Kontron Unveils KEEX-4000 3.5-inch SBC with PCI-104 Interface

Kontron, the leading Embedded Computing Technology provider, is proud to release its latest 3.5-inch embedded computing platform, the KEEX-4000. This compact SBC supports low voltage Intel(R) Pentium(R) M and ultra low voltage Intel(R) Celeron(R) M processors with the Intel(R) 852GM/ICH4 chipset. The low power design allows the KEEX-4000 to run fanless, reducing noise and increasing system reliability. With its extremely small footprint, the KEEX-4000 is ideal for a broad range of embedded applications requiring high performance and low power consumption.

Kontron KEEX-4000 3.5-inch SBC with Pentium M/Celeron M processor and PCI-104 interfaceThe KEEX-4000′s computing performance is enhanced by DDR266/333 SODIMM system memory up to 1GB. Communications are supported by a Fast Ethernet port, four serial ports and five USB ports. Also provided are one ATA-100, a CompactFlash socket, as well as two SATA 1.5 Gb/s ports to meet future storage trends. The integrated graphics controller supports 24-bit dual channel LVDS and dual display. A PCI-104 interface completes expansion capabilities and PS/2 and parallel legacy ports are also provided. The KEEX-4000 is the ideal platform for demanding applications in space-limited environments requiring low power, flexible expansion and superior performance, such as POS/Kiosk, industrial automation and other small panel PC industries.

Like all Kontron products, the KEEX-4000 is designed and guaranteed for long-term availability. It is manufactured to the highest quality standards, and backed with excellent technical and engineering support. The KEEX-4000 will be available in Q4/2007.

About Kontron
Kontron designs and manufactures standard-based and custom embedded and mobile rugged solutions for OEMs, systems integrators, and application providers in a variety of markets. Kontron engineering and manufacturing facilities, located throughout Europe, North America, and Asia-Pacific, work together with streamlined global sales and support services to help customers reduce their time-to-market and gain a competitive advantage. Kontron’s diverse product portfolio includes: Computer-on-Modules, SBCs/blades, open-modular platforms and systems, HMIs, mobile rugged workstations, and custom capabilities. Kontron is a Premier member of the Intel(R) Communications Alliance and was awarded 2006 Intel Member of the Year. The company is a recent three-time VDC Platinum vendor for Embedded Computer Boards. Kontron is listed on the German TecDAX stock exchange under the symbol “KBC”.