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CPCI products at a glance
Kontron’s full-line of integrated platforms offers a complete range of High-Performance Embedded Computer (HPEC) platforms ideal for radar, sonar, image computing, data control, and electronic warfare applications in ships, aircraft, and ground vehicles.
MARS Concept Folder including technical information - Mobile Application platform for Rechargeable Systems.
Pico-ITX 2.5", Mini-ITX to full size ATX, PC/104, Computer-on-Modules
Driving the world's embedded platforms
Kontron's Complete Product Portfolio
Flexible, versatile and robust
SBCs are standard, off-the-shelf computer boards that come
in various industry compliant form factors. Some can deliver
customized features for the total solution when paired with
PCI-104 expansion boards.
» Long service life
» Short time-to-market
Reliable embedded IPC Family
Application Ready Platforms
One Concept, Ever Smaller
3U & 6U Single Board Computers, VPX Switch & PMC/XMC/FMC carriers, Turnkey Systems
PC/104™, PC/104-Plus™, PCI/104-Express™, PCIe/104™, Ruggedized Box PCs
Application Ready Platforms for
Automation & Control
Computer Platforms for Transportation
» Train Management
» Vital Train Control
» Control Center
» Video Surveillance
Inflight Entertainment & Communication Solutions
ATCA, CRMS, MicroTCA/AMC, and M2M product updates plus market insights of COTS computing for the 4G LTE EPC, Content Delivery, and Carrier Cloud computing segments.
Application ready Platforms for premium Medical Solutions
» Long Term Availability
» Custom Designs
» High Reliability and Quality Assurance
» Access to Latest Technology
» Value Adding Hardware & Software Services
COTS Products and Solutions for:
» POS Terminals
» Banking & Financial Terminals
» Kiosk & Self-Service Terminals
» POI Information Terminals
» Ticket Terminals
» Vending Terminals
» Digital Signage & Advertising
» Casino Slot Machines
» Player Tracking & Accounting Systems
» Electronic Multi Player Table Games
» AWP, SWP, SWoP & FOBT Terminals
» VLTs & Lottery Terminals
» Arcade, Video & Mobile Gaming
» Home Entertainment
IPMI and Open-Source Tools: Sorting Out the Confusion. Improving Server Management with the Right IPMI Tools for Your Implementation.
A Dual-Core processor benchmark study and the advantages of Dual-Core AdvancedMC processor modules over DSP modules to power multimedia messaging services
PICMG® adopts new specification for COM Express™ modules.
What is new?
Data package size matters
PART 1: Deploying Ruggedized Systems in Unmanned
Military Vehicles for Advanced Air-Sea-Land
Applications. An Overview of the Challenges, Constraints & Opportunities In the Military’s Most Demanding Environments.
The right balance between standarization and flexibility.
Multi-touch Screen Technology HMI Tools Enable
Improved Factory Production Monitoring
PART 2: Implementation Methods & Key Factors for Success: Designing, Integrating and Deploying COTS/Custom Computing Platforms.
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Design, Testing and Performance Considerations Drive High Mean Time Between Failure
PCI Express Switch Fabric for High Performance Embedded Computing
L’ Ethernet haut débit promet de simplifier sensiblement la structure des systèmes informatiques. Le 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) est disponible dans les CPU et les contrôleurs MAC Ethernet avancés pour sous-systèmes de traitement et de stockage. (...)
Power-on Built-In Test Solution for Kontron VPX & VME SBC
For power-up test coverage and problem solving
A must have for all high-performance embedded
High-Speed Ethernet-Technologien ermöglichen die Strukturen von Computersystemen signifikant zu vereinfachen. 10G ist in aktuellen CPUs und Ethernet Equipment (Ethernet MACs) für Rechen- und Speichersysteme verfügbar. (...)
Delivering outstanding reliability to Embedded Systems and Applications through world-class Design & Verification methodologies
With its stackable card concept and extremely compact footprint, PC/104 has enjoyed many years of success in the market for long-term available and robust applications.
Wake up x86 devices from S5 sleep state in ms
» nanoETXexpress Computer-on-Modules
» Energy efficient
» Mobile Devices
This white paper describes the key parameters that must be mastered to achieve high data rates on VPX architectures. It explains some of the technologies used by Kontron to operate VPX computers at top bandwidth (eg PCIe gen3, 10G Base KR)
Choosing Design Options Requires Skill, Real-World Expertise
and a Critical Focus on Data Points Relevant to Application
Streamlined Performance, Extended Reliability and Improved
Passenger Experience are Driving Factors in Embedded
High-speed Serial Interfaces based on
AdvancedMC™ and MicroTCA
PICMG Guidelines for designing COM Express™ Carrier Boards V1.0
An overview of the opportunities, challenges and solutions for deploying web access, multicast in-flight entertainment and other Wi-Fi services on board commercial aircraft.
Complex & demanding military applications elevate thermal issues for designers
Intel® Atom™ E6x5C processor with integrated Altera FPGA
marks a new era in embedded computing
Maximize Hardware Investment by Achieving 32 Percent Power Savings
Feature the 1st generation of cross platform middleware
Meet Reliability and Longevity Requirements with Off-the-Shelf Hardware
MicroTCA is stepping outside the “box” where one finds telecom central office apps to perform in the rugged embedded market world. But MicroTCA is not stepping away from its telecom heritage....
Rugged embedded systems boost warehouse effiency.
UAV Applications challenge the limits of embedded computing technologies.
Portable, functional, and powerefficient EFBs are maturing, streamlining the cockpit and increasing aircraft safety.
The new COM Express pin-out types 6 and 10 increase the efficiency of embedded computer designs based on the latest third generation Intel Core processors or dual-core Intel Atom processors.
Learn why VPX has a bright future in the defense arena, considered by many as next-generation VME.
Form factors such as CompactPCI, VME and VPX provide solutions for today’s ever growing demands for high-bandwidth data movement in military systems. PCI Express and Ethernet provide the fabric interconnects that bring it all together.
There are distinct differences between the embedded computing form factors that have gained the most traction in the defense market. But the top choices have achieved a level of acceptance that’s particularly important to military system designs.
Technology upgrades are leveraging VPX, CompactPCI and x86-based VME to minimize redesign, increase performance and reduce footprint.
Connected medicine relies on embedded computing systems with low power consumption, high processing power and good graphics capabilities. Designers are tapping processor advancements, pre-validated building blocks and manufacturer expertise to ensure the interoperability required by the Internet of Things, and to meet time-to-market with optimized price and performance.
Infotainment systems have evolved into smaller, more space-constrained designs, and require improved graphics capabilities, long-term availability, and cost-effective embedded computing solutions.
X86-based computer-on-modules (COMs) bring enhanced portability to
medical devices and provide the ability to customize features that meet
developers’ size, performance, I/O and power efficiency goals.
Deploying ruggedized platforms for unmanned vehicles. COTS-based technologies and associated thermal management wares are helping to arm.....
The use of standard embedded form factors and new Intel technologies ensure
smooth migration and help overcome barriers.
Illustrates hot the new COM Express pin-out specs help designers.
ATCA and MicroTCA are finding opportunities in military applications where performance and bandwidth are high priorities.
Learn why MicroTCA is a powerful design option in harsh environments
Dirk Finstel, Kontron CTO talks about OpenVPX
New approaches to shock and vibration suppression are opening new solutions for system developers.
Fabric spped and I/O bandwidth: Performance for next-generation military systems
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