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2016/09/21

Kontron TRACe transportation computing products selected by CSiT for its TRANSIS Train Integrated Communications System

Augsburg, Germany, September 21, 2016 Kontron, a leading global provider of Embedded Computing Technology (ECT), today announced that its TRACe™ transportation computing products have been...

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2016/09/20

Enabling seamless, easily-managed, reliable transportation system connectivity, Kontron introduces high performance Ethernet switch

The new TRACe-NET Switch is designed and tested specifically to meet the onboard connectivity needs of the transportation industry

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2016/09/13

Kontron’s first COM Express® Type 7 Computer-on-Module delivers server-class performance in a small form factor

The new COMe-bBD7 based on Intel® Xeon® processor D-1500 processors features up to 16 core server-grade processor and two 10GbE interfaces

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2016/09/06

Kontron extends industry’s first embedded Security Solution line with new COM Express Computer-on-Modules

New COMe-bSL6 / COMe-bSL6R E2S modules based on Intel® 6th Generation Core™ / Xeon® Processors E3 v5 Family deliver increased memory, faster graphics and processing performance benefits in addition to full security protection

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2016/07/25

Kontron AG: Dismissal Management Board members

Augsburg, July 25, 2016 – Following Kontron AG’s Supervisory Board’s decision on July 25, 2016, Rolf Schwirz has been dismissed from his position as CEO and Andreas Plikat has been dismissed from...

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2016/07/25

Changes in the Management Board of Kontron AG

Augsburg, July 25, 2016 - Following Kontron AG's Supervisory Board's decision on July 25, 2016, Rolf Schwirz has been dismissed from his position as CEO and Andreas Plikat has been dismissed from...

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2016/07/25

Kontron AG: Demand remains weak – annual guidance withdrawn

  • Revenue 90.9 Mio. € (-16.2 % to 2Q15: 108.5 Mio. €)
  • Order intake 104.6 Mio. € (+4.5 % to 2Q15: 100.1 Mio. €). Backlog 270.2 Mio. € (-16.2% to 2Q15: 322.5 Mio. €)
  • Gross margin reflects weak revenue and write offs: 18.6 %, below target 25 %
  • Impairment Test provides correctional amount of 60.9 Mio. € on goodwill as well as 6.0 Mio. € on fixed assets
  • EBIT adjusted by restructuring cost, one time cost and write offs based on impairment test -10.0 Mio. € (2Q15: -1.8 Mio. €)

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2016/07/21

Kontron first to offer embedded hardware security solution product line providing full protection capabilities off-the-shelf

Augsburg, Germany, July 21, 2016Kontron, a leading global provider of Embedded Computing Technology (ECT), today announced the company’s new embedded hardware security solution product line....

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2016/07/15

Kontron withdraws its guidance for 2016

Augsburg, Germany, July 15, 2016 – Kontron AG, a leading global provider of Embedded Computing Technology (ECT), announces that the revenue weakness encountered during the first half of the year...

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2016/06/09

Kontron AG reports first progress with implementing its new strategy

Augsburg, Germany, June 9, 2016 - Kontron AG, a leading global provider of Embedded Computing Technology (ECT), today gave testimony of its fiscal year 2015 and reported first steps towards the...

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2016/06/09

Kontron Delivers First Cobalt 901-based HM200 Satellite Modem to Hughes Network Systems

Kontron and Hughes: best-in-class embedded computing and airborne SATCOM Systems

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2016/06/06

Kontron announces partner agreement with Connect Tech expanding access to a wider range of COMe based solutions

Increased product availability allows embedded systems designers to more quickly develop, scale and deploy a broader range of small form factor applications

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2016/06/03

Changes in the Management Board of Kontron AG


Augsburg, June 03, 2016Kontron AG, a leading global provider of Embedded Computing Technology (ECT), announces changes in its CFO position. Mr. Michael Boy, previously responsible CFO, has...

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2016/05/31

Kontron serves up long-life, ultra-dependable HEVC video delivery

SYMKLOUD Series now feature HEVC hardware-accelerated transcoding for MSOs, OTT vendors, and broadcasters who seek cloud-based HD, UHD video infrastructure

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2016/05/02

Kontron announces first shipments of its high performance VPX computing node based on Intel® Xeon® Processor D

Augsburg, May 2, 2016Kontron, a leading provider of embedded computing technology (ECT), announces it is shipping its high performance 3U VPX board, based on the advanced 8-core version of the...

