance as well as up to 4K graphics in a compact ATX-compliant footprint.

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11 June 2013

Kontron today announced the launch of the COM Express basic Computer-on-Module COMe-bHL6 that accelerates and eases the implementation of 4th generation Intel Core i7/i5/i3 and Celeron processors into individual application platforms.

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7 June 2013

Kontron has introduced its latest 6U CompactPCI CPU board alongside the launch of the fourth-generation Intel Core processors.

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7 June 2013

Parallel to the launch of the fourth-generation Intel Core processors, Kontron has announced its support of this new microarchitecture on a broad range of long-term available systems, boards and modules.

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6 June 2013

Kontron, a global leader of telecom, network and cloud infrastructure platform solutions, announced today that the SYMKLOUD MS2900 Media platform now supports the newly released 4th generation Intel Core i7 quad-core processor. Expected graphics performance levels are more than double the previous generation with its integrated Intel Iris Pro graphics 5200 (GT3e).

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30 May 2013

Kontron introduced today, its latest 3U VPX PowerPC processor board, tailored for rugged embedded systems that need to process compute-intensive applications using the lowest possible power consumption. To meet this requirement, the Kontron 3U VPX processor board VX3240 features the new, power optimized Freescale P2041 QorIQ quad-core processor.

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11 April 2013

With today's introduction of Kontron's new ready-to-use SMARC Starterkit, the company enables developers to gain fast entry into the world of embedded ARM processors, which is now highly scalable thanks to SMARC Computer-on-Modules. The SMARC kit comes in a sturdy transport case, has all the cables already connected and is equipped with all the necessary components, including a display and power supply.

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14 March 2013

Kontron presents the new Kontron Passau II, a fanless, intelligent data concentrator for SCADA and control room systems. The 2U rackmount server, which can be extended on a modular basis, is designed to meet the highest requirements in electromagnetic immunity.

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11 March 2013

As part of its 'High-Speed CompactPCI Initiative', Kontron is launching the world's first 6U CompactPCI Serial Mesh 10 Gigabit Ethernet processor board together with a compliant chassis at the Embedded World 2013 trade show (hall 1, stand 460). For the first time, a CompactPCI system supports 10 Gigabit Ethernet and PCIe over backplane in addition to the common interfaces such as PICMG 2.16, SATA and HDMI.

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5 March 2013

As part of its 'High-Speed CompactPCI Initiative', at the Embedded World 2013 trade show in Nuremberg, Kontron is presenting a 3U CompactPCI Serial (CPCI-S.0) compliant chassis platform as well as peripheral boards for 10 Gigabit and Gigabit Ethernet, XMC-based I/O and SATA hard disks.

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27 February 2013

As part of its 'High-Speed CompactPCI Initiative', Kontron is showcasing its first 3U CompactPCI Serial (CPCI-S.0) processor board at the Embedded World 2013 trade show in Nuremberg. The Kontron CPS3003-SA comes equipped with latest 3rd generation Intel Core i7 processors and, for the first time, offers PCI Express Gen 3.0, USB 3.0, SATA 6G and Gigabit Ethernet over backplane.

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27 February 2013

At the Embedded World 2013 trade show, Kontron (hall 1, stand 460) has announced the launch of its 'High-Speed CompactPCI Initiative'. As of today, Kontron will extend its support to include two CompactPCI standards, CompactPCI Serial (CPCI-S.0) for 3U form factors with PCIe, GbE, USB and SATA over backplane, as well as CompactPCI Serial Mesh (based on PICMG 2.20) for 6U form factors with 10GbE over backplane.

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15 February 2013

Kontron has announced today that the Kontron MicroTCA Carrier Hubs (MCH) AM4904/AM4910 have been upgraded to include support of the MTCA.4 specification. Offering the MicroTCA enhancements for rear I/O and precision timing, the MCHs are ideally aligned with the requirements of high-speed data acquisition and processing applications.

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19 December 2012

Kontron is pleased to announce that the Kontron M2M Smart Services Developer Kit now fully supports the Cumulocity M2M Application Platform. The cloud-based horizontal machine-to-machine (M2M) application platform delivers an integrated server-side database platform, network agents and sensor libraries to significantly reduce the efforts needed to bring the M2M connected sensors and devices into the cloud.

