Partners

KINGSTAR partners with leading companies across the industrial automation industry to deliver the best functionality and integrations to its customers.

Meet the KINGSTAR Partner Ecosystem

KINGSTAR’s extensive global partner ecosystem is a major asset both for our customers, as they seek to maximize the performance and the value of their embedded systems, and for our company, as we strive to innovate and improve all aspects of the KINGSTAR Machine Automation Platform to deliver industry-leading technology and customer service.

Motion control and machine vision systems have lifecycles of 10-15 years or longer. With that in mind, KINGSTAR has built long-term relationships with a variety of partners worldwide that complement the KINGSTAR Machine Automation Platform and provide vital technology, support, and services at every phase of our customers’ products’ lifecycles – from product introduction; during the growth cycle of the product; through the products’ maturity; and as the next generation of the products are developed.

Technology Partners

Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and Internet technologies for personal and business computing. Along with the Windows operating system, IntervalZero’s RTX64 is a key component in a Real-Time Platform that enable breakthrough systems for the Industrial Automation, Medical Device, Digital Media and Test & Measurement markets. IntervalZero was cited as a one of Microsoft Embedded’s leading Gold Partners in both 2009 and 2010. Visit www.microsoft.com.

Intel, the world’s largest chip maker, is also a leading manufacturer of computer, networking and communications products. Intel’s mission is to be the preeminent building block supplier to the worldwide Internet economy. Visit www.intel.com.

Advanced Micro Devices (NYSE: AMD) is a leading global provider of innovative microprocessor solutions for computing, communications and consumer electronics markets. Founded in 1969, AMD is dedicated to delivering superior computing solutions based on customer needs that empower users worldwide. For more information visit www.amd.com.

Microsoft Visual Studio is an integrated development environment (IDE) from Microsoft. It is used to develop computer programs for Microsoft Windows, as well as web sites, web apps, web services and mobile apps. Visual Studio uses Microsoft software development platforms such as Windows API, Windows Forms, Windows Presentation Foundation, Windows Store and Microsoft Silverlight. It can produce both native code and managed code. For more information visit www.visualstudio.com.

EtherCAT Partners

Acontis technologies is a leading provider of both EtherCAT technology and Windows real-time software, and it provides and EtherCAT master for IntervalZero RTX64. Its ECWin real-time platform is a product bundle that provides a powerful real-time EtherCAT programming environment. Visit www.acontis.com.

ESD is an experienced system integrator that delivers products, turn-key solutions and services to the industrial automation, process control, automotive, medical, aerospace and test & measurement industries. The company provides IntervalZero RTX drivers for their CAN fieldbus cards with additional support for higher layer protocols (CANopen, J1939, …) as well as an implementation of the Real-Time Industrial Ethernet protocol EtherCAT. Here master and slave solutions for RTX offered. Visit www.esd.eu.

koenig-pa GmbH provides cost-effective, high quality automation technologies and integrated solutions throughout the world, delivering a full range of software, services and solutions, including an EtherCAT master for IntervalZero RTX Its focus is on industrial process control and factory automation and its flagship products include KPA Master EtherCAT and KPA Studio EtherCAT. Visit www.koenig-pa.com.

Application Partners

Since 1986, TPA has been an R&D laboratory recognized by the Ministry of Applied Research. The company, located in Milan, is well known as a supplier of Automation Components, peripheral modules with distributed intelligence and remote control systems based on fieldbus. Visit www.tpaspa.it.

Siemens AG is a global powerhouse in the fields of electrification, automation and digitalization and for healthcare solutions. Visit www.siemens.com.

ISaGRAF Inc a Rockwell Automation company is an industry innovator in the process control and automation fields. For over a decade, the company has been firmly dedicated to developing cutting edge automation and process control software that enable integrators, OEMs and industrial users to implement completely reliable, cost-effective, and flexible real-time open control systems. Rockwell Automation has been a pioneer in PC-based control since introducing the industry’s first PC-based distributed control system in 1984. Visit www.rockwellautomation.com.

