In Production, Kontron TRACe(TM) HMI Delivers Unified Design Approach that Maximizes Rail System Interoperability, Speeds Development and Reduces Costs

Meeting increased demand for solutions that accelerate customization and time to deployment, Kontron TRACe™ baseline transportation computer is now available through Arrow Electronics

Augsburg, Germany  – Kontron, a global market leader for embedded computing technology (ECT), today announced that its TRACe™ HMID104-CK EN50155-certified fanless operational panel PC display is in production. Kontron's advanced touch-screen HMI offers a flexible COTS-based unified design approach that maximizes interoperability and enables train control system developers to quickly adapt functionality to different application needs. These benefits translate into the ability to reduce development costs, speed development of individual systems, and dramatically shorten time to market.

The Kontron TRACe™ B304-TR transportation operational computer is now available for  distribution through Arrow Electronics. Arrow's broad transportation market support is important in helping Kontron meet increased rail customer demand for embedded computing solutions that help developers ease customization and accelerate time to deployment of new specialized applications and infrastructures. Integrator-friendly, the TRACe™ B304-TR offers a baseline computer enabling railway system integrators and designers to address the full breadth of modern, connected rolling stock applications permitting multiple applications to run on the same platform.

Delivering a broad line of standards-based, Internet-of-Things (IoT) and cloud-enabled solutions, Kontron is a leader in rail control and signaling rail computing platforms with more than 1,000 systems delivered worldwide. Kontron has extensive experience in developing proven, certified solutions for video surveillance, infotainment, communication and onboard control and monitoring providing advanced cloud, connectivity and analytics capabilities.

The TRACe™ HMI and baseline operational computer are part of Kontron's full line of TRACe™ application-ready, standards-based and certified solutions designed specifically to make transportation systems safer, more cost-effective and reliable. TRACe™ and Kontron's broad range of embedded computing solutions optimized for signaling and rail control systems will be displayed at the Railway Interchange, Minneapolis Convention Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 4-7, 2015 in Kontron booth #1364.

More information about the TRACe™ products is available here:

About Kontron

Kontron, a global leader in embedded computing technology and trusted advisor in IoT, works closely with its customers, allowing them to focus on their core competencies by offering a complete and integrated portfolio of hardware, software and services designed to help them make the most of their applications. With a significant percentage of employees in research and development, Kontron creates many of the standards that drive the world's embedded computing platforms; bringing to life numerous technologies and applications that touch millions of lives. The result is an accelerated time-to-market, reduced total-cost-of-ownership, product longevity and the best possible overall application with leading-edge, highest reliability embedded technology.

Kontron is a listed company. Its shares are traded in the Prime Standard segment of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and on other exchanges under the symbol "KBC". For more information, please visit:

About Arrow Electronics

Arrow Electronics ( is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions. Arrow serves as a supply channel partner for more than 100,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and commercial customers through a global network of more than 460 locations in 56 countries.

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