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03 May 2016

Xponential 2016: Kontron Meets Broad UAS Requirements

A global market leader for embedded computing technology (ECT), Kontron gives unmanned systems developers proven safety-critical platform experience that very few suppliers can claim.  At Xponential 2016, in Hall 1, #779, Kontron showcases its full breadth of open-architecture COTS solutions – from size, weight, power and cooling (SWaP-C)-optimised computing modules, boards and application-ready platforms to high performance multi-core processor computing solutions. With more than 30 years experience delivering the critical technologies that meet the most demanding rugged system requirements, Kontron’s standards-based platforms ensure essential secure and interoperable operation.

Booth highlights include:

  • High performance, SWaP-C optimised Cobalt 901 based on multi-core processors plus new development kits that streamline deployment  
  • Cobalt 901 expanded I/O options through third party partnerships specifically designed for UAS application profiles
  • 3U VX3058 rugged conduction cooled VPX board supports compute-intensive applications from its Octo Core Intel Xeon Processor D architecture
  • Advanced 3U and 6U CompactPCI boards that provide industry-leading throughput per watt
  • Latest in small form factor COMe and SMARC computer modules
  • Demonstrations include application ready video surveillance and Intel RealSense technology