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18 December 2012

PLX Technology, a leading global supplier of high-speed connectivity solutions enabling emerging data center architectures, and Kontron, a global leader in embedded computing technology, have announced an industry breakthrough in the deployment of PCI Express (PCIe) technology as a backplane interconnect.

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29 November 2012

Kontron today introduced its latest ULP-COM standards-based Computer-on-Modules to help embedded OEMs drive down system costs for ultra-low power SFF (small form factor) solutions.

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22 November 2012

Kontron has released its new dual port 10 Gigabit XMC402 mezzanine card. OEMs and system operators can leverage the new XMC card to upgrade their communication structures quickly and cost-efficiently to 10 Gigabit bandwidth.

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14 November 2012

Today, Kontron (Hall A6, Stand 506) premiered its second new module in the ULP-COM (ultra low power) standard, extending the successful and scalable computer-on-module concept to countless ultra low power and SFF smart devices.

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13 November 2012

At the electronica trade show (hall A6, stand 506) Kontron announces the extension of its Computer-on-Module (COM) portfolio with a new family of COM Express compliant Power Architecture processor modules with Freescales QorIQ 32bit P2020 (COMe-cP2020) and the 64bit P5020 (COMe-cP5020) processor.

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6 November 2012

For the accelerated development of custom-made, high-availability switches, today Kontron has introduced the world's first 10G/1G Ethernet Switch Core Modules providing all essential interfaces on a standardised footprint.

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28 September 2012

Kontron has launched its first ultra low-power, low-profile ARM-based Computer-On-Module specifically designed to extend the proven and scalable Computer-On-Modules-based usage model to new modules with ARM and SoC processors.

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18 September 2012

Kontron's new MICROSPACE MPCX60 vehicle computers incorporate cellular connectivity and highly flexible design to interconnect a multitude of task specific local interfaces.

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4 September 2012

Kontron announced that it has achieved the IRIS (International Railway Industry Standard) Revision 02 certification, a compliance developed by the independent association of European railway industries UNIFE (Union des Industries Ferroviaires Européennes).

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6 July 2012

As part of Kontron's strategic entry into ARM processor technology, Kontron has today unveiled its first embedded ARM-based motherboard in the Mini-ITX form factor (170mm x 170 mm). The Kontron KTT30/mITX is equipped with NVIDIA's Tegra 3 super processor and combines outstanding media performance with particularly low-power consumption.

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27 June 2012

Kontron has announced its new embedded motherboard, the Kontron Flex-ATX KTQ77/Flex, built on the 3rd generation Intel Core processors.

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14 June 2012

Kontron has announced the new 6U CompactPCI processor board CP6004-SA that sets new performance-per-watt standards for high-end applications.

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7 June 2012

Kontron has announced its new 3rd generation 3U OpenVPX single-board computers (SBC) with the latest interface technology based on the 3rd generation Intel Core i7 processors.

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6 June 2012

Kontron has announced to support the new 3rd generation Intel Core processors on 14 COM Express basic computer-on-module variants.

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6 June 2012

Kontron welcomes the recent PCI Industrial Manufacturers Group (PICMG) news of the official adoption of the COM Express mini form factor under the overall COM Express specification. Computer-on-modules matching the now official "mini" standard were commonly referred to as nanoETXexpress.

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1 June 2012

Kontron has announced the introduction of its most powerful single AdvancedMC processor module, designed with the 3rd generation Intel Core i7 processor.

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24 May 2012

Kontron has introduced the high-performance 3U CompactPCI processor board CP3003, based on the 3rd generation Intel Core processor technology, delivering a new level of performance and highly improved power efficiency.

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23 May 2012

Kontron has announced the availability of its new multi-mission rugged computer system ApexVX, which is specifically designed for the rapid deployment of a broad range of military and avionics applications.

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3 May 2012

Kontron has announced its support of the quad-core 3rd generation Intel Core i7-3615QE (4x2.3GHz, 6MB L2 cache) and i7-3612QE (4x2.1GHz, 6MB L2 cache) processors on seven embedded computing platforms, to match the ever-increasing market demand for power savings and performance gains.

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2 March 2012

Kontron has announced the cooperation with Real-Time Systems to distribute their RTS Hypervisor on selected computer-on-modules, boards and systems with Intel multi-core processors.

