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Acontis Technologies


Article updated at 22 Apr 2021
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Toradex and acontis technologies have a close partnership. This partnership is celebrated in the Partner Demo Image - EC-Master, now available for download in the Toradex Easy Installer image format.

What is acontis technologies

acontis technologies is a leading provider for EtherCAT Technology, Windows real-time software, and Real-Time Virtualization/Hypervisor Technology. The company is known for its high-quality products "Made in Germany". Their portfolio is completed by providing complementary Training, Support, and Software Services.

The range of their professional development services covers:

  • EtherCAT master software integration and slave software services
  • Industrial communication: CAN, Real-time Ethernet (e.g. EtherCAT)
  • Board Support Packages: Windows CE
  • Device Driver, firmware (Windows XP/CE)
  • Applications (C, C++, C#, .NET Framework, Algorithms, HMI)


We recommend the Partner Demo Image - acontis EC-Master EtherCAT Stack. Please refer to the article and learn how to start with it.

Available pre-built images

Supported CoM Image Format
Apalis iMX8 Toradex Easy Installer
Apalis iMX6 Toradex Easy Installer
Colibri iMX8X V1.0D Toradex Easy Installer
Colibri iMX8X V1.0B Toradex Easy Installer
Verdin iMX8M Mini Toradex Easy Installer

Build Your Custom Yocto Image

In case you want to build your own image, acontis offers a Yocto layer for the integration of the atemsys kernel module. For more information, refer to the documentation on the acontis/meta-acontis Github repository.

Compatible Modules for EtherCAT Master from acontis

The following Computer on Modules are supported for the acontis EtherCAT Master:

Note: Please contact acontis for more information.


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