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Kontron

9477 Waples Street
San Diego, CA 92121
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https://www.kontron.com/
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Radar/EW

Microprocessor-based VPX platforms enable advanced signal processing - Story

January 17, 2014
Improved power-to-performance ratios with multicore processors in VPX systems are boosting viability and reducing reliance on the high costs of FPGA development. Since they fundamentally change the way signal processing is implemented, parallel-rate microprocessors do away with hand-coding threads and math algorithms and more efficiently bring together powerful computing platforms that can take full advantage of state-of-the-art processor features. (Lead image: U.S. Army Spc. Nathan Williams from the 263rd Army Air Missile Defense Command deploys a Sentinel radar system. Radar systems like Sentinel depend on high-performance signal processing systems. DoD photo by Staff Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey, U.S. Air Force.)
Comms

Kontron introduces new COM Express modules designed for harsh environments at MILCOM - News

November 18, 2013
SAN DIEGO, CA. At the MILCOM conference in San Diego, Kontron announced its new COM Express Computer-on-Module (COM). Designed for harsh environments, the COMe-bIP6RXT features extended temperature (-40 °C to +85 °C) operations with ECC and rapid shutdown capabilities, and also provides improved power ratio as well as increased processing and graphics performance.
Comms

Kontron announces 10 GbE Switch VX3920 at DSEI - News

September 11, 2013
LONDON. Kontron has announced a 10/40 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) switch VX3920 that is designed to enhance data throughput in network-centric OpenVPX applications, at the Defence Security and Equipment International (DSEI) 2013 conference in London, UK.
Radar/EW

Managing obsolescence with PMC, XMC, and FMC mezzanine solutions - Story

September 10, 2013
PMC, XMC, and FMC transition custom legacy system designs effectively and enable IP reusability for OEMs.
Radar/EW

CompactPCI, Com Express, & Mini-ITX from Kontron use new Intel processor - News

June 07, 2013
ECHING, Germany. Kontron's initial offering of products based on the 4th generation Intel® Core i7 processors includes Mini-ITX, COM Express, 6U CompactPCI, and the Kontron SYMKLOUD Media cloud platforms. Four intelligent platforms with improved processing and graphics performance as well as energy efficiency are available for evaluation with immediate effect. n developments on their preferred new target platform.
Radar/EW

Managing the military component obsolescence paradox: When new performance levels are needed after EOL - Story

December 05, 2012
Long-term delivery assurance, replace or upgrade programs, or shifting architectures are each an effective means of adding longevity to established legacy systems, and primarily depend on evolving performance demands. Competitive design options allow proactivity in managing obsolescence of critical applications - while focusing on improving performance.