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Kontron COM Express FPGA Starterkit

Product Announcement from Altera Corporation

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Just choose your COM Express® module - Plug & Go - such as the nanoETXexpress with Intel® Atom™ Processor E6xx Series on board. It's one of the fastest growing families of low-power, high-performance embedded processors. This processor series is ideal for next-generation embedded applications like programmable logic controllers (PLCs), human-machine interfaces (HMIs), and intelligent drives. It's supported by a strong ecosystem of operating systems, soft intellectual property (IP) functions, and development tools. The Intel® Atom™ Processor E6xx Series, coupled with Altera® transceiver FPGAs, delivers a powerful and flexible platform for custom applications requiring high performance, low power, and a compact footprint.

Kontron, a premier member of the Intel Embedded Alliance, has developed a hardware platform showcasing the benefits of Altera FPGAs as an I/O companion (or coprocessor) solution to the Intel® Atom™ Processor E6xx Series. An FPGA I/O companion solution reference design supports Linux (with support for other operating systems to follow) on Kontron's modular COM Express® FPGA Starterkit. The kit features an integrated Cyclone® IV GX device on the base board and includes two HSMC daughter boards for communications and video functions. The peripheral drivers can be easily ported to production boards.