Transportation

Kontron’s standards-based commercial off the shelf (COTS) and custom solutions offers transportation OEMs worldwide presence and experience. Each global and local application in rail, road, air and shipping traffic demands specific computing technology, answered effectively with Kontron’s wide product portfolio and extensive application experience in these transportation segments.

Kontron's in-depth knowledge of local and international standards and requirements simplifies application development by ensuring validated solutions. Developing, engineering, certifying and manufacturing through a single source guarantee the highest quality and ensure that standards such as ISO9001, EN50155, SIL4, etc. are adhered to strictly. Regular audit checks constantly secure the quality of all parts.

A global market leader for embedded computing technology (ECT), Kontron delivers a broad line of standards-based transportation computers and custom solutions for rail, road, air and shipping traffic.


INCREASING SAFETY WHILE ENHANCING THE PASSENGER EXPERIENCE - ECT for Rolling-stock

Kontron addresses the broadest range of modern, connected rolling-stock applications through easily customizable, EN50155 pre-certified and application-oriented computer profiles, running on the same platform

  • Video Surveillance
  • Passenger Entertainment and Communication
  • Train Control, Interlocking, Health Management, Network End Point Communication

 

DATA-DRIVEN TRANSPORTATION FOR SIGNALING AND TRAIN CONTROL

With more than 1,000 systems delivered worldwide, Kontron solutions are designed for applications in locations ranging from dispatch centers to decentralized, unmanned remote control centers and rolling stock.

  • PTC (Positive Train Control)
  • ETCS (European Train Control System)
  • ERTMS (European Rail Traffic Management System)

 

IN-VEHICLE SYSTEMS 

Kontron has delivered well over 100,000 custom and COTS embedded solutions for on-road and off-road vehicles for a broad range of applications.

  • Fleet management
  • Vehicle diagnostics
  • Asset tracking
  • Video analytics
     

IRIS CERTIFICATION

Kontron has received its IRIS certification for the activity of 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.

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Products

TRACe™ - Intelligent Transportation Computer

TRACe™ - Intelligent Transportation Computer

The Kontron TRACe™ family is an EN50155 certified fanless transportation computer offering easy customization to meet application-specific requirements ...

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Modular Computers

Modular Computers

Kontron Modular Computers give designers a commercial off-the-shelf solution that also offers the flexibility of full or semi-customization.

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Passenger Information & Entertainment

Passenger Information & Entertainment

To fulfill the rising demand for interactive passenger information and entertainment systems, as well as internet on train services, Kontron provides ...

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Train Control

Train Control

Kontron’s reliable embedded solutions are used in several installations for interlocking and control installations worldwide, ranging from the dispatch ...

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Video Surveillance

Video Surveillance

To stay ahead of the growing demand for passenger security, Kontron has developed robust video recording platforms for mobile applications

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Smart Technologies & Services

Smart Technologies & Services

Kontron customers can enjoy some of the smartest solutions designed to ease application development.

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Application Stories

Venturo in public transportation

Venturo in public transportation

To equip approximately 2,500 buses and LRTs (Light Rail Transit vehicles) utilizing distributed heterogeneous embedded systems, the Belgian Walloon ...

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Siemens Optiguide

Siemens Optiguide

Optical guidance system steers buses as if on tracks Precise lane recognition with Kontron PC/104-Plus SBCs based on the AMD Geode™ processor With ...

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Automotive Electronics: Multi-functional Infotainment Platform from ICT Software Engineering

Automotive Electronics: Multi-functional Infotainment Platform from ICT Software Engineering

The article features a COM Express® mini based navigation demonstrator HMI provided by ICT Software Engineering for automotive OEMs as a reference ...

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Image processing in the fast lane: tire tread check at 120 km/h

Image processing in the fast lane: tire tread check at 120 km/h

ProContour, a company based in South Germany, has developed the H3-D, a new multi-functional image processing system which opens up completely new perspectives ...

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Tunnel Safety Requires Sound Performance from Rugged Computers

Tunnel Safety Requires Sound Performance from Rugged Computers

Automated video surveillance promises to increase the safety of tunnels used by road traffic and reduce tunnel operating costs at the same time. An ...

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SCADA Controlled Painting Line in Automotive Industry

SCADA Controlled Painting Line in Automotive Industry

MASSIVE is a technological system for energy distributions systems, which integrates all dispatcher functions to a single monitoring environment, including ...

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In-Car PC

In-Car PC

Today, a company can’t be successful by trying to cover all bases. Successful companies are those that concentrate on their core competencies ...

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Embedded Computer Technology in Maritime Recording Equipment

Embedded Computer Technology in Maritime Recording Equipment

Large shipwrecks like those of the „Jan Heweliucz“ and the „Estonia“ in the mid-1990s led to the realization that flight recorders ...

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Partnerships

Intel®

Intel, the world's largest chip maker, is also a leading manufacturer of computer, networking and communications products. The Intel® Communications Alliance is a community of communications, embedded developers and solutions providers committed to the development of modular standards-based solutions based on Intel technologies. Intel and Pentium are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries.

www.intel.com

Freescale Semiconductor

Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. (NYSE:FSL, FSL.B) is a global leader in the design and manufacture of embedded semiconductors for the automotive, consumer, industrial, networking and wireless markets. Freescale became a publicly traded company in July 2004 after more than 50 years as part of Motorola, Inc. The company is based in Austin, Texas, and has design, research and development, manufacturing or sales operations in more than 30 countries. Freescale, a member of the S&P 500®, is one of the world's largest semiconductor companies.

www.freescale.com

WindRiver

WindRiver provides software development tools, real-time operating systems, and advanced connectivity for use in products throughout the Internet, telecommunications and data communications, digital imaging, networking, medical, computer peripherals, automotive, industrial measurement and control (IMC), and aerospace/defense markets.

www.windriver.com

MontaVista Software Inc.

MontaVista Software Inc., founded in 1999 by real-time operating system pioneer James Ready, delivers open-source software solutions for the worldwide embedded software market. MontaVista's principal offering is the Linux® operating system tailored for embedded software applications. The company's Subscription Plans also provide Linux support, porting and customization services to customers worldwide. MontaVista headquarters are in Sunnyvale, Calif., in the heart of the Silicon Valley.

www.mvista.com

SYSGO

SYSGO provides operating system technology, middleware, and software services for the real-time and embedded market. A differentiating capability of SYSGO is the SSV (Safe and Secure Virtualization) product PikeOS, a certified real-time operating system and hypervisor which is built upon a small, fast, safe and secure microkernel. It supports the co-existence of independent operating system personalities on a single platform, including ELinOS, SYSGO’s embedded Linux distribution. SYSGO supports international customers with services for embedded Linux, real-time capabilities and certification at the highest levels for safety- and security-critical applications. Markets include Aerospace & Defense, Automotive, Railway, Medical, Industrial Automation, Smart Energy and Security. Customers include Airbus, Thales, Continental, Raytheon, Samsung, Rheinmetall, Rockwell-Collins, B. Braun, Miele and Rohde & Schwarz. SYSGO, majority-owned by Thales, has facilities in Germany, France, The Czech Republic, UK and North America, and offers a global distribution and support network, including Europe and the Pacific Rim.

www.sysgo.com

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