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Product catalog now available

Due to popular demand from our customers, we have compiled a complete overview of our product range, including all packages and modules with which Kithara RealTime Suite can be individually assembled into a customized real-time application. The catalog is updated regularly and available now under the following link: 进一步的信息 ...

Automatica 2018: Interview and impressions

The Automatica 2018 has been successfully concluded. The following video offers a few impressions of the trade show as well as an outlook to the future of Kithara in shape of an interview with managing director Uwe Jesgarz. 进一步的信息 ...

Bulletin: Precision Time Protocol

The PTP stack developed by Kithara, which has been introduced a few months ago, has attracted a fair amount of attention. PTP in real-time allows for high-precision synchronization of all computers in a distributed system. The real-time capabilities of Kithara RealTime Suite are used to generate accurate time stamps with deviations in the sub-microsecond range. A concise overview of it can be found in our latest bulletin. 进一步的信息 ...

New Dev Blog Entry

It is ironic how we complained about too much rain just last summer (see: blog entry from July 2017) whereas now man and machine are melting away. Learn more in our new blog entry. 进一步的信息 ...

New KiK64 coming with version 10.05

The recently announced redevelopment of KiK64 will be released with the upcoming Kithara RealTime Suite version 10.05. As mentioned in an earlier blog post, this method, which enables 32-bit real-time code to be executed on 64-bit systems, has been reworked comprehensively and thus significantly improved. Learn more about the details here. 进一步的信息 ...

Future-proof software architecture with Kithara

Advancements in hardware and operating systems as well as the release of updates concerning the hardware bugs "Meltdown" and "Spectre" by Intel an Microsoft, have made a number of adjustments for existing installations necessary. This white paper explains how users of Kithara RealTime Suite can act in order to prepare their real-time applications for the future. 进一步的信息 ...

Kithara website with a fresh coat of paint

Some visitors may have already noticed that, since a few days ago, our website has presented itself with a new look. For this rework, our graphics department put special focus on improved content readability due to an optimized typographical structure, embedded into a modern and clear design. Rediscover Kithara. 进一步的信息 ...

Base, Kernel and KiK64

Two of the most basic modules of Kithara RealTime Suite become one and also get an addition. "Base Module" and "Kernel Module" are merged together and become "Base/Kernel Module". Additionally, this new Module will also by default include the re-developed KiK64 function for running 32-bit real-time code on 64-bit systems. Learn more here: 进一步的信息 ...

Meltdown and Spectre (KB4056891-7)

The revelations about the recent processor bugs have shaken the IT world. Learn more about how they impact our real-time environment. 进一步的信息 ...


2017

Version 10.04 released

Version 10.04 of Kithara RealTime Suite has been released recently. As usual the new version is available for download in the service area. The update includes a fix for the issues caused by Meltdown and Spectre (see News: Meltdown and Spectre). 进一步的信息 ...

BroadR-Reach Ethernet in Real Time

Kithara has announced support for BroadR-Reach within Kithara RealTime Suite. With real-time capabilities for the BroadR-Reach standard, automobile developers are able to directly control and test physical Ethernet networks for vehicles. 进一步的信息 ...

Kithara RealTime Suite with PTP

Our real-time function library will soon have added support for the Precision Time Protocol (IEEE 1588 v2), allowing for high-precision computer synchronization with deviations in the sub-microsecond range. Combined with the renowned real-time capabilities of our software, accurate timestamps can be generated and synchronized. 进一步的信息 ...

Trade shows 2018: Automatica and Vision

Next year, we will attend two trade shows. In June, and for the first time, we will be at the Automatica in Munich to showcase our newest developments surrounding production process automation. Early November, you can meet us once again at the Vision in Stuttgart including several innovations for the field of machine vision. 进一步的信息 ...

Bulletin: EtherCAT PC slave

Did you know about our EtherCAT PC Slave Module? This function of our EtherCAT Master allows for regular PCs to be used as slaves within EtherCAT topologies, for example, for transferring processing power or hierarchical topology grading. Check out our Bulletin for EtherCAT PC Slave now. 进一步的信息 ...

Kithara provides Student Edition for 2017

For the coming winter semester 2017, Kithara will provide the new Student Edition of Kithara RealTime Suite for interested universities and colleges. This edition contains the complete function range of Kithara RealTime Suite product series in order to get familiar with the field of industrial real-time. 进一步的信息 ...

