Avionics

Application Stories

Airborne Transceiver Server Unit (ATSU)

Airborne Transceiver Server Unit (ATSU)

The ATSU was designed to bring broadband internet connectivity to commercial aircraft. In a single conduction-cooled, 6MCU chassis, AP Avionx/AP Labs (now Kontron) was the ...

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Server Management Unit (SMU) and Modem Data Unit (MDU)

Server Management Unit (SMU) and Modem Data Unit (MDU)

The Server Management Unit and Modem Data Unit are critical elements of Row 44’s satellite-based broadband system that provides in-flight Internet connectivity ...

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ATG Communication Unit (AACU)

ATG Communication Unit (AACU)

The AACU provides a high performance air-to-ground (ATG) communication link. The advanced solution incorporates the ATG EV-DO Rev. A radio modem, an embedded GPS receiver ...

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Enhanced Terminal Wireless LAN Unit (eTWLU)

Enhanced Terminal Wireless LAN Unit (eTWLU)

The eTWLU is a small sealed ARINC-763 compliant transceiver that supports multiple high speed wireless protocols. This multi-protocol support enables the operation of the ...

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Communications

Defense

Application Stories

Roboteam - Creating an "A-Team"

Roboteam - Creating an

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Technology still far ahead of reality in Germany - Mobile Computing for the Police

Technology still far ahead of reality in Germany - Mobile Computing for the Police

From a technical standpoint it’s not too much to expect: detectives in an unmarked vehicle key the license plate of the car approaching a house under surveillance into ...

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Kontron and Azimuth Sharpen the Department of Defense's Stiletto Boat Drug Interdiction

Kontron and Azimuth Sharpen the Department of Defense's Stiletto Boat Drug Interdiction

Azimuth, Incorporated has a long history as a government contractor successfully implementing and integrating the company’s specialty ...

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Robust multi-core technology for more accurate and faster mapping of the sea floor

Robust multi-core technology for more accurate and faster mapping of the sea floor

6U CompactPCI multi-core computing technology from Kontron based on the PICMG 2.16 standard enables ATLAS Hydrographic Echosounder to generate more detailed and more accurate ...

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Single Fastjet Pilot Flies Multiple Aircraft

Single Fastjet Pilot Flies Multiple Aircraft

During March 2007 a series of QinetiQ research activities culminated with a Royal Air Force (RAF) pilot successfully controlling multiple unmanned aircraft from the cockpit ...

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Turnkey Platform for Navy

Turnkey Platform for Navy

Modern vessels such as frigate embark many computers. Massively parallel computation is required to process all signals for Radar, Sonar, Optronics, Electronic warfare applications ...

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Mobile Radar System

Mobile Radar System

Mobile Radar Systems are crucial to the artillery radar team to quickly locate enemy long-range artillery and rocket launcher positions. The system technology features include ...

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Digital Signal processing of Airborne Radars

Digital Signal processing of Airborne Radars

Radars, and more sharply Signal Aperture Radars (SAR), digital processing systems needs an association of powerful processing nodes and efficient data interfaces to sustain ...

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Autonomous Underwater Vehicle

Autonomous Underwater Vehicle

Kontron has supported Club S.O.N.I.A (Systeme d' Operation Nautique Intelligent et Autonome) from the Ecole de technologie superieure (a Technical University) in Montreal, ...

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International Space Station

International Space Station

DECLIC is a French generic experiment facility for scientific material research under a micro-gravity environment on board the International Space Station. Experiments are ...

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Communication with Military Vehicles

Communication with Military Vehicles

Data and voice communications with military vehicles have very specific requirements. Besides "ordinary" functionality, the unit and all of its components which are placed ...

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CompactPCI MilPAC for Otomelara

CompactPCI MilPAC for Otomelara

Kontron has developed together with Otomelara, one of the leading military companies and part of the Finmeccanica group, a rugged portable solution within less than 6 months. ...