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2 March 2012

Kontron has announced that it will be supporting the upcoming 3rd Generation Intel Core processors bringing an unprecedented combination of performance gains and power savings to more than ten embedded form factors.

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1 March 2012

Kontron has announced the launch of the world's first ARM-based long-term available Pico-ITX embedded motherboard with dual-core ARM Cortex A9.

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13 February 2012

Kontron has announced the availability of the KISS 4U Short Q67Flex, the latest addition to the Kontron industrial silent server (KISS) family in the 4U short 19in rack format.

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25 January 2012

Kontron has announced the availability of the intelligent power-on built-in test solution Kontron PBIT on its VPX / OpenVPX and VME processor boards which serves to improve the reliability, safety and security of mission critical installations.

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9 January 2012

Kontron has introduced two rugged 6U CompactPCI PICMG 2.16 compliant processor boards with 2nd generation Intel Core i7 processor technology.

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23 December 2011

Kontron has announced the launch of three additional embedded motherboards in the ATX and Flex-ATX form factors with the 2nd generation Intel Core i3/i5/i7 desktop and mobile processors.

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20 December 2011

First reference and evaluation board for the extended temperature range enables simple upgrades and development of scalable applications in extreme environments.

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7 December 2011

Kontron has announced the introduction of two new products, the Kontron FPGA mezzanine card FMC-SER0 and the Kontron VITA 57 development kit KIT-FMC-DEV, rounding off a robust portfolio of VITA 57 building blocks.

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24 November 2011

Kontron has announced the expansion of its COM express compact form factor portfolio, which will now include the high-performance dual-core Intel Atom processor D525 @1.80GHz on the redesigned Kontron microETXexpress-PV.

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16 November 2011

Kontron has announced the availability of a headless version of the Kontron PC/104-plus single board computer (SBC) MICROSPACE MSM-eO based on the AMD embedded G-Series processor.

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7 November 2011

Kontron has announced that its chassis monitoring board (CMB) has been selected as an editor's choice product by Military Embedded Systems magazine. The Kontron CMB was chosen by the editors for their October 2011 issue for its monitoring and management of key VME and VPX system parameters that help maintain operation even if the system crashes. Kontron's new CMB is designed as an effective VME and VPX system condition monitoring and management unit that enables improved reliability and availability of mission-critical COTS applications. The editors at Military Embedded Systems magazine regularly evaluate new innovative technologies and products for their selection of editor's choice award recipients.

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7 June 2011

Kontron, a global leading provider of embedded computer systems, has announced two design wins totaling $41m. One of the world's largest measurement technology company's will deploy Kontron technology for its EXT wireless communications test sets. Over the next five years, the new p

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16 May 2011

With the new Kontron PCI/104-Express single board computer (SBC) MICROSPACE MSM-LP, Kontron expands its PC/104 portfolio with an energy-efficient platform for demanding environmental conditions. Based on the energy-efficient single and dual core intel atom processors, the new Kontron PCI/104-Expr

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19 January 2011

Parallel to AMD's launch of the AMD Embedded G-Series platform, Kontron has announced that it will support the world's first accelerated processing units (APUs) on three of the company's small form factor (SFF) embedded platforms. With the new AMD Embedded G-Series platform that integrates energy

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6 January 2011

Parallel to the launch of the second generation Intel Core processors, Kontron has announced that it will be supporting this advanced new microarchitecture with CPU, processor graphics, memory controller (some with ECC support) and PCIe controller on a single die on over ten embedded platforms. T

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15 December 2010

Kontron has introduced the PICMG 1.3 System Host Board Kontron PCI-761, a slot card-sized industrial server board, which is equipped with the Intel Q57 Express chipset. The new CPU board delivers state-of-the-art server performance with intelligent security features, inexpensive system administra

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13 December 2010

Kontron's fanless panel PC, the Micro Client IIA is now available in five sizes up to 17in. The Intel Atom-based touch panel PC enables Kontron to support the trend towards ever increasing comfort in application management. The resistive touch display offers ample display area for complex visuali

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6 December 2010

Kontron has introduced the standard air-cooled version of the high-performance Kontron 3U CompactPCI processor board CP3002 based on the latest Intel Corei7 mobile processor technology and Intel Platform Controller Hub QM57. The fanless Kontron CP3002 with low power consumption, low heat dissipat

