Automation

Enabling Tomorrow’s Industrial Production and Smart Automation

Every day, the world’s factories are growing smarter and more connected. This is largely driven by developments in industrial computer platforms and IoT software frameworks, the central components for the control, interaction and connection of machines, data and processes.

As a global leader in IoT/Embedded Computing Technology, Kontron closely collaborates with its extensive network of partners and suppliers. Kontron offers individual and secure solutions in the areas of Internet of Things (IoT) and Industry 4.0 through a combined portfolio of hardware, software and services. 

With its standard and customized products based on highly reliable state-of-the-art technologies, Kontron provides highly efficient and flexible automation platforms. As a result, customers benefit from accelerated time-to-market, lower total cost of ownership, extended product lifecycles and the best fully integrated applications.

Use Cases

Computing power for smart trains

Computing power for smart trains

High-performance PC with EN 50155 for the full range of train communication

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COM Express®: A RECIPE FOR IIOT SUCCESS

COM Express®: A RECIPE FOR IIOT SUCCESS

How Ectron is tapping into AI and machine learning to further modernize industrial baking, yielding greater efficiency for consistently delicious baked ...

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Computer Vision made easy

Computer Vision made easy

No-Code AI solution with pre-installed software bundle and high performance AI Workstation

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Autonomous Driving with Racing Feeling

Autonomous Driving with Racing Feeling

Electric and Autonomous Driving are THE essential buzzwords for innovation in the automotive world. In Formula Student, they come to life by students ...

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Vehicle Diagnostics

Vehicle Diagnostics

Kontron helps leading vehicle diagnostics company Hella Gutmann keep pace with the ever-changing communications requirements of major car manufacturer. ...

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ToolCommander® - Equipment Control

ToolCommander® - Equipment Control

First TooLCommander® for BENEQ OY

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ToolCommander® - Maschinensteuerung- und Integration

ToolCommander® - Maschinensteuerung- und Integration

Retrofit einer MRC903 Anlagensteuerung

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FabEagle® LC - Fertigungsautomation

FabEagle® LC - Fertigungsautomation

Papierlose Fertigung - Leitrechner für die Herstellung pharmazeutischer Primärverpackung

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FabEagle® LC - Factory Automation

FabEagle® LC - Factory Automation

Line Controller for Combustion Engine Production at Textron Motors GmbH

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Autonomous Driving

Autonomous Driving

Read how our COM Express® Module is working perfect for application from b-plus with its flexibility, bandwith, reliability and the required graphics. ...

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EquipmentCloud® - Cloudbasiertes Kundenportal für die Projektkommunikation

EquipmentCloud® - Cloudbasiertes Kundenportal für die Projektkommunikation

INTUITIV, ZEITSPAREND, AGIL: Cloudbasiertes Kundenportal für die Projektkommunikation

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EquipmentCloud® for DB Netz AG

EquipmentCloud® for DB Netz AG

Kontron AIS GmbH has successfully integrated the train formation system Seddin North-South into the EquipmentCloud®.

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Robots for everyone

Robots for everyone

Kontron Embedded Box PC as control center in an innovative robot teaching solution.

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Reliable even in an emergency

Reliable even in an emergency

Kontron 19“ Industrial PC as the heart of telephony gateways for mission critical communication and emergency call centers.

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Ectron Corporation

Ectron Corporation

Kontron COM Express modules help Ectron reap the rewards from its new range of Industrial IoT Edge Computers.

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Computer-on-Modules Invade HPC

Computer-on-Modules Invade HPC

Ready for Today’s Demanding Embedded & IoT Projects with compact and efficient computer-on-modules (COMs) to support some of the most sophisticated ...

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Quality is the Key

Quality is the Key

AI-supported digital inspection systems ensure highest quality

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Light for the Louvre

Light for the Louvre

Intelligent lighting automation for a stunning presentation

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Future Perfect: Predictive Maintenance and AI

Future Perfect: Predictive Maintenance and AI

Kontron's powerful Rackmount Server KISS 4U V3 SKX helps realize growing potential of AI-enabled predictive maintenance for energy and automation.

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Sensor Network for the Smart Factory

Sensor Network for the Smart Factory

KINEXON implements intelligent navigation for driverless vehicles

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Smart Control over all Printing Processes

Smart Control over all Printing Processes

Kontron's Industrial Computer Platform is the heart of Heidelberg's new press control station

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Smart Factory Automation

Smart Factory Automation

Kontron puts KBox Industrial Computer Platforms to work on its paperless shop floor.

