Kontron Introduces First High Performance 5.25 Inch Embedded Single Board Computer with 64-Bit I/O Bus

New Mungo560 Supports Intel® Pentium® M; Features 855GME Chipset and 6300ESB

SAN DIEGO, CA, September 14, 2004, Kontron, a market leader in embedded computer technology, today announced the introduction of the Mungo560, the first 5.25 inch embedded single board computer with 64-bit PCI-x or 32-bit PCI I/O. Supporting all Pentium M and Celeron M CPUs up to 2.4 GHz, the Mungo560 delivers Pentium 4 performance in embedded applications without the high power requirements and heat. Featuring the powerful Intel 855GME graphics memory controller hub (GMCH) chip set and Intel 6300ESB I/O controller hub (ICH), Mungo560 is also equipped with the Intel Extreme Graphics controller with both AGP (Accelerated Graphics Port) and JILI (Jumptec Intelligent LVDS Interface) to support LCD or LVDS video. The Mungo560 is particularly suited for video or I/O intensive applications such as kiosk, gaming, communications and many military applications.

The most unique feature of the Mungo560 is its PICMG edge that supports special risers to bring out 64-bit PCI-x slots for high performance I/O applications. The Mungo560 also features up to 2GB DDR memory, 16 digital I/O, four USB 2.0 ports, 10/100 BaseT Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet ports, two SATA controllers, one laptop IDE controller and a compact flash (solid state drive) socket.

Also on display at ESC: the Flex ATX Motherboard for Embedded Applications

At the Embedded Systems Conference this week, Kontron will also be displaying its new Flex ATX motherboard. With a space-saving design (9.0¿ x 7.5¿) derived from the ATX form factor from the office world, the model 886LCD-M/Flex offers the new 6300ESB ICH chipset and the already well-known Intel® Pentium® M processor from the Intel® Centrino® mobile technology family. Together, they make up an extremely fast and powerful PCI-X bus-based platform. The new Flex ATX motherboard shares many common features with the Mungo560. The main application areas for the FlexATX motherboard are gaming and infotainment, point-of-sales/point-of-information, communications, lotteries and banking. It also finds use in ¿classic¿ applications in industrial PCs or applications requiring sophisticated graphics.

About Kontron: A leading global embedded computer technology company, Kontron supplies a diversified customer base of OEMs, system integrators and application providers in the communications, automation, transportation, medical, military, aerospace, and test and measurement markets. The company helps its customers to considerably reduce their time-to-market and to gain a competitive advantage with products including high-performance open computer platforms and systems, single board computers, man-machine interfaces and mobile computers. Kontron employs more than 1,500 people worldwide and has manufacturing facilities in Europe, North America and Asia Pacific. The company is listed on the German TecDAX 30 stock exchange under the symbol "KBC". Kontron is a member of the Intel Communications Alliance. For additional information on Kontron, please visit: www.kontron.com.

For Further Information, Editors Contact:

Technical Information

Stephen Newbegin (Mungo560)
Kontron America
Phone: 858-623-3040

Shirley Chen (886LCD-M/Flex)
Kontron America
Phone: 858-623-3075

Media Relations
Lisa Baker, Vice President, Marketing
Kontron America
Phone: 858-405-3010

Agency Contact:
WelComm, Inc
Greg Evans
Account Executive
Phone: (858) 279-2100

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