News | June 15, 2022

Kontron Introduces A Technology Refresh Of The Portable Cab-n-Connect Wireless Streaming IFE&C Platforms

ISMANING, GERMANY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Kontron, a leading global provider of IoT/Embedded Computing Technology (ECT), and Inflight Entertainment and Connectivity (IFE&C) solutions, today announced a technology refresh of the portable Cab-n-Connect™ wireless streaming IFE&C platforms for the commercial and business aviation industry.

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Kontron Cab-n-Connect(TM) P100 Portable Streaming Device (Photo: Business Wire)

Kontron Cab-n-Connect(TM) P100 Portable Streaming Device (Photo: Business Wire)

Providing a flexible and robust solution, this small form factor IFE&C system utilizes dual WiFi 6 radios that innovatively deliver high-quality streaming for up to 100 client devices enabling airlines to support an individual aircraft’s in-flight entertainment needs. The product refresh, which results in new variants, introduces a display output, latest in connectivity with a 5G cellular modem, WiFi 6, larger batteries (up to 2x 100Wh) and more content storage: over 14 terabytes (TB).

Measuring just 9.8-inches (25cm) x 3.5-inches (9cm) x 12.6-inches (32cm), the portable Cab-n-Connect™ P100 system features dual hot-swappable batteries that enable up to 12 hours of streaming video. The unit can be simply carried-on the aircraft or installed in the overhead cabin bin using the installation kit. The refreshed platform offers built in ADS-B receiver, 5G modem for external connectivity and removable storage device (RSSD) allowing quick content updates. In addition the new variant can support larger battery capacity, up to 2x 100Wh hot-swappable batteries

All of the Cab-n-Connect™ platforms are offered with an application ready software solution, providing the first proof of concept of Seamless Air Alliance Open Hardware Platform HOST initiative. This simplifies IFE content management and system integration by allowing customers to easily add/remove services such as moving map applications, in-flight entertainment and other digital content

The Cab-n-Connect™ product line utilizes both Intel® C3000 series server-grade processors and AMD embedded processors, with ordering options up to 16 Core and 32 gigabytes (GB) of RAM.

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Further information:

Kontron will be presenting its latest avionics products at AIX 2022 in Hamburg, Germany on June 14th-16th. For more information on Kontron’s avionics product portfolio, please visit: www.kontron.com/industries/avionics

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About Kontron – Member of the S&T Group

Kontron is a global leader in IoT/Embedded Computing Technology (ECT). As part of the S&T technology group, Kontron offers individual solutions in the areas of Internet of Things (IoT) and Industry 4.0 through a combined portfolio of hardware, software and services. With its standard and customized products based on highly reliable state-of-the-art technologies, Kontron provides secure and innovative applications for a wide variety of industries. As a result, customers benefit from accelerated time-to-market, lower total cost of ownership, extended product lifecycles and the best fully integrated applications. For more information, please visit: www.kontron.com

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