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From idea to industrial reality

From idea to industrial reality

voxeljet uses Kontron's KISS Rackmounts for its industrial 3D printers 3D printing systems have revolutionized many industrial sectors. The automotive ...

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Heidelberg Postpress relies on embedded technologies from Kontron

Heidelberg Postpress relies on embedded technologies from Kontron

Working with Kontron, Heidelberg Postpress developed a high-quality control IPC to handle and coordinate its paper folding machines. The unit is easy ...

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Adding IoT to Water Works Wonders for Malaysian Rice Growers

Adding IoT to Water Works Wonders for Malaysian Rice Growers

Kontron's Industrial Computing Platform enables innovative IoT precision farming solution. In Malaysia demand for rice puts the country's water reserves ...

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High-speed vision systems

High-speed vision systems

Customized image processing solutions with CompactPCI® Serial

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High-Performance Control for Mining Trucks

High-Performance Control for Mining Trucks

Mining trucks are huge transport vehicles used on open-cast mines all over the globe, and the T 282 C made by Liebherr is the most powerful model in the ...

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Intelligent positioning systems

Intelligent positioning systems

To enable faster and more precise positioning with less wear and tear of transfer carriages in automatic warehouses, the Automotive Aftermarket Business ...

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Kontron COMs help Glacier industrial computers keep their cool

Kontron COMs help Glacier industrial computers keep their cool

CHALLENGE: Glacier Computer needed a powerful and rugged small form factor embedded computing solution for its industrialbased Everest products.

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Robust and long-term available Panel PC in a cost-effective housing

Robust and long-term available Panel PC in a cost-effective housing

In order to improve order picking for the large base of small warehouses and assemblies, SSI Schaefer developed an affordable Pick-by-Light (PbL) system, ...

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Laser control in semi-custom design - TRUMPF migrates from VME to customized Computer-on-Module design

Laser control in semi-custom design - TRUMPF migrates from VME to customized Computer-on-Module design

With the migration from VMEbus to a solution with Computer-on-Modules on tailor made carrier boards, the new laser control ...

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iNOEX relies on Intel Atom processor-based HMIs with the Kontron Nano Client Panel PC

iNOEX relies on Intel Atom processor-based HMIs with the Kontron Nano Client Panel PC

The Intel Atom processor-based Kontron Nano Client panel PC with stainless steel housing has been implemented as a visualization client and HMI ...

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Kontron Panel PC controls biogas plants with Open Source software from Awite

Kontron Panel PC controls biogas plants with Open Source software from Awite

For the smooth operation and economic success of biogas plants, robust and durable components with long-term availability are essential factors.

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Soccer player versus machine

Soccer player versus machine

The Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics (IML) in Dortmund, Germany has developed a robot goalkeeper with lightning fast reflexes that ...

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Agent software from Asentics with multicore industrial servers from Kontron

Agent software from Asentics with multicore industrial servers from Kontron

The new agent-based software architecture from Asentics for industrial image processing on surface inspection applications, such as PCB inspection, takes ...

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Sophisticated Image Processing

Sophisticated Image Processing

Sophisticated image processing systems are becoming an increasingly indispensible part of quality control on automated filling and packaging lines that ...

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Surviving in Death Valley

Surviving in Death Valley

Before a vehicle reaches the mass production stage, countless measurements need to be made to coordinate all components optimally. Mobile measuring systems ...

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Production Planning and Control System in the Automotive Industry

Production Planning and Control System in the Automotive Industry

The target of this project was to create the entire system that monitors the production process on the semiautomatic production machines, records all ...

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Robust Control Technology in use Underground Worldwide

Robust Control Technology in use Underground Worldwide

Eickhoff shearer loaders use modular CompactPCI hardware from Kontron and the CoDeSys Soft PLC together with Profibus and CANopen in a single-system solution. ...

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Excavator

Excavator

CompactPCI computers control automated systems in open-cast mining operations. The objective was clear: a control system on a bucket-wheel excavator for ...

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HMI for the Printing Industry - Printing Press

HMI for the Printing Industry - Printing Press

Replacement of PLCs and NC controls by IPC based controls A customized HMI is integrated into the operating panel of a sheet fed offset printing press, ...

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Laser Control

Laser Control

The laser is a universal tool for non-contact cutting, welding, marking, drilling, punching and forming materials. It is not subject to wear and tear. ...

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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.

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