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Kontron USA has published these technical articles:

(Desktop Personal Computers)
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Internet channels provide individual audiovisual content on demand. Such applications are frequently summarized as IPTV. Applications include the traditional programmed Video on Demand from a library... (View Full Article)
(Stock Fabricated Materials and Shapes)
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Although it has been around for almost half a century, tape is still the most cost-effective method for storing and retrieving data. It offers the capacity, reliability, and speed necessary for... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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With speedMOPS, Kontron (rated as the world's undisputed market leader in PC/104 CPU boards for several years now by market research institute VDC) is revealing a brand-new CPU board form factor for... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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T he data and telecommunications industry's search for ever faster connections between chips, boards, and chassis goes hand in hand with the rapidly increasing demands on the bandwidth of future... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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As the demand for business-critical industrialized computing solutions continues to expand into a variety of new applications and market arenas, many of the core technologies that provide the... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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Off-the-shelf PCs can provide an introduction to the exciting world of video editing. When becoming the next major movie producer or simply making a video of the kids' birthday party for Grandma, the... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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What happens when you seamlessly integrate digital entertainment with home control? Imagine waking up and having the coffee brewed, the TV on and tuned to the news station of your choice and the day's... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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The PICMG COM Express Specification was developed from the open standard called the ETXexpress, originally developed by Kontron together with Intel in 2003. Since the ETXexpress name was thought to be... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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Conduction cooling for modular embedded computers have been used for many years in applications where air cooling is not appropriate. Standardization efforts in that domain have early helped to... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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Rising transactions and traffic may generate a bottleneck in existing VoIP installations by lack of internal and external switching capacity. In this article Stephan discusses how innovative CPCI... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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The Omnix product family from ICS Advent is designed to provide robust protection against shock and vibration factors starting from the point of shipment, continuing through installation at the... (View Full Article)
(Power Supply and Conditioning)
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Power supply needs vary from customer to customer, system to system. Not only does a system need to have sufficient total power available, it must provide the requisite voltage levels in the amount... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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The traditional approach to cooling system design has been to conduct some rudimentary calculations on total wattage verses airflow requirements and then add enough fans to inject the estimated... (View Full Article)
(Industrial and Engineering Software)
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New processor and software developments are appearing with ever increasing frequency on the market. The demands from customers for robust computers, especially in the industrial field, are becoming... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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In the present world of pervasive computing, businesses and private users must rely on an ever increasing number of machines and appliances whose functionality is based solely on embedded computers.... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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This paper will cover the Embedded Technology eXtended (more commonly referred to as ETX®) standard including its latest version ETX 3.0. The original ETX standard was introduced in the January... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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Until recently, embedded system developers who needed high-end embedded graphics had to settle for consumer motherboards that do not meet the demands on energy consumption, cooling and longer... (View Full Article)
(Networking Equipment)
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Telecom equipment manufacturers are rapidly changing their vision for new product developments. Why? Simply stated, open standard modular communication platforms are quickly becoming recognized as the... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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The ability to smoothly incorporate remote monitoring of status and fault conditions has become an important factor in the successful deployment of modern industrial computing solutions. Unlike... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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Today's embedded system applications are expected to operate efficiently and reliably in a variety of environments in offices, factories, hospitals, and under harsh conditions that include industrial... (View Full Article)
(Engineering and Technical Services)
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All Kontron equipment meets or exceeds safety requirements based on the IEC/EN/UL/CSA 60950-1 family of standards entitled, "Safety of information technology equipment." All components are chosen to... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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An autonomous underwater vehicle has specific embedded computing requirements beyond the obligatory small form factor. The vehicle's operation is dependent on data and telemetry from various... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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As an early pioneer in the development of embedded computing modules for semi-customized systems, Kontron's mission is to provide OEMs with access to a full suite of modules that can be exchanged like... (View Full Article)
(Networking Equipment)
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Following the success of CompactPCI there is now a form factor from a further PICMG standard that has already established itself on the market - Advanced Mezzanine Cards (AMC), the mutual part of... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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Multi-core processors are now mainstream and can bring significant benefits to medical image processing. Compared to single server solutions, Embedded Computer Technology provides a compact,... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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Kontron, a global leader in embedded computer technology manufacturing, has been successfully employing an AMC everywhere strategy for its AdvancedTCA products since publication of the AMC... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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The resulting systems are extremely compact and efficient and are outstanding as solutions in the areas of telecommunications, medical technology and complex automation systems. MicroTCA Release 1.0... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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From their earliest inception, one of the primary advantages of most industrial computing systems has been the ability to break free of the constraints imposed by motherboard-based computer (Single... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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Changes in factory floor technology have strongly affected the ruggedized monitor industry. Monitors are a key way to communicate with personnel and keep on top of plant activities to prevent downtime... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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During the past few years, the communications market requirements for "applied computing" solutions have been steadily evolving toward an increasing emphasis on cost-effective, highly configurable,... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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During the past few years, the industrial automation market's requirements for "applied computing" solutions have been steadily evolving toward an increasing emphasis on cost-effective, highly... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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During the past few years, the test and measurement market's requirements for "applied computing" solutions have been steadily evolving toward an increasing emphasis on cost-effective, highly... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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A dvancedTCA and MicroTCA claim to provide standardised COTS components for cost effective system designs with short lead times and high flexibility. At the same time, the technology is new to many... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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In all applications, bandwidth requirements for data transmission and processing are constantly rising. Existing PCI infrastructure should continue to be used here as much as possible. At least in the... (View Full Article)
(Image Sensors)
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While the most common method for early detection of breast cancer is mammography, critics of the procedure believe it is not necessarily the most effective tool for detecting tumors and may not always... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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To meet today.s business requirements, server prices have steadily declined over the years, while server performance and storage capacity have increased. At the same time, the cost for tape storage... (View Full Article)
(Networking Equipment)
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ATCA and MicroTCA have been specially designed for communication solutions in public and private networks. The pre-dominant feature in such applications is high availability, which is achieved by a... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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Whether you are backing up an individual workstation or a small network, tape is an ideal storage medium because it is capable of storing high capacities of information for a relatively low cost. And,... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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F or mobile network operators and content service providers, real-time multimedia applications such as audio and video streaming, video telephony, video mail, video conferencing, video ringback tone,... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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The Intel??Pentium® M processor is a key component of Intel??Centrino. mobile technology platform. It is Intel.s first microprocessor designed specifically for mobility. It provides outstanding... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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Getting the maximum performance out of embedded PCs while keeping their size, weight and cost within reasonable limits requires careful thermal design. Under worst-case operation, excessive internal... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) is an independent, not-for-profit product safety testing and certification organization which has been testing products for public safety for over a century. Each... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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Traditionally, x86 systems have relied on boot firmware called the BIOS (Basic Input Output System), which provides a wide range of device compatibility and detects the system configuration at boot... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Automation Services)
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One of the more time-consuming tasks of the factory control engineer is the installation, configuration and management of the automation and control software. The more time spent on such maintenance... (View Full Article)