New Record: Storage Module now with over 2 GByte/s

Due to numerous driver optimizations, the performance of the Storage Module has been further increased. This now enables solid-state drives to run with write and read speeds of even over 2 GByte/s. 进一步的信息 ...

New Vote. Kithara Development

Vote Now! What would you like to see the most from Kithara? You can find the new poll on the right sidebar. Your vote is valuable as we actively use the polls to assess the needs of our customers. As usual, you can check the results of past polls at Service > Poll. 进一步的信息 ...


2016

New version: Kithara Performance Analyzer

Kithara Performance Analyzer allows for a highly detailled insight into system resources as well as data throughput of interfaces and protocols. Look forward to a powerful diagnosis tool as part of the upcoming Version 10.02 of Kithara RealTime Suite. 进一步的信息 ...

20 years Kithara Software

Kithara Software turns 20 years old and invites all partners and customers to celebrate this joyful anniversary. On this occasion, we have also prepared a few surprises for you. 进一步的信息 ...

OpenCV with Automatic Parallelization

The latest version of Kithara RealTime Suite now also supports automatic parallelization with OpenCV 3.0. If required, OpenCV functions can now be automatically parallelized and operators provided by OpenCV can be utilized for Parallelization. 进一步的信息 ...

Kithara RealTime Suite, Version 10 with Windows 10

With the new version 10 of Kithara RealTime Suite, we are opening a new chapter of real-time and also introduce a number of changes, among the full support for Windows 10. Find out more! 进一步的信息 ...

Halcon 12 in Real Time now Supported

The new version 10 of Kithara RealTime Suite now also supports the well-known image processing library Halcon 12 by MVTec in real-time. Also included is an automatic parallelization feature, which provides benefits for both, Halcon 12 as well as OpenCV 3.0. Test now! 进一步的信息 ...

CAN-FD now part of the »RealTime Suite«

The CAN extension for flexible data rates (CAN-FD) is now supported within Kithara RealTime Suite. This allows for the implementation of guaranteed reaction times for CAN-FD applications, for example in order to achieve accurate measurement results or precise control commands. This represents an integral part in the development of modern automotive networking, where CAN-FD is increasingly applied. 进一步的信息 ...


2015

Better with Standards

Founded by German premium automobile manufacturers, the Association for Standardization of Automation and Measuring Systems (ASAM) welcomes its newest member. This move will enable Kithara to expand its collaboration potential in the field of automotive testing. 进一步的信息 ...

FlexRay—The Fast Automotive Bus

With FlexRay, the fast bus system for the car of the future, Kithara RealTime Suite will soon have covered the support of all the relevant bus systems in the automotive field. This enables automobile manufacturers and suppliers as well as test system engineers to employ PC-based real-time communication for the monitoring and testing of components and systems. 进一步的信息 ...

Improved MultiTasking real-time properties

The properties of the multitasking real-time system of Kithara RealTime Suite have been greatly improved with Version 9.61. On several systems and configurations, jitter has been decreased by up to 80%. Additionally, network interrupts, CAN interrupts as well as UART interrupts now run completely within the task context. Test the new Version now! 进一步的信息 ...

OpenCV is Open for Real-Time

Kithara Software has successfully finished the connection of the open-source image processing library OpenCV to the company’s own real-time extension. Run Machine Vision in real-time on Windows platforms! 进一步的信息 ...

Kithara Software Again Honored with Innovation Award

As last year, Kithara is among the 111 most innovative, excellent and trendsetting products of 2014. The real-time USB3 extension of Kithara RealTime Suite took place 3 in the category ”Development Software”, voted by the readership of the journal Elektronik. 进一步的信息 ...

A Close View on USB3 Vision™

Following the real-time support of USB 3.0, Kithara now also provides real-time for the machine vision standard USB3 Vision. 进一步的信息 ...


2014

The Legend is Back!

Kithara Software has finished the redevelopment of the compatibility tool »DOS Enabler«, which allows for DOS applications to run on modern systems with stable performance. 进一步的信息 ...

USB 3 or not to be

Kithara, has successfully finished the real-time support of USB 3.0, which allows for all USB-based interfaces and devices to be used with guaranteed reaction times. 进一步的信息 ...

