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  • Full steam ahead for Poland’s railways

    Full steam ahead for Poland’s railways

    Kontron supplies complete hardware platform based on multiple VME, CompactPCI® and PICMG® 1.3 system configurations for the Siemens Sp zo.o. railway control system in Poland.

    As part of an extensive modernization program, the Polish railway network is being upgraded with a custom ...

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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 from TRUMPF Laser GmbH & Co. KG retains not only such outstanding characteristics as robustness, modularity, and longterm availability; with the individual, ready-toinstall ...

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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 comprise a lock, weir and power station. The barrage at Detzem is a "sector weir" composed of three approximately ...

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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 of a Tornado military jet. For this series of flight trials, QinetiQ’s sophisticated control software was hosted on ...

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  • Driverless Automated Trains

    Driverless Automated Trains

    Kontron produces ultra low power-dissipating 6U VME Single Board Computers (SBCs) for the driverless automated trains that connect air terminals in many airports around the world. Kontron embedded computers contribute to the reliability of the driverless train shuttle at the airports of London ...

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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 called High Performance Embedded Computing (HPEC). Kontron PowerPC systems have been selected to power the most modern ...

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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 high-speed computing, automatic target recognition, computer-based decision aids and high-speed networks.
    Kontron’s ...

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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 both the high throughput data flows delivered by the sensors and computing nodes. In airborne application, the constraints ...

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  • Complete HW/SW Modification of the Laminating Machine in Automotive Industry

    Complete HW/SW Modification of the Laminating Machine in Automotive Industry

    Laminating machine Greidenweiss was modified in order to implement new laminating mold for the production of the new automotive door part. Both software and hardware modifications where done in a very short time. The software of one PLC Simatic S7-300 has been modified in order to implement the ...

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  • Tilting

    Tilting

    To offer a maximum of comfort to the passengers during intercity travels, tilting technology is more & more implemented in the new generations of trains. This equipment is based on 2 parallel independents computer networks for 100 percent safety of different technologies (first system: VME ...

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  • Subway Warsaw

    Subway Warsaw

    The planning and development of the entire control system for the subway and suburban railway network in Warsaw was carried out by the Faculty of Transport at the Warsaw University of Technology in co-operation with Kontron. The world-renowned ‘Remote Control and Supervisory System’ ...

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  • Brake Control

    To brake a moving object in a controlled manner is quite a complex job. One of Kontron's customers is the worlds largest brakers in the world. They equip mainly rail-based transportation equipment with brakes and brake controls. Considering a multi-car train with different loads it is clear ...

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  • Expandable and Flexible Train Management System with Remote I/O

    Expandable and Flexible Train Management System with Remote I/O

    For their new generation of rail cars, CFD has decided to equip their new trains with a fully electronic command control instead relays or industrial PLC. Electronic equipment include the TMS (Train Management System), the Human-Machine Interface and Remote I/O. The proposed solution is an open ...

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  • Train Management System

    Train Management System

    The AGC (Autorail Grande Capacité) from Bombardier is part of the latest generation of regional trains for local and long-distance travel. Kontron developed the hardware of the Train Management System (TMS), the Graphical User Interface (GUI) and the Remote I/Os of the AGC.

    The ...

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  • Kontron‘s Embedded Systems EN50155 Compliant Solutions

    Kontron‘s Embedded Systems EN50155 Compliant Solutions

    Kontron has built up a solid experience within embedded electronics for railways. During these last seven years, Kontron has been involved with the deliveries of embedded computers in the following key projects: AGC (Autorail Grande Capacité), East TGV, Autorail (CFD) and JAVAVAL (automatic ...

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