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Aug 21, 2014

Kontron launches SMARC Certified Design Partner Program

First SMARC Certified Design Partners appointed

Aug 14, 2014

Kontron AG: Sale of RTSoft completed

Eching near Munich, 14 July 2014 – Kontron AG, a leading global provider of Embedded Computer Technology (ECT), today successfully completed the sale of the Russian company ‘Affair 000& ...

Jul 31, 2014

Kontron KISS Oil & Gas 2U answers need for highly reliable, rugged server for oil & gas applications

Delivering maximum uptime, new Rugged Rackmount Server is based on Kontron’s proven, long life motherboard technology and backed with global technical support

Jul 30, 2014

Kontron AG reports solid Q2 results and confirms 2014 guidance

  • Revenues from continuing operations of EUR 116.1 million
  • Gross margin of 25.9 percent
  • Operating profit (EBIT) from continuing operations before restructuring costs of EUR 3.7 million

Jul 24, 2014

Kontron AG to establish medical competence centre in Augsburg

Eching near Munich, 24 July 2014 – Kontron AG, a leading global provider of Embedded Computer Technology (ECT), is to establish a dedicated medical competence centre at its new Technology Cam ...

Jul 15, 2014

Kontron AG expands its global presence and footprint in Asia-Pacific with Japan office opening

Tokyo, Japan, July 15, 2014 – Kontron AG, a leading global provider of Embedded Computer Technology (ECT), has today opened a Japan office in Tokyo. In this context, Mr. Sato ...

Jul 1, 2014

Kontron AG announces changes in its Supervisory Board

Eching near Munich, 01 July 2014 – Kontron AG, a leading global provider of Embedded Computer Technology (ECT), announces the resignation of Lars Singbartl from the Supervisory Board of Kontr ...

Jun 30, 2014

Kontron embedded systems to integrate McAfee Control

Kontron steps up security for IoT applications

Jun 18, 2014

Kontron designs versatile AdvancedMC™ module for carrier grade COTS high performance systems

Module enables the flexibility to design network elements on either MicroTCA™ or AdvancedTCA® platforms

Jun 10, 2014

Kontron launches TRACe™, an EN50155-certified fanless transportation computer product line

Proven, rugged and feature-rich modular platforms allow easy design flexibility with built-in health management system for virtually maintenance-free operation

Jun 6, 2014

Kontron AG: Contract on the sale of RTSoft signed

Eching near Munich, June 06th 2014 – Kontron AG today signed the planned contract on the disposal of the Russian company ‘Affair 000’, Moscow, including the direct and indirect ho ...

Jun 5, 2014

Annual General Meeting of Kontron AG: “New Kontron” measures on track

Augsburg, 5 June 2014 – Kontron AG, a leading global provider of Embedded Computer Technology (ECT), is well on track regarding the implementation of comprehensive cost cutting and efficiency ...

Jun 5, 2014

Kontron AG: Groundbreaking for Technology Campus in Augsburg

Augsburg, 5 June 2014 – Kontron AG, a leading global provider of Embedded Computer Technology (ECT), has held its groundbreaking ceremony on 4 June 2014, thus symbolically co ...

Jun 4, 2014

Kontron mini Box PCs with IoT gateway solutions from Intel®

Increased pre-integrated intelligence for internet-connected things:
New Kontron Box PCs offer sophisticated IoT gateway intelligence

May 21, 2014

Kontron AG appoints Jens Wiegand as Chief Technology Officer

Eching near Munich, 21st May 2014 – Kontron AG, a leading global provider of Embedded Computer Technology (ECT), has appointed Jens Wiegand (51) as Chief Technology Officer effecti ...

May 20, 2014

Kontron AG appoints Michael Boy as new Chief Financial Officer

Eching near Munich, May 20th 2014 – Kontron AG, a leading global provider of Embedded Computer Technology (ECT), appoints Michael Boy (52) as its new Chief Financial Officer effective 16 June ...

