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EN50155 Transportation Computer Family


Industrial KBox PC Industrial KBox PC

Industrial Platforms – Entry Level to High-End


KISS – Kontron Industrial Silent Server KISS – Kontron Industrial Silent Server

Ultra-flexible and super-fast


SMARC™ (Smart Mobility Architecture) SMARC™ (Smart Mobility Architecture)

Digital Signage Evaluation Kit – Simplifying Design of a Media-Rich Information Solution Digital Signage Evaluation Kit – Simplifying Design of a Media-Rich Information Solution

Complete Evaluation Kit Simplifies Design of Digital Signage Solutions Complete Evaluation Kit Simplifies Design of Digital Signage Solutions

Product Guide Product Guide

Kontron's Complete Product Portfolio


Motherboards & SBCs Motherboards & SBCs

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.


Kontron Embedded Modules Overview Kontron Embedded Modules Overview

Computer-on-Modules
» Flexibility
» Scalability
» Long service life
» Short time-to-market


HMI - Human Machine Interfaces HMI - Human Machine Interfaces

Application Ready Platforms


Boards & More Folder – Custom OEM Solutions Boards & More Folder – Custom OEM Solutions

Step by step to your individual carrier board: design, housing, system integration and premium quality from a single source.


Communication Rack Mount Servers Brochure Communication Rack Mount Servers Brochure

2014 Embedded Boards 2014 Embedded Boards

Pico-ITX 2.5", Mini-ITX to full size ATX, PC/104, Computer-on-Modules


Product Highlights 2014 Product Highlights 2014

Driving the world's embedded platforms


Open Modular Platforms Open Modular Platforms

Flexible, versatile and robust


Automation Brochure Automation Brochure

Application Ready Platforms for
Automation & Control


Transportation Brochure Transportation Brochure

Computer Platforms for Transportation

» Train Management
» Vital Train Control
» Interlocking
» Control Center
» Video Surveillance
» Infotainment


Commercial Avionics Commercial Avionics

Inflight Entertainment & Communication Solutions


Open Communication Platforms (OCP) 2012 Catalogue Open Communication Platforms (OCP) 2012 Catalogue

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.


Medical Brochure Medical Brochure

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


Military Brochure: Military Rugged Boards & Systems Military Brochure: Military Rugged Boards & Systems

COTS Products and Solutions for:
» Land
» Sea
» Air


Infotainment - POS/POI Brochure Infotainment - POS/POI Brochure

» POS Terminals
» Banking & Financial Terminals
» Kiosk & Self-Service Terminals
» POI Information Terminals
» Ticket Terminals
» Vending Terminals
» Digital Signage & Advertising


Infotainment - Gaming & Entertainment Folder Infotainment - Gaming & Entertainment Folder

» 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


Intel® Atom™ SoC processors on SMARC™ Intel® Atom™ SoC processors on SMARC™

2nd Generation of Intel Core Processor Boards 2nd Generation of Intel Core Processor Boards

Feature the 1st generation of cross platform middleware


MicroTCA for Medical Applications MicroTCA for Medical Applications

IPMI and Open-Source Tools: Sorting Out the Confusion IPMI and Open-Source Tools: Sorting Out the Confusion

IPMI and Open-Source Tools: Sorting Out the Confusion. Improving Server Management with the Right IPMI Tools for Your Implementation.


OPEN MODULAR SOLUTIONS THE NEW CONVERGED NETWORK OPEN MODULAR SOLUTIONS THE NEW CONVERGED NETWORK

A Dual-Core processor benchmark study and the advantages of Dual-Core AdvancedMC processor modules over DSP modules to power multimedia messaging services


COM Express® COM.0 Revision 2.0 COM Express® COM.0 Revision 2.0

PICMG® adopts new specification for COM Express™ modules.
What is new?


Serial RapidIO (SRIO) versus 10 Gigabit Ethernet Serial RapidIO (SRIO) versus 10 Gigabit Ethernet

Data package size matters


PART: 1 Ruggedized Systems in Unmanned Military Vehicles PART: 1 Ruggedized Systems in Unmanned Military Vehicles

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 Kontron GatherRail Solution The Kontron GatherRail Solution

The right balance between standarization and flexibility.