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30 November 2010

Kontron has announced the BGA-version of its embedded Mini-ITX motherboard KT690/mITX (BGA) with an increased level of robustness and improved cost-performance ratio. Customers benefit from outstanding reliability in demanding environmental conditions, optimised total cost of ownership and softwa

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23 November 2010

Kontron has introduced the world's first PCIe/104 embedded single board computer (SBC) based on the Intel Atom E600C processor series with industrial temperature range, which pairs an Intel Atom E600 series processor with an Altera Field programmable gate array (FPGA) in a single package. With th

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23 November 2010

Kontron has introduced the new COM Express starter kit featuring the Altera Cyclone IV GX FPGA. It provides all the required components to evaluate board designs with open-definable I/Os. With this Kontron COM Express FPGA starterkit OEM developers can get an immediate start in the development of

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2 November 2010

Kontron has announced to have made several key feature enhancements to its Kontron high-performance embedded computer COBALT (Computer Brick Alternative). New features to the highly versatile and rugged baseline platform include the addition of a DC power supply and additional customisable I/O ca

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24 October 2010

Kontron has introduced two conduction-cooled 3U CompactPCI boards for mission critical, data intensive, and network-centric platforms at several military shows in Europe and North America. The conduction-cooled Kontron processor board CP3002-RC with integrated graphics based on the latest Intel C

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20 October 2010

Kontron has announced the next generation of Kontron Industrial Silent Servers (KISS). The Kontron 4U rackmount server KISS 4U Q57 features a system chassis that has been completely redesigned for faster maintenance, higher temperatures and improved protection against demanding environments. The

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13 October 2010

Kontron has announced a high-speed storage solution for 3U and 6U CompactPCI systems, the Kontron CP-HDD-S-KIT, which enables OEMS and system integrators to set up powerful and robust storage and RAID solutions in a number of applications, such as video surveillance, image processing and infotain

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21 September 2010

Yesterday at InnoTrans Kontron announced the EN50155-compliant 10.4in Kontron Display Computer HMITR. The application-ready display computer is characterized by an extended temperature range (EN50155 T3), reduced energy consumption, and powerful graphics and display technology. Designed

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21 September 2010

Yesterday at InnoTrans Kontron announced the EN50155-compliant 19in Kontron railway server MICROSPACE MPCR50R with the low-voltage Intel Core 2 Duo processor L7400 (2x 1.5GHz). Features such as its application-ready configuration with extended security and monitoring functions make it the perfect

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21 September 2010

Yesterday at InnoTrans Kontron announced the expansion of its product portfolio for the transportation market. Launching a series of new railway-compliant 3U CompactPCI products to accelerate OEMs' time-to-market and reduce hardware design-in costs for a host of rolling-stock and rugged in-vehicl

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21 September 2010

AP Avionx, recently acquired by Kontron, has been awarded purchase orders by Row 44 for production quantities of the Server Management Unit (SMU) and the Modem Data Unit (MDU). These products are key components of the Row 44 in-flight broadband system that provides wireless connectivity and other

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16 September 2010

The launch of the Kontron computer-on-module nanoETXexpress-TT brings four major innovations to the market, available in one single product. In addition to being Kontron's first ultra small form factor COM Express compatible module (55mm x 84 mm) with the new Intel atom processor E6XX, it is also

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13 September 2010

Following the successful release and market adoption of the Kontron nanoETXexpress starter kits earlier this year, Kontron is introducing a second tool to help jump start design - the Kontron microETXexpress Starterkit VxWorks validated by Wind River. The new COM Express compact kits e

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2 September 2010

Coinciding with the launch of the COM Express 2.0 specification by the PCI Industrial Manufacturers' Group (PICMG), Kontron presents an additional version of the computer-on-module ETXexpress-AI based on the new COM express type 6 pin-out definition. As compared to the type 2 pin-out de

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12 July 2010

The new Kontron 4U Backplane xPB-13E9P3 for PICMG 1.3-based system designs boasts comprehensive PCI and PCI Express Gen 2 support for full-height 4U systems. With double the PCIe lanes of any previous solution, 32 in total, the PICMG 1.3-compliant backplane tackles bandwidth-intensive application