PLCOpen is a vendor and product independent worldwide association active in Industrial Control that is creating higher efficiency in application software development and lowering life-cycle costs. As such it is based on standard available tools to which extensions are and will be defined. PLCopen made solid contributions to the community, extending hardware independence from software code, as well as reusability of code and coupling to external software tools. Visit www.plcopen.org.

AXEL’s technological offer for the industrial automation is almost complete. It includes all the aspects of the different technologies, from the development of embedded components to the production of software PC tools which are dedicated to programming, configuration and diagnostics of automation components. AXEL’s main purpose is to equip its customers with complete and integrated software packages in order to satisfy all the requirements of up-to-date automation systems. Visit www.axelsw.it.

Newfangled Solutions is focused on finding the best solution for complex manufacturing processes. Newfangled has the ability to design and build machinery, electronics and software, and also provides consulting services for integrating mechanical, electrical and computerized controls. The Artsoft division at Newfangled is focused on CNC software and is the home of the very popular MACH series. Our custom machines are for unique processes that no other machine can provide. Newfangled does not sell off-the-shelf CNC machines or hardware and are focused on control software and innovative solutions. For more information visit www.machsupport.com.

Since 2005, NUMCAD has been integrating our NUMCAD CNC into various projects. As a customer you profit from this integration know-how. By using standardized software components and interfaces, NUMCAD converts every PC with Windows 64 into a high-performance real-time machine (real-time 64bit, multicore CPU). A CNC controller, based on software components. The software controls machines and robots. Visit www.numcad.com.

Network Protocol Partners

Keeps EtherCAT technology open for all potential users. It brings EtherCAT device manufacturers, technology providers, and users together to further the technology. It provides multiple technical working groups where experts carefully work on various specific aspects of EtherCAT. All of these activities are focused on one common goal: keeping EtherCAT stable and interoperable. Visit www.ethercat.org.

MMA is a group of MECHATROLINK product developers and users who promote the use of MECHATROLINK, a motion field network. All members support the construction and promotion of a larger MECHATROLINK family. Visit www.mechatrolink.org.

OPC is the interoperability standard for the secure and reliable exchange of data in the industrial automation space and in other industries. It is platform independent and ensures the seamless flow of information among devices from multiple vendors. The OPC Foundation is responsible for the development and maintenance of this standard. its purpose was to abstract PLC specific protocols into a standardized interface allowing HMI/SCADA systems to interface with a “middle-man” who would convert generic-OPC read/write requests into device-specific requests and vice-versa. Visit opcfoundation.org.

CAN in Automation (CiA) is the international users’ and manufacturers’ group for the CAN network (Controller Area Network), internationally standardized in the ISO 11898 series. The nonprofit association was established in 1992. The aim is to provide an unbiased platform for future developments of the CAN protocol and to promote the image of the CAN technology. Visit www.can-cia.org.

Vision Control Partners

Founded in 1976, Matrox is a privately held company based in Montreal, Canada. Imaging, Graphics and Video divisions provide leading component-level solutions for imaging and machine vision, graphics, and video. Each division leverages the others’ expertise and industry relations to provide timely and innovative products. Matrox Imaging is an established and trusted supplier to top OEMs and integrators involved in the manufacturing, medical diagnostic and security industries. The components consist of cameras, interface boards and processing platforms, all designed to provide optimum price-performance within a common software environment. Visit www.matroximaging.com.

Hardware Partners

Axiomtek Co., Ltd. is one of the world’s leading designers/manufacturers of PC-based industrial computer products and value-added services for systems integrators and OEMs/ODMs. Axiomtek delivers design and value-added services, along with its high-quality industrial PCs, single board computers, fanless and rugged embedded systems, EtherCAT Master Controllers, IoT gateway devices, touch panel computers, etc. – to a variety of industries including transportation, medical, industrial automation, power utilities and renewable energy, retail/POS/Kiosks and many more. Founded in 1990, Axiomtek has expanded its global reach from Asia to North/Latin Americas and Europe. Axiomtek USA headquarters is located in City of Industry, CA. The subsidiary incorporates product integration and logistics as well as a wide range of service offerings including design assistance, technical support and returns merchandise assistance. Axiomtek Systems in Methuen, MA, added its high level of expertise on COTS integration and a variety of value-added services to Axiomtek USA’s comprehensive suite of capabilities. Visit us.axiomtek.com.