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Energy

Application Stories

Wind power and species protection go hand in hand

Wind power and species protection go hand in hand

How to reconcile wind power and nature conservation - an intelligent solution enables automated function monitoring of wind turbines.

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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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Energy Efficiency is a Competitive Factor

Energy Efficiency is a Competitive Factor

Fail-safe and maintenance-free systems fully utilize the potential of energy efficient manufacturing and help to sustain long term competitive advantage.

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Maintenance-free Kontron Box PC reduces TCO of Wattics’ energy analytics system

Maintenance-free Kontron Box PC reduces TCO of Wattics’ energy analytics system

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Kontron CRMS based on AMT now is working in Wind Power SCADA system

Kontron CRMS based on AMT now is working in Wind Power SCADA system

After several years explosive growth in a raw, the Chinese wind power market now steps into a stable developing phase. Kontron kept eyes in this market since 2005.

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Paperback format, mobile Panel PCs with ZigBee interfaces

Paperback format, mobile Panel PCs with ZigBee interfaces

The article features the new mobile and stationary eVISIO7 panel concept for wirless data recognition, manufactured by b-plus using COM Express® mini computer-on-modules ...

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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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Public Water Way Control

Public Water Way Control

Detzem, a small town in the middle of the wine-growing region about 25 km from Trier, is also the location of one of the four barrages on the Moselle. These systems usually ...

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Theo Hell Industrieelektrik Uses Kontron System for Monitoring and Control of Water Facilities

Theo Hell Industrieelektrik Uses Kontron System for Monitoring and Control of Water Facilities

Every second, 100,000 liters of water roars through the two 22 metric ton valves of the Eifel Rurtalsperre Schwammenauel, the second largest reservoir ...

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Automated Pump-and-Compressor Equipment Preventive Maintenance Control System

Automated Pump-and-Compressor Equipment Preventive Maintenance Control System

Today, intense competition amidst oil refineries and petroleum chemical plants forces plants and companies to find new ways of profit maximization...

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Infotainment

Application Stories

Quality is the Key

Quality is the Key

AI-supported digital inspection systems ensure highest quality

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Ocean-going high-end entertainment platform - Embedded Box PCs in use as a multimedia entertainment system for luxury yachts

Ocean-going high-end entertainment platform - Embedded Box PCs in use as a multimedia entertainment system for luxury yachts

ABS GmbH in Saarbrücken, Germany has developed a new IP-based multimedia entertainment system ...

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Pure Uninterrupted Graphics Action - Sophisticated Display Technology for Digital Pinball With CRTtoLCD

Pure Uninterrupted Graphics Action - Sophisticated Display Technology for Digital Pinball With CRTtoLCD

Kontron’s CRTtoLCD flat-panel controller provides display control in the world’s first digital pinball machine, TAB-Austria’s “Virtual Pinball.”.

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Infotainment with a robust IPC core - ETX turns infotainment displays into full-fledged computers

Infotainment with a robust IPC core - ETX turns infotainment displays into full-fledged computers

When it comes to perfect POS/POI infotainment, computer technology is the only platform that can combine all potential media.

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Flexible terminals create a relaxed shopping experience - Kontron develops embedded solution for Colruyt Group’s POS System

Flexible terminals create a relaxed shopping experience - Kontron develops embedded solution for Colruyt Group’s POS System

The food retail market is extremely competitive and budget-minded retailers must develop effective business processes...

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Information Terminal

Information Terminal

Visitor information terminal Autostadt Wolfsburg. Panel PC 15" Display with Touch Movement sensor Audio Height adjustable pedestal, i.e. the viewing area automatically adjusts ...

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Production Information Terminal (FIT)

Production Information Terminal (FIT)

A specially developed terminal for the needs of rough industrial environments that permits workers to access necessary information directly at their work station.

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Banking Terminals

Banking Terminals

Developed and produced, Kontron is now providing the 3rd generation of account statement printer.