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2016/04/28

Kontron AG shows seasonally subdued start to 2016, annual guidance confirmed

  • Revenues down 9.1 % to € 89.5 million (1Q15: € 98.5 million)
  • Gross margin up 1.6 percentage points on the prior year at 27.1 % on account of savings in cost of materials
  • EBIT adjusted for restructuring cost down € 2.7 million to € -4.9 million compared to the prior year
  • Order intake down 8.9 % to € 79.9 million
  • Annual earnings guidance confirmed: revenues corridor € 460 - 480 million, gross margin > 25 %, adjusted EBIT margin 3 - 5 %

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2016/04/27

Kontron platforms meet long-term DoD UAS roadmap requirements for modularity, safety-critical interoperability and optimized SWaP-C

Kontron excels at advanced integration of multi-core, small form factor solutions that support the diverse range of UAS compute-intensive imaging and sensor control payloads

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2016/04/18

Keepixo launches high-density, broadcast quality OTT transcoding solution on Kontron SYMKLOUD platform

Augsburg, Germany, April 18, 2016Kontron, a leading global provider of Embedded Computing Technology (ECT), and Keepixo, a leading provider of software-based head-end solutions for IPTV and...

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2016/04/13

Kontron announces new mITX-BW motherboard: robust with long term availability

Augsburg,  April 13, 2016Kontron, a leading provider of Embedded Computing Technology (ECT), announces the immediate availability of a new mITX motherboard with Intel® Atom™ N3xxx System on...

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2016/04/12

Inmarsat selects Kontron as key supplier for European Aviation Network

Kontron airborne server to be deployed as part of new Air-to-Ground connectivity system

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2016/04/07

Kontron selected by Turkish Technic for new Airline program

Kontron’s advanced airborne server and wireless access point to be deployed as part of Cabin Wi-Fi system

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2016/04/05

Kontron and Immfly successfully collaborate on wireless Inflight Entertainment Solution for Iberia Express Airlines

Kontron airborne server and CWAP to roll out in Immfly Wi-Fi solution to entire Iberia Express fleet this summer

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2016/04/01

Kontron AG and Ennoconn Corporation formally commence their Strategic Partnership

Augsburg, Germany, April 1, 2016 – Kontron AG, a leading global provider of Embedded Computer Technology (ECT), and Ennoconn Corporation, Taiwan, a leading industrial mother board designer and...

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2016/03/17

Kontron AG closes 2015 on a high note, Ennoconn deal validates strategic realignment

  • Revenues grow by 2.4% to € 467.7 million (2014: € 456.8 million)
  • Gross margin at 26.1%, slightly above 2014 and once again above its target of 25.0%
  • EBIT adjusted for restructuring cost increases by 64.8% to € 14.5 million (2014: € 8.8 million). Corresponding margin within original target margin range at 3.1%
  • Reported EBIT rises by € 11.3 million to € 6.2 million (2014: € -5.1 million)
  • Order intake drops by 18.7% to € 391.8 million (2014: € 481.7 million), leading to a book-to-bill ratio of 0.84
  • Ennoconn deal announced in January 2016 is a transformational strategic milestone
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2016/03/10

Kontron joins Open Invention Network (OIN)

Augsburg, March 10, 2016Kontron, a leading global provider of Embedded Computing Technology (ECT), has become a community member of Open Invention Network (OIN). The Open Invention Network was...

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2016/02/23

Kontron pioneers integrated security in IoT (Internet of Things)

Paving the way for next generation security and analytics in IoT on Kontron`s embedded service oriented middleware architecture.

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2016/02/23

Kontron announces partnership with SQLstream to enable IoT (Internet of Things) applications with real-time analytics

Kontron’s family of IoT Boards, Gateways, Modules and Systems will be integrated with SQLstream Blaze to provide the industry’s first real-time analytics cloud service for IoT

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2016/02/22

Kontron and Axinom partner to deliver the ground transportation industry’s first entertainment-ready passenger connectivity platform

Bring your own device (BYOD) becomes a reality allowing travelers to stay fully connected using proven COTS computing building blocks and sophisticated software

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2016/02/22

Kontron COTS-based TRACe transportation computers selected by Adetel Solution as platform for their integrated railway system solutions

Validated, IoT-ready TRACe™ enables Adetel Solution to quickly introduce open architecture, interoperable systems to meet fast-emerging Transportation 4.0 market opportunities

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2016/02/22

Kontron and Pica8 complete SDN integration on SYMKLOUD

PicOS makes Kontron SYMKLOUD first integrated NFV and fully SDN-enabled converged infrastructure platform

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2016/02/11

Kontron launches two new SMARC modules in 2016

Future SMARC 2.0 product line will be based on specification SMARC 2.0 by SGET Team SDT.01