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8 July 2010

The new Kontron 4U Backplane xPB-13E9P3 for PICMG 1.3-based system designs, boasts comprehensive PCI and PCI Express Gen 2 support for full-height 4U systems. With double the PCIe lanes of any previous solution, 32 in total, the PICMG 1.3-compliant backplane tackles bandwidth-intensive

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15 June 2010

The new Kontron Gigabit Ethernet Switch VX3910 offers 3U VPX (VITA 46.x) and OpenVPX (VITA 65) platforms Enterprise-Class Switching functionality with a total of 28Gb Ethernet ports and advanced management features. With its implemented Kontron Embedded Network Technology, which offers the same a

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10 June 2010

Kontron announced today the latest member of the 3U CompactPCI product family for IPv4/v6 communication networks and network-centric applications: the Kontron Gigabit Ethernet Switch CP3923. With up to 16 Gigabit Ethernet ports, the Kontron CP3923 fully managed switch is a cost-effective high

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8 June 2010

Kontron has introduced the 6U CompactPCI processor board CP6002 based on the latest Intel Corei7 mobile processor technology. It is designed to bring leading-edge performance with low power consumption and low heat dissipation to a broad range of applications in the communications, military, aero

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23 May 2010

The new, robust Kontron MicroTCA platforms OM6090D and OM7090D, which conform to MTCA.1, are specifically designed for high-end AdvancedMCs and feature an outstanding 10Gb/s Ethernet switched backplane, enabling the highest data flow rate. In their maximum configuration, both systems can be fitte

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11 May 2010

Kontron has announced that the panel PC Pico Client received a Deep Green Editor’s Choice award from Embedded Computing Design magazine on 14 April 2010. The Kontron Pico Client was singled out by editors for its ultra-small package and low power consumption making it a noteworthy solution

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22 April 2010

Designed to enable easy and efficient development and validation of real-time appliances based on the smallest x86 solutions, Kontron introduced the Intel Atom Processor-based COM Express compatible Kontron nanoETXexpress Starterkit for the latest VxWorks platform. This special starter

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18 April 2010

With over 130 pages, the new Kontron product guide offers a comprehensive overview of over 300 products and Kontron value-added services including custom design and manufacturing for OEMs. The number of featured products has increased by 30% over last year and includes COTS boards and mezzani

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11 April 2010

The new RISC-based Kontron Panel PC Pico Client with 5.7in touch screen, which Kontron introduced at Embedded World in Nurnberg, Germany, is an extremely compact, cost-effective and energy-saving industrial panel PC. The front-side IP65-protected Kontron Pico Client with resistive 5.7in

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21 March 2010

Kontron announced today the new Kontron CG2100 Carrier Grade Server, with support of the Intel Xeon Processor 5600 series, further extending Kontron's commitment to Telco customers by providing the latest in state-of-the-art rack mount servers. Kontron is also announcing added support for the Int

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2 March 2010

At embedded world 2010 in Nuremberg, Germany, on 2-4 March 2010, Kontron will introduce the Kontron MICROSPACE MPCX28R, an EN50155-certified and TX-compliant rugged railway box PC. By receiving certification and compliance, Kontron's latest rugged Box PC helps OEMs accelerate their time to ma

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2 March 2010

The new Kontron ETXexpress-AI COM Express computer-on-module offers OEMs a new level of design flexibility thanks to its 32nm Intel Core i7 / Core i5 processor technology, high energy efficiency, wide graphics support, customisable PCI Express configuration and ECC dual-channel RAM to ensure

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2 March 2010

At the embedded world 2010 trade show in Nuremberg, Germany, held on the 2-4 March 2010, Kontron announced its centralised global software design center. This move further extends Kontron's in-house design services for customer applications by offering enhanced, complex software support, help

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16 February 2010

Kontron has announced the introduction of the Kontron AM5030, one of the first advanced mezzanine cards (AMC) designed with a quad-core processor, at the Mobile World Congress on 15 February 2010. This new Kontron double-wide, full-size AMC module features the new Intel Xeon processor L

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3 February 2010

Eching, Germany — Thanks to the new PCI Express Butterfly backplane, the Kontron industrial silent server (KISS) 2U may be flexibly and cost-efficiently equipped with up to four PCI Express x4 cards and one PCI Express x16 (PEG) card. Based on a PICMG 1.3 CPU board, the processor

