Automation

Intelligente Automatisierungslösungen ermöglichen die industrielle Produktion von morgen

Weltweit werden Fabriken immer intelligenter und besser vernetzt. Dies wird weitgehend durch die Entwicklung von industriellen Computerplattformen und IoT-Software-Frameworks vorangetrieben, den zentralen Komponenten für die Steuerung, Interaktion und Verbindung von Maschinen, Daten und Prozessen.

Als einer der weltweit führenden Anbieter von IoT/Embedded Computer Technologie arbeitet Kontron eng mit seinem umfangreichen Netzwerk von Partnern und Zulieferern zusammen.

Mit einem kombinierten Portfolio an Hardware, Middleware und Services können wir sichere Lösungen in den Bereichen Internet der Dinge (IoT) und Industrie 4.0 anbieten. Mit Standardprodukten und kundenspezifischen Lösungen auf Basis neuester, hoch zuverlässiger Embedded-Technologien ermöglicht Kontron hocheffiziente und flexible Automatisierungsplattformen. Dadurch profitieren Kunden von einer schnelleren Markteinführung, niedrigeren Total-Cost-of-Ownership, Produktlanglebigkeit und ganzheitlich optimierten Applikationen.

Application Stories

Windkraft und Artenschutz gehen Hand in Hand

Windkraft und Artenschutz gehen Hand in Hand

Wie man Windkraft und Naturschutz unter einen Hut bringt – eine intelligente Lösung ermöglicht eine automatisierte Funktionsüberwachung von Windrädern. ...

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Computer-on-Modules Invade HPC

Computer-on-Modules Invade HPC

Ready for Today’s Demanding Embedded & IoT Projects with compact and efficient computer-on-modules (COMs) to support some of the most sophisticated ...

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Qualität ist entscheidend

Qualität ist entscheidend

KI-gestützte Inspektionssysteme ermöglichen höchste Qualität

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Licht für den Louvre

Licht für den Louvre

Intelligente Lichtautomatisierung für eine wirkungsvolle Inszenierung

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Zukunftssicher: Predictive Maintenance und KI

Zukunftssicher: Predictive Maintenance und KI

Mit Kontrons neuestem, leistungsfähigen Rackmount-Server KISS 4U V3 SKX das wachsende Potenzial von KI-gestützter Predictive Maintenance ausschöpfen. ...

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Sensornetzwerk für die smarte Fabrik

Sensornetzwerk für die smarte Fabrik

KINEXON realisiert intelligente Navigation für fahrerlose Fahrzeuge

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Intelligente Steuerung aller Druckprozesse

Intelligente Steuerung aller Druckprozesse

Kontrons Industrie Computer Plattform ist das Herzstück des neuen Hochleistungs-Leitstands von Heidelberg.

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Sicherheit im Streckennetz

Sicherheit im Streckennetz

Ergonomische HMIs optimieren die Überwachung des Zugverkehrs.

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Smart Factory Automation

Smart Factory Automation

Kontron puts KBox Industrial Computer Platforms to work on its paperless shop floor.

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Von der Idee zur industriellen Form

Von der Idee zur industriellen Form

voxeljet setzt für seine industriellen 3D-Drucker auf KISS Rackmounts von Kontron. 3D-Drucksysteme haben viele Industriebereiche revolutioniert. Automobilindustrie, ...

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Heidelberg Postpress vertraut auf Embedded Technologie von Kontron

Heidelberg Postpress vertraut auf Embedded Technologie von Kontron

Heidelberg Postpress hat für die Bedienung seiner Papierfalzmaschinen gemeinsam mit Kontron einen hochwertigen Steuerungs-IPC entwickelt, der sich über ...

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Kontrons IoT-Technologien helfen Malaysischen Reisbauern

Kontrons IoT-Technologien helfen Malaysischen Reisbauern

Kontrons Industrial Computing Platform ermöglicht innovative IoT Präzisionsackerbau-Lösung. Die hohe Nachfrage nach Reis setzt die Wasserreserven des ...

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High-speed Vision-Systeme nach Maß

High-speed Vision-Systeme nach Maß

Individuelle Bildverarbeitungslösungen mit CompactPCI® Serial

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High-Performance Control for Mining Trucks

High-Performance Control for Mining Trucks

Mining trucks are huge transport vehicles used on open-cast mines all over the globe, and the T 282 C made by Liebherr is the most powerful model in the ...

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Intelligent positioning systems

Intelligent positioning systems

To enable faster and more precise positioning with less wear and tear of transfer carriages in automatic warehouses, the Automotive Aftermarket Business ...

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Kontron COMs help Glacier industrial computers keep their cool

Kontron COMs help Glacier industrial computers keep their cool

CHALLENGE: Glacier Computer needed a powerful and rugged small form factor embedded computing solution for its industrialbased Everest products.

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Robust and long-term available Panel PC in a cost-effective housing

Robust and long-term available Panel PC in a cost-effective housing

In order to improve order picking for the large base of small warehouses and assemblies, SSI Schaefer developed an affordable Pick-by-Light (PbL) system, ...

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Laser control in semi-custom design - TRUMPF migrates from VME to customized Computer-on-Module design

Laser control in semi-custom design - TRUMPF migrates from VME to customized Computer-on-Module design

With the migration from VMEbus to a solution with Computer-on-Modules on tailor made carrier boards, the new laser control ...

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iNOEX relies on Intel Atom processor-based HMIs with the Kontron Nano Client Panel PC

iNOEX relies on Intel Atom processor-based HMIs with the Kontron Nano Client Panel PC

The Intel Atom processor-based Kontron Nano Client panel PC with stainless steel housing has been implemented as a visualization client and HMI ...