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Road Charge Terminal

Road Charge Terminal

Stationary, manual terminal for the collection of trucking tolls ...

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Gaming Terminals

Gaming Terminals

Development and production of touch screen gaming terminals 15" or 19" display with ELO touchscreen technology Camera with automatic picture illumination Network variants ...

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Pharmacy Cash Register

Pharmacy Cash Register

The silent compact cash register for phamacies Every necessary component integrated: operating system Windows 2000 bar code scanner prescription printer receipt printer customer ...

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PHIA© StehBar (Pharmacy Terminal)

PHIA© StehBar (Pharmacy Terminal)

A free standing terminal suitable for indoor areas Integrated PC (ISDN, DSL, WLAN, etc.) Integrated DIN A4 inkjet color printer Sound system 15" TFT touch display (with optional ...

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Car Access System Credit Cash

Car Access System Credit Cash

The Credit Cash from SKIDATA™ is designed for cashless payment and, unlike Easy Cash, accepts only credit cards.

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Car Access System Easy Cash

Car Access System Easy Cash

Easy Cash from SKIDATA™ is the optimal solution for the complex challenges of mid- and large size parking areas worldwide.

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Telephone Point

Telephone Point

Slide-in model for communications business telephone points The primary function of the telephone point is the independantly changing presentation of advertising, user information, ...

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Transportation

Application Stories

Collecting Data from LoRaWan Sensors on High Speed Trains

Collecting Data from LoRaWan Sensors on High Speed Trains

At the end of a successful 18 months pilot phase, Thalys is highly satisfied with their initial experience of Kontron’s IoT gateway, especially with regard to the link-up ...

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Smart Transportation applications developed by Kontron and S&T

Smart Transportation applications developed by Kontron and S&T

Kontron and S&T developed various Smart Transportation applications using the latest technology.

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Sicherheit im Streckennetz (available in German only)

Sicherheit im Streckennetz (available in German only)

Ergonomische HMIs optimieren die Überwachung des Zugverkehrs.

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Venturo in public transportation

Venturo in public transportation

To equip approximately 2,500 buses and LRTs (Light Rail Transit vehicles) utilizing distributed heterogeneous embedded systems, the Belgian Walloon Regional Transport Company ...

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Siemens Optiguide

Siemens Optiguide

During March 2007 a series of QinetiQ research activities culminated with a Royal Air Force (RAF) pilot successfully controlling multiple unmanned aircraft from the cockpit ...

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Automotive Electronics: Multi-functional Infotainment Platform from ICT Software Engineering

Automotive Electronics: Multi-functional Infotainment Platform from ICT Software Engineering

The article features a COM Express® mini based navigation demonstrator HMI provided by ICT Software Engineering.

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Image processing in the fast lane: tire tread check at 120 km/h

Image processing in the fast lane: tire tread check at 120 km/h

ProContour, a company based in South Germany, has developed the H3-D, a new multi-functional image processing system which opens up completely new perspectives for road safety. ...

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Tunnel Safety Requires Sound Performance from Rugged Computers

Tunnel Safety Requires Sound Performance from Rugged Computers

Automated video surveillance promises to increase the safety of tunnels used by road traffic and reduce tunnel operating costs at the same time.

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SCADA Controlled Painting Line in Automotive Industry

SCADA Controlled Painting Line in Automotive Industry

MASSIVE is a technological system for energy distributions systems, which integrates all dispatcher functions to a single monitoring environment, including a view of power ...

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In-Car PC

In-Car PC

Today, a company can’t be successful by trying to cover all bases. Successful companies are those that concentrate on their core competencies and increase the customer ...

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Embedded Computer Technology in Maritime Recording Equipment

Embedded Computer Technology in Maritime Recording Equipment

Large shipwrecks like those of the „Jan Heweliucz“ and the „Estonia“ in the mid-1990s led to the realization that flight recorders mandatory in aviation should also ...

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