May 6, 2014

Kontron AG reports Q1 results in line with its 2014 guidance

  • Revenues from continued operations of EUR 102.8 million
  • Gross margin increases by more than one percentage point to 25.75 percent
  • Operating profit (EBIT) from continued operations after special items of EUR 0.1 million

Apr 9, 2014

Kontron and Vantrix redefine multiscreen video transcoding performance

Virtual appliance enables highly scalable Live and VoD transcoders

Apr 2, 2014

Kontron AG: Arbitration committee confirms validity of social plan

Eching near Munich, 02 April 2014 – Kontron AG announces that the arbitration committee established by the Labour Court in Munich confirmed that the local works council of Eching has no autho ...

Mar 25, 2014

Kontron AG meets guidance for financial year 2013

  • Focus on core ECT segment through planned sale of energy project business
  • Revenues from continued operations of EUR 445.3 million (EUR 526.5 million including energy project business)
  • Operating profit (EBIT) of continued operations before special items of EUR 4.6 million (EUR 6 million including energy project business)
  • “New Kontron” measures yield first results

Mar 20, 2014

Kontron AG sells stake in ubitronix and plans the sale of its RTSoft share

Eching near Munich, 20 March 2014 – Kontron AG, a leading global provider of Embedded Computer Technology (ECT), has sold its stake in ubitronix system solutions GmbH. Kontron also plans to d ...

Mar 20, 2014

Adhoc: Kontron AG sells stake in ubitronix and plans the sale of its RTSoft share

Eching near Munich, 20 March 2014 – Kontron AG has sold its stake in ubitronix system solutions GmbH. Kontron also plans to dispose of its share in Affair 000 with its further Russian partici ...

Feb 26, 2014

Kontron taps Salesforce.com to propel the Internet of Things/Internet of Customers business model

Jointly-developed proof-of-concepts utilize industry-leading platform, Salesforce1, to drive greater interactivity and user data value for OEM applications

Feb 26, 2014

Kontron‘s first SMARC Computer-on-Modules with an x86 processor

Brand new SMARC modules with Intel® Atom™ processor E3800 series facilitate mini-computers with extremely low-profile and high graphics performance

Feb 26, 2014

Kontron launches two COM Express® compact Computer-on-Module families with Intel® Atom™ processor E3800 and Intel® Celeron® processors N2900/J1900

High scalability of the Kontron COM Express® Computer-on-Modules portfolio offers the right module for any application

Feb 26, 2014

Kontron launches two new embedded motherboards with Intel® Atom™ processor E3800 series

Kontron low power boards excel in graphics and CPU performance while also offering enhanced security and middleware functions

Feb 19, 2014

Kontron to integrate OpenStack cloud management components with SYMKLOUD Series to kick-start Software Defined Infrastructure (SDI) roadmap

Early client demand and SYMKLOUD opportunities for mobile, cable and cloud providers validates business model using OpenStack

Feb 12, 2014

Kontron and Vantrix significantly advance solutions to optimize and monetize mobile video

High density transcoding solution reduces costs and cloud-based Big Data platform offers new insights into video usage patterns

Jan 23, 2014

Kontron AG hires new Chief Operating Officer and Head of Group Sourcing

Eching near Munich, 23 January 2014 – Kontron AG, a leading global provider of Embedded Computer Technology (ECT), has appointed Ulf Harring (47) as Chief Operating Officer (COO). He will lead the n ...

Dec 5, 2013

Kontron AG: agreement reached on reconciliation of interests and social plan

  • Transfer of operations to Augsburg und Deggendorf agreed
  • All measures to be implemented by November 2014
  • Total volume of social plan for Kontron Europe GmbH to amount to 8,2 Mio. Euro

Dec 3, 2013

Changes in Kontron AG‘s Executive Board

Eching near Munich, December 03, 2013 – Andrea Bauer (47), Kontron AG’s Chief Financial Officer since September 16, 2013, will leave the company amicably and by mutual consent on December 31, 2013 ...

