Kontron’s standards-based commercial off the shelf (COTS) and custom products offer transportation OEMs worldwide presence and experience. Each global and local application in rail, road and shipping traffic demands specific computing technology, answered effectively with Kontron’s wide product portfolio and extensive 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 documentation support 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 platforms for rail, road 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 certified computer profiles, running on the TRACe product range family. This product family allows our customers to use our solution ready platforms for Transportation in the following segments:
Signaling and Train Control
With several thousand systems delivered worldwide, Kontron's redundant data-driven computer platforms are designed for applications in locations ranging from dispatch centers to decentralized, unmanned remote control centers. All the redundant computer platforms can be provided with documentation support for SIL2 or SIL4 (Safety Levels) to help our customers to perform the final system 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.
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.
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