In the context of the market development of Industry 4.0, functional safety is becoming a focus for more and more manufacturers of industrial electronics. Kontron, a leading global provider of IoT / Embedded Computing Technology (ECT), has also noticed this growing need and will therefore be offering safety solutions in the future. The company has chosen the independent research and technological development provider Brinkmann Electronic Berlin (BEL), an expert in industrial safety, as its strategic partner for this purpose.
The BEL team has many years of experience in the product development of safety-oriented applications for industrial automation. The company’s expertise is primarily in the areas of electronics development for industrial-grade products, and software development for embedded systems with a focus on safety and, in particular, safe motion monitoring.
Within this partnership, Brinkmann Electronic Berlin and Kontron are marketing the jointly developed functional safety card based on the new bel.guard platform. bel.guard is a modular platform for safety applications that can be flexibly adapted to customer requirements. By using bel.guard, safety technologies can be integrated more easily into existing applications. Both
partners see great opportunities in combining the expertise of Brinkmann Electronic Berlin with
Kontron’s extensive market reach.
Brinkmann Electronic Berlin GmbH (BEL) is a young service company for electronics and embedded software development. The focus is on industrial automation and the Internet of Things (IoT). The team offers many years of experience in functional safety as well as in data security for communication solutions. BEL serves customers throughout the product life cycle, from consulting and specification to serial delivery and product support. With its headquarters in Berlin, BEL is part of the vibrant community of institutes, universities, and innovative companies.
Kontron is a leading global provider of IoT / Embedded Computer Technology (ECT). As part of the technology group S&T, Kontron offers customized solutions for sectors such as the Internet of Things (IoT) and Industry 4.0 via a combined portfolio of hardware, software, and services. With its standard and customized products based on the latest, highly reliable technologies, Kontron facilitates secure and innovative applications for a wide range of industries. As a result, customers benefit from a faster time to market (TTM), lower total cost of ownership, longer product life cycles, and holistically-integrated applications. For more information, please visit:
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