Kontron Introduces New Qseven-Q7AMX8X Module with Economical, Powerful Quad Core i.MX8X Processor for IoT and Industrial 4.0 Applications

Kontron Introduces New Qseven-Q7AMX8X Module with Economical, Powerful Quad Core i.MX8X Processor for IoT and Industrial 4.0 Applications

Amendment of the Qseven® portfolio for secure, high-performance applications on networked end devices

Augsburg, Germany February 8, 2019 – Kontron, a leading global provider of IoT/Embedded Computing Technology (ECT), announces the new Qseven-Q7AMX8X module. It is characterized by its low power consumption and, thanks to the powerful NXP i.MX8X processor in dual-core and quad-core configuration respectively, it is ideally suited as a basis for networked terminals in industrial applications. The new Qseven® module is designed for use in the extended temperature range from -40°C to +85°C and is therefore also suitable for use in machines and devices that have to withstand harsh industrial environments. The new Qseven-Q7AMX8X will be available in three standard versions: with the QuadX+, the DualX+ and the DualX processor, up to four Cortex® A35 cores, clocked up to 1.2 GHz. An additional Cortex®-M4 core can be used for smaller management tasks in the system that previously required a separate controller. The new Qseven® module will be on display at embedded world 2019 (February 26 to 29 in Nuremberg, Germany) at Kontron's booth in Hall 1, 478.

The new module in the Qseven® form factor with the dimensions 70x70mm offers the possibility to operate two displays. An HDMI and a dual-channel LVDS interface are available for this purpose. The equipment also includes up to three GB LPDDR4 memory, one Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) port, up to three PCI Express (PCIe) and five USB 2.0 ports as well as one USB 3.0 port. Between 2 and 64GB eMMC 5.0 flash memory serve as mass storage. In addition, the Qseven-Q7AMX8X module has a SDIO card slot and a serial interface. With numerous additional interfaces, the module can be used according to individual requirements, including one I2S, one I2C, one SPI, two MIPI CSI, eight GPIO and one CAN interface. Uboot serves as boot loader, a board support package for Yocto Linux is available.

The Qseven-Q7AMX8X module optionally supports the Kontron APPROTECT security solution powered by Wibu-Systems. A security chip from Wibu-Systems, embedded as a fixed part of the system, in combination with a software framework specially developed for this chip, prevents reverse engineering and copying attempts from the user's own IP address as well as from a third-party software. Kontron APPROTECT Licensing also allows individual application functions, e.g. for demo purposes, to be available only for a time based trial version or based on time base, by counting executions.


Note for media representatives on embedded world 2019 in Nuremberg:

The Kontron press conference will take place on Tuesday, February 26 at 12:00 noon in the NCC OST, Level 1, Hong Kong Room; directly after the main press conference. Please register for the press conference with our agency vibrio at kontron@vibrio.de, Tel. 089 32 151 760.

During the fair, media representatives will also have the opportunity for individual meetings at the Kontron booth. Our agency vibrio will be pleased to coordinate an appointment. Please contact our agency vibrio at kontron@vibrio.de or call 089 32 151 760.

For more information please visit: https://www.kontron.com/products/boards-and-standard-form-factors/qseven/qseven-q7amx8x.html


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About Kontron – Member of the S&T Group
Kontron is a global leader in IoT/embedded computing technology (ECT). As a part of technology group S&T, Kontron offers a combined portfolio of secure hardware, middleware and services for Internet of Things (IoT) and Industry 4.0 applications. With its standard products and tailor-made solutions based on highly reliable state-of-the-art embedded technologies, Kontron provides secure and innovative applications for a variety of industries. As a result, customers benefit from accelerated time-to-market, reduced total cost of ownership, product longevity and the best fully integrated applications overall.

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