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26 January 2010

Poway, CA, US — Kontron today announced the integration of the new Intel Core i7 processor across many of the company's popular embedded platforms including AdvancedMC, CompactPCI, COM Express and VPX. As a leader in standards-based and custom embedded solutions, Kontron's comple

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24 January 2010

Eching, Germany — Kontron's COM Express computer-on-modules (COMs) family ETXexpress now includes three new Kontron ETXexpress-PC SKUs, adding support for the Mobile Intel GM45 Express and Mobile Intel GL40 Express chipsets. Customers benefit from a greater performance range and

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10 January 2010

Poway, CA, US – In the wake of the Intel Core i7 processor announcement at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Kontron has introduced the Kontron VX6060, an innovative VPX computing blade for parallel data and signal processing applications. With two indepe

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30 November 2009

Eching, Germany — The new Kontron CP308 3U CompactPCI multicore board with CP308-MEDIA extension card is one of the first embedded products to feature the new HD digital display interface standard DisplayPort. With S/P-DIF-Out audio and the stereo audio ports for line in, line ou

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26 November 2009

Almeda, California and Eching/Nuremberg, Germany — Wind River and Kontron today announced a global, multi-year agreement under which Kontron will distribute Wind River's industry-leading VxWorks and Wind River Linux operating systems. This agreement extends a decade-long collaboratio

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2 November 2009

Eching, Germany – The new Kontron Nano Client 10.4in fanless touch-panel PC with Intel Atom Z5xx processor is protected by a fully-sealed IP66 stainless steel housing and recommended for use as an HMI for harsh environments with high hygiene requirements. Its open x86 architecture also f

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22 October 2009

Boston, Massachusetts, US – Kontron has announced that the company's Kontron nanoETXexpress-SP computer-on-module was tested in a software defined radio (SDR) solution and delivered breakthrough performance. According to performance testing conducted by PrismTech on its new SDR soluti

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20 October 2009

Eching, Germany - Kontron supplements its AdvancedMC/MicroTCA portfolio with the rollout of the new modular Kontron AM4904/AM4910 MicroTCA carrier hubs (MCHs). To fulfil the management needs of nearly all data-intensive MicroTCA applications, with GbE, sRIO, PCIe or even 10GB fabrics,

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14 October 2009

Eching, Germany - Kontron's new KISS4U KTQ45 long-term available industrial server offers highest-level data processing for industrial applications thanks to its attractive Intel Core2 Quad processor Q9400 performance and a wide range of management features. Equipped with In

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5 October 2009

Eching, Germany – With the new dual gigabit Ethernet mezzanine board Kontron XMC-ETH2, all VPX, VME, CompactPCI and custom boards offering a PMC or XMC slot can be extended by two gigabit Ethernet interfaces, which can be individually routed to the front or to the backplane. Equipped with

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30 September 2009

Eching, Germany - For the first time, the new rugged CompactPCI RAID server, Kontron CP-ASM3-RAID, combines tried-and-tested CompactPCI technology with high-speed SATA connections via the backplane. The modular Kontron CP-ASM3-RAID boasts a high-speed RAID array comprising up to

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14 September 2009

Eching, Germany – Kontron is bringing record-breaking performance per watt to 3U CompactPCI systems with the launch of the long-life Kontron CP305 processor board with Intel Atom processor. The rugged Kontron CP305 features EN50155 compliant reliability, extremely low thermal design po

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27 October 2004

According to the specificity of embedded railway constraints, industrial networks cannot satisfy the requirements of availability and long-term disposibility. However, the request of telecontrol and real-time maintenance information collection is increasing day by day. This is the main reason for

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23 September 2004

Wemmel, September 16th 2004 - Based on the very well-know ETX form factor, Kontron BGT introduce a new family of rugged panel displays with PC capabilities dedicated to Embedded railway applications. The main topics of the architecture are : Wide range of ETX CPU Modules

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2 June 2003

PEP Modular Computers (now KONTRON Modular Computers) introduce on the railway market one of the first HMI directly connectable to Ethernet with respect of EN 50155 rules. This product is equipped with a 10.4 TFT colour display and a touchscreen panel. Because it is modular and scalable

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