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2016/01/22

独コントロン社と台湾エノコン社が戦略的提携関係樹立へ。

  • コントロン社が通信ビジネスの49%を57.3M$(約68億円)でエノコン社に売却。
  • 昨年発表したハードウェア/ソフトウェアを合わせたリーディングプロバイダーになるという新しいコントロン社の戦略の第一歩。
  • コントロン社のアジア太平洋(APAC)地域での事業拡大の期待。
(当リリースは2016年1月22日にドイツで発表されたリリースの抄訳をベースにしています)

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2016/01/22

Kontron AG to sell a 49% stake in its subsidiary Kontron Canada Inc. to Ennoconn Corporation

  • Kontron AG and Ennoconn to enter into a strategic partnership in the Communication business
  • Ennoconn to take a 49% stake in Kontron’s subsidiary, Kontron Canada Inc. (KCI), paying US$ 57.3 million (approximately € 52.5 million)
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2015/11/25

Kontron Delivers the Latest Hardware-Based Security Technology on a Compact Form Factor

Announcing the Kontron COM Express COMe cSL6

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2015/11/24

Kontron’s new Endurance Tablet Family – Powerful, Feature-rich, Robust

The 10” Endurance Tablet is the first product of a new mobility Tablet product line

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2015/11/24

Kontron Launches Kontron FusionClient

Scalable, robust, multi-touch HMI enables Industrial IoT (IIoT) solutions for Smart Automation

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2015/11/23

New Kontron CompactPCI CP3004-SA: bringing more performance and reliability to applications in demanding environments

Augsburg, Germany, November 23, 2015Kontron, a leading global provider of Embedded Computer Technology (ECT) announces its latest addition to the CompactPCI CPU Board Family, the CP3004-SA. The...

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2015/11/16

Kontron COBALT 904 cabin media server selected by Rockwell Collins

Augsburg, GERMANY, November 16, 2015Kontron, a global market leader for embedded computing technology (ECT), today announced that Rockwell Collins has selected the COBALT 904 as the media...

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2015/11/12

Kontron appoints DAX Automation as UK distributor for industrial products

Market leading industrial automation provider selected as part of Kontron’s new value add channel partner strategy

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2015/11/10

Kontron signs VAR agreement with Rausch Netzwerktechnik to resell SYMKLOUD featuring Intel® Xeon® D-1500 processors

Sales channel collaboration to introduce high density converged infrastructure solutions to major European hosting and cloud providers

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2015/11/10

Kontron adds new dimension of scalability and robustness to servers and modules with the new Intel® Xeon® Processor D-1500 Product Family

Augsburg, Germany, November 10, 2015Kontron, a leading global provider of embedded computing technology (ECT), announces that beginning in 2016, new servers and modules will be based on the new...

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2015/11/05

Notification: Directors' Dealing

Notification concerning transactions by persons performing managerial responsibilities pursuant to section 15a of the WpHG

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2015/11/02

Notification: Directors' Dealing

Notification concerning transactions by persons performing managerial responsibilities pursuant to section 15a of the WpHG

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2015/10/29

Kontron delivers solid Q3, full-year guidance reduced

  • Order intake € 111.2 million, minus 17.6 % yoy due to base effects, but 11.1 % above 2Q15
  • Order backlog € 320,7 million, down 1.5 % yoy
  • Revenues € 113.4 million, plus 4.4 % yoy due to currency gains
  • Gross margin at 26.7 %, highlighting that cost savings and efficiency measures are effective
  • Adjusted EBIT margin at 4.5 %
  • FY revenue guidance reduced to € 460 million to € 470 million, gross margin expected above planned 25 %, adjusted EBIT margin expected slightly below the announced 3 % to 5 % corridor

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2015/10/13

Kontron joins NFV.net

Vendor Forum Co-Founded by Sandvine Dedicated to Accelerating the Adoption of NFV

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2015/10/12

Kontron and Pica8 collaborate on new SDN infrastructure

PicOS will bring industry-leading SDN capabilities to Kontron SYMKLOUD Series

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2015/10/01

Kontron to use the new Intel® Pentium® and Celeron® Processors N3000 product family (codename Braswell)

Embedded specialist will present new passively cooled boards and modules with powerful Intel® technology in third quarter

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2015/09/30

Dr. Dieter Düsedau appointed as Supervisory Board member of Kontron

Augsburg, September 30, 2015 - Kontron, a leading global provider of Embedded Computer Technology (ECT), announces the appointment by court as of September 22, 2015 of Dr. Dieter Düsedau as...

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