Kontron offers rapid shutdown circuitry in latest extended temp, high-performance COM Express(r) module

Designed for harsh environments, new COMs provide increased processing, graphics performance and advanced features at an improved performance/power ratio

Poway/San Diego, CA, November 18, 2013 – At the MILCOM conference today, Kontron announced its new COM Express® basic Computer-on-Module (COM) designed for harsh environment applications that features extended temperature operation with rapid shutdown and ECC functionality. The new Kontron COMe-bIP6RXT is based on 3rd generation Intel® Core™ processors and Intel® QM77 express chipset to provide a high performance computing building block that offers expansion I/O options with the advantages of small modular form factor with proven technology for rugged applications. The new module delivers increased processing and graphics performance and advanced features at the improved performance/power ratio needed for a diverse range of transportation, military, commercial avionics, oil & gas and outdoor communications applications. Kontron has more than 14 years of experience delivering reliable COM-based solutions. The Kontron COMe-bIP6RXT will be featured at the Kontron MILCOM booth #1607 at the San Diego Convention Center in California, November 18 -- 20, 2013.

Optimized for rugged displays and embedded systems found in harsh environments, the Kontron COMe-bIP6RXT is available in a Type 6 pin-out, and has an integrated Intel® GMA HD 4000 iGFX graphics processor that offers a significant performance boost and supports three independent displays. Along with extended temperature (-40°C to +85°C) operation and rapid shutdown functionality, the module provides Trusted Platform Management and 4x USB 3.0, PCIe Gen 3.0, DirectX® 11 interface support. It also supports a wide variety of standard display interfaces - from legacy VGA and LVDS all the way to latest specifications such as HDMI, DVI, DisplayPort and eDP. The Kontron COMe-bIP6RXT has up to 16 GByte of DDR3 RAM ECC memory, and is compliant with the latest COM Express® specification that offers up to seven PCI-Express Gen 2.0 lanes in the pin-out Type 6 configurations.

The Kontron COMe-bIP6RXT is now accepting orders with production scheduled to start before year end.

For more information, please visit the Kontron COMe-bIP6RXT product page.

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About Kontron

Kontron is a global leader in embedded computing technology. With more than 44% of its employees in research and development, Kontron creates many of the standards that drive the world’s embedded computing platforms. Kontron’s product longevity, local engineering and support, and value-added services, help create a sustainable and viable embedded solution for OEMs and system integrators. Kontron works closely with its customers on their embedded application-ready platforms and custom solutions, enabling them to focus on their core competencies. The result is an accelerated time-to-market, reduced total-cost-of-ownership and an improved overall application with leading-edge, highly-reliable embedded technology.