Kontron has 30+ years experience building ultra-rugged computing platforms designed for commercial and defense applications, and is uniquely positioned to address the needs of the In flight Entertainment & Connectivity (IFE&C) market. With a thorough understanding of engineering high-performance, mission critical computers deployed in harsh environments, Kontron has a skill set perfectly matched to the needs of the commercial aerospace industry and is the ideal partner to bring your IFE&C system to life.
As a premier supplier of integrated hardware systems for the commercial aerospace industry, products include critical system components to enable in-flight broadband services including: Internet, VPN access, email, multimedia capabilities, video-on-demand, games and additional entertainment choices in a fully-integrated wireless cabin over a broadband air-to-ground or air-to-satellite link.
Kontron’s customer base includes aircraft manufacturers, sub-contractors and OEM/IFE systems manufacturers.
ACE Flight™ 4608
The Kontron ACE Flight 4608 integrates the Intel® Xeon® processor D-1539 (1.6 Ghz) and includes 32 gigabytes (GB) of ECC DDR4 memory and up to 1.6 terabytes (TB) of fixed SATA ...more
Provides Best-in-Class performance for next-generation HD video streaming for dense multiple client applications on aircraft. The latest 802.11ac technology builds on 802.11n, delivering ...more
ACE Flight™ 4600
The Kontron ACE Flight 4600 is a complete, highly integrated application-ready platform that is specifically designed to meet advanced communication application requirements for Ethernetbased ...more
ACE Flight™ 1600 Gateway Router (coming soon)
The ACE Flight 1600 Avioncs Gatewy Router is a multi-function wireless data loader, IFE cabin controller, local storage content loader, secure gateway router and optional WiFi ...more
ACE Flight™ 4780 MODMAN (coming soon)
ACE Flight™ 904
The ACE Flight 904 is a highly scalable, integrated application ready platform, which is based on the COMe module Basic & Compact form factor module (type 6) with a specialized ...more
ACE Flight™ 600 RSSD
The Removable Solids State Drives (RSSD) are small form factor 2.5" Serial ATA drives that are housed in independent aluminum canisters. This specialized housing is ...more
Cab-n-Connect 802.11n (EOL)
The Cab-n-Connect access point takes advantage of the IEEE 802.11n specification, which increases maximum throughput to wireless clients from 54mbps to over 300mbps. Based on Motorola's ...more
Cabin WiFI System
Built with the purpose of drastically reducing customer time to system deployment, Kontron’s SIL provides its customers with an advanced, full-simulation testing facility for new avionics in-flight entertainment (IFE) and wireless connectivity technologies.
Offering shielded isolation, the SIL accurately simulates the aircraft cabin wireless network environment to allow characterization of IFE & Connectivity applications prior to actual system installation. A wide range of personal electronic devices are available in the SIL to facilitate performance testing and validation of customer applications.
Airborne Transceiver Server Unit (ATSU)
The ATSU was designed to bring broadband internet connectivity to commercial aircraft. In a single conduction-cooled, 6MCU chassis, AP Avionx/AP Labs ...more
Server Management Unit (SMU) and Modem Data Unit (MDU)
The Server Management Unit and Modem Data Unit are critical elements of Row 44’s satellite-based broadband system that provides in-flight Internet ...more
ATG Communication Unit (AACU)
The AACU provides a high performance air-to-ground (ATG) communication link. The advanced solution incorporates the ATG EV-DO Rev. A radio modem, an ...more
Enhanced Terminal Wireless LAN Unit (eTWLU)
The eTWLU is a small sealed ARINC-763 compliant transceiver that supports multiple high speed wireless protocols. This multi-protocol support enables ...more