Consulting Partners

Americas
Adeneo Embedded is a specialist system integrator focused on complete embedded systems development from OS bring-up, board support package and driver adaptation to application development.With engineering offices in Europe (France and Germany) and North America (USA) supports a broad range of customers worldwide, from small embedded device makers to Fortune 500 companies. The company enables OEMs and ODMs to create dedicated device projects and major programs for large-scale systems, including automotive, consumer, medical and industrial equipment. Visit www.adeneo-embedded.com.

Americas
ATR is a specialized provider of engineering R&D, technical services and engineered products to the federal government and commercial clients. The Company provides a focused range of R&D and specialty engineering services, prototypes and products through three interlinked business units: a Engineering and Systems Division; an Automated Systems and Machines Division; and a Robotics and Control Systems Division. Visit www.atrcorp.com.

Americas
Sequential Data Solutions – A 35+ Year Veteran of Real Time Industrial Control. Broad range of experience in PLC, CNC and Computer Based Controls. Extensive experience with Reflective Memory and Ethernet based control and data collection systems. Application Consulting and Design Specialist for RTX and RTX64 for both Industrial and Military customers. An experienced application specialist that thoroughly understands both hardware and software equally. Author and Designer of – RTX64 Global Memory Application. Contact Sequential Data Solutions.

EMEA
dataPartner Ltd. produces and implements Information and Control systems and also develops custom hardward and software. It offers industial solutions in specific areas: Production Planning; Monitoring and Data Acquisition; Device or Order Monitoring; Maintenance Management; Machine Control; Critical and Technological Processes Control; Instrumentation and Control Systems; Individual Software or specific Hardware Development; I&C and Process Automation. Visit www.datapartner.cz.

EMEA
M&F Engineering is an independent technology and consulting firm. It specializes in tailored, robust software development for industrial use, including user interfaces, specialized real time applications and test systems. Visit www.m-f.ch.

EMEA
THEORIS focuses primarily on two specific activities: embedded software and object technologies dedicated to complex systems. The company offers value-added services including, project management; consulting and expertise; training and implementation. THEORIS assists large industrial companies, as well as small and medium businesses in high-tech projects. Its customers’ markets include telecommunications, multimedia, medical systems, automotive, industrial automation, transportation, simulation and defense. Visit www.theoris.fr.

EMEA
Germany-based TriLogiX solves complex problems in the areas of technical software, Windows programming and IT network technology as engineering service provider. Visit www.trilogix.de.

APAC
BJ Carnation (Beijing Pinks Technology Corporation) is committed to embedded platforms, solid state storage products, network products and advanced avionics platforms supporting product development, production and sales, and intelligent embedded systems, high-performance mass storage system, integrated avionics simulation system, high-performance network computing systems integration and development services. Visit www.vme.cn.

Torbis Technology

APAC
Torbis Technology CO., LTD’s expertise includes automation control design; servo/stepper motors; computer systems/adapter cards; and image recognition.

APAC
TSEP has engaged in development of hardware and software in the CAD/CAM environment since 1988. We have developed and sold several products in the last 20 years: IEEE 1588 Stack, LXI Extender, Remote Systems, Step Attenuator and front panel controller FPC4. Our experiences as well as our know-how makes us a competent and reliable business partner for hard- and software solutions. Therefore, TSEP offers a wide range of services for you and your company. With an experienced and motivated team, as well as with our internal test department, we are able to retain our excellent quality of our products and services. Visit www.tsep.com.

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