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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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Soccer player versus machine

Soccer player versus machine

The Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics (IML) in Dortmund, Germany has developed a robot goalkeeper with lightning fast reflexes that ...

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Agent software from Asentics with multicore industrial servers from Kontron

Agent software from Asentics with multicore industrial servers from Kontron

The new agent-based software architecture from Asentics for industrial image processing on surface inspection applications, such as PCB inspection, takes ...

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Sophisticated Image Processing

Sophisticated Image Processing

Sophisticated image processing systems are becoming an increasingly indispensible part of quality control on automated filling and packaging lines that ...

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Surviving in Death Valley

Surviving in Death Valley

Before a vehicle reaches the mass production stage, countless measurements need to be made to coordinate all components optimally. Mobile measuring systems ...

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Production Planning and Control System in the Automotive Industry

Production Planning and Control System in the Automotive Industry

The target of this project was to create the entire system that monitors the production process on the semiautomatic production machines, records all ...

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Robust Control Technology in use Underground Worldwide

Robust Control Technology in use Underground Worldwide

Eickhoff shearer loaders use modular CompactPCI hardware from Kontron and the CoDeSys Soft PLC together with Profibus and CANopen in a single-system solution. ...

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Excavator

Excavator

CompactPCI computers control automated systems in open-cast mining operations. The objective was clear: a control system on a bucket-wheel excavator for ...

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HMI for the Printing Industry - Printing Press

HMI for the Printing Industry - Printing Press

Replacement of PLCs and NC controls by IPC based controls A customized HMI is integrated into the operating panel of a sheet fed offset printing press, ...

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Laser Control

Laser Control

The laser is a universal tool for non-contact cutting, welding, marking, drilling, punching and forming materials. It is not subject to wear and tear. ...

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Partner

Intel®

Intel, the world's largest chip maker, is also a leading manufacturer of computer, networking and communications products. The Intel® Communications Alliance is a community of communications, embedded developers and solutions providers committed to the development of modular standards-based solutions based on Intel technologies. Intel and Pentium are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries.

www.intel.com

Microsoft

As a Gold member of Microsoft's OEM System Building Program, Kontron works directly with Microsoft on new releases of MS operating systems. Testing these products on Kontron platforms in advance insures compatibility and maximizes performance.

www.microsoft.com

Freescale Semiconductor

Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. (NYSE:FSL, FSL.B) is a global leader in the design and manufacture of embedded semiconductors for the automotive, consumer, industrial, networking and wireless markets. Freescale became a publicly traded company in July 2004 after more than 50 years as part of Motorola, Inc. The company is based in Austin, Texas, and has design, research and development, manufacturing or sales operations in more than 30 countries. Freescale, a member of the S&P 500®, is one of the world's largest semiconductor companies.

www.freescale.com

Wind River

Wind River is a global leader in delivering software for the Internet of Things (IoT). The company’s technology has been powering the safest, most secure devices in the world since 1981 and today is found in more than 2 billion products. Wind River offers a comprehensive edge-to-cloud product portfolio that is backed by world-class global professional services, award-winning customer support, and a broad partner ecosystem. Wind River software and expertise are accelerating digital transformation of critical infrastructure systems that demand the highest levels of safety, security, performance, and reliability. To learn more, visit:

www.windriver.com

KW-Software

KW-Software is the worldwide leading software manufacturer of IEC 61131 programming and runtime systems in the field of industrial control and automation technology. MULTIPROG is the hardware-independent IEC 61131 PLC programming system for creating control applications and the basis for more than 250 control systems. ProConOS is the very fast, realtime and multitasking-capable IEC 61131 PLC runtime system that is available for a great number of embedded platforms. It can also be used in different variants as Soft-PLC. KW-Software is the predominant provider of software for safety technology according to IEC 61508 up to SIL3. The safety-relevant software components are already certified completely manufacturer-independent and can thus be used immediately. KW-Software is intensely and successfully working with the latest technology. This way, we allow our customers to gain a competitive edge and a technological head start.

www.kw-software.com

3S-Smart Software Solutions

3S-Smart Software Solutions develops and distributes CoDeSys the well-known IEC 61131-3 programming system. Today, CoDeSys is the widest-spread IEC 61131-3 development tool in Europe and has established itself as the satadard in controller and PLC programming. CoDeSys is a complete automation suite with object oriented programming, version profiles and controller networks. It contains integrated compilers for all important CPU families, an integrated visualization tool CoDeSys Visualization, an integrated motion control tool CoDeSys SoftMotion and an integrated product extension CoDeSys Safety. CoDeSys SP RTE is the CoDeSys real time SoftPLC under Windows.

www.3s-software.com

Kuhnke Automation

KUHNKE Automation develops and sells customer-specific mechatronic solutions to optimize automatic processes. Core competencies are control and positioning systems, pneumatic solutions and solenoids. Based upon broad technological expertise, KUHNKE creates world class solutions and products which enhance our customer's competitiveness and reduce costs significantly. Ventura, the modular control platform for automation solutions, is the central device for the integration of process control- and field-level. It features EtherCAT, PROFIBUS, CAN and AS-Interface as well as standard interfaces and is custom-designed for the industrial environment. The automation software Ventura Life supports computer simulations for machine and electronic design engineering. Thanks to (repeated) interpretation of the simulation results and subsequent model adaptations improved solutions for machine motion sequences can be developed. Ventura Life thus optimizes the overall design and reduces start-up times. The programming system is based upon CoDeSys in line with IEC 61131. In addition KUHNKE Automation offers Condition Monitoring Systems as well as engineering and maintenance services.

www.kuhnke.com

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