Bean Counting in Real-Time

Kithara, in cooperation with US-based company VMEK, has developed a machine solution for the optical quality control of bulk material. 进一步的信息 ...

A Different Side of EtherCAT

Kithara has completed the support of PCIe EtherCAT slave cards as a complement to the popular Kithara EtherCAT Master functionality. 进一步的信息 ...

GigE Vision with 10 Gbit/s

Kithara has successfully completed the development of a software solution for 10 Gbit Ethernet cameras. 进一步的信息 ...

The Automotive Future with LIN

Kithara has announced the real-time support for the Local Interconnect Network—a serial network protocol commonly used in automotive engineering for the implementation of cost-efficient car networking. 进一步的信息 ...

Road to China

Kithara has announced a cooperation agreement with a Chinese distributor to expand its presence in the Asian region. 进一步的信息 ...


2013

Real-Time under Windows with EtherCAT and DIAdem

The German company a-solution GmbH successfully introduced their new product DIAdem EtherCAT Driver to the public at the Technology and User Conference VIP 2013 this year. 进一步的信息 ...

EAP - EtherCAT for the control level

Kithara now supports the EtherCAT Automation Protocol - an official extension of the EtherCAT standard for inter-process communication (ETG1005). 进一步的信息 ...

Digital Signal Processing in Windows Real-time

For the filtering of digital signals or process control within real-time applications a new function library is now available. 进一步的信息 ...

Support of the PCAN-USB Pro

We recently added support for the PCAN-USB Pro device by the company PEAK-System, which allows for the linking of PCs to CAN networks, whereas two CAN adapter cables can be linked. 进一步的信息 ...

Real-Time Ethernet with 10 GBit/s

The real-time Ethernet drivers can now be used with a data rate of 10 GBit/s. This especially allows for implementing high-speed machine vision. 进一步的信息 ...

Soft PLC according to IEC 61131-3

With the new PLC Module of Kithara RealTime Suite, users are able to develop soft PLC implementations according to IEC 61131-3 and embed them into their own applications. 进一步的信息 ...

Image Capture and Processing in Real-Time

Real-time image capture with the Camera Module as well as real-time image processing with the brand new Vision Module allow for the development of efficient camera-based industrial applications. 进一步的信息 ...

Kithara wins second place

Once again, the readers of the magazine Elektronik have voted for the 111 most innovative and trendsetting products of the Year 2013 in the category "Embedded Design", including a number of modules of Kithara RealTime Suite. 进一步的信息 ...


2012

Dedicated: Extreme Real-Time Properties on Separate CPU Cores

The new "Dedicated Module" greatly improves the real-time characteristics of the MultiTasking Module enormously by providing extraordinary real-time capabilities on exclusively used CPU cores. 进一步的信息 ...

Kithara with Safety over EtherCAT®

The real-time EtherCAT Master from Kithara now also supports the Safety-over-EtherCAT protocol, which allows for the implementation of safety-critical solutions up to SIL3. 进一步的信息 ...

GigE Vision® and Image Processing in Real-Time

The new Camera Module of Kithara RealTime Suite allows for real-time image capture with GigE Vision® cameras. 进一步的信息 ...

New Tool: Kithara PCI Toolkit

Kithara has finished the new Kithara PCI Toolkit, which provides all necessery mechanisms for the fast development of hardware drivers, especially for PCI/PCIe boards. 进一步的信息 ...

Support of ServoDrive over EtherCAT

The EtherCat Master now also supports ServoDrive-over-EtherCAT for the real-time control of devices such as servo inverters. 进一步的信息 ...

New Tool: Kithara USB Toolkit

Kithara USB Toolkit provides all the necessary functions for the efficient development of Windows drivers for USB devices. 进一步的信息 ...

Virtual Network Adapter and Real-time Network Bridge

With the help of an extension for the Packet Module it is now possible to create a variety of network connections between Windows and the Kithara real-time system. 进一步的信息 ...


2011

Upgrade to 64 bit now!

All major function modules of the real-time extension Kithara RealTime Suite are now available as a 64 bit version as well. 进一步的信息 ...

Renewed Serial Communication

The new Serial Module of Kithara Windows-extension now also allows for real-time communication over UART ports. 进一步的信息 ...