Nov 26, 2013

Kontron launches the new control cabinet IPC product family for automation

Kontron’s KBox family for industrial control and visualization delivers outstanding scalability

Nov 26, 2013

Kontron’s performance-per-watt champion for low-power class of CompactPCI® systems features Intel® Atom™ E3800 processors

Kontron CP3010-SA boosts the performance of the low-power class of CompactPCI® systems without exceeding thermal budgets

Nov 26, 2013

New Kontron industrial multi-touch monitor series extends scalability of panel PC portfolio

Kontron OmniView monitors offer multi-touch performance in a durable industrial design

Nov 26, 2013

Kontron launches broad COM Express® mini Computer-on-Module portfolio for entire range of embedded Intel® Atom™ E3800 and Intel® Celeron® processors

New Kontron COM Express® mini module family maximizes graphics and processing performance – even for extended temperature ranges from -40 up to +85°C

Nov 26, 2013

Kontron extends Mini-ITX portfolio with a motherboard featuring soldered 4th generation Intel® Core™ processors

Kontron launches long-term available KTQM87/mITX motherboard - a vibration- and shock-proof ‘mini powerhouse’ for harsh environments

Nov 26, 2013

Kontron COM Express® Computer-on-Modules extend usage model of 4th generation Intel® Core™ processors to rugged fanless options

New Kontron Computer-on-Modules are tailored for most robust and maintenance-free system designs in the high performance class of embedded systems

Nov 20, 2013

Kontron premieres medical motherboards in series production

Kontron´s medical motherboard is powered by the complete range of 3rd generation Intel® Core™ desktop processors to meet the diverse performance needs of medical applications

Nov 18, 2013

Kontron next-generation COBALT system gives OEMs additional I/O options to meet specific edge application requirements

Next-generation system offers dramatically enhanced processing capability, multiple advanced I/O features in a smaller highly rugged form factor

Nov 18, 2013

Kontron offers rapid shutdown circuitry in latest extended temp, high-performance COM Express® module

Designed for harsh environments, new COMs provide increased processing, graphics performance and advanced features at an improved performance/power ratio

Oct 24, 2013

Kontron AG reports results for the third quarter of 2013

  • Quarterly revenues of EUR 124 million
  • Operating profit (EBIT) before special items of EUR 1.4 million
  • Positive operating cash flow of EUR 4.8 million

Oct 22, 2013

Kontron extends distribution agreement with Arrow to include Communication Servers

Enhanced sales channel to improve penetration of high-availability Kontron telecom and cloud infrastructure COTS equipment in EMEA

Oct 8, 2013

Kontron announces Intel® Silvermont microarchitecture support on six new boards

The new Kontron System-on-Chip designs based on the new Intel® Atom™ processor E3800 product family will offer powerful x86 computing and graphic performance in a very small footprint

Sep 23, 2013

Kontron AG hires new Head for its Military, Avionic and Rail Business

Eching near Munich, 23. September 2013 – Kontron AG, a leading global provider of Embedded Computer Technology (ECT), has appointed Eric Sivertson as new head of its business unit Military, Avionic ...

Sep 19, 2013

Kontron Pico-ITX™ motherboard with Ti Sitara™ 3874 boosts efficiency when developing rugged SFF appliances

Kontron‘s low-power embedded motherboard for the extended temperature range accelerates the development of ARM-based SFF designs

Sep 10, 2013

New 10/40 Gigabit Ethernet switch from Kontron enhances data throughput in network-centric OpenVPX applications

Kontron VX3920 switch achieves an enormous performance boost, reduced costs, and long-term system availability

Sep 9, 2013

Kontron is named preferred provider of Airborne Servers and CWAPs for Rockwell Collins’ Wireless IFE systems

Relationship expands as Kontron system solutions are proven to be de-facto standard for wireless IFE and connectivity deployments

Sep 9, 2013

Kontron’s Cab-n-Connect Wireless Access Point Selected by Row 44 for its high-speed Wi-Fi installations

Kontron avionics solutions enable in-flight connectivity and Wireless IFE providers to improve the passenger experience

Sep 9, 2013

Kontron receives FAA PMA on its next-generation ACE Flight 600 airborne server

PMA assures customers that safety and standards regulations are met for commercial aviation installations worldwide

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Kontron America Sales
Phone: 888-294-4558
Email: sales@us.kontron.com

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Kontron America Support
Phone: 800-480-0044
Email: support@us.kontron.com

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Europe, Middle East and Africa

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Kontron
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SAMS Network
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North America

Justine Johnson
Kontron
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justine.johnson@kontron.com

Annette Keller
Keller Communications
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Asia Pacific

Richard Pugnier
Kontron
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richard.pugnier@kontron.com

Michael Hennen
SAMS Network
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