Multi-touch Screen Technology HMI(restrictions apply) Multi-touch Screen Technology HMI(restrictions apply)

Multi-touch Screen Technology HMI Tools Enable
Improved Factory Production Monitoring


PART 2: Ruggedized Systems in Unmanned Military Vehicles PART 2: Ruggedized Systems in Unmanned Military Vehicles

PART 2: Implementation Methods & Key Factors for Success: Designing, Integrating and Deploying COTS/Custom Computing Platforms.


StarVX™(restrictions apply)

Sign-up to receive StarVX whitepaper 


Media-Rich Digital Signage Design Simplified by OPS Standards-based Evaluation Kit Media-Rich Digital Signage Design Simplified by OPS Standards-based Evaluation Kit

Designing Systems for Reliability Designing Systems for Reliability

Design, Testing and Performance Considerations Drive High Mean Time Between Failure


VXFabric™(restrictions apply)

PCI Express Switch Fabric for High Performance Embedded Computing


Cloud Evolution: The Carrier Cloud Cloud Evolution: The Carrier Cloud

La technologie 10 Gigabit: démarrage imminent ! (FRENCH VERSION) La technologie 10 Gigabit: démarrage imminent ! (FRENCH VERSION)

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. (...)


Innovative system-wide PBIT Solution

Power-on Built-In Test Solution for Kontron VPX & VME SBC
For power-up test coverage and problem solving


3rd Generation Intel® Core™ Processor 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ Processor

A must have for all high-performance embedded
computing appliances


10 Gigabit Technology Ready to Go (GERMAN VERSION) 10 Gigabit Technology Ready to Go (GERMAN VERSION)

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. (...)


The Advantages of Kontron Motherboards

Delivering outstanding reliability to Embedded Systems and Applications through world-class Design & Verification methodologies


Hardware- and software-compatible ISA support on PC/104 SBCs with latest processor technology Hardware- and software-compatible ISA support on PC/104 SBCs with latest processor technology

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.


Fastboot technology for ultra small Intel® Atom™ processor designs Fastboot technology for ultra small Intel® Atom™ processor designs

Wake up x86 devices from S5 sleep state in ms
» nanoETXexpress Computer-on-Modules
» Fastboot
» Instant-on
» Energy efficient
» Mobile Devices


Managing 3rd gen High Data Rates on VPX Backplanes

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)


PART 2: Advanced Thermal Management Solutions Cover Mil-Aero Requirements PART 2: Advanced Thermal Management Solutions Cover Mil-Aero Requirements

Choosing Design Options Requires Skill, Real-World Expertise
and a Critical Focus on Data Points Relevant to Application
and Environment


Military Design Trends: Applications Migrating to Intel x86 Architecture Military Design Trends: Applications Migrating to Intel x86 Architecture

Tranportation Markets Boom w/ Modular COTS Solutions Tranportation Markets Boom w/ Modular COTS Solutions

Streamlined Performance, Extended Reliability and Improved
Passenger Experience are Driving Factors in Embedded
Transportation Design


PICMG 1.3: The answer to growing bandwidth requirements? PICMG 1.3: The answer to growing bandwidth requirements?

Freescale™ QorIQ Designs in Practice Freescale™ QorIQ Designs in Practice

High-speed Serial Interfaces based on
AdvancedMC™ and MicroTCA


COM Express® Design Guide by PICMG COM Express® Design Guide by PICMG

PICMG Guidelines for designing COM Express™ Carrier Boards V1.0


Wireless-In-The-Sky Applications Wireless-In-The-Sky Applications

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.


CPCI FlexiSwitch leverages installed base of VoIP and Media Gateways CPCI FlexiSwitch leverages installed base of VoIP and Media Gateways

PART1: Advanced Thermal Management Solutions Cover Mil-Aero Requirements PART1: Advanced Thermal Management Solutions Cover Mil-Aero Requirements

Complex & demanding military applications elevate thermal issues for designers


MicroTCA opens up a new world for AdvancedMCs MicroTCA opens up a new world for AdvancedMCs

x86 meets FPGA x86 meets FPGA

Intel® Atom™ E6x5C processor with integrated Altera FPGA
marks a new era in embedded computing


Open Modular Systems – Ready-to-run for Customized Projects Open Modular Systems – Ready-to-run for Customized Projects

Software Optimization Advances Power Efficiencies in Global Telecom Solutions Software Optimization Advances Power Efficiencies in Global Telecom Solutions

Maximize Hardware Investment by Achieving 32 Percent Power Savings


Size Matters – Applying the OM5080 2U Carrier Grade Platform Size Matters – Applying the OM5080 2U Carrier Grade Platform

OpenVPX Interconnects OpenVPX Interconnects

Fabric spped and I/O bandwidth: Performance for next-generation military systems


Riding the Rail Boom with CompactPCI Riding the Rail Boom with CompactPCI

Meet Reliability and Longevity Requirements with Off-the-Shelf Hardware


MicroTCA comes out of the box with its rugged cape on MicroTCA comes out of the box with its rugged cape on

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....


It's a Small (form factor) world It's a Small (form factor) world

Rugged embedded systems boost warehouse effiency.


Defense Tech Briefs Defense Tech Briefs

UAV Applications challenge the limits of embedded computing technologies.


COMs help assure air safety is "in the bag" COMs help assure air safety is

Portable, functional, and powerefficient EFBs are maturing, streamlining the cockpit and increasing aircraft safety.


Enabling more efficiency with new COM Express processor modules Enabling more efficiency with new COM Express processor modules

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.


VPX SBCs fly on the cusp of military bandwidth & power/performance needs VPX SBCs fly on the cusp of military bandwidth & power/performance needs

Learn why VPX has a bright future in the defense arena, considered by many as next-generation VME.


Embedded Computer Building Blocks Serve High-Bandwidth Military Needs Embedded Computer Building Blocks Serve High-Bandwidth Military Needs

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.


MicroTCA – Streamlined to Market Requirements MicroTCA – Streamlined to Market Requirements

COTS - One Size Doesn't Fit All in Form Factor Choice COTS - One Size Doesn't Fit All in Form Factor Choice

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.


ATCA Carves Out Niche in Mil Applications ATCA Carves Out Niche in Mil Applications

Tech Refresh Strategies Bolster New Battlefield Compute Workloads Tech Refresh Strategies Bolster New Battlefield Compute Workloads

Technology upgrades are leveraging VPX, CompactPCI and x86-based VME to minimize redesign, increase performance and reduce footprint.


Internet of Things Transforms Connected Health Applications Internet of Things  Transforms Connected  Health Applications

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.


Small Form Factor Infotainment System Designers Integrate New Graphics

Infotainment systems have evolved into smaller, more space-constrained designs, and require improved graphics capabilities, long-term availability, and cost-effective embedded computing solutions.


Modules Take Portable Medical Equipment Design to the Next Level Modules Take Portable Medical  Equipment Design to the Next Level

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.


Mil Tech Trends: Controlling the UAV Overhead Mil Tech Trends: Controlling the UAV Overhead

Deploying ruggedized platforms for unmanned vehicles.  COTS-based technologies and associated thermal management wares are helping to arm.....


Keep Pace with Embedded Computing Innovations to Meet Medical Systems Trends Keep Pace with Embedded  Computing Innovations to Meet  Medical Systems Trends

The use of standard embedded form factors and new Intel technologies ensure 
smooth migration and help overcome barriers.


COM Express Welds new chip functionality to embedded needs COM Express Welds new chip functionality to embedded needs

Illustrates hot the new COM Express pin-out specs help designers.


ATCA in Military Communications: Deployable xTCA Platforms Fuel Net-Centric Apps ATCA in Military Communications: Deployable xTCA Platforms Fuel Net-Centric Apps

ATCA and MicroTCA are finding opportunities in military applications where performance and bandwidth are high priorities.


MicroTCA's role expands in modern battlefields MicroTCA's role expands in modern battlefields

Learn why MicroTCA is a powerful design option in harsh environments


OpenVPX: Executive Speakout OpenVPX: Executive Speakout

Dirk Finstel, Kontron CTO talks about OpenVPX


CRMS: Vibration Suppression Approach Boosts Server Reliability CRMS: Vibration Suppression Approach Boosts Server Reliability

New approaches to shock and vibration suppression are opening new solutions for system developers.


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