Kontron has 20+ 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 & Communication (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.
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ACE Flight 600 Next Gen
This next generation of general purpose airborne servers deliver flexible, reliable and application-ready framework for high-speed networking requirements on aircraft. The Kontron ...more
Ace Flight 600 Server 2MCU (coming soon)
The Kontron ACE Flight 600 is a complete, highly integrated application-ready platform that is specifically designed to meet advanced communication application requirements ...more
Cab-n-Connect™ 802.11ac (coming soon)
Kontron's Cab-n-Connect™ 802.11ac wireless access point provides Best-in-Class performance for next-generation HD video streaming for dense multiple client applications ...more
Designed for use in business jets and regional aircraft that utilize 28VDC power instead of AC power, enterprise class wireless access point takes advantage of the IEEE 802.11n specification, ...more
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
Cab-n-Connect™ LTE (coming soon)
The Cab-n-Connect LTE is a multi-function wireless data loader, IFE cabin controller, local storage content loader, and optional WiFi enabled system. This innovative system ...more
ACE Flight™ 600 Removable